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Contact Us


Tel: 707.253.6830

Email: ccr@napacoe.org

Napa County Office of Education

2121 Imola Ave  |  Napa, CA 94559

A partnership between Napa County Office of Education, Napa Valley Unified School District, Calistoga Joint Unified School District, and St. Helena Unified School District

Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning is essential in preparing all students for success in postsecondary education and careers. Work-based learning
experiences involve interactions with industry or community professionals that are linked to career exploration and work experiences. Napa
County has two Work-Based Learning Specialists that are working directly with students, educators, employers, and the community to help create these experiences. For more information, download
work-based learning brochure.

Learning ABOUT work

Learning THROUGH work

Learning FOR work

Workshops Offered

Career readiness workshops provide students with the tools and skills for a successful future in their chosen career. These workshops are
available to all students at American Canyon High School, Napa High School, St. Helena High School, and Vintage High School. Teachers interested in having their students particpate in these workshops should contact their local Work-Based Learning Specialist.

​Specialized Services for CTE Pathway Students

Career Technical Education Pathways allow students to explore their interests and create a better future for themselves through hands-on, real world learning. Authentic projects and skills prepare students for college, career, and life. Students in CTE pathways have access to specialized work-based learning experiences such as:

  • Career Exploration

  • Career Preparation

  • Company Tours

  • Job Shadows

  • Mentorships

Connecting Teachers to Businesses

Work-based learning connects both students and teachers to businesses in a variety of ways. Below are ways in which we are connecting educators with businesses and employers to enhance students’ learning experiences and college and career preparedness.

Available Workshops
  • Career Exploration

  • Job Search/Application

  • Cover Letter & Thank You’s

  • Resumes

  • Interviewing

  • Social Media

  • Work Ethic

  • Financial Literacy

Connecting With Businesses
  • Advisory Committee

  • Guest Speakers

  • Teacher Externships

  • Presentation Panelists

  • Career Mentors

  • Clients for a Project

  • Virtual Presentations

  • Job Shadows

  • Project Collaboration

  • Technical Advice


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