Alternative Education is a student-centered option that supports and embraces the diverse needs of students by providing an alternative method of delivering instruction and monitoring academic success. Rigorous curricula, intervention programs, extended learning opportunities and safe environments are characteristics of Alternative Education programs. Collaboration with partner agencies and school districts is integral to providing available resources to the students of Kern County.
The mission of Alternative Education is to meet the unique educational, social, and emotional needs of our diverse student population in a safe and nurturing environment to encourage students to develop an enthusiasm for life-long learning and pursue post-high school opportunities.
We empower students to develop skills necessary for success in a 21st century global society. The Alternative Education program focuses on developing the “whole student,” by emphasizing transferrable skills leading to academic success and productive citizenship.