Yolo County Office of Education

Shelton Yip, Board President; Jesse Ortiz, Superintendent; Deb Burns, Program Specialist; Lori Perez, Director College and Career Readiness; Ronda DaRosa, Deputy Superintendent

Project SOLAR is a partnership between education, government, business and community organizations to provide opportunities for students to gain the knowledge, skills and awareness to pursue college and careers in sustainable energy fields as well as become active, informed consumers and citizens through the establishment of Energy Academy programs. The capstone summer energy academy provides an opportunity for high school students to earn 3 units of college credit towards a certificate in sustainable agriculture and participate in an internship in the application of emerging green technologies.