Antelope Valley Union HSD

Donita Winn, Board President; David Vierra, Superintendent; Krsitina Ramos, Principal; Angela Hefter and Tim Klein, Coordinators; Chris Graves, Steve Wilson and Matt Tassinari, Health Careers Academy Teachers

The Antelope Valley Union High School District’s Health Careers Academy is a program that prepares all students for both college and career. It’s a model program that has been sustained for two decades because of their ability to adapt to the changing landscape of career technical education and consistently obtain positive outcomes for students who are faced with various risk factors. Their high standards of excellence, strong ties to the community and sense of caring for every individual student has helped to create a support system that fosters a culture of success.