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ADMINISTRATION

Make time for yourself this summer and Boost Your Brain Power! Research shows learning new mental and physical skills increases the brain’s capacity. Try a new class – art, music, cooking, computers, foreign language, dance, woodworking and more, to support your brain’s health! The Lifelong Education Program offers a wide array of classes and boasts outstanding, qualified and caring instructors who are experts in their field. It is with pleasure we introduce our Cooking Instructors: Vince Aiello, chef, former restaurant owner, graduate of San Francisco Culinary Academy and Tante Marie Cooking School. Suzanne Aldrich, a former chef, attended the San Francisco Culinary Academy as well as cooking schools in Paris, France, Southern France and Mexico. She has taught cooking classes for 25 years. Rosemary Davidson, has been cooking since the age of 16, was taught by her grandmother, cooking is her passion! Tatsuo Nagasawa, will be back Fall 2014 by popular demand! Former San Francisco chef, nutritionist and seafood specialist. Vivian Roubal, recently retired Home Economics instructor, is excited to share her cake decorating tips and tricks Fall, 2014. Eleanor Triboletti, an experienced chef and teacher, currently coowner and Chef de Cuisine at Nizza La Bella Bistro in Albany. All classes are hands on. Students work in small groups, in five wellequipped stations, to prepare food, then sample the fruits of their labor! Register for a class; you won’t be disappointed.

MT. DIABLO ADULT EDUCATION A Division of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Mt. Diablo Adult Education is committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities for adults of all ages and abilities to achieve their educational, employment, community and personal goals.

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ADMINISTRATION

BOARD OF EDUCATION

(925) 685-7340

Barbara Oaks, President Brian T. Lawrence, Vice President Lynne Dennler, Board Member Cheryl Hansen, Board Member Linda Mayo, Board Member

Joanne Durkee, Director G. Vittoria Abbate-Maghsoudi, Assistant Director Margaret Scott, Vice Principal Sharon Brockman, Ph.D., Vice Principal

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION Nellie Meyer, Ed.D., Superintendent Rose Lock, Assistant Superintendent

DEPARTMENT EXTENSIONS (925) 685-7340

Adults with Disabilities/ABE Employability and Life Skills.....................................................................Ext. 6724 Career Technical Education Center (CTEC)...............................................................................................Ext. 6730 English as a Second Language (ESL), Family Literacy/Citizenship/CBET ...........................................Ext. 6750 High School Diploma/GED/ABE .................................................................................................................Ext. 6745 Lifelong Education........................................................................................................(925) 682-8000, Ext. #3990 Parent Education............................................................................................................................................Ext. 6720


Check program details on the following pages. Campus Closed: July 4, August 18-22, September 1, 2014.

TABLE OF CONTENTS COURSES AND DEPARTMENTS

Adult Literacy ......................................................4–5 Adult Basic Education .......................................................5 Employability & Life Skills (formerly Adults with Disabilities) ................................5 GED General Education Development ......................4–5 High School Diploma/Adult Secondary Education......4 Career and Technical Education Center .........7–12 Bookkeeping/Accounting..................................................8 Computer Applications .....................................................8 Customer Service ...............................................................9 Keyboarding ........................................................................8 Medical/Dental Occupations..................................10–12 Office Occupations............................................................9 Citizenship/Distance Learning ..............................6 English as a Second Language..............................6 Lifelong Education..........................................15–22 Art and Crafts............................................................15–16 Boating Safety ..................................................................16 Cooking.......................................................................16–18

Dance .................................................................................18 Finance, Careers, Life Planning, Real Estate........18–19 Fitness, Health and Nutrition .................................19–20 Home..................................................................................20 Language....................................................................20–21 Music and Voice...............................................................21 Technology..................................................................21–22 Working with Wood.........................................................22 Writing ...............................................................................22 Parent Education ............................................13–14 Parenting/Family Relationships Classes......................14 Preschool Classes......................................................13–14 Toddler Classes.................................................................13 Student Services....................................................12

GENERAL INFORMATION Class Locations .....................................................23 Policies...................................................................23 Registration Information......................................23

TABLE OF CONTENTS • CAMPUS INFORMATION

Summer 2014 registration begins June 21, 2014.

CAMPUS LOCATIONS AND OFFICE HOURS LOMA VISTA ADULT CENTER 1266 San Carlos Avenue, Concord, CA 94518 • (925) 685-7340 Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 5:00–8:00pm (office closed 4:30–5:00pm) Office Closed: July 4, August 18-August 22, September 1

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

PLEASANT HILL EDUCATION CENTER One Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 • (925) 937-1530 Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00am–4:00pm (closed 1:00–2:00pm daily for lunch) Office Closed: July 4, August 18-August 22, September 1

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HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED PREPARATION ADULT BASIC EDUCATION It’s never too late to graduate! Come back to school! HS/GED/ABE Information Line: (925) 685-7340, ext. 6745 www.hsged.org Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:00-7:30pm Office closed 1:00-2:00pm daily All new students must attend orientation to be enrolled into classes. Register online at www.hsged.org. Click on the “Register for Orientation” tab.

See website for orientation times and dates. Classes meet at the Loma Vista Adult Center.

Fall Classes Fall classes start September 15, 2014. GED

Pre GED Government & Economics English

U.S. History

World History Pre Algebra Algebra

Earth Science and Biology

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Electives

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9:00–11:00am 9:00-11:00am 6:00–7:30pm 11:15am–1:15pm 7:45–9:15pm 9:00–11:00am 6:00–7:30pm 9:00–11:00am 9:00–11:00am 11:15am–1:15pm 6:00–7:30pm 7:45–9:15pm 9:00–11:00am 11:15am–1:15pm 7:45–9:15pm 11:15am–1:15pm 9:00–11:00am 6:00–7:30pm 9:00–11:00am 11:15am–1:15pm 7:45–9:15pm 9:00am–1:00pm 6:00–7:30pm Online 11:15am–1:15pm Online

M&W T & TH T & TH M–Th T & TH M&W T & TH M&W T & TH M&W T & TH T & TH T & TH M&W T & TH T & TH M&W T & TH T & TH M&W T & TH Fridays T & TH By appointment T & TH By appointment

Room D–7 Room D–7 Room D–7 Room D–7 Room D–7 Room D–6 Room D–6 Room B–4 Room B–4 Room B–4 Room B–4 Room B–4 Room D–6 Room D–6 Room D–6 Room D–6 Room B–3 Room B–3 Room B–3 Room B–3 Room B–3 Room B–4 Room B–4

Additional class meetings and new classes may be scheduled. Check with the high school office and our website for updates.

Diploma Requirements SUBJECT

CREDITS

English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Life Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Physical Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 U.S. History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 World History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 American Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Mathematics (includes 10 units of Algebra) . . . . . . . . 25 Fine Arts/Foreign Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Approved Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 Passing score on California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) required to graduate.


Starting Summer 2014, the new computer-based GED Exam will be administered. Go to www.mtdiabloadulted.org for details and test dates.

GED Examination Requirements Call our GED Info Line at (925) 685-7340 ext 6749 for information about the GED Exam.

NOTICE: The GED Exam changed in 2014. If you have passed some but not all subject tests prior to the new 2014 Exam, the prior scores will no longer be valid and you will have to take all subject tests again. Visit www.hsged.org for more information. • Must be at least 18 years old • Must have a valid government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license or DMV-issued ID, a passport, visa, or military ID, indicating date of birth, current residence, recent photo, and signature • Social security number recommended for registration

EMPLOYABILITY AND LIFE SKILLS Formerly Adults with Disabilities. Advance Registration Required. For more information, call number listed or (925) 685-7340, Ext. 6724.

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION • GED • LIFE SKILLS

Mt. Diablo Adult Education is now an official Pearson Vue GED Exam Testing site!

