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Naviance Career Exploration tools are available to all Workforce Students.
Naviance Career Exploration tools are available to all Workforce Students.
enrollment date for 2017-18

Interested students and parents should visit their school site counselor to enroll in Workforce Academy.

Character is our common core.

"At Workforce we are taught 3 core virtues: humility, hunger, and (people) smarts. Once I learned to apply these virtues I began to thrive in school." -- Cristal Martinez, 2019 commencement speaker.

Original Freedom Writer, Manny Scott, speaks with students and staff on January 24th and 25th in a unforgettable double header.
Original Freedom Writer, Manny Scott, speaks with students and staff on January 24th and 25th in a unforgettable double header.
Vision Statement of Workforce Academy

The Vision behind Workforce Academy

Parent night at South

NEW PARENT CENTER EXTENDED EVENING HOURS at Arvin, BHS, and West High School. Come and see us! We're here to help. 

Congratulations to the Workforce Graduating class of 2017!

Congratulations to this year's Workforce Graduating Class!

Congratulations to all Workforce students at our 6 sites who earned Dean's Honor Roll in session 4!

Congratulations to all Workforce students at our 6 sites who earned Dean's Honor Roll this past session!

Erin Gruwell and Freedom Writers Returns January 10th, to speak to KHSD Students

Erin Gruwell and Freedom Writers Return January 10th for Q&A and a Special Screening of the Freedom Writers Documentary.

Workforce LCAP Summary

Parents, your input matters. Thank you for your contributions to the Workforce Academy Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

Workforce Video Class

Workforce students engaged in Career Technical Education (CTE). #PhotoShop@Workforce

workforce woodshop

All hands on deck! Workforce students showcase the fruit of their labor! #WorkforceWoodShop #CTE

a Tree is known by its fruit.

Erin Gruwell Visits Kern High to deliver the 2018-19 Keynote for teachers serving Workforce and the Alternative Education Department

Core Internship

The Core Internship Program offers our students an opportunity to gain paid work-experience while earning course credit toward graduation.

Student Tours to the K.H.S.D.'s Regional Occupational Centers (R.O.C.) expose student to hands-on learning programs.

Student Tours to the K.H.S.D.'s Regional Occupational Centers (R.O.C.) expose student to hands-on learning programs. Workforce students get CTE, hands on experience in the daytime at R.O.C., and credit recovery in the afternoon at Workforce!

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WF@BHS Book Club

Time: 9 AM – 11 AM
Location: Bakersfield High School, 1241 G St, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Sep 19

KHSD Community Forum

Time: 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: West High School, DeMello Hall 1200 New Stine Rd., Bakersfield, CA 93309
Sep 24

WF@BHS Book Club

Time: 9 AM – 11 AM
Location: Bakersfield High School, 1241 G St, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Sep 26

WF@BHS Book Club

Time: 9 AM – 11 AM
Location: Bakersfield High School, 1241 G St, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Oct 3
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