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Gayelynn GerhartGayelynn Gerhart



Chris ReynaChris Reyna

Vice Principal


Bertha Enriquez

Bertha Enriquez

Administrative Secretary


Paula ShimadaPaula Shimada



Alternative Education

Cesar Chavez Community School


The Cesar Chavez Community Schools, are accredited, public high schools located in Woodland and West Sacramento. The school provides a small learning environment, counseling and other social services as well as opportunities to make connections between what is learned in school and the world of work. Expelled students are welcome. All students attending the Cesar Chavez Community School are on formal or informal probation and a Detention Office from Yolo County Probation is on site in Woodland. With staff approval, students may be placed on independent study to complete their academic requirements. Independent study at Cesar Chavez is a five day per week program including an hour study session with staff at Cesar Chavez. Students are encouraged to complete their academics and receive a high school diploma with skills to help them succeed in the future.

Dan Jacobs

Dan Jacobs School is a Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredited school which provides an alternative learning program for incarcerated students from Yolo county and from the Office of. The school's primary goal is to help students succeed academically and to successfully return to public school upon their release. Teacher-directed learning, group, and individual assignments, computer classes, and arts are infused into the curriculum.  

The Yolo County Construction Program (YCCP)

Is a collaborative effort between the Northern California Construction Training Program (NCCT) and Yolo County agencies. It is a true example of multi‑agency cooperation being used as an effective tool in addressing juvenile crime and delinquency.  It is a highly structured community-based program forwards of the court and is used as an alternative to costly out‑of‑home placement.

The educational/classroom component is provided by the Yolo County Office of Education. The work/training component is provided by the Northern California Construction Training Program.   Counseling services are provided by CommuniCare Counseling Services. Lastly, community supervision and program oversight is provided by the Probation Department.”