Welcome to the CCC Home Page

 College & Career Center Hours: 7:30 am to 3:00 pm



Becky Mertel, College and Career Guidance Specialist


(805) 497-6711 ext. 1028


For questions, please contact me at rmertel@conejousd.org

Work Permits

Work permits are required for all students <18 years of age.  Click on Jobs & Volunteering to download a blank permit application.

All permits for the 2017-2018 School term expire on August 29, 2018

Summer hours for Work Permits:

  • June 8:  Last Day for permits processed at WHS
  • June 15 - July 19:  Go to Newbury Park High School during their summer school office hours (805-498-3676)
  • July 23 - August 3:  Go to CVUSD District Office at 1400 E. Janss Rd. during summer business hours (805-497-9511)
  • August 6:  WHS starts processing work permits again for the 2018-2019 school year.


The College & Career Center has a variety of resources available to help students/parents.  Please click on the "links" to get more information.  Appointments are available upon request.

College Information:

·        University and Community College promotional materials available

·        Over 100 College Admission Officer visits yearly

·        College & Major Reference books available for loan

·        College Athletics

·        Military Options - Academies, ROTC, etc.

·        Moorpark College Preview Day

Financial Aid Information:

·        FreeApplication for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) guidance

·        Cal Grant guidance & GPA Verifications

Job/Volunteer Opportunities:

·      Paid & volunteer employment opportunities posted

·     Work Permits - required for students <18 years of age

·        Outdoor School Camp Counselors (Gr. 11/12)

Naviance Guidance: Registration, passwords reset, instructional assistance.  Click on this LINK for Naviance Training.


·        Bi-monthly publications emailed to students/parents with important news about college visits, SAT/ACT test preparation, jobs, special workshops, scholarships, etc.

·        Update email address on Naviance/About Me/Profile to receive these newsletters

Scholarships: Check Naviance/Colleges/Scholarship List for complete listing of national & local scholarship opportunities for all grade levels

Special Programs & Workshops Offered

Summer Enrichment Opportunities:

·        Summer Enrichment

·        Check Naviance/Colleges/Enrichment Programs for additional listings

Test Preparation (ACT/SAT) & Tutoring:

·        Local businesses & services offered

·        Registration information for: ACT, AP, PSAT, SAT, SAT Subject tests

·        Peer Tutor List – available upon request

·        AP Tests & Registration

·        PSAT – given once a year in October

Presentations & Documents: Quick Links to Counseling and CCC documents/presentations

                                                    See Links at bottom of this web page to download these handouts

Upcoming Events: Quick Links to CCC Calendar


Links to websites are offered for your convenience in accessing related information, but do not constitute an endorsement of the website or its content. WHS takes no responsibility for the views, content or accuracy of the information presented by an external website.

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