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2013-2014 Class Catalog EL MONTE ROSEMEAD ADULT SCHOOL

El Monte Union High School District

www.emras.edu

SCHOOL CAMPUS DIRECTORY

1 Administration Office and Ramona Adult C 10807 Ramona Boulevard, El Monte 91731 Telephone: 626.258.5800 Monday -Thursday Monday -Thursday Friday

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Adult Secondary Education / High School Diploma

• Strengthen your reading, writing, and math skills • High School Diploma preparation • GED preparation • GED testing

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English as a Second Language

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• Learn to speak, read, and write English

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Career and Technical Education

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Granada Center 3515 Granada Avenue, El Monte 91731 Telephone: 626.258.5800 Parent Education

Monday •-Thursday 6:00 pm Class - 9:30 pm Earn a Parenting Saturday certificate8:00 am - 12 noon

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Rio Hondo Elementary School................................................................................ 11425 Wildflower Road, Arcadia Mr. Nick J. Salerno Superintendent San Gabriel Valley Service Center (SGVCC) .......................................... 1441–Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte Mr. Joel Kyne – Assistant Superintendent South El Monte Community Center................................................................ 1530 Central Avenue, South El Monte South El Monte High School ...........................................................................1001 Durfee Avenue, South El Monte Mr. Edward Zuniga – Assistant Superintendent Twin Lakes Elementary School ....................................................................................3900 Gilman Offi Road,cer El Monte Mr. Ryan DiGiulio – Chief Business Wilkerson School ..................................................................................................2700 N. Doreen Avenue, El Monte Zamora Park ...........................................................................................................3800 Penn Mar Avenue, El Monte

Adult Education Administration

The El Monte Union High School District

prohibits the use of tobaccofor products Please visit our Web site www.emras.edu up- at all ofPrincipal our facilities. Thank you for your cooperation.

to-date class schedule information. Plan ahead. Classes fill quickly. Please read all prerequisites. If you need assistance, our faculty and staff are here to help.

Counselors are available to assist students with vocational and

academic decisions. In addition, the school can assist with health service referrals and transportation information.

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Handicapped parking is available at both the Ramona and Rosemead Adult Centers.

Mr. Keith Wheeler

Assistant Principal Mrs. Sara Shapiro

Counselors

Mr. Tim Campa Ms. Trina Cardona Mr. Paul Diaz

Mr. Erix Oliva Ms. Lisa Ton-Lam


GENERAL INFORMATION Who May Attend?

Adults over 18 who are not currently enrolled in a day high school may attend classes. Day school seniors checking out of local neighborhood high schools and transferring to the adult school for graduation the same year will be required to meet day school graduation requirements in full. Approval from the day school counselor and adult school counselor is necessary.

¿Quienes pueden asistir?

Adultos de 18 años que no estén matriculados en las escuela secundaria de día. Estudiantes que estén cursando el útimo año de secundaria y que salen de escuelas secundarias locales y otros distritos y pasan a la escuela de adultos para graduarse ese mismo año, necesitan completar los mismos requistos para graduarse en la escuela de día. Es necesaria la aprobación del consejero de la escuela de día y la del consejero de la escuela de adultos.

How to Register

Registration dates and requirements vary by department. Please call 626.258.5800 for more information. High School Diploma students must see an adult education counselor before registering. Continuing career and technical education students who are working on an Occupational Certificate can preregister for some classes. Otherwise, registration is on a first-come basis, with prerequisites met. Students must be in line and remain there. Places may not be held for others.

Table of Contents Adult Secondary Education/ High School Diploma Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5 English as a Second Language Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Career and Technical Education Program . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-13 Manufacturing and Service Occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Business Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Computer Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-11 Medical Occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Parent Education Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Accreditation

The adult education program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and approved by the California State Department of Education.

Certificates of Completion and/or Achievement

Las inscripciones se hacen por turno, conforme vayan llegando. Los estudiantes para el diploma de secundaria necesitan ver a su consejero de la escuela de adultos en la oficina. Después de la primer semana, inscripciones se harán en la oficina. Habrá prematriculación para alguna clases. Ven la sección apropiada.

