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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.  

Yolo County Career Academy (YCCA)

The Yolo County Office of Education Corazon Center offers Career Technical education(CTE) for students ages 16 to adult with the academic, technical skills, knowledge and training necessary to succeed in future careers. Students become lifelong learners with Industry based training that prepares them for the world of work by introducing workplace competencies and academic content accessible to students by providing it in a hands-on context. 

Yolo County Construction Program (YCCP)

YCCP Is a collaborative effort between the Northern California Construction Training Program (NCCT) and Yolo County agencies. YCCP is a highly successful, collaborative program designed to engage youth who are under the jurisdiction of the juvenile justice system. It's called the Yolo County Construction Program because it includes, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative components. It is a highly structured and community-based program. Participating youth attend a specialized classroom in the morning and paid work in the afternoon. Students earn credit through a combination of online learning, direct instruction, and project-based learning.


Yolo County Manufacturing Program (YCMP)

YCMP pathway serves students between the ages of 16 through 24 years of age, who have not yet obtained a high school diploma. YCMP is in partnership with Marquez Design and other industry partners. The partnership with Marquez Designs enables our students to learn the current trends of the trade and what is expected of them once employed. Students are enrolled in core academic classes in order to complete their high school diploma.  All curriculum is delivered through a workforce development lens and features real-world examples and experiences. Students have access to a high-quality educational program that focuses on skills needed to enter the manufacturing and automotive trades. Students earn credit through a combination of online learning, direct instruction, and project-based learning. 

YCOE Alternative Education Program has multiple partners that support our youth. To learn more about our partnering programs click on one of their logos. 

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multi cultural community counci

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Culture co op

Rural Innovations in Social Economics Program

Yolo Arts Cultivating Creativity