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The EM & BS program has been featured in op-ed articles and interviews in national publications. EM & BS is leveraging the State's Strong Workforce Initiative to help develop the California Community College's Facility Management Talent Pipeline- a structured plan to provide over 10,000 future Facility Management employees from over 20 California Community Colleges in the next five years.The De Anza EM & BS program is growing and will continue to grow as a result of resource support from the State Chancellor's office.

Additionally, the International Facility Management Association's IFMA) Global Workforce Initiative chose the De Anza Energy Management and Business Science program for their inaugural launch of the Essentials of Facility Management (EOFM) class and Internship program in April 2016. Read how De Anza College Energy Management and Building Science students are blazing trails to new and sustainable career pathways in creative and innovative ways. A drop has become a ripple, which is now becoming a wave. Find out about sustainable Facility and Energy Management careers that are growing faster than the California economy. Contact Bill Roeder, EM & BS Program Coordinator to learn how to get involved.

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EOFM Video Launch 

Linked In LogoDe Anza Energy Management and Building Science Students complete IFMA's Essentials of Facility Management Program-  Read how 10 Energy Management Students are blazing a trail for Facility Management as a career of choice. (Read More)

Califonia Buildings News_July_August California Buildings News- July/August 2016- Page 30-  Read how the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies, the first LEED Platinum Building in the California Community College system prepares EM & BS students for careers in Facility Management. Learn how the KCES uses sustainable materials and acts as an example of sustainable design and energy efficiency. (Read More)

Califonia Buildings News_July_August California Buildings News- July/August 2016- Pages 27-28 and Page 31-Read how 10 EM & BS students are blazing a trail for IFMA's Global Workforce Initiative. The EM & BS program is also leading the way for a Facility Management Talent Pipeline program for the California Community College Chancellor's office to include up to 20 colleges in CA. Program Coordinator, Bill Roeder is interviewed regarding De Anza's leadership role.(Read More)


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