Special Districts Preparing the Next Generation of Local Leaders
Utilities, Ports and Conservation Districts Share Impact with CSDA
Three California special districts share their experiences of preparing young people for civic life and careers in this special webinar recorded for the California Special Districts Association.
Agency staff and school partners work together so that youth have the opportunity to:
- Participate in job shadows with current employees in a variey of paths (technology, human resources, ecology, transportation, etc.).
- Attend events and classes at agency headquarters and in the community.
- Learn about the role of local government and special districts serving their community.
- Obtain practice using soft skills and learn what to expect in a work environment.
In the recorded webinar, learn about the experiences of the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District, the Port of Hueneme and the Napa County Resource Conservation District in providing youth with civic opportunities that incorporate work-based learning activities.