Transition Options Program (TOPS) Summer Connection This program is an extension of the Transition Options Program (TOPS) for adults with Asperger’s, High Functioning Autism and related disorders. It will provide a weekly “meet up” group for students to socialize together in a community setting. Staff will provide support and socialization practice for students during activities. Possible outings may include: dinner, movie, picnic at a park, meeting at a coffee house, etc. Please contact Karen Lingenfelter, Program Coordinator (925) 685-7340 ext. 6721 for more information and to enroll. Tuition: $30 in addition to the cost of any purchase made on an outing. 91923000

6:00–10:00pm

W

7/9–8/13

Goodenough/Gleeson

TBD

$30

Transition Options Program (TOPS) The regular Fall TOPS program will begin on September 9, 2014. 9/6–12/12

Goodenough/Gleeson

D–6, LVAC $150 Full–time* or $75 Part–time*

Life Skills Program – For Adults with Developmental Disabilities This is a comprehensive educational program that focuses on developing each student’s potential and independence. The curriculum is highly comprehensive and includes: functional academics, independent living skills, social/interpersonal skills and job training. Application required. To apply call (925) 685-7340, ext. 6721. No class July 4. 91933000/91903000 10:00am–4:00pm

M–F 7/1–Ongoing Baisman/Miller C–3/C–4, LVAC No Fee* *$70 per month for non–Regional Center clients.

On Track – A Program for Adults with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) This program provides a structured environment that assists individuals with ABI to relearn old skills, develop new coping skills, increase independence, learn about community resources, build self-esteem and improve cognitive skills. To apply call (925) 685-7340, ext. 2747. (There may be a wait list.) Fall starts September 9, 2014. 91901000/91911000 10:00am–3:00pm T/TH/F 9/9–ongoing Schretenthaler D–2/D–3, LVAC $80/per month Full–time* *Full–time = 2–3 days. Part–time = 1 day per week. or $40 per month Part–time*

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

91902000/91922000 1:00–4:00pm T–F *Full-time = 3–4 days. Part–time = 1–2 days.

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ESL • LIFE SKILLS

Watch for the opening of Mt. Diablo Adult Education's new Student Media Services and Resource Center – Fall 2014!

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) Loma Vista Adult Center Classes – July 1 through July 31, 2014 Priority will be given to new students. Registration Process: You must come in person to make an appointment to take the test and register for class.

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ESL Registration and Placement Office Room MU-17, Loma Vista Adult Center will be open Tuesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm and 6:30-8:30pm June 17, June 24, July 1, and July 8

Open enrollment is based on space available. New students are assessed for their level of literacy and English proficiency to ensure appropriate level placement. There is no charge for ESL classes.

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

English as a Second Language (ESL) Improve your conversation, grammar, reading, writing, listening, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Learn to use English to get a job, advance at work, participate and communicate in the community. All ESL classes have weekly access to a computer lab and are taught by highly-qualified and trained instructors. Beginning • Intermediate

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Loma Vista Adult Center, Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00-9:00pm

Distance Learning – English at Home/Citizenship Preparation Check out a video or DVD and receive a free workbook. Watch and complete the lessons at home and then meet with a teacher to review your work and answer your questions. $10 deposit collected at registration. Cash only. Loma Vista Adult Center, Tuesday and Thursday: 10:30am-12:00pm and 5:30-7:00pm Bay Point Library, Thursdays: 4:30-6:30pm

Citizenship Preparation A 10–session course designed to help those who want to learn step-by-step how to apply for American citizenship. Students will have an opportunity to develop and practice their English language skills specifically in preparation for the naturalization interview and learn to use technology to access current information. Competency in English at the Intermediate Low level required. Class meets twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday, from 7:00–9:00pm. Visit the ESL department at www.mtdiabloadulted.org/esl Email us at adultesl@mdusd.org Call (925) 685-7340, ext. 6750


(925) 685-7340, ext. 6730 Prepare for a career in under a year! Our short-term courses are designed to prepare students for today’s job market.

Register Online Now! www.mtdiabloadulted.org Register early to reserve your place and to ensure enough enrollees to run the class. If a class is canceled, you will be notified and given a full refund. Please read refund information on page 23.

Our Mission CTEC fully prepares adults to be successfully employed in demand occupations.

Our Vision

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER

CTEC is committed to providing high quality education and training in a supportive setting in partnership with business and industry enabling students to be fully prepared to succeed in their chosen occupations.

CTEC is also committed to collaborating with other agencies and organizations in creating and sustaining an efficient workforce and economic development system.

CTEC Certificate Programs

CTEC Certificate Classes Classes with individual certificates. • Account Clerk • Customer Service (National Certification) • Computer Applications Training • CPR for Health Care Providers • Food Safety (National Certification) (American Heart) • Office Skills

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

A series of classes and subjects leading to occupational program completion certificates. • Administrative Assistant* • Registered Dental Assistant* • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) • Sterile Processing Technician • Medical Assistant* • Surgical Technologist* Classes marked with * are Pell Grant Eligible.

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Account Clerk To earn a program certificate, successfully complete all of the following MDAE courses:

• Bookkeeping/Accounting I (Offered each term) • Bookkeeping/Accounting II (Fall, Winter, Spring terms) • Bookkeeping/Accounting III (Fall and Spring terms)

• Mastering Payroll (Fall and Spring terms) • QuickBooks (Fall, Winter, Spring terms) • Beginning Keyboarding (if necessary to meet minimum keyboarding and 10-key speeds)

Bookkeeping and Accounting I Learn the fundamentals of double-entry bookkeeping: journalizing, posting, trial balance preparation and financial statements. First class session is mandatory. Class fee includes text and workbook (also used for Bookkeeping and Accounting II). 56130011

5:30–8:30pm

T/TH

7/8–8/7

Crowe

C–11, LVAC

$294

Administrative Assistant Program Administrative assistants perform a variety of clerical and organizational tasks that are necessary to run an organization efficiently. They organize files, schedule appointments, and support the staff. They use computer software to compose messages, create spreadsheets, manage databases, and produce presentations, reports, and documents. Earn an Administrative Assistant certificate by learning the essential skills in the program components below. Program completion time is one year if attendance requirements and competencies are met. Admission requirement: Successful scores on reading and math assessments (see page 10, Step 1). For additional information, contact Julie Davis at davisju@mdusd.org. Pell Grant eligible. Next start 9/8/14. Cost approx. $3,100. Administrative Assistant Program Components: 1. Keyboarding – (6 weeks) 2. Computer Applications Certificate Training – (12 weeks) Windows 7, Word, Publisher, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook 3. Office/Computer Skills – (18 weeks) 4. Administrative Assistant Module – (6 weeks) 5. Business Office Internship – (8 weeks)

Computer Classes

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Keyboarding – Beginning Almost everyone uses a computer on the job. Proper keyboarding skills are essential for efficiency. In this class, learn to keyboard with immediate success. You will learn correct posture, hand and arm position, and proper key stroking to keyboard faster with fewer errors. Great course to prepare for other computer courses or to meet the 35 wpm speed requirement for our own Medical Assistant course.

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56101011

1:15–3:15pm

M–TH

7/7–8/14

Davis

B–10, LVAC

$99

Computer Applications Training Do you possess enough computer applications skills to be competitive in the job market? Our comprehensive certificate course starts with the basics and quickly advances to popular Microsoft applications. Microsoft Access Level 1 (1 week) Welcome to Windows 7 (1 week) Microsoft Word Levels 1, 2, 3 (3 weeks) Microsoft PowerPoint Levels 1, 2 (2 weeks) Microsoft Publisher (1 week) Microsoft Outlook Level 1 Microsoft Excel Levels 1, 2, 3 (3 weeks) If you do not want to take this full program, individual classes are available during Fall 2014. Textbooks and supplies included in fee and provided in class. Minimum attendance (80%) and successful scores on competency skill assessments required to earn certificate. Successful completion meets partial requirement of the Administrative Assistant Certificate (see above). If interested in the Administrative Assistant certificate, contact Julie Davis at davisju@mdusd.org. Admission requirement: 25 net wpm keyboarding speed. Next start 9/8/14.


