Pomona CCC

Pomona Service District
3530 West Pomona Blvd., Bldg. 3
Pomona, CA 91768
Tel: (909) 594-4206 x207
Fax: (909) 598-2633

John Muir Staff

 
James Newcomb
Teacher
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Mission

The young women and men of the Corps work hard protecting and restoring California's environment and responding to disasters, becoming stronger workers, citizens and individuals through their service.

 CCC MOTTO:

"Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions... and more!"

John Muir Charter School at the Pomona CCC offers corpsmembers an educational program that makes a positive impact in the lives of our students, as well as the community.

Educating Students Since 1982

The Pomona center opened in 1982 on the site of Lanterman Developmental Center, a State of California care facility for the developmentally disabled. The Pomona Center originally occupied two buildings -- known as (8) and (9) -- at the Pomona site. The Pomona Center was relocated from the San Gabriel Valley.

When the center opened, it was a residential center and had a population of over 100 Corps members. It was a full-service center with a working kitchen and a cook staff of two. Originally, the education program consisted of preparing students for the GED examination through the Pomona Adult School.

John Muir Charter School began offering classes in 2000. The first high school graduating class of 2001 boasted 10 students. RJ Guess was the teacher.

In 2004, the Pomona Center closed its residential component. The center has gone from a high population of 125 Corps members in 2000 to its present average population of 50 Corps members. Pomona is a satellite center of the Inland Center in San Bernardino.

John Muir Charter School at the Pomona CCC Satellite has held graduation ceremonies for 63 students since 2001.

Our Pomona Education team offer a unique partnership of learning opportunities that highlights education and the differences that each student brings to their learning experience.  Students immediately have the sense that they are a valued component of an effort to support academic achievement. Students learn to plan with clarity and purpose in realizing their educational goals. Many of our former students continue to pursue education beyond achieving their high school diploma by enrolling in community college or a trade-technical school. John Muir Charter School and the California Conservation Corps staff at the Pomona Satellite are proud of our achievements and strive to continue our efforts contributing to a sustainable quality of life in our surrounding community.

CCC Staff

 
Lisa Taylor
CMD CII
(909) 594-4206