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Central Coast Will Be Home To New England Tall Ship

Central Coast Will Be Home To New England Tall Ship

A tall ship that has been berthed on the New England coast for the past 54 years is now on its way to California and will call the Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard its new home. The ship will serve as a visitor attraction and teaching platform for thousands of youths in Ventura and Santa […]

Parents “Don’t Get How Teaching Works”

Parents “Don’t Get How Teaching Works”

by Larry Sand | For Kids & Country Christina Wyman is a writer and teacher, and most recently has become an inadvertent promoter of parental wrath. In an inflammatory piece for NBC News, Wyman insists that when it comes to the classroom, parents should know their place – just shut up and leave teaching to the trained experts. She […]

America’s Teaching Zoo At Moorpark College Sparks Seasonal Cheer With “Wild Lights & Disco Nights”

America’s Teaching Zoo At Moorpark College Sparks Seasonal Cheer With “Wild Lights & Disco Nights”

Moorpark, Calif. —America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College lights up the holiday season with its first-ever “Wild Lights & Disco Nights.” The Zoo will be decked out for the holidays with a canopy of lights on Ira the Lion’s den, a sparkling disco ball forest and thematic evenings where guests can wear “groovy” garb from […]

Ventura County’s Community Colleges Named Among 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

Ventura County’s Community Colleges Named Among 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

Camarillo, Calif. (November 2, 2021)—Ventura County’s community colleges are among 150 institutions nationwide eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges are now eligible for the 2023 prize, known as the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. It recognizes colleges […]

Joe Weiland Named Board President At The Land Trust For Santa Barbara County

Joe Weiland Named Board President At The Land Trust For Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA, California – Joseph R. Weiland, managing partner of independent advisory firm Arlington Financial Advisors, has been appointed president of the Board of Trustees of The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County. Weiland, a Certified Financial Planner and 30-year veteran of the financial services industry, joined The Land Trust’s board in 2018. As president he will […]

Teaching Introductory Economics

Teaching Introductory Economics

In just over a week I’ll meet the 283 students in my Fall 2021 ECON 103 – “Principles of Microeconomics” – course. And barring any last-minute change, I’ll meet them in person rather than over Zoom. These students are mostly 18-year-old freshmen. While a petite handful of them will have taken a decent economics course […]

Educator Event Featuring Simona Mangiante Papadopoulous | June 1, 2019

Educator Event Featuring Simona Mangiante Papadopoulous | June 1, 2019

The Ventura County Educators’ Hall of Fame selects individuals to be honored for their outstanding contributions to the field of education in the County of Ventura. The Ventura County Educators’ Hall of Fame (VCEH) is a 501C3 non-profit organization that honors exemplary individuals in the field of education, encourages excellence in teaching, and is helping […]

SEEAG Receives $7,500 Grant From Reiter Affiliated Companies

SEEAG Receives $7,500 Grant From Reiter Affiliated Companies

Ventura, Calif. (February 14, 2018) — Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG), a nonprofit organization that helps young students understand and appreciate the origins of their food, received a $7,500 grant from Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC). The funds will help SEEAG expand its education efforts through its Journey of Our Food agricultural and nutrition school […]

Professional Chef to Teach Healthy Cooking Class at Camarillo Health District

Professional Chef to Teach Healthy Cooking Class at Camarillo Health District

Professional Chef, Amy Tyrrell, and owner of Morsels As You Wish, will host a cooking class which includes menus of fresh fruit smoothies, delicious light soups and hearty salads that utilize fresh produce that will get you ready for summer while still leaving you feeling satisfied. The class will be hosted at the Camarillo Health […]

Election Results Set Up Year Of Common Core Clashes

Election Results Set Up Year Of Common Core Clashes

After lurking beneath the surface for several years as it was quietly implemented in over 90 percent of the country, try Common Core surged to prominence in the past two year to become a major issue in dozens of primaries and state-level races around the country. While 2014 was the first election where candidate’s support […]

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