56110011

1:15–4:15pm

M–TH

7/7–8/14

Davis

B–10, LVAC

$217

Career Support Classes CPR: Healthcare Provider See course information, description and details under Health Occupations on page 10. Customer Service Skills Certificate In one week, develop confidence to work positively with customers in a variety of situations and attain customer service skills necessary to obtain and keep a job. Earn a certificate that demonstrates to potential employers that you possess desired customer service skills. The National Retail Federation Foundation Certification assessment is offered on Friday each week of training for only $50 (fee waiver may be available). 56010011

9:00am–12:00noon M–F

7/28–8/1

Imani

EASTBAYWorks

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER

Office/Computer Skills Be better prepared to enter the job market! Develop and practice important skills that meet your employment goals or to meet the requirements for the Administrative Assistant certificate. Complete the listed modules and earn a certificate of competency for each. For beginners, it may take more than one term to complete the modules. Regular attendance is required. This is also a great class for practicing skills learned in other computer classes. New students accepted on Mondays only. Register any day to begin the following Monday. Admission requirement: Beginning Keyboarding course or 25 net words per minute speed. Modules include: • Building Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy for employment • Windows 7 Basics • Office Documents • Office Equipment • 10-key Speed and Accuracy Development • Filing Skills • Math Review • English Review • Employment Test Practice • Employment Search Skills (off site) • Customer Service (off site)

Free!

Food Safety Certificate Training Comprehensive course covers safe food handling practices and sanitation. Successfully completing the course meets the requirements of California Health & Safety Code Section 113947. Registration required prior to class start date to pick up textbook. Please pick up book two working days prior to class to allow time to complete the required pre-reading assignment. Fee includes book and exam. Re-test $75 if taken within one year of original Mt. Diablo Adult Education test date. 56500011 56500012

4:00–8:00pm 4:00–8:00pm

T T

7/22 & 7/29 8/5 & 8/12

Narcisse Narcisse

A–3, LVAC A–3, LVAC

$116 $116

56016000

By appointment

T/TH

7/8–8/7

Staff

B–10, LVAC

$25

Spanish for Educators Do you work in a school office or classroom? Do you often need to communicate with Spanish-speaking parents or students? Will it help you to know basic Spanish? Then, this class is designed for you (the beginner). Learn basic conversational Spanish in 12 sessions. Textbook included in fee. Next start Fall 2014.

Transfer Regulation Certificates of completion are awarded to students who meet the program objectives, standards and clock hours. Mt. Diablo Adult Education’s Career and Technical Education Center programs do not award academic credit. The CTEC does not allow the transfer of students between programs offered within the institution or into programs from another institution, nor does it accept clock hours earned at another institution.

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Keyboarding/10-Key Speed Certification Do you need a certificate verifying your typing or ten-key speed? Both certifications include warm-up, a practice test, and two 5-minute sustained timed writings or 10-key tests. They are scored immediately and you will leave with written verification. Call (925) 685-7340, ext. 6820, to schedule your appointment (afternoons only). Regretfully, we cannot provide unscheduled certifications.

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Admission Requirements for Comprehensive CTEC Programs Administrative Assistant, Dental Assistant, EMT, Medical Assistant, Sterile Processing Technician. Step 1 Pass free reading and math assessment. To register, go to www.mtdiabloadulted.org. Click Online Registration. On left, click CTEC Assessment. Step 2 Attend free Orientation to Health Careers (for health occupations only). To register, go to www.mtdiabloadulted.org. Click Online Registration. On left, click CTEC Assessment and scroll down to Orientation. Step 3 Complete prerequisites and register in the CTEC Office (no online registration).

Health Occupations CTEC Admission Assessments The first step toward enrolling in one of CTEC ’s training programs is to take the CTEC admission assessments for reading comprehension and math competency. Upon successful completion of both the Orientation to Health Careers (below) and qualifying scores on the CTEC Admission Assessment, participants may register in the CTEC Office for the desired health occupations program. Free! To register, go to www.mtdiabloadulted.org. Click Online Registration. On left, click CTEC Assessment. Orientation to Health Careers This orientation class meets one of the prerequisites for MDAE’s health occupations programs. Included are: assessment results, health care employment outlook, job requirements, options for study, student and school expectations, admission requirements, and more. Upon successful completion of both the CTEC Admission Assessment and this class, participants may register in the CTEC Office for the desired health occupations program. Free! To register, go to www.mtdiabloadulted.org. Click Online Registration. On left, click CTEC Assessment. Scroll down to Orientation. Medical Terminology “Jump start” your career in the health profession by learning the basics of medical terminology – an essential for anyone wishing to enter or further a health career. Learn to decode medical words (including prefixes and suffixes) system by system using color coding, word games, and clever ways to improve your memory. No prerequisites; everyone welcome. This course meets the Medical Terminology prerequisite for Fall 2014 Medical Assistant course. Textbook and supplies included in fee.

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

56035011

10

8:30am–3:00pm

T/TH

7/14–8/14

Saxton

C–16, LVAC

$299

CPR for the Healthcare Provider This course meets the requirement for healthcare workers and includes two-rescuer CPR, management of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO), use of barrier devices for ventilation and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Fee includes book, materials and CPR card. Important: Register at least 24 hours prior to class to pick up and read required materials. 56300011 56300012 56300013 56300014 56300015

8:30am–12:30pm 8:30am–12:30pm 8:30am–12:30pm 8:30am–12:30pm 8:30am–12:30pm

W W W W W

7/9 7/16 7/23 7/30 8/6

Reyna Reyna Reyna Reyna Reyna

C–17, LVAC C–17, LVAC C–17, LVAC C–17, LVAC C–17, LVAC

Need Tuition Help? If interested in one of our Pell Grant eligible courses (noted in course descriptions), apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov and enter school code #030624. After applying, send an email to Andrea Murphy at murphya@mdusd.org. *Courses with one asterisk include text, malpractice insurance and uniform.

$82 $82 $82 $82 $82


Dental Infection Control This required course for Dental Assistants is an eight (8) hour Infection Control course taught in a one-day session focusing on all aspects of infection control in a dental setting. Successful completion meets the requirements of sections 1750 or 1752:1 from the Dental Board of California as well as for the Orthodontic Assistant permit (Section 1750:2) and Oral Sedation permit (Section 1750:4). 56308011

8:00am–4:30pm

F

8/1

Becker

A–5, LVAC

$251

Dental Assistant Program Within one year, learn the dental sciences and chair-side skills necessary to be a Registered Dental Assistant in our California Dental Board-accredited course. Start with the evening introduction class covering the foundations of dental assisting (including tooth anatomy, infection control, OSHA requirements, and more). Advance to the daytime class to learn registered dental assistant (chair-side) skills along with dental radiology, coronal polishing, and pit and fissure sealants. In the final module, you will be placed in a dental office to complete a clinical externship. We offer three enrollment opportunities per academic year for this program: Fall, Winter, and Spring. This course is Pell Grant eligible. For admission requirements please see page 10. Next Start 9/9/14

Becker/Coffer/Reynolds/Thomson

A–5, LVAC

$6,400***

Medical Occupations Emergency Medical Technician (EMT 1) Program Learn emergency care procedures utilized by EMTs in accordance with the State of CA Administration Code. Modules include patient assessment/management, cardiac arrest management/AED, bag-valve-mask ventilation, immobilization, traction splinting, bleeding control/shock management, airway, mouth-to-mouth ventilation, oxygen administration, and much more. Our course instructors are trained and certified Paramedics who not only teach from the textbook, but also bring real life situations into the classroom. To receive a certificate of completion, meet the minimum number of attendance hours, pass cognitive (written) examinations, pass psychomotor (skills) examinations, and successfully complete two full-shift ride-alongs. Graduates are eligible for the National Registry for EMT certification exam. For admission requirements please see page 10. Next Start 9/9/14

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER

Dental Occupations

Approx. $1,600*

EMT Refresher This 24-hour class meets the requirements to recertify for EMT license in accordance with Title 22 of the California code of Regulations. EMTs who need just a few CEs may register for specific modules if space is available. Admission requirement: copy of EMT card and current Healthcare Provider CPR card. 56342011 8:30am–5:00pm and 8:30am–12:30pm

TH F

7/31, 8/7 8/1, 8/8

Reyna

C–17, LVAC

$240

8:30am–1:00pm M–F Next Start 9/8/14 Approx. $4,100* Students will be placed on rotation for externship to complete 320 hours to be performed after successful completion of didactic portion of program.

