Plan Now For Your Future
May 2018 Newsletter
Event Calendar
College & Career Fair
Location: Golden Valley High School
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 5:00 to 8:30 pm

This years College and Career Fair will include over 100 college representatives and career and trade representatives. Students and parents will have the opportunity to explore career pathways and participate in workshops.

STREAM Kids Expo
Manufacturing Day is taking a new turn...
to STREAM Kid Expo Presents National Manufacturing Day... on Thursday and Friday, October 4-5! 

This year, the Career & College Readiness Department and College of the Canyons are partnering with Niamani Knight, Saugus HS junior and entrepreneur. To learn more, please click here.
Summer Career and College Readiness Courses
Register Now!
Sign up now for introductory courses for several of our career pathways.

What Are Career Pathways?
Golden Valley HS Produces
Career Pathway Videos
Mr. Deuschle leads his students through the production of career path videos where viewers see an inside look at classroom career instruction, student engagement, and hands-on learning. Thank you to Mr. Deuschle and his team of students. To view the videos, please click here.
Teacher Excellence
Jennifer Overdevest of
West Ranch High School
The Career & College Readiness Department would like to recognize Jennifer Overdevest, TV/video production teacher at West Ranch High School, for her excellence in the classroom, student national competitions, and her contribution to Media Day and the Santa Clarita community.

To learn more about the TV production career pathway, please click here.
Hart District Students
Planning For Their Future
How do students begin to plan for their future? At the Career & College Readiness Department, our goal is to expose students to career and college potentials. Students can explore our classes, engage in hands-on learning, hear business partner guest speakers, participate in a job shadow, and more. We invite you to read through our newsletter, programs, and view student achievements.

For more information, please visit   Pathway To My Future
Saugus High School Student Prepares for Business School
This career and College Readiness student prepared for his future ahead as a business and communication major by applying his skills, hands-on knowledge gained, and experience learned in Wade Williams classes at Saugus High School.
Golden Valley High School Career Path Student Prepares for Photography Career
Career and College Readiness photography career path student Conor Lacefield demonstrates his knowledge, skills and how he is preparing for his future ahead. Conor attributes his hands-on learning as key for acquiring skills needed in the future workplace.
Golden Valley High School
Video Career Path Student Aspires For Medical School
Griffin Davis, Career and College Readiness video career path student in the William S. Hart District, discusses his knowledge and skills gained in Mr. Deuschle's career classes. He is now preparing for his bright future and will be applying his skills towards medical school.
GVTV Cooking Off Campus Video Wins Award
Charles Deuschle, instructor at Golden Valley High School's TV production class, created the award winning video - Cooking Off Campus. The students are Jimmy Warshawsky, Melissa Griffin, Samantha Sharaf, and Andrew Oh. The video won The Signal Journalism Award 2018 for Best Feature High School Video. 

To explore career pathways, please click here .
Jerry Ostrove of Valencia HS
and Students Selected for Website Photos
Congratulations to Jerry Ostrove, Valencia High School's Career and College Readiness computer science teacher! selected Mr. Ostrove and his class for pictorial representation! 

To learn more about the computer technologies career pathway.
Jennifer Overdevest's
WRTV Attends the 2018 Student Television Network in Nashville, TN
The Student Television Network convention allows students to learn hands-on the various jobs in the entertainment industry while networking with professionals and students from across the United States.

The Signal Journalism Awards 2018
Thank you to The Signal for recognizing the achievements of the William S. Hart District students every year. The Career & College Readiness Department is proud of the student's skills and accomplishments as they prepare for the future workplace.
CTE Conference Cover
Graphic Design Contest Winner!
A Golden Valley High School student wins $500 for graphic design contest. Congratulations to Mr. Whalen's class for entering the competition and their submissions.

West Ranch Wins Future Chefs
Culinary Throwdown!
Students in the Career & College Readiness culinary career pathway got an opportunity to experience first hand a real-world career simulation by entering the  Future Chefs Culinary Throwdown. Students problem solved, used critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity to demonstrate their skills.

To learn more about the culinary career pathway, please click here.
Hart District Students Earn Automotive Awards
Three students in the William S. Hart Union High School District were awarded $500 cash from Dave Reeves of Reeves Complete Auto Center in Canyon Country. To learn more about this competition, please click here .

For more information on our automotive career pathway, please click here.
The Snowfall Video
Golden Valley High School career path education is beautifully demonstrated by the amazing skills shown in this advanced stop-motion animation project by Chloe Ross and Jessica Souza-Martinez. The instructor is Charles Deuschle. For more information on the video career pathway, please click here.
Michael Hoefflin Foundation Annual Walk Video
This heartwarming video on the Michael Hoefflin Foundation Walk in Santa Clarita was produced by Andrew Oh and Golden Valley High School video career pathway. Andrew's instructor is Charles Deuschle. To explore career pathways in the Hart District, please  click here.
Junior High Students Win Signal Award for Bullying Video
Congratulations to Nicholas Kroll and Kaleb Stoneman who won 1st place for Jr. Video Production at the 2018 Signal Journalism Competition.​ Nicholas and Kaleb are both 7th graders at Rio Norte Junior High School instructed by Jase St. Peter.
Ron Mita Leads
Filmmaker’s Bootcamp for
Hart District Students
Screenwriter Ron Mita has graciously donated his time and expertise as he leads students through hands-on filmmaker workshops at CoC. To learn more about the workshops and how to participate, please click here.
West Ranch High School Students Win Big at So Cal
Stock Market Competition
Students in Mrs. Cox's Career and College Readiness business classes and Stock Market Club swept this year's fall, spring, and year-long categories at the SIFMA Internet Stock Market Games.

