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January 2019

Dear Business/Community Partner,


Happy New Year!  Welcome to the CRY-ROP eNewsletter designed specifically to highlight the efforts across our region that support and drive workforce development.  We are very proud of the relationships we have built over the years, and we look forward to sharing our news and updates with you quarterly.  We encourage you to visit our website and view the many ways CRY-ROP is inspiring possibilities within the communities it serves.

Former Student GIves Back
  Isaac speaking to Sports Med students at Colton High School 
CRY-ROP welcomed back Issac, a Colton High School and HEAL Academy graduate.  Isaac recently stopped by Mr. Sola's Sports Medicine class to speak to current students about the healthcare field, the importance of education and his life experience.  Isaac is currently a Medical Assistant student at Loma Linda University, and is also interested in becoming a Physical Therapist. Thank you Issac for giving back to the community.  A truly inspirational speaker.

Isaac with CRY-ROP teacher Mr. Sola

Spring Career Fairs
The Spring Career Fairs are coming up and filling up fast.  We expect participation from 600 to 1200 students at each of these events.

Please register soon to save your spot by clicking here.
School location, dates and times are as follows:
  • Yucaipa High School: February 1st (7:50AM to 12:00PM)
  • Citrus Valley High School: February 8th (7:30AM to 10:45AM)
  • Redlands High School: February 15th (7:30AM to 10:46PM)
  • Redlands East Valley High School: February 22nd (7:30AM to 11:50AM)
Thank you to our partners for their participation. Without you we could not make this happen. We look forward to seeing you at the Career Fairs. 

Industry Partners

Sue from Department of Behavioral Health speaks to students at Bloomington High School

We welcome industry professionals to visit our classrooms, and speak to our students about their career field.  The information students in our districts learn from our business and community partners are always eye-opening.
Our partners have participated as project judges, industry panels, career fairs, and acted as mock interviewers to prepare our students for the world of work.  They have also open their doors to our students for engaging field trips.
We would like to thank our business and community partners, that have recently shared their knowledge, and expertise with CRY-ROP students:
  • East Valley SELPA
  • ESRI
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Loma Linda University
  • Rebschlager Horse Training
  • Riverside City College
  • San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health
  • San Bernardino Valley College
  • Sea World
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Marines
  • U.S. Navy
  Yucaipa High School students visit The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in San Bernardino

Educator and Industry Collaboration
Our career events bring together business, community, and educational partners. We welcome guest speakers, mock interviewers and panelists to discuss the current job market, trends, and skills most wanted by employers in the industry.   This helps educators prepare our students to be College and Career ready.  Below are just a few career events coming up at the middle schools and high schools we serve.  
  • Park View Middle School: February 7th and 14th, Guest Speaking Opportunity (Nursing)  
  • Grand Terrace High SchoolMarch 4th thru the 7th Career Fair Participants and Mock Interviews   
  • Green Valley High School: March 7th, Career Fair Participants
  • Ruth O. Harris Middle School: March 13th, Career Day Guest Speakers
  • Yucaipa High School: March 14th and 15th, Mock Interviews 
  • Green Valley High School: May 1st, Mock Interviews
  • Redlands High School: May 31st and June 3rd, Mock Interviews 
If you would like to participate in any of our career events or for more information, please email our Community Recruiters for more information.    

Discount Auto and Tire
Congratulations to Eli, a WeCanWork student from Redlands High School.  He was permanently hired at Discount Auto and Tire Service right after his work experience training. Eli will be doing oil changes and repairing tires on the job.  
The WeCanWork Program provides work readiness training and paid work experience for selected high school students, ages 16 to 21, that are eligible for Department of Rehabilitation services.  Thank you to Discount Auto for providing job opportunities to our students.  
WeCanWork student, Eli at Discount Auto in Redlands 

Manufacturing Regional Advisory
Our Manufacturing Regional Advisory is coming up on Wednesday, February 13th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  The location is at The Riverside Convention Center located at 3637 5th Street, in Riverside.  
The regional advisory brings together educators and business professionals to discover the latest trends, industry demands, employment skills needed, and training practices.  We invite Manufacturing businesses and industry professionals to join us from the following sectors:
  • CAD Designer
  • CNC Machinist
  • Fabricators
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Machining and Forming Technologies
  • Model Maker
  • Product Innovation and Design
  • Product Manager
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Sales
  • Welding and Materials Joining 
To register to attend the regional advisory, please click here.  Lunch will be provided.   
T o guide the conversation at the advisory please complete the short skills survey here.   Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there.
We encourage you to visit our website at to learn more about our organization.

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