Register Early!

Don’t wait until the last minute! Classes will be offered or canceled based upon registrations. Marginal enrollment or attendance may result in reduction of published class hours or cancellation of class. Please register early to avoid disappointment for yourself and others.

*Courses with one asterisk include text, malpractice insurance and uniform.

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Medical Assistant Program Medical Assistants are important members of health care teams assisting physicians with patients from scheduling appointments to taking vital signs, from rooming patients to performing laboratory tests, and from filing medical records to assisting with medical procedures. Our dynamic class covers both the clinical and administrative functions of the medical office so that you are cross trained and, therefore, more employable. Didactic training is followed by a required 320-hour externship in a doctor’s office or clinic. This course is Pell Grant eligible. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Medical Terminology (see page 15 for class information), basic computer skills and 35 net wpm typing speed. Medical Terminology and Keyboarding available this summer! For admission requirements please see page 10.

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CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER

Sterile Processing Technician Program The main duty of a Sterile Processing Technician is to ensure that instruments used by medical personnel are contaminant-free. In the Sterile Processing Technician program at Mt Diablo Adult Education, students are instructed on proper techniques to clean and sterilize medical instruments and to understand microbiology and infection control methods. Students learn the proper names and categories of medical instruments and how to properly transfer and store instruments to keep them contaminant-free. The program includes classroom lecture/study, practice in lab environments. Successful students will be placed in a 200-hour clinical externship in a hospital to complete the program. For admission requirements please see page 10. Next Start Spring 2015 Approx. $3,150* Clinical externship placements are on a rotational basis and may not immediately follow the didactic portion of the course. Depending on hospital schedules, placement may take longer than 6 months.

Surgical Technologist Program Train to work as a surgical technologist. As an integral member of the surgical team, you will learn how to prevent contamination, pass instruments, inventory instruments, utilize surgical equipment, identify and preserve specimens, anticipate the needs of the surgeon, and provide for the needs of the patient. The didactic courses include anatomy and physiology, basic medical terminology, pharmacology, surgical instrumentation, hands-on labs in mock operating room, and daily homework. Successful students will serve 560 hours of clinical externship in surgery centers and hospitals during Terms 2 and 3. The national CST exam is required for completion of course (exam fee included in course fees) and details will be provided by the instructors. Selection for the 2014 cohort is already underway. To receive information about admission requirements, please send an email with name and contact information to mdaesurgicaltech@mdusd.org. Information for the 2015 cohort will be sent out in January 2015. This course is Pell Grant eligible. The initial requirements for admission are: qualifying scores on reading assessment (11th grade level) and math assessment (10th grade level), administered in 2015. *Courses with one asterisk include text, malpractice insurance and uniform.

STUDENT SERVICES Individual support available for the following:  CalWORKs  Pell Grants and Payment Plans  WorkForce Investment Act (WIA)

 Private Rehabilitation  Veterans  Unemployment Insurance (CTB)

Contact Andrea Murphy/Financial Aid: murphya@mdusd.org (925) 685-7340, ext. 6733

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

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Mt. Diablo Adult Education is a proud partner of . . .

www.eastbayworks.org

One Stop Career Center 4071 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250, Concord, CA 94520 • (925) 671-4500

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm • Tuesday until 6:00pm For access to the resources at EASTBAY Works, clients must create an online account at www.eastbayworks.com. This can be done in advance or at the center. A tour of the center is strongly encouraged – offered daily at 10:00am and 1:00pm. Orientación en Español cada Miércoles a las 11:00am. Youth Services tours on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm.

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For more information, call numbers listed or (925) 685-7340, ext. 6720. Students must be at least 18 years of age to register. Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm Register Early – Classes will be offered or canceled based upon registrations. Marginal enrollment or attendance may result in reduction of published class hours or cancellation of class.

Online registration is available for most Parent Education classes. Some classes require on-site registration and are indicated with the symbol.

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PARENT EDUCATION

PARENT EDUCATION

www.mtdiabloadulted.org Summer Toddler Classes Toddler II: 16-23 Months Parents and children attend class together. Class divides for discussion time and children have age appropriate planned activities, snacks and outside playtime. Topics include: Temper Trantrums, Potty Training, Limit Setting and more. Includes lab fee. No class on July 4. 97100010 9:00–11:00am F 7/11–8/8 97100011 11:15am–1:15pm F 7/11–8/8 *Additional $30 fee per child for more than one child (multiples).

Koppenhaver–Klute C–2, LVAC Koppenhaver–Klute C–2, LVAC

$75* $75*

Summer Preschool Classes Play and Learn Fun Evenings Parent attends with children. Multi-age class appropriate for 2 to 7 year olds. Wednesday evenings. July 9 Treasure Hunt! We will decorate treasure boxes and hunt for treasure. July 16 Ice Cream Day! We will make ice cream and have a party. July 23 Let’s Keep Cool! We will build ice sculptures and paint them. July 30 Silly Days of Summer! We will make silly hats, paint silly T-shirts and sing silly songs! 97240040

6:00–7:30pm

W

7/9–7/30

Reposa

E–2, LVAC $44/family ($12 per family per class)

97210040

9:00–11:00am

T/TH

7/8–7/31

Bramwell C–2, LVAC $100 (additional $50 and time in classroom for more than one child)

Parent Education Cooperative Preschool 3 & 4 Combo Parents will work in classroom approximately two or three times. Co-op parents meet before class time for class preparation. Join us for four fun-filled weeks! We will travel back in time and explore the world of dinosaurs. Bring your sunscreen and towel as we head outside and have a week of water play. We will close our summer school with a week of yummy cooking! Preschool 3 – Child 3 Years as of 12/2/14, Child 4 Years as of 12/4/14 97300010 8:30–11:30am T/W/TH 7/8–7/31 Pfeiffer E–2, LVAC

Parent Education Speakers’ Bureau Providing workshops of your choice at your site! Speakers are credentialed Parent Educators. For more information call: (925) 685-7340, ext. 6720 or email: reposas@mdusd.org

$145

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Parent Education Cooperative: 24-36 Months/Preschool 2 Child attends two days, parent one day each week. Join us for four weeks of water play, painting and lots of fun art activities. Child must be 2 years as of July 8.

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Certificate/Court Parenting Class Open Entry – Join any time • $70 per person Class topics include Self Esteem and Temperament, Communication in the Family, Parenting Styles and Philosophies, Punishment and Discipline, Positive Discipline, Positive Parenting I and II, Co-Parenting, Moving Forward, and Wrap-Up. 97800000 Tuesday

6:30–9:00pm*

Pfeiffer/Brown

Ongoing

C–4, LVAC

Anger Management Certificate available for court directed students. Open Entry – Join any time • $75 per person Class topics include: Anger Awareness, Anger, Hostility and Your Health, Anger Triggers and Expression, Positive Communication, Family Conflict, Stress Management, Conflict Resolution, Survival Skills, Coping Strategies, and Individual Master Plan for Anger Control. 97700000 Thursday 6:30–9:00pm* Johnson *NEW STUDENTS arrive at 6:30pm. Class begins at 7:00pm.

Ongoing

C–4, LVAC

For further information please call (925) 685-7340, ext. 6720.

Fall 2014 Preschool and Pre-K Classes Parent Education Cooperative: 24-36 Months/Preschool 2 Child attends two days, parent one day each week. One Saturday 3-hour maintenance days and monthly Parent Education evening classes required. $50 non-refundable registration fee. TB and fingerprint clearance required. Child 2 Years as of 9/1/14 (younger children accepted if space available) 97200010 9:15–11:15am M/W 9/15–12/10 Reposa C–2, LVAC $250/qtr. (additional cost and time in classroom for more than one child) 97210010 9:00–11:00am T/TH 9/16–12/11 Bramwell C–2, LVAC $250/qtr. (additional cost and time in classroom for more than one child)

Parent Education Cooperative – Preschool at Hidden Valley   A collaboration between Hidden Valley Elementary School and Mt. Diablo Adult Education. Co-op parents meet before class time for monthly class preparation and educational discussion and two 2-hour evening maintenance day. Parent Education evening classes required. Parents work in the classroom one day each week. $100 non-refundable registration fee. Child must be 4 by 12/2/14. TB and fingerprint clearance required. 97410010

8:30–11:30am

M/W/F

9/15–12/12

Toman

HVE

$139/mo.