To learn more about the business career pathway, please click here.

$2,700 Scholarship Winner! Careers Through
Culinary Arts Program
Congratulations to Elijah Vines from Golden Valley High School culinary arts career pathway! Elijah won a $2,700 scholarship from C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program).
Hart High School Advanced Photography Students
Cover Sporting Event

Jeremy Reeves is currently a second year photography student with instructor John Vincent at Hart High School. Jeremy has worked primarily in sports photography and enjoys capturing important moments in competitions. Rock climbing is one of his passions, and he aspires to follow the career of the National Geographic Photographer Jimmy Chin. Jeremy likes covering outdoor events and is preparing for his future by pursuing his photography passion after high school. His immediate plans after school are to go on a mission for his church and to later serve his country by enlisting with the Navy. 

To learn more about our photography career pathway, please click here.
In The News!
Computer Science
Teacher Spotlight -
An Interview with Sandra Geyer of Bowman High School
Sandra Geyer gives an insightful interview to 9 Dots Blog on her first year classroom experiences teaching computer science principles.

Bowman High School Celebrates Grand Opening of STEM Lab
(photo credit - SCVTV)
The Career & College Readiness Department is happy to announce the grand opening of the new STEM lab at Bowman High School. The STEM lab will provide students with engaging hands-on activities in career technical fields.

Valencia High School
Medical Science Academy Students
Present to Hart District Board
(photo credit - The Signal)
Students from the four-year Medical Science Academy offered at Valencia High School recently presented at the William S. Hart School Board. To read their story, please click here. To find out more about the Health Sciences and Medical Technology career pathway, please click here.
Golden Oak Celebrates 70 Years
of Adult Education
(photo credit - The Signal)
Registration is now open for career training classes beginning in August including Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Pharmacy Technician, and Certified Phlebotomy Technician. To register for classes, please click here or call (661) 253-0583 for more information.

To learn more about Golden Oak's anniversary 70th celebration, please click the link below.

Soroptomist ‘Dream It, Be It’ Conferences Empower SCV Girls
The Soroptomist international program, offered last spring at Hart, Valencia, and Golden Valley High Schools, offered professional role models, career education, and resources to high school girls to help them grow up to be strong, successful, and happy adults.

COC and Hart District MakerSpace Festival Inspires Next Generation Of Innovators
If you missed this excellent hands-on innovative MakerSpace Festival, please save the date for our upcoming STREAM Kids Expo Event on October 4 and 5, 2018. The STREAM Kids Expo flyer is mentioned above. To read more on the MakerSpace Festival, please click here .
Saugus High Automotive Instructor Attends National Seminar
(photo credit - The Signal)
Vijay Maraj, an automotive technologies instructor at Saugus High School, was among more than 150 Career and Technical Education instructors, representing business, industry and educational facilities throughout the U.S., attending the “NC3 Train the Trainer” event held at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton. To learn more about Mr. Maraj's training, please click here .
Thank You Business Partners -
Harts of Gold Celebration
Celebrating Santa Clarita
Business Partners
The Career & College Readiness Department would like to thank all the Santa Clarita business partners for their gracious donations, expertise, and commitment to our youth and community. To learn more how you can participate and to view pictures of this year's Harts of Gold recipients, please click here.
Did You Miss Our Last Newsletter?
Santa Clarita is
Career and College Ready!

I Want to Participate!
Explore our Career Pathways (Majors)
Learn Beyond the School Day in our Extended Learning Programs
Engage in our Career Activities
Enroll in our Adult Education Program at Golden Oak School
Come to our College & Career Day Fair
Learn at our Parent University

I Want to Help!
Become one of our Honored Sponsors
Host a Field Trip
Become a Guest Speaker
Host an Intern or Job Shadow Student
Join our Business Collaborative

For more information, please contact
Sue Reynolds Buckley at , 661-259-0033, ext. 232.

and we will contact you.

Career & College Readiness Department
Contact Information
Mariane Doyle, Ph.D.
Director of Career Technical and Adult Education
661-259-0033 x233

Nadia Cotti
CCR Program Specialist
661-259-0033 x228

Sue Reynolds Buckley
Career Development Coordinator
661-259-0033 x232

Linda Cox
CCR Strategic Projects
661-259-0033 x223

Denise Miller
Administrative Assistant
661-259-0033 x242

Dan Sopher
Data Technician
661-259-0033 x234

Natalia Blumke
Accounting Technician
661-259-0033 x434
Career & College Readiness
School Site Specialists
For information on Career Pathways and our Extended Day Classes available both daytime and after hours, contact the CCR Specialist at your school site listed below.

Academy of the Canyons/ Learning Post
Jillian Edmonson

Bowman High School
Pam Thompson

Canyon High School
Syreeta Brown

Golden Valley High School
Holli Kalaleh

Hart High School
Donna Washington

Saugus High School
Kari Dahlquist

Valencia High School
Tina Olinger

West Ranch High School
Melissa Jenkins

For information on all the programs and services that the Hart District's Career & College Readiness Department provided or to join us as a valued Business Partner, go to our website,
Hart District | Career & College Readiness | 661.259.0033 x 242 |