• News for Education

  • Monday, December 21, 2020
    The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) was awarded a $315,000 grant by the State of California Employment Development Department to implement a National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) to address the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the Ventura County workforce.   The funding will aid Ventura County's response to COVID-19 by providing opportunities for employment and training ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Member News, Ventura County, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, December 21, 2020
    Staff members of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA and officers from the Lost Hills Sheriff's Department gave away almost 500 toys on Thursday at the Yarrow Family YMCA in Westlake Village.  Toys were distributed to 120 young scholars (and their siblings) who participated in last summer's "Find My Genius" YMCA program. In addition, each family received a $100 VISA debit card donated by the Lost ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Member News, Press Release, Special Event, Ventura County
    Thursday, September 24, 2020
    The Southeast Ventura County YMCA and the Columbia Memorial Space Center have collaborated on a new advanced STEM program for local middle schoolers. The YMCA's STEM Club begins October 19 with virtual meetings.  The program is divided into three units--Aerospace (October 19 through December 18), Solar Chemistry (January 18 through March 26) and 3D Printing and Robotics (April 12 through June ...read more
    Categories: Education, Member News, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, September 03, 2020
    California-based tech company Heed Consulting Group is working with St Mel's School to address the challenge of distance teaching by installing customized classroom studios.?The novel Coronavirus has resulted in school interruptions and closures all across the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom. As a result, education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Member News, Education, Los Angeles County