Parent Education Cooperative Preschool 3   Parents work in classroom approximately three times per month. Co-op parents meet before and after class time for class preparation and educational discussion. Two 3-hour Saturday maintenance days and monthly Parent Education evening classes required. $75 non-refundable registration fee. TB and fingerprint clearance required.

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Preschool 3 – Child 3 Years as of 12/2/14 97300010 8:30am–12:00noon T/TH 9/16–12/11

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Hackett

E–2, LVAC

$120/mo.

Parent Education Cooperative Pre-K   Our Pre-K program helps prepare children for kindergarten. Parents work in classroom one day each week. Two 3-hour maintenance workdays and monthly Parent Education classes required. $75 non-refundable registration fee. Enrollment subject to continuation of currently enrolled students. TB fingerprint clearance required. Pre–K – Child 4 Years as of 12/2/14 97400010 8:30am–12:00noon M/W/F

9/15–12/12

Hackett

Register at Loma Vista Adult Center

Loma Vista Preschool A Parent Participation Preschool Program Preschool 2: child 24-36 months Registration July 8 Preschool 3: child 3 years as of 12/2/14 Registration Ongoing Pre-K: child 4 years as of 12/2/14 Registration Ongoing Loma Vista Adult Center, 1266 San Carlos Avenue, Concord

For more information, call (925) 685-7340, ext. 6720, or email jonesd@mdusd.org.

E–1, LVAC

$143/mo.


Preschool at Hidden Valley Elementary A Parent Participation Preschool Program for Children ages 4-5 years (child 4 years as of 12/2/14) Registration Open Now Preschool meets M/W/F, 8:30-11:30am Parents are required to work in classroom one day per week. Hidden Valley Elementary, Room B-4 500 Glacier Drive, Martinez

For more information contact Sharon Reposa at (925) 685-7340, ext. 6720, email reposas@mdusd.org

LIFELONG EDUCATION Students must be 18 years or older. Register Early – Classes will be offered or canceled based upon registrations. Marginal enrollment may result in reduction of published class hours or cancellation of class. See refund policy on page 39.

(925) 937-1530

Register Online Now!

Online registration is available for all Lifelong Education courses.

PARENT EDUCATION • LIFELONG EDUCATION

Register at Loma Vista Adult Center

www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Art and Crafts Art Classes Drawing Made Easy Learn simple techniques so that you can draw any subject with skill and confidence. Beginners welcome. Bring 9x12 sketch pad and pencil to first class. Supply list in office. (6 weeks) 9:00am–12:00noon T

7/8–8/12

Antkowiak

114, PHEC

$80

Fundamentals of Painting – Landscape and Portraits – Oil and Acrylic Learn the fundamentals of painting and how to use traditional fine art materials. Weekly critiques, discussions and applications of design, color, value, and technique. Beginners welcome. Supply list at first class. (6 weeks) 96103001

9:00am–12:00noon M

7/7–8/11

Jezierny

209, PHEC

$85

Realistic Portraits and Landscapes in Oils or Acrylics Learn to develop realistic landscape and portrait paintings. Lecture, demonstration and critiques will increase visual awareness. Composition, color and techniques to be emphasized. For intermediate and advanced students. Supply list at first class. (6 weeks) 96106001

1:00–4:00pm

T

7/8–8/12

Bergren

112, PHEC

$80

Watercolor Learn the pure and simple techniques of creating beautiful landscapes, still life and floral paintings. Basic demonstrations each class. Supply list at first class. (6 weeks) 96107001 96107002

9:30am–12:30pm 1:00–4:00pm

W W

7/9–8/13 7/9–8/13

Strout Strout

209, PHEC 209, PHEC

$80 $80

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

96102001

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LIFELONG EDUCATION

Crafts Classes Jewelry Beading Learn stringing, wire wrapping and design techniques to create lovely jewelry. Make bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more. Revitalize old jewelry to create up-to-date styles. Supply list at first class. (6 weeks) 96203001

1:00–3:30pm

F

7/11–8/15

Croft

114, PHEC

$67

Knitting After mastering the basic knit and purl stitches, learn variations as you make individual or class projects. Knit beautiful items for yourself, your home, or for gifts. For beginners or those refreshing their skills. Beginners bring #8 needles, one skein yarn (no black) or projects in progress. (6 weeks) 95425002

6:30–9:00pm

W

7/9–8/13

Holmes

110, PHEC

$67

Weaving with Beads Learn to set up a loom and weave with seed beads. Move on to patterns and combinations of gemstones and seed beads. Beginners may purchase starter kit in first class: includes loom, beads, thread, needle and clasps. All students need PVC pipe loom and may purchase in class. Supply list in office. (5 weeks) 95430001

1:00–3:30pm

M

7/14–8/11

Johnson

114, PHEC

$64

Boating Safety Boating Weekend Navigator – Part I Part I taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Learn basic navigation, the old fashioned way and the new electronic way. All navigation tools, charts, and GPS handhelds supplied for in-class use. You do not need to own a boat – only a desire to learn. No prerequisite. 242 page textbook required, pay $65 in class by check or cash. For more information email Barry Campbell at bjcemail@earthlink.net. (5 weeks) 20101001

7:00–9:30pm

W

7/16–8/13

Campbell

109, PHEC

$10

Cooking

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

All cooking classes are hands-on.

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We’re proud to introduce our cooking instructors: Vince Aiello, chef, former restaurant owner, graduate of San Francisco Culinary Academy and Tante Marie Cooking School. Suzanne Aldrich, a former chef, attended the San Francisco Culinary Academy as well as cooking schools in Paris, France, Southern France and Mexico. She has taught cooking classes for 25 years. Rosemary Davidson, has been cooking since the age of 16, was taught by her grandmother, cooking is a passion for her. Eleanor Triboletti, an experienced chef and teacher, currently co-owner and Chef de Cuisine at Nizza La Bella Bistro in Albany. All Things Benedict* If you love Eggs Benedict, you will be “in Hollandaise Heaven.” We will prepare the Classic Eggs Benedict, of course, but …have you ever tried Eggs Benedict Florentine, or Eggs Benedict Maltaise? How about Eggs Benedict Choron or Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict? This class will teach you how to make a Classic French Hollandaise and then some of the many other sauces that are derived from this incredible classic sauce. (2 weeks) 95148001

6:00–9:00pm

TH

7/10–7/17

Triboletti

102, PHEC

$60

Cooking with the Season’s* Cooking with the Season’s is about cooking in harmony with nature and the four seasons. You will be surprised at the variety of fruits and vegetables that are available in our summer season. We will prepare incredible but simple dishes that are perfect for the lazy days of summer. (2 weeks) 95144001

6:00–9:00pm

TH

8/7–8/14

Triboletti

102, PHEC

*Each participant must sign a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

$60


95164001

6:00–9:00pm

T

7/22

Aldrich

102, PHEC

$31

French Pastries* July 14th is the French Independence Bastille Day so let all us Francophiles celebrate by making some wonderfully delicious French desserts such as – an apple/almond crème filling layered between crepes, an apple tarte tatin upside down apple pie, crème patisserie and summer fruit parfaits, a summer fruit galette pizza, and a creamy lemon rice cake pudding. 95163001

6:00–9:00pm

T

7/8

Aldrich

102, PHEC

LIFELONG EDUCATION

Everything you Want to Know About Coffee* Learn about coffee by drinking great coffee drinks and eating great coffee desserts such as – a coffee and chocolate cake with coffee/ganache frosting, an Italian tiramisu, brownies flavored with coffee and cinnamon, coffee crème brulee, a café au lait pudding with whipped cream, a coffee chocolate mousse and various coffee drinks such as – a coffee frappe from France, an Italian affogato coffee, a Mexican coffee and an Italian coffee flavored ice granita.

