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Almost 4000 4th and 5th Grade Students Participate in Link Up Youth Concerts

Almost 4000 4th and 5th Grade Students Participate in Link Up Youth Concerts

Almost 4000 4th and 5th grade students attended this year’s Santa Cruz Symphony and Carnegie Hall Link Up Youth Concert at the Mello Center and Civic Auditorium during the week of March 11th. Students have been practicing the songs from Orchestra Moves through singing, doing movements, and playing the recorder. They have been working sinceRead more about Almost 4000 4th and 5th Grade Students Participate in Link Up Youth Concerts[…]

JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for CTEP Dental/Medical Assisting Programs

JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for CTEP Dental/Medical Assisting Programs

JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s (SCCOE) Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) Dental/Medical Assisting Programs. Theresa Villarreal from JT Healthcare Uniforms, located in Salinas, California notified Debbie Reynon, SCCOE CTEP Dental Assisting Instructor, that they are donating 10 boxes of brand new uniforms of different colors and sizes to helpRead more about JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for CTEP Dental/Medical Assisting Programs[…]

Plan-Do-Study-Act Charts a Course for Boosting Graduation Rates Among Youth on Probation

Plan-Do-Study-Act Charts a Course for Boosting Graduation Rates Among Youth on Probation

In California’s Santa Cruz County, juvenile justice leaders found that young people on probation were not earning high school credits or graduating at the same rates as their general population peers. To learn more about the issue and how to address it, probation officials turned to the Plan-Do-Study-Act method — a keystone of the AnnieRead more about Plan-Do-Study-Act Charts a Course for Boosting Graduation Rates Among Youth on Probation[…]

Students Don Science Hats for Science and Engineering Fair

Students Don Science Hats for Science and Engineering Fair

Approximately 400 students from kindergarten to 12th grade competed Saturday in the 31st annual Science & Engineering Fair organized by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. Ten science fair finalists from each participating school in the county set up their tri-fold cardboard displays, complete with illustrations, props and demonstrations, in a space provided byRead more about Students Don Science Hats for Science and Engineering Fair[…]

Watsonville High School Auto Shop Building Named in Honor of CTEP Teacher Bill Sunderland

Watsonville High School Auto Shop Building Named in Honor of CTEP Teacher Bill Sunderland

Bill Sunderland retired after 47 years teaching automotive classes at WHS. He immediately began mentoring the new teacher and teaches students in the drivers training program. Bill studied Gen ED at Humbolt State, received his AA in Auto Tech at Santa Rosa Junior College and his BA in Industrial Arts at Chico State. Former studentsRead more about Watsonville High School Auto Shop Building Named in Honor of CTEP Teacher Bill Sunderland[…]

Pacific Elementary School FoodLab – Award Winning School Lunch Program

Pacific Elementary School FoodLab – Award Winning School Lunch Program

Pacific Elementary School Principal, Eric Gross, recently shared with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s (SCCOE) Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) Program’s coordinator, Dr. Steven T. Hoy, the scope and sequence of their award winning FoodLab program for his students. Upon further review of their website, it revealed the excellent job the school’s programRead more about Pacific Elementary School FoodLab – Award Winning School Lunch Program[…]

Poetry Out Loud 2019

Poetry Out Loud 2019

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has a strong partnership with the Arts Council Santa Cruz to bring the national Poetry Out Loud competition to our county. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, both organizations based in Washington D.C. Since 2005,Read more about Poetry Out Loud 2019[…]

Bay Photo High School Student Internship Opportunities

Bay Photo High School Student Internship Opportunities

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s (SCCOE) Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) Program announces the newly established Bay Photo high school student internship program. These paid internship positions have presented our community’s youth the connection to receive work-based learning (WBL) opportunities in a globally recognized organization such as Bay Photo. Linda Roberts, Director ofRead more about Bay Photo High School Student Internship Opportunities[…]

CTEP Logo Contest for Graphic Design Classes

CTEP Logo Contest for Graphic Design Classes

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s (SCCOE) Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) program announced the winner of the contest to create the new program’s logo. Kevin Zavala’s design submission was chosen as the new logo taking first place and Emily Moran came in second place. They will both receive gift cards as their awards.Read more about CTEP Logo Contest for Graphic Design Classes[…]