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become a certified business

with the state of california

Become “BID READY” and start contracting!

Do you own a business in Stockton? Do you ​want to create a business? Do you have a ​hobby that you would like to make into a ​business? The Business Technology Cohort ​‘Learn to Certify’ will provide you with the tools, ​and resources, to get you registered, certified ​and ready to bid.

The ‘FREE’ Business Technology Cohort ‘Learn to ​Certify’ (LTC) is a five-week series that will ​provide hands-on, step-by-step, assistance to ​becoming a certified business with the three ​certifying agencies in the State of California. ​Certifying as a ‘Small Business ‘(SB) or a ​‘Disadvantage Business Enterprise’ (DBE), LTC ​will provide the time, resources, and ​assistance to get certified and ready to bid!

5 Week Sessions:

Saturdays from 9AM to 2PM

Three (3) Cohorts

Start dates:

February 10, 2024

March 16, 2024

May 4, 2024

San Joaquin County Office of Education

Nelson Education Center

2922 Transworld Drive

Stockton, CA 95206

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be ​made if requested two weeks in advance. Please call 209-868-1046

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the ​U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, ​conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of ​the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of ​the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.

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