$31

Let’s Do Brunch* Looking for a new brunch stop? Why not your house? Learn to prepare some of your favorite brunch foods such as French Omelettes, Buckwheat Crepes, Potato Pancakes, Cinnamon and Raisin French Toast and Buttermilk Lemon Soufflé Cake, just to name a few! (2 weeks) 95145001

6:00–9:00pm

TH

7/24–7/31

Triboletti

102, PHEC

$60

Let’s Make Appetizers (Summer Parties and Barbeques) What’s a summer party or BBQ without delicious appetizers and wine? Learn to make fresh, simple and quick appetizers from basic to elegant. Wine pairings will be suggested and discussed. 95156001

6:00–9:00pm

W

7/9

Aiello

102, PHEC

$31

Let’s Make Quick and Simply Delicious Desserts Learn to make palate teasing desserts designed to be quick and simple as well as elegant and tasty. 95160001

6:00–9:00pm

W

8/6

Aiello

102, PHEC

$31

Let’s Make Pasta A basic class in fresh pasta making, including ravioli and three basic pasta sauces. 95161001

6:00–9:00pm

W

8/13

Aiello

102, PHEC

$31

Let’s Make Summer Salads Create home-style, chilled salads from greens to vegetables as well as gourmet and elegant special salads. 95157001

6:00–9:00pm

W

7/16

Aiello

102, PHEC

$31

Let’s Make Summer Sides From vegetables to fruits, classic to nouveau, learn to create side dishes that can be prepared quickly and taste delicious. 95158001

6:00–9:00pm

W

7/23

Aiello

102, PHEC

$31

95159001

6:00–9:00pm

W

7/30

Aiello

102, PHEC

$31

Mouthwatering Biryani* A blend of spices with chicken, beef or shrimp in basmati rice. This is one of the main courses during special events and weddings. Cooking Biryani is a state of the art process which is not only tasty but presentable. 20313001

6:00–9:00pm

T

8/12

Davidson

102, PHEC

$31

Summer Vegetables* We are going to enjoy preparing all the wonderful summer vegetables in this class by making a string bean vinaigrette salad, roasted summer tomatoes with angel hair pasta, roasted shrimp with penne pasta and sautéed summer vegetables, a fresh uncooked tomatoes sauce with spaghetti, a lasagna filled with summer vegetables, linguine pasta with goat cheese and a fresh summer herb vinaigrette, and summer leafy greens sautéed with garlic and pancetta bacon. 95162001

6:00–9:00pm

T

7/15

Aldrich

102, PHEC

*Each participant must sign a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

$31

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Let’s Make Summer Soups Learn to make 2 versions of classic chilled Spanish Gaspacho Soup, an elegant Mexican version as well as the famous chilled French potato soup Vichyssoise.

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LIFELONG EDUCATION

Teatime Snacks* Quick and easy snacks that will be a source of pride and joy for any hostess! Learn how to make delicious samosas with vegetable or meat filling. Also learn how to prepare sweet and tasty snacks which could also be used as desserts. 20315001

6:00–9:00pm

T

8/5

Davidson

102, PHEC

$31

Vegetable Medley* A colorful array of carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, peas, zucchini and potatoes, cooked together with onions and tomatoes that can be eaten with bread or rice. This is a must for all vegetarians and vegans. 20314001

6:00–9:00pm

T

7/29

Davidson

102, PHEC

$31

Dance Dance for beginners and for those who want to improve their style and skills.

All About Social Ballroom, Swing Dance and Hot Latin Salsa* Confidence is the key to enjoying dancing! Learn Jitterbug, original Rock’n’Roll, Fox Trot, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Tango, Basic West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop and Country Western. Learn exciting Latin beats of Salsa, ChaCha and lots more. Prepare for dance parties and weddings. Summer weddings are just around the corner! The more you know the more fun you’ll have. Leading and following is emphasized. We change partners; SINGLES AND COUPLES WELCOME, ages 18- 88! (4 weeks) 20876001

7:00-8:30pm

T

7/8-7/29

Magid

Multi Use, PHEC

$79

Finance, Careers, Life Planning and Real Estate From the Hill to the Street: An Insider’s Perspective of the Political Environment The ongoing budget battles in Washington, along with the upcoming midterm elections, are likely to spark market volatility in 2014. Class includes the debt ceiling debate, tax reform, midterm elections and Obamacare. This will be a stimulating presentation from the Hill to the Street covering the political environment that affects “Baby Boomers.” 20765001

6:30–8:00pm

TH

7/31

Noceti

209, PHEC

$20

Retirement Rollovers Use the 10-step Rollover Ready Checklist to get ready for your Greatest Adventure Yet! I know people are telling you how “easy” it is to do a rollover, but what they may not be telling you is that you have a lot of options on where to move your money and how. Get the options or rules wrong and it could cost you in taxes, penalties, fees, and time. Come learn the rule to control access to your money. 20766001

6:30–7:30pm

TH

8/14

Noceti

209, PHEC

$15

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Savvy Social Security Planning for Couples The Social Security decisions you and your spouse make when you are in your 60’s will determine the amount of total income you will receive over your lifetime – including the lifetime income of the spouse who lives the longest. Come learn about some little-known rules that can help married couples get more out of the Social Security system.

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20760001

6:30–8:00pm

TH

7/10

Noceti

209, PHEC

$20

Tax Planning Under the New Tax Law After a long period of uncertainty over taxes, the fiscal cliff deal has finally given taxpayers some much-needed clarity – and the opportunity to put in place some tax-smart long-term saving and investment plans. At this educational seminar you will learn: What are the new State and Federal Tax Changes? What is the impact to you? Singles, Married, Retired. What has changed with deduction limits for higher income earners and planning strategies to consider? 20764001

6:30–8:00pm

TH

7/24

Noceti

209, PHEC

$20

Trusts and Estate Planning Made Simple Revocable Living Trusts avoid probate. Did you know that there are different kinds of Revocable Living Trusts? At the time of death a trust can be expensive and complicated or simple and economical to administer, depending on what you chose. Have your questions answered by an experienced attorney who will explain exactly how trusts and wills work in a way that is easy to understand. (2 weeks) 96401001

7:00–9:00pm

T

7/8–7/15

McFalone

114, PHEC

*Each participant must sign a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

$27


20525001

7:00–9:00pm

W

7/16–7/23

St. Clare

112, PHEC

$34

Foreclosure and Short Sale Secrets Learn the truth about buying bargain priced properties! Gain all the information you need to buy for investing or that dream home. Learn the critical difference between a foreclosure and a short sale, where the best deals are found, how to obtain the best financing terms and what to do to get your offer accepted by the bank! 20526001

7:00–9:00pm

W

7/9

St. Clare

112, PHEC

$18

Sell Your Home for Top Dollar Sell for the highest price in the least amount of time. Whether selling “By Owner” or with a Realtor, you’ll come away from this class with inside tips on “staging” your home, reaching quality buyers, “fix it” items on which to spend (or not spend) money, and more. 20527001

7:00–9:00pm

W

7/30

St. Clare

112, PHEC

LIFELONG EDUCATION

Buy and Finance Your Dream Home A step-by-step, easy to understand guide through the entire home buying process. Learn to write purchase offers, know your contract obligations, figure tax savings and choose the perfect agent for you. We’ll look at various methods of low-down, low interest rate programs, credit report fixes, home inspections and more. Avoid feeling lost in the process! By the end of class you will feel confident, knowledgeable and ready to buy a home. (2 weeks)

$18

Fitness, Health and Nutrition Chair Yoga – Gentle Movement* Gain the benefits of yoga in a gentle and safe setting! Chair Yoga is designed for people who have trouble getting up or down, have injuries, or those who have joint issues. Yoga increases the range of motion, flexibility, and strength in the body making day to day activities easier to do! Reduce stress using the traditional techniques that Yogis have been using for ages. All you need to bring is yourself and a mat! (6 weeks) 20665001

