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Andrew Bailey is Executive Director of Anova Center for Education , which has campuses in Santa Rosa, San Rafael and American Canyon in Napa County. Anova was founded in 200o.
When: Tuesday, October 21st, 3:30pm-6:30 pm
Where: The Anova Center for Education
3033 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
Cost: FREE to participants and attendees
For more information or to reserve your seat, contact Anova at: (707) 527-7032
Anova will be hosting the Autism Community Team (ACT!) of Sonoma County in the First Annual Autism Community Symposium, "Meeting Challenges and Creating Opportunities". This forum brings together parents, public schools, regional centers and private providers to increase understanding of what services are currently available to those impacted by autism, and to discuss all that remains to be accomplished.
As autism spectrum diagnoses become more frequent among local students, Andrew Bailey says it is increasingly important for schools to implement cost-effective approaches to meeting their needs.
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Job training, social work and gourmet food all converge in chef Evelyn Cheatham's unique Worth Our Weight culinary apprentice program.
Chef Cheatham explains the origin of her program's name.
Luke, one of the current students in the WOW program, talks about what he hopes to get out of it.
Worth Our Weight is currently open Fridays and Saturdays from 9 to 4, and serving Sunday Brunch from 9 to 1.They also have a catering service and a tent at the Santa Rosa Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.
The new location is at 1021 Hahman Drive, next to the Boys and Girls Club, between Montgomery Village anMontgomery High School.
The W.O.W. Visionis to invite underserved young people into the world of food (farming, cooking & eating) where they can find a home for their vocational aspirations and create a better life for themselves and their family. It's our belief that this contributes to the development of healthy communities. The dining area at Worth Our Weight includes this long, single plank table for shared meals. For current hours and sample menus, read the W.O.W blog here.
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As gang-related activities increase in the Sonoma Valley, new prevention efforts are being launched to help parents redirect affected kids.
For details about the upcoming seminar series, click here . You can hear Jill Royce describe the full series in this audio clip:
To view the services provided by LifeWorks, click here .
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David Sanchez, a Kindergarten teacher from Santa Maria is president of the 340,000 member California Teachers Association.
Telephone: 707-584-2000 Fax: 707-585-1363