The Education Council works to improve the future quality of your workforce by hosting quality educational programs through local partnerships. Meetings include a presentation by featured speakers in the areas of Education, Job Training, Human Resources, Community Programs, and updates from our local partners.
The Education Council coordinates interaction between businesses, local school districts, private schools and universities.
This council also leads our Teacher of the Month Program where we honor educational excellence by rewarding teachers with a plaque in their name and gifts from Chamber Members. This is an opportunity for Chamber Members (you) to acknowledge our educators while also giving a brief description of your organization!
This Month's Speaker: Dr. Cesar Morales, Ventura County Superintendent of Schools
Dr. César Morales was appointed as Ventura County Superintendent of Schools by the Ventura County Board of Education in 2021, becoming the first Latino and first person of color to hold the office since it was created in 1873. In June of 2022, he was elected by voters to a full four-year term.
As County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Morales leads the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), an agency that employs more than 700 people and provides teacher training and administrative support services to all of Ventura County’s 20 school districts. VCOE also operates schools for students with special needs and at-risk students and provides career education for students countywide.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Morales played an instrumental role in helping school districts respond and in securing timely vaccinations for educators. He is now focused on meeting the needs of Ventura County’s students, school employees and school districts in the post-pandemic era. He is also committed to addressing diversity, equity and inclusion issues in local schools.
Consider attending this council if:
- Your business is education-related.
- Your target client market is young families or educators.
- You have a general interest in partnership with education/workforce programs.
- All Chamber members are welcome to attend.