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​Inland Empire/Desert Regional Con​​sortium

http://www.desertcolleges.org/​

The Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium (IEDRC) serves as a regional framework to communicate, coordinate, collaborate, promote and plan career and technical education and workforce and economic development in the Inland Empire/Desert Region. The region includes nine community college districts comprised of 12 community colleges, two county offices of education, 56 public school districts, four regional occupational centers/programs, and more than 50 charter schools

Mission
Educators play a key role in economic vitality and prosperity by preparing residents for positions and careers that pay a living wage. The Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium partners are committed to working together to provide the region with workforce development programs that address real needs and contribute to economic prosperity.​

Staff
Julie Pehkonen 

Chair
Julie.Pehkonen@rcc.edu

Stephanie Murillo
Strong Workforce K14 Technical Assistance Provider
Stephanie.Murillo@rccd.edu

Sheryl Plumley
Strong Workforce Fiscal Manager
Sheryl.Plumely@rccd.edu

Taylor Gilbertson
Strong Workforce Fiscal Support
Taylor.Gilbertson@rcc.edu

Diann Thursby
Administrative Support
Diann.Thursby@rcc.edu