Museum of Ventura County, Totally Local VC, Ventura County Office of Education and VC Innovates.
Please note that this event is only open to students in participating Ventura County School Agriculture Programs. Students can contact Michael Etchart at the Ventura County Office of Education for more information – Metchart@vcoe.org
Middle and High school students from throughout the County will participate in the 4th Annual Agriculture Career Exploration Day at the Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula, on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During the Agriculture Career Fair, representatives from colleges that offer agriculture courses, and representatives from Ventura County based agriculture businesses, will set-up information tables and talk to students about agriculture education programs and available careers in the agriculture industry.
This event is organized in conjunction with Ventura County Ag Week and in partnership with Totally Local VC, Ventura County Office of Education and VC Innovates.
Totally Local VC is a collaborative initiative focused on promoting the importance and success of the local agriculture and business community. Totally Local VC is dedicated to educating youth and community members on the important role business and agriculture plays in the success of not only Ventura County but the world and the many links each of has to small business and agriculture. Totally Local VC Agricultural Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) is committed to expanding access to quality education for all. VCOE provides fiscal, training and technology support services to local school districts, helping to maintain and improve lifelong educational opportunities. VCOE offers an extensive calendar of professional development and educational courses and seminars at their state-of-the-art conference center in Camarillo. They also operate schools that serve educationally disadvantaged students, provide career education programs and coordinate countywide academic competitions.
VC Innovates is a collaborative endeavor bringing together educators, businesses and community partners to apply innovative approaches to the education experience, and seamlessly prepare future workers and leaders for the workforce.