March 2, 2015 
FIELD has submitted preliminary applications for California State Park OHV funds at the following sites:
- Barstow BLM (Upper Mule Canyon): Calico, CA
- Barstow BLM (Fort Irwin): Calico, CA                                                         
- Ridgecrest BLM (Middle Knob): Tehachapi, CA                                                 
- Bakersfield BLM (Kiavah Wilderness): Weldon, CA                                               
- NPS Joshua Tree National Park (Pinto Mountain Mining District): Twentynine Palms, CA

View FIELD's Preliminary Application by clicking here and selecting Farmworker Institute of Education & Leadership Development for the Agency.

FIELD is renovating its Shafter Learning Center! This renovation is a prevailing wage project. View the proposed renovation project by clicking here



May 12th and May 13th-CAHSEE Exams for High School

May 25th-Memorial Day-No School

June 10th-Coachella Graduation and Promotion Ceremony

June 19th-Kern County Graduation and Promotion Ceremony

June 19th-Last Day of School for High School

June 20th-Gridley Graduation and Promotion Ceremony

June 27th-FIELD Annual Board of Directors Meeting


Foundation for Youth
  Investment Impact Grant
Kern County Employers'
  Training Resource
PG&E Bright Ideas
Nov Annual FIELD month
CA Dept. of Education
Tanimura Family Foundation
Community Foundation of
  Monterey County

Recent immigrant farmworkers have an average of 6th grade education with illiteracy rates as high as 21%.

FIELD's Conservation Corps, our newest program, partners with Tejon Ranch Conservancy for valley community public access.  FIELD's high school students participate in the first tour of 2012. 


Making a REAL difference to rural economic development!

Click on each photo to learn the story of how we are making a difference for rural, low-skilled workers, farmworker families, and community employers.

FIELD's programs & services
Community Services
    Outreach, recruitment, & assessment    

Basic Educational Services
    English as a Second Language (ESL)
    High School Diplomas
    General Equivalency Diplomas (GED)

Industrial Services Work Experience and Training
    On-the-job & classroom training in Energy Conservation