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The Staff and Students of Rancho Cielo are constantly learning, participating in the community at large, and making a difference.

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Rancho Cielo Welcomes a New Member to its Leadership Team. 

Febrero 8, 2022

Rancho Cielo is pleased to announce the appointment of a new member to its Leadership Team, Chris Devers, as Rancho Cielo’s New Chief Executive Officer.

Chris Devers, CEO- Chris has a long-time connection to the Ranch. He is deeply invested in the Monterey/Salinas area and is passionate about contributing to the well-being of this diverse community. Chris grew up on a walnut farm in the Central Valley and understands farming communities and the challenges and opportunities they bring. His most recent position was Senior Director, Monterey County Office of Education, Alternative...

Christmas Gift Drive

Diciembre 6, 2021

The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for families. Please help us make the holiday season brighter for the youth we serve by donating new, unwrapped gifts to our Christmas Gift Drive.

In just three easy steps, you’ll be able to bring joy and comfort that will last long past the holidays.

  1. Select a student(s) & select one of the three gifts from their wish list (see Student Wish List )
  2. Send us your student(s) selection by emailing: crystalmurphy@ranchocieloyc.org - you will
  3. ...

Graduation 2021

Junio 30, 2021
Congrats to the 2021 graduates!

Construction Academy Graduation Photos

Ted Taylor Ag Vocational Center Graduation Photos

Community-Based Organization Open House

Junio 23, 2021

Join us for our summer Community-Based Organization Open House! You have two days to choose from: Tuesday, June 29th or Wednesday, June 30th, 2021. Both will be held from 10-11am We look forward to connecting with you, telling you about our new programs, and showing you around campus. Program info and goodie bags will be available. Register by tomorrow, Thursday, June 24th!

Virtual Jeep Drawing Wrap Up

Junio 21, 2021

J. McLaughlin Sip and Shop

Junio 1, 2021

Join us for a summer Sip and Shop at J. McLaughlin Carmel on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12.

15% of all sales through the Carmel store will benefit Rancho Cielo. Plus, you'll be entered in a drawing for a free scarf!

Can't make it? Call 831-741-1057 or email stcacarmel@jmclaughlin.com to place an order on those days, mention Rancho Cielo, and we'll get the 15%. Click here for the catalog. Curbside pickup, local delivery, and complimentary shipping available.

Snacks and drinks provided.

$20 Veggie Boxes now on sale!

Mayo 25, 2021
Support Rancho Cielo by ordering $20 Veggie Boxes packed full of the Salinas Valley's freshest fruits and veggies.

Get them for yourself or sponsor boxes for families at the Salvation Army Salinas, Food Bank for Monterey County, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County.

Orders Under 25 Boxes Pick up at Rancho Cielo, 710 Old Stage Rd., Salinas, on Friday, August 20 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm.

Orders Over 25 Boxes Delivered from August 17 to 20.

There are three ways to order:

Volunteers Needed for Virtual Mock Interviews

Mayo 6, 2021

Dates available below, simply click on the link to sign up. Time required: 30 mins. Zoom link and materials, including questions, will be emailed to you. No experience in field is required, all you need to do is show up, we’ll take care of the rest! Thanks for your support.

Ag Mechanical/Electrical: Thursday, May 13 @10am

DCA Group 1: Tuesday, May 18 @ 10am

RCCA Group 2: Thursday, May 20th @ 9am

DCA Group 2: Tuesday, May...

Looking for Ag Professionals to Speak to our Students!

Marzo 31, 2021

Please join Rancho Cielo’s Ag Mechanics/Value Added program for our very first Careers in Ag: A virtual career exploration series .

Part of our training includes exposing our students to the various career paths within the Ag industry. We would love to count on you!

As a speaker, we ask that you prepare a short presentation (no more than 30mins) where you walk our students through your current role, how you got there, any challenges you experienced along the way, educational attainment, advice for the future, etc. We will end your time with a...