When we let youth’s own interests drive their learning alongside mentors doing real work in professional settings, profound and deep growth occurs. Here are a few examples of our Fellows’ apprenticing experiences.
Heavy equipment Fellow Esteban Gonzalez, his CTE teacher Eric Dyer, and Mentor Jim Bannister in Woodland, Ca. (Woodland HS)
Welding Fellow Rocky Boikanyo and his Mentor Brian Enright in Oakland. Ca. (Skyline HS)
Manufacturing Fellow Blake Cherry and his Mentor Nathan Seethaler in Rockingham, NC. (Richmond HS)
Auto mechanic Fellow Dayana Anaya and her Mentors Manolo Jauregui and Pascual Marquez of Marquez Design, Woodland, Ca. (Woodland HS)