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Capistrano Unified School District: College and Career Advantage
To prepare students for the new and emerging global careers of the 21st Century, College and Career Advantage provides career and technical education courses that provide hands on work based learning opportunities in the fields of Healthcare; Engineering and Architecture; Information Technologies (IT); Robotics; Automotive Technologies; Hospitality and Culinary to Business; Design and Renewable/Sustainable Energies.
Office of OC Treasurer: Online Property Tax Tools and Services
The Office of OC Treasurer has enhanced the online presence for property tax information that now provides the prior six years of property tax bills and two years of payment details. This change along with other smaller changes has increased the ability for taxpayers and businesses to self-serve with incoming phone calls decreasing by 48,000, over 30%. In addition, monthly website hits topped 1 million in FY16-17.
Santa Ana College: International Business Program
Santa Ana College’s International Business Degree Program is an accredited CGBP designed to provide students and business practitioners, including those already involved in International Business, with the practical “hands’ on” exposure to the world of international business.
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development: California STEP Program
The California State Trade Expansion Program (California STEP) is designed to drive exports for California small businesses. California STEP leverages a statewide network of state, federal, private and non-profit trade promotion organizations to facilitate export promotion, activities, serving targeted industries, to increase the number of California small businesses that are exporting and increase the dollar value of exports by those small businesses that are currently exporting.