By Alyssa T, Girl Reporter
On May 16, 2016 a group of female students from nearby schools, including Nellie Coffman Middle School, Painted Hills Middle School and Xavier College Prep visited the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, or simply 29 Palms, for a spectacular day of fun. This event was the first annual Classroom to Career: A Day of Empowerment at 29 Palms. The girls got a behind-the-scenes look at over 130 different jobs, including STEM and medical fields, at the base and met several powerful women in the armed forces. Continue reading GIRL REPORT | 29 Palms – A Look From The Inside
Thank you to our Classroom To Career Funders: AT&T California Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. BNSF Railway Foundation Comerica Bank County of Riverside, First District Edison International Employees Community Fund of Boeing Northrop Grumman San Bernardino Community College District San Manuel Band of Mission Indians SoCalGas State Farm Union Bank Union Pacific Wells Fargo Foundation Thank you to our Classroom To Career Supporters: … Continue reading WATCH | Year 2: A Look Back
There wasn’t a dry eye in the audience after Berania “Bear” Barraza, Girl Reporter for San Gorgonio Council, gave a heartwarming speech about her experiences with the Classroom To Career and Girl Reporter programs.
“You guys are making a difference, not only for me, but the girls in this county,” said Berania. “It really means a lot to us because we don’t get a lot of opportunities to meet [professionals] in the careers we want to aspire in,” she said.
Classroom To Career launched two years ago with a small group of Girl Scouts who met with San Bernardino City Council members. The idea was simple: mentor local girls and inspire them to pursue professional careers. From there, the program has exponentially grown and served over 1,500 girls from Riverside and San Bernardino counties in just two short years! Continue reading Happy 2nd Birthday Classroom To Career!
It’s 9:30am on the morning of April 15, 2016 and Carrie Raleigh, STEM Program Manager, is welcoming a group of students from Riverside and San Bernadino counties. She’s speaking to them at the STEM Student Success Center at Moreno Valley College (MVC). Ms. Raleigh introduces the girls to a group of MVC science, technology and engineering students who take them on a tour of the … Continue reading Time Warner and Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio present STEM-To-Go
By Leah P. Girl Reporter On March 15, nine teenage girls took a trip to Universal Studios in Hollywood, California. They were Girl Reporters with the San Gorgonio Council and students from Colton High School with the Classroom To Career program. The group traveled down to NBC4 Southern California’s “Today In LA” studio and met Crystal Egger, who is the … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | Girl Reporters Visit “Today In LA” Newsroom!
By Cassidy H, Girl Reporter From June 8 to June 12, a group of twelve Girl Scouts explored different career paths at the From Dreams to Reality: Career Discovery Day Camp. This was funded by Boeing as a part of the STEM program here at GSSGC. On Monday, June 8, 2015 the Girl Scouts started their journey into career exploration by visiting the San Bernardino IT Department … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | Girls Explore Non-Traditional Career Paths For Women
Classroom To Career’s first graduating class embarked for Universal City early Tuesday morning for their final behind-the-scenes workplace tour at NBC Universal. The finale was proudly sponsored by the Southern California Gas Company. “It’s sad to have the last one, but also happy because we’ve learned so much on each field trip,” said Keauna B. She and fellow Colton Middle School girls in the Classroom To Career … Continue reading Colton Girls Tour NBC Universal’s “Today In LA”
In this video, Girl Scouts from Arizona Middle School toured the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, D A P O, in Riverside, Ca. this month!
The girls got hands-on experience as a parole agent at five workshop stations hosted by actual agents! Continue reading WATCH: Girl Scouts learn what life as a parole agent is all about!
Well, our Girl Scouts can! At GSSGC we are taking great strides to introduce our girls to 21st Century skills and STEM careers available to them. Classroom To Career is a groundbreaking 1-year old program that has really changed the lives of the young women we serve. Thank you again to The Vocademy for being a Classroom To Career partner! Continue reading How many girls can say they learned about 3D printing, laser cutting and composites in a single day?
GSSGC is very thankful to the many businesses that provide the necessary funding to do this important work: San Bernardino Valley College District, Bank of America, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, BNSF Railway, Edison International and the Southern California Gas Company have all provided financial support. Our past met the future when the Honorable Cynthia Ludvigsen and Ms. Christina M. Volkers, CEO of Superior Court of San Bernardino, … Continue reading Inland Girls learn about careers in law & justice!