For students who successfully complete a course in English as a Second Language, and/or have maintained regular attendance, a Certificate of Completion may be issued. The adult school offers a variety of classes to train adults for jobs or to improve skills in performing jobs students already have. For students who successfully complete a vocational course, a Certificate of Completion is awarded. Occupational Certificates are granted to students who successfully complete each program of sequence. Parenting Certificates are awarded to students who complete Parent Education/Distance Learning courses.

Fees

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$25 for In District students - Individuals who reside within the El Monte Union High School District Boundaries $75 for Out of District students - Individuals who reside outside the El Monte Union High School District Boundaries Generally the fees are listed, but do vary by department in regards to the number, length, and type of courses. See individual departments for more information. Proof of address is required at registration time. For district boundaries, visit www.emras.edu. Some courses may require additional program or material fee. Fees, books and other supplies purchased at our bookstores must be paid with cash or credit card (Visa or Master Charge only). Checks are not accepted.

Cuotas

Hay una cuota para las personas que viven fuera de nuestro distrito escolar y que estudian en el programa de CTE (clases vocacionales). Se requiere prueba del lugar donde residen al momento de registrarse. $25 para estudiantes de nuestro distrito - Las personas que viven dentro de los límites del Distrito Escolar de El Monte Union High School. $75 para estudiantes de fuera del distrito - Las personas que viven fuera de los límites del Distrito Escolar de El Monte Union High School. Las cuotas varían por departamentos de acuerdo al tipo de curso, la cantidad, y duración de los mismos. Algunas clases requieren una pequeña cuota adicional para cubrir el costo de materiales. Obtenga mas información en el departamento específico donde se va a registrar. Las cuotas, libros y otros materiales que se compren en nuestras librerías tienen que ser pagados en efectivo o con tarjeta de crédito (solamente Visa o Mastercard). No se aceptan cheques. Para saber los límites de nuestro distrito, visite la página de internet www.emras.edu

Class Cancellation

Classes with less than 18 students in attendance may be cancelled or consolidated. Students are urged to attend class regularly.

The State of California issues certificates to students who complete the courses in nursing assistant, home health aide, and who pass the state qualifying examination. Please call 626.258.5889 for more information.

Non-Discriminatory Statement

The El Monte Union High School District provides equal employment opportunities for men and women and does not discriminate in educational programs and activities or in the employment of personnel on the process therein on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis prohibited by law.

Sexual Harassment Policy

The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School has policies for students and employees that prohibit sexual harassment. These written policies are available at the Ramona Center reception desk and the principal’s office.

Complaint/Grievance Resolution Procedure

The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School Complaint/Grievance Resolution Procedure has been designed to provide each potential or actual student or participant with a means of expression and recourse when he or she feels that he or she has been treated unfairly. Please refer to the posted procedure in the lobby at both adult centers, in classrooms, or contact any administrator.

CalWORKs – California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Program

The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School participates in the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program. Recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may be eligible for child care, transportation, and educational costs. For more information, please call your social worker. www.emras.edu 3


ADULT SECONDARY EDUCATION - HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM This program offers regular classroom, individualized study lab, and home study instruction. Students may study High School Diploma/GED subjects and/or Adult Basic Education. Classes are offered at Ramona Center during the day and evening hours.

Regularly Scheduled Classes

A variety of regularly scheduled classes are offered each quarter. Most subjects are offered in a classroom setting with a teacher. Check our Web site for a current schedule of classes. All students entering the High School Diploma Program must see a counselor and take assessment tests prior to enrolling.

High School Diploma Classes The following High School Diploma Center (Course descriptions follow): Algebra I Part I Algebra I Part II Art Appreciation Basic Education Biological Science I Biological Science II Drama Economics English I English II English III English IV

Adult Basic Education Classes

Adult Basic Education classes are designed for students who would like to strengthen their reading, writing, and math skills before entering the High School Diploma Program. All students entering Adult Basic Education must see a counselor and take assessment tests prior to enrolling. The results of these tests determine which program/class is most appropriate. Call 626.258.5837 for additional information.

