Career and Adult Learning Services


Career and Adult Learning Services Update – September 2022

The Career Advancement Charter (CAC) is expanding our partnership with Adult Probation by providing our high school diploma program in South County. Our 2nd cohort …

CAC Opens Another Site at the Watsonville Probation Success Center!

The Santa Cruz County Probation Department had their grand opening of their new Probation Success Center in Watsonville. The Center will provide support and resources …

Inauguration of the Plaza Comunitaria Program

In partnership with the Watsonville Public Library and Consulado de Mexico en San Jose, the Santa Cruz COE developed the Plaza Comunitaria program. This program …

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Career and Adult Learning Services Update – July 2022

With August quickly approaching, Career and Adult Learning Services (CALS) has been working on several projects to prepare our students for a successful year within …

Career and Adult Learning Services Update – June 2022

We celebrated over 50 Career Advancement Charter graduates in May and are now in the third week of summer school. We are planning for the …

2022 Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program

The first cohort for our Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program concluded the 10 week course last week. All students who enrolled successfully completed and are actively …

Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser

Watsonville Fire is raising funds for the Katz Cancer Resource Center to help support local families who cannot afford cancer treatment or services by selling fire department pink shirts.

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A Career Technical Education Partnership Student Becomes a Lifelong Learner

As a person with a strong will and a great deal of determination, I seek out a challenge in everything that I pursue.

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JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for CTEP Dental/Medical Assisting Programs

JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership Dental/Medical Assisting Programs.

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CTEP Logo Contest for Graphic Design Classes

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership program announced the winner of the contest to create the new program’s logo.

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An Educational Journey by Debbie Reynon

Four and half years ago, I embarked on an educational journey to obtain my Bachelor’s Degree in Career and Technical Education.

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Opportunity to Learn Through Helping: County’s CTEP program visits Second Harvest Food Bank

Watsonville – There is much to learn among the mammoth stacks of donated food, the gargantuan warehouses and the vast refrigerators at Second Harvest Food Bank.

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