Special Populations Collaborative

Effective Practices for Nontraditional Students

El Camino College: Recruitment for Electronics & Computer Hardware Program

El Camino College (ECC) actively recruits women into its Electronics and Computer Hardware program. ECC is one of eight California Community College CTE programs selected to participate in the CalWomenTech project, with a goal to increase the number of women enrolled and retained in nontraditional occupations. “We are eager to offer opportunities for students to study and train for these excellent, high-paying jobs,” said Thomas M. Fallo, President of El Camino College. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, women currently represent only 7.7 percent of the workers in the electrical and electronics field. "We are thrilled to increase the number of women in this field. Women often do not realize the opportunities available to them if they have the necessary training," said Stephanie Rodriguez, Dean of Industry and Technology. The Electronics and Computer Hardware Technology program prepares students for employment in the areas of computer hardware and industrial, military, and consumer electronics. For more information visit www.elcamino.edu/academics/indtech/electronics/calwomentech