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GED Testing

Fine Arts Health Math Review Physical Science I Physical Science II Pre-Algebra Speech U.S. Government United States History I United States History II World History I World History II

The counseling staff recommends students first take the GED Practice/ Diagnostic Test. A period of about three hours is needed to complete the test. After scoring the test, the school can suggest an individualized course of study for each student. GED test preparation is offered with the use of computer software and teacher assistance.

Requirements for the High School Diploma 1. Counselor approval 2. Completion of the coursework listed below 3. Ten (10) credit residency requirement 4. Pass the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)

Coursework

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English Algebra I Mathematics Biological Science/Physical Science (including both disciplines) World History and Geography I & II U.S. History I & II American Government Economics Fine Arts or Foreign Language Electives Total Credits

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40 10 10 20 10 10 5 5 10 60 180

Each five (5) credit course requires a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours of attendance and successful completion of assignments and tests. Students may take vocational courses for elective credits. A student may apply previously earned high school credits toward the diploma (official transcripts are required). Elective credits may be granted for verified satisfactory full-time work experience or military service. Ten (10) credits per year with a maximum of forty (40) credits may be earned. Students must complete one course in career/vocational preparation and one computer-based education course.

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The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School administers the General Educational Development (GED) test. The GED test includes the following sections: Language Arts Writing, Language Arts Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies. The requirements are: 1. Must be 18 years old at the time of application 2. Must be a resident of California 3. Must have DMV identification (Social Security number recommended, but not required) 4. Must NOT be enrolled in any regular high school

The fee for the actual GED test, payable at the time a testing appointment is arranged, is $125. This fee includes the $40.00 required by the State of California for processing and maintaining permanent records. There is a $30 fee to retest in any section that is not passed. A $75 per quarter fee will be charged to out of-district-students and $25 per quarter fee for in district students who require coursework to prepare for the GED test. At the conclusion of the test, the adult school will send the tests to Educational Testing Services for scoring. The state GED office will issue the High School Equivalency Certificate and mail official records to your home in approximately four to six weeks. Students interested in the GED test can see a counselor to obtain more information.

CAHSEE Exam All high school graduates must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). The purpose of the CAHSEE is to assess whether students who graduate from high school can demonstrate grade level competency of the state content standards for reading, writing, and mathematics. The CAHSEE has two parts: English-Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. The ELA part addresses state content standards through grade ten. In reading, this includes vocabulary, decoding, comprehension, and analysis of information and literary texts. In writing, this covers writing strategies, applications, and the conventions of English (e.g. grammar, spelling, and punctuation). The mathematics part of the CAHSEE addresses state standards in grades six and seven and Algebra I. The exam includes statistics, data analysis and probability, number sense, measurement and geometry, mathematical reasoning, and algebra. Students are also asked to demonstrate a strong foundation in computation and arithmetic, including working with decimals, fractions, and percents. The exam will be scheduled at various times throughout the year.


ADULT SECONDARY EDUCATION Independent Study Labs

The Individualized Study Lab at the Ramona Center is designed to allow students to study on an individual basis, working at their own level in an independent setting. All students entering the High School Diploma Program must see a counselor and take assessment tests prior to enrolling. An advantage of this program is that students may enroll at any time and make their own daily schedule. All work is completed at school where staff is available to assist students in all high school subjects, although teacher availability is limited.

Home Study/Independent Study

The Home Study Program, an independent study program, enables students to earn high school diploma credits for work completed at home. Students are required to meet weekly with a teacher and satisfactorily complete assignments and tests. All students entering Home Study/ Independent Study must see a counselor and take assessment tests prior to enrolling. Please call the Ramona Center at 626.258.5844 for additional information.