10:00–10:45am

M

7/7–8/11

Vasilev

Mat Room, PHEC

$33

CrossFit* CrossFit is an innovative, fun program designed for ALL levels of fitness that will challenge beginners and pros. Varied routines insure you’ll never get bored! CrossFit is composed of functional, effective movements making it extremely efficient. Taught at Delta Martial Arts and Athletics behind Peet’s Coffee in Oak Grove Plaza, Concord (925) 798-6235. (6 weeks) 20640001

7:30–8:30pm

W

7/9–8/13

Hamilton

DMAA

$55

Exercise Using the Ballet Barre* Tone body safely and thoroughly. Release stress by focusing on physical and mental challenges of basic ballet. Bring a mat or towel. (6 weeks) 95201001

7:00–8:00pm

T

7/8–8/12

Taylor–Maurer

SmGym, PHEC

$31

Move It* Experience a fun combination of flexibility, strength, and great cardiovascular aerobic workouts while using free weights. Designed to tone and strengthen core muscles, class is suitable for all participants. Weights are provided! Bring floor mat to class. (6 weeks) 95202001

8:30–9:30am

F

7/11–8/15

Legault

SmGym, PHEC

$35

96509001 96509003 96509002

9:00–10:00am T 9:00–10:00am TH 11:00am–12:00noon F

7/8–8/12 7/10–8/14 7/11–8/15

McGovern McGovern McGovern

SmGym, PHEC SmGym, PHEC SmGym, PHEC

$37 $37 $37

Pilates, Zumba and More!* Exercise can be fun! Come join me for an hour that will combine Zumba Fitness, weight training, standing balance and Pilates Mat exercises designed to improve your posture, balance, and increase your overall strength. For all Fitness Levels. Weights and Dyno bands provided. Mat required. Suanne McGovern, MSEd, MPH, Certified Zumba Instructor. (6 weeks) 95203001 95203002

5:45–6:45pm M 7/7–8/11 McGovern SmGym, PHEC 5:45–6:45pm W 7/9–8/13 McGovern SmGym, PHEC *Each participant must sign a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

$31 $31

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Mat and M.E.L.T. Method for All Levels!*   Do you want to open the door to a lifetime of improved health, energy, vitality, and longevity? Using your own soft foam roller and small balls in a specific series of movements rehydrates your connective tissue, reduces stress on joints, and rebalances your nervous system. Activate your own body’s powerful healing system! Mats and soft foam roller required. Small balls provided. Suanne McGovern, MSEd, MPH. (6 weeks)

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LIFELONG EDUCATION

Pilates, Zumba and More for Seniors!* Do you want to increase your flexibility, improve your posture and increase your stamina? This class provides a combination of Zumba Fitness, weight-bearing exercise, balance and Pilates exercises designed for the boomer generation. You are as young as your spine! For all fitness levels. Weights and Dyno bands are provided. Mats required. Suanne McGovern, MSEd, MPH, Certified Zumba Instructor. (6 weeks) 96503001 96503003 96503002

4:30–5:30pm 4:30–5:30pm 9:45–10:45am

M W F

7/7–8/11 7/9–8/13 7/11–8/15

McGovern McGovern McGovern

SmGym, PHEC SmGym, PHEC SmGym, PHEC

$31 $31 $31

Slim and Trim to Music* Low impact aerobics for mature bodies! Feel great, strengthen back, flatten abdomen, improve posture, lower blood pressure, and lose inches. Ends with relaxation exercises. Bring water bottle, mat, rope, and one pound weights. (6 weeks) 96504001 96504002 96504003

8:15–9:15am 9:30–10:30am 10:45–11:45am

T/TH T/TH T/TH

7/8–8/14 7/8–8/14 7/8–8/14

Genden Genden Genden

MU Rm, LVAC MU Rm, LVAC MU Rm, LVAC

$66 $66 $66

Un-Believe-a-Ball* Beat energy blahs with an invigorating exercise ball workout. Strengthening moves on a stability ball will send your body a wakeup call. The ball provides balance to improve core strength and posture. Bring floor mat and inflated ball to class (55cm for most participants). (6 weeks) 95205001

8:30–9:30am

M

7/7–8/11

Legault

SmGym, PHEC

$35

Wing Tsun Kung Fu Self Defense* Gain confidence as you learn to “feel” an opponent’s intentions and put sharpened reflexes to immediate use. Train your response and learn to use leverage; you don’t have to be big or strong. All ages and sizes can successfully learn Wing Tsun. Taught at Delta Martial Arts and Athletics behind Peet’s Coffee in the Oak Grove Plaza, Concord (925) 798-6235. (6 weeks) 20641001

6:45–7:45pm

F

7/11–8/15

Hamilton

DMAA

$55

Yoga (Hatha) – Everything Starts at the Core* Increase your strength and move easier. Yoga also reduces stress and anxiety, as well as manages a variety of physical conditions. Connect with your body and breathe as you learn and practice mindful alignment. Bring a yoga mat, towel, and bare feet and wear non-restrictive comfortable clothing. (6 weeks) 20664002

9:45–11:00am

W

7/9–8/13

Vasilev

Mat Rm, PHEC

$52

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

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Upholstery* Learn to reupholster your tired chair, ottoman, dining room chairs and more. Class includes the necessary skills to give your project a new look and save money too! Learn how to select, measure and cut fabric. Topics include spring tying, stuffing, and applying fabric as well as proper handling of tools. Some projects require sewing. Projects can be stored on site while enrolled and actively attending class. Beginning students may not bring a sofa or loveseat. Supply list in PHEC office. (4 weeks) 20277001 20277003

9:30am–12:30pm 6:00–9:00pm

T T

7/8–7/29 7/8–7/29

Myers Myers

HDLC HDLC

$129 $129

Language French – Beginner Our beginner French class introduces you to the basics of the language: proper pronunciation, counting, describing, asking for directions, placing an order, telling time and much more, while learning about the French culture. Textbook sold in class. (6 weeks) 20702001

7:00–8:30pm

T

7/8–8/12

Boulingui

505, PHEC

$61

French – Intermediate The activities in this class are conducted mostly in French to allow you to improve your knowledge from French – Beginners: Movies, discussions, games and more. You will learn to express your ideas in complex sentences. Prerequisite: at least one term of French – Beginners. (6 weeks) 20703001

7:00–8:30pm

TH

7/10–8/14

Boulingui

505, PHEC

*Each participant must sign a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

$99


20718001

5:30–7:30pm

T

7/8–8/5

Martinez–Orlando

112, PHEC

$84

Music and Voice Beginning Guitar Most popular songs use only 3 or 4 simple chords. This class will have you playing real rock and folk songs in just a few weeks. All styles of guitar are welcome, Bass players too! No prior music experience required. (6 weeks) 20803001

8:00–9:00pm

T

7/8–8/12

Crowley

114, PHEC

$39

Beginning Piano/Keyboarding Most popular songs use only 3 or 4 simple chords. You can learn your favorites in just a few weeks on the piano. No prior music experience required. (6 weeks) 20804001

8:00–9:00pm

TH

7/10–8/14

Crowley

112, PHEC

LIFELONG EDUCATION

Italian Language Workshop: Intermediate Level A fun accelerated approach to reviewing and perfecting your Italian Language skills. Focus is on communication skills and grammar, dialouge practice and real life situations. Prerequisite: At least one term of Beginners Italian. Textbook same as Beginners Italian. (5 weeks)

$39

“Voice-Overs . . . Now is Your Time!” You’ve heard Lisa Foster on TV and Radio Commercials! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how you could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside the box way to cash in one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And now is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! Lisa Foster’s voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Café Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train. 20852001

7:00–9:00pm

T

7/15

Foster

306, PHEC

$49

Acoustic Blues Guitar Country and Delta Blues feature a unique kind of guitar playing that calls on a strong sense of time, right hand techniques, and syncopated rhythms. You’ll learn how to fingerpick songs in standard and open turnings, alternating bass, melodic support, and slide. I’ll be teaching these techniques in the styles of Blind Blake, Blind Lemon, and Robert Johnson. You should know the names of the strings and some basic chords and barre chords. A basic knowledge of fingerpicking is helpful. Bring your guitar. Fee includes a book and CD. (4 weeks) 20815001

6:00–7:00pm

T

7/8–7/29

Staller

Comm Rm, PHEC

$85

112, PHEC

$28

Technology Taking On Everyday Technology

96315001

9:00–11:00am

M/T

7/21–7/22

Kruley

Introduction to Facebook Have you been told “you should get on Facebook,” but are afraid to jump in because you’re not sure how it works or if it is safe? Maybe you get emails from your kids with links to sites that leave you confused. Class includes: how to handle an invite, how to set up and read profiles and pages as well as the solution to “I think I have two accounts,” limiting certain friends or relatives, privacy basics and more. Bring your questions to this interactive demonstration. 96316001

9:00–11:00am

M/T

8/4–8/5

Kruley

112, PHEC

$28

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Getting to Know your Android Smartphone! Want to learn more about how to use your Smartphone for more than just answering calls? This is the course for you! Learn how to change the screen, enter new contacts, speed dialing, text messaging, search the Internet and more. Learn how to use your camera and send attachments from your Smartphone. What does it mean to “manage my account”? Come to class and find out! Please bring your Smartphone to class. (Class is not for iPhones.)