The Online Independent Study Lab

The Independent Study and Home Study Programs are also offered at the Ramona Center through the Online Independent Study Lab. The online courses allow students who have a personal computer and internet access to work at home. Students who do not have access to a computer may complete online coursework at school. All students entering the Independent Study Lab must take assessment tests and see a counselor prior to enrolling. The counselor will assign the recommended classes. A start date and completion date for each course will also be discussed. Although students are able to work at home, unit tests must be completed at school. After successful completion of an online course, students will earn 5 credits. Please call the Ramona Center at 626.258.5844 for additional information.

High School Adult Education Individualized Study Labs

High School Adult Education Individualized Study Labs are open between 3 pm and 6 pm. These classes are held at the comprehensive high schools and provide high school students the opportunity to take academic subjects on an extended day basis. High school students may enroll concurrently in these adult labs. They must see their day school counselor for approval. Adults are not excluded from enrollment in any adult high school education lab.

Adult Secondary Education Course Descriptions Algebra I, Part I: This course will take the student through the basic principles of Algebra including, Properties of Real Numbers, Writing, Solving and Graphing of Linear Equations. Algebra I, Part II: This course will take the student through basic principles of Algebra including Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities, Exponents and Exponential Functions, Quadratic Equations and Functions, Polynomials and Factoring, Rational Expressions and Equations, and Operations with Radical Numbers. Art Appreciation: Art Appreciation provides an understanding and appreciation of the fine arts, particularly the visual arts. It provides an examination of the elements of art and the chief historical periods. Biological Science I, II: These courses investigate and study all living things, identify natural resources and the effects of pollution. Drama: This fine arts course is designed to provide an understanding and appreciation of drama through classroom readings of short plays. Special attention is given to the dramatic elements of plot, character, setting and dialogue.

Economics: This course presents basic principles of economics to help the students understand the “supply” and “demand” system of economics under which they live. Economics identifies the growing problems caused by unlimited demands on limited resources and develops an appreciation for sound capital investment which enables students to understand a free enterprise system. English I: This course combines the study of English Literature including vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and literary response and analysis with listening and speaking strategies, English grammar, and writing development. English II: This course is a continuation of the study of English Literature including vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and literary response and analysis combined with listening and speaking strategies, English grammar, and writing development. English III: This course combines the study of American Literature including vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and literary response and analysis combined with listening and speaking strategies, English grammar, and more advanced writing development. English IV: This course combines the study of British and World Literature including vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and literary response combined with listening and speaking strategies, English grammar, and advanced writing development. Health: This course introduces students to basic health information including how the body functions, healthy development from infancy to adulthood, and the different types of diseases and health conditions to help students make informed decisions to lead healthy and productive lives. Math Review: This course is designed for students who need a review of basic math including whole number operations, fractions, decimals, per cents, and measurement. Physical Science I, II: These courses develop a basic understanding of earth science including the universe, the planet earth, and the earth’s atmosphere and changing surface. Pre-Algebra: Course content includes an introduction to number sense, algebra and functions, measurement and geometry, statistics, data analysis and probability, and mathematical reasoning. Speech: The basic steps for the organization and delivery of a speech are covered. The elements of good public speaking and the importance of audience planning are stressed. Students are able to practice speeches in a non-threatening environment. U.S. Government: This course introduces students to the structure of the government of the United States as created by the framers of the Constitution including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches and the functions of the national, state, and local governments. United States History I, II: These courses cover political, social, and economic development of the United States, discovery, colonial period struggle for independence, establishment of constitutional government, Civil War, World War I and II, personalities, and ideas and events in American history to the present. World History I, II: These courses are offered to give students a global perspective of world history and geography. Students will gain the realization that we live in an interdependent global community whose well-being depends in part on cross-culture awareness, communication, cooperation, and respect.

Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Effective Communicators Lifelong Learners Problem Solvers

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

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The Distance Learning Program offers beginning through advanced ESL and citizenship instruction. Students learn English through a series of DVD and CD visual materials. Students School meet individually with a teacher once a week. New online classes are available; students have access to computer assisted instruction once a week. No Fees are required for Distance Learning classes.