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LIFELONG EDUCATION

Working with Windows 8 – Tablets, Laptops and More! Did you just purchase a new computer with Win 8 and don’t know what to do? Learn all the great things you can do with Win 8 and get your questions answered. Did you know you can gain access to Windows 7 from Win 8? Class includes how to create, delete and work those Apps! Learn to move from Apps to Win 7 desktop! This class is designed for people with touch screen devices such as tablets or laptop computers with Windows 8. Please bring your device to class. 96317001

9:00am–12:00noon M/T/W

7/14–7/16

Kruley

112, PHEC

$57

Working with Wood Woodcarving Woodcarving* Create a work of art from a simple piece of wood. Learn tool selection, carving techniques, and safe use and care of basic woodcarving tools and equipment. Beginners and all levels will benefit from teacher demonstrations and individual instruction. (6 weeks) 96225003

6:00–9:00pm

W

7/9–8/13

Budesilich

207, PHEC

$88

Woodcarving Water Fowl and Wildlife* Class emphasis is on, but not limited to, learning to carve ducks, fish, songbirds, eagles, and other wildlife. Includes tool selection, carving techniques, demonstrations, individual instruction, and safe use and care of basic woodcarving tools and equipment. All levels welcome. (11 weeks) 96226001

1:00–4:00pm

W

7/9–8/13

Budesilich

207, PHEC

$88

Woodturning Woodturning – Independent Projects Open Shop* Friday morning is the time for independent work – it is a staple of our turning program. Come and work with expert coaches. Our vast selection of tools and accessories will allow you to undertake most project opportunities. Pay for only the session you attend. Skill Level: All Levels. Prerequisite: Safety orientation by instructor. (6 weeks) 95508001

9:00am–12:00noon F

7/11–8/15

Rodgers

108, PHEC

$15 per class

Wood Turners – Diablo Woodworkers A free demonstration and discussion group meeting monthly to learn and share their work and ideas. Professional demonstrations and show and tell are monthly activities. Skill Level: All Levels. 95500001

7:00–9:00pm

TH

7/10, 8/7

Steffinger

108, PHEC

Free

Woodworking Woodworking – Diablo Woodworkers Join other woodworking men and women for a monthly exchange of ideas and information. We often have guest speakers demonstrating unique aspects of woodworking. Email Jeff Traeger for information jgtr@comcast.net. diablowoodworkers@googlegroups.com REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

95550001

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7:00–9:00pm

W

7/9

Staff

MU Rm, PHEC

Free

Writing Tell Your Story – Memoir Writing Workshop Turn your memories and photos into a book! Learn about different approaches to memoir writing and decide what works for you. Learn to write in a way that makes your readers feel what you’ve experienced! (6 weeks) 20124001 20124002

2:30–4:30pm 7:00–9:00pm

T T

7/8–8/11 7/8–8/11

Reed Reed

209, PHEC 209, PHEC

Register Early!

Don’t wait until the last minute! Classes will be offered or canceled based upon registrations. Marginal enrollment or attendance may result in reduction of published class hours or cancellation of class. Please register early to avoid disappointment for yourself and others.

*Each participant must sign a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

$77 $77


ONLINE www.mtdiabloadulted.org

IN-PERSON Cash, check, money order, or credit card accepted at either Loma Vista Adult Center or at Pleasant Hill Education Center.

eyr NOTICES For the Adult Education Policy & Administrative Regulations of Mt. Diablo Adult Education and a list of Accreditations, please see our website at www.mtdiabloadulted.org.

Children – Children are not permitted in classrooms with the exception of selected Parent Ed and Family Literacy classes. Complaint Policy – The policy is posted in the Adult Education Office. No Smoking – Board Policy and State Law prohibit smoking on any part of our campuses, including all parking areas. Parking at PHEC – Parking is available days and evenings in the large lot south of the campus and in the back adult education lot. Evening parking is permitted at the front of the school. Term Dates – Summer Term begins July 7, 2014. End dates vary. Check program details on preceding pages. Fall Term begins September 8, 2014. Registration – All adult education classes are open to adults 18 years of age or older.

Privacy Statement – Please see our website for details at www.mtdiabloadulted.org. Refunds – For all Adult Education classes, not including CTEC programs, requests for refunds must be received no later than two working days prior to the start of class. No refunds after class start date. A $10 processing fee will be deducted from each refund. A full refund (no processing fee) will be given to students if Adult Education cancels the class. Refunds for CTEC programs are made according to a specified refund schedule. For refund details, see Board Policy and Administrative Regulation #6200 at www.mtdiabloadulted.org. Fees – Fees are based on a minimum number of enrollments. Classes may be canceled, hours reduced or fees increased if minimum enrollments are not achieved. Pay by cash (exact change please), check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover. $15 service charge for returned checks.

REGISTRATION • NOTICES • CLASS LOCATION GUIDE

REGISTRATION Loma Vista Adult Center (925) 685-7340 Pleasant Hill Education Center (925) 937-1530

Mt. Diablo Adult Education Accreditation

CLASS LOCATION GUIDE BAE

Bel Air Elementary 663 Canal Rd., Bay Point BPL Bay Point Library 205 Pacifica Ave., Bay Point CAMB Cambridge Elementary 1135 Lacey Lane, Concord CP College Park 201 Viking Dr., Pleasant Hill CR Crossroads 2730 Salvio St., Concord DENT DENT Center 1936 Carlotta Dr., Concord DMAA Delta Martial Arts & Athletics 785 Oak Grove Rd., Concord

EBW

EastbayWorks 4071 Port Chicago Hwy., Ste 250, Concord FOE Fair Oaks Elementary 2400 Lisa Lane, Pleasant Hill HDLC Home Décor Learning Center 2041 Commerce Ave., Concord HVE Hidden Valley Elementary 500 Glacier Dr., Martinez LVAC Loma Vista Adult Center 1266 San Carlos Ave., Concord MEAD Meadow HomesElementary 1371 Detroit Ave., Concord

MDHS Mt. Diablo High School 2450 Grant St., Concord PHEC Pleasant Hill Education Center One Santa Barbara Rd., Pleasant Hill RVE Rio Vista Elementary 611 Pacifica Ave., Bay Point RVIEW Riverview Middle School 205 Pacifica Ave., Bay Point SHORE Shore Acres Elementary 351 Marina Rd., Bay Point USCG: Bryan Park Community Center 2786 Hamilton Ave., Concord

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.mtdiabloadulted.org

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) California Department of Education (CDE) Dental Board of California: Registered Dental Assistant Program Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs: Surgical Technology Program Contra Costa Emergency Services: EMT — Training Program Post Secondary Title IV (WASC) Mt. Diablo Adult Education is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE)

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Mt. Diablo Adult Education is now an official Pearson Vue GED Exam Testing site! Starting Summer 2014, the new computer-based GED Exam will be administered.

Go to www.mtdiabloadulted.org for details and test dates.

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Mt. Diablo Adult Education Summer 2014 Catalog