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CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION The Career and Technical Education Program provides students with opportunities to explore, evaluate, and prepare for careers. Our program provides entry-level training experiences that prepare students for successful participation in the community, home life, work, and college. Innovative and state-of-the-art programs are made available to all individuals, especially the career-oriented student.

Enrollment

Students will be expected to buy books for classes enrolled in; the cost will vary. In some classes, a materials fee may also be required. Please be prepared to pay in cash or credit card. Students may enroll in as many classes as they desire as long as all prerequisites are met. Many vocational classes offer preregistration or priority registration for continuing students who are working toward an Occupational Certificate. For all other students, registration is accepted on the first day of class and will be on a first-come first-serve basis as long as all prerequisites are met. Students having questions should speak with the teacher prior to registration. For more information please call: Business Education 626.258.5861 Career Technical Education 626.258.5873 CNA Program 626.258.5885 Computer Education 626.258.5871 Medical Occupations 626.258.5872 Machine Shop 626.258.5866 MOS & IC3 Exams 626.258.5870 School Security Occupations 626.258.5884 Vocational Nursing Program 626.258.5885

Prerequisite

Prerequisites are required for many courses. Check current class schedules for information.

Employers

If you are interested in hiring one of the adult school’s career tech students, please call 626.258.5822.

Career Technical Education Registration Fees

In District - $25 per quarter Out of District - $75 per quarter Some courses may require additional program or material fee, please check with the CTE department for more information.

Occupational Certificates

The adult school offers a variety of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to train adults for jobs or to improve skills in performing current jobs. A certificate of completion is awarded to students who successfully complete each of our courses. An Occupational Certificate is granted to students who successfully complete a CTE Career Sequence Program. The following list identifies our current Career Sequence Programs.

Accounting Clerk (Entry Level)

Medical Transcriber

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper (Advanced)

Office Support Specialist

Certified Nurse Assistant

Payroll Clerk/ Timekeeper

Clerical Receptionist

Pharmacy Technician

Graphic Designer Home Health Aide Information Processing Clerk

Physical Therapy Aide Restorative Nursing Assistant

Licensed Vocational Nurse

School Campus Security

Machinist (CNC, CAD/CAM)

Telecommunication Services Specialist

Medical Assistant Back Office Medical Assistant Front Office

Web Page Designer

Medical Billing and Coding

MANUFACTURING AND PUBLIC SERVICES Machine Shop I (Beginning)

This is a course in basic machine tool operation; students will learn to operate Engine Lathes and Vertical Milling machines that are found in the average machine shop. This vocational course is designed for the individual who wants to learn general machine shop practices in conjunction with hands-on training. Students will use precision measuring tools and blueprint dimensions for machining projects. Students will need to complete this course to be able to advance to the next level.

Machine Shop II (Intermediate)

This course covers theory and hands-on instruction on 2 axis CNC vertical milling machines. This course includes setup, operation and conversational programming. Students will utilize programming techniques, such as, pocket milling, circle milling, and bolt holes. Students will need to complete this course to be able to advance to the next level.

626.258.5800 Machine Shop III (Advanced)

This course prepares student for entry level positions as CNC machining operators. Manual programming, program editing, setup, and operations of 3 axis CNC Lathes will be covered, using FANUC language (G-codes, M functions). This course also covers training on CAD software (Computer-aided Design) to design a part, and CAM software (Computeraided manufacturing) to create a workable program and be able to machine a finished product.

School Security Officer

This course is designed to meet the SB1626 and Education Code 38001.5 for security training for school security, K-12 and community college including ROP/adult education. For more information please call 626.258.5884.

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Career Sequence Certificates

FINANCE AND BUSINESS

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Students seeking a Career Sequence Certificate must complete the courses listed for the occupational field they wish to pursue.

Accounting Clerk (Entry Level) • 10-Key Computerized • Accounting I • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Automated Accounting I • Business Accounting I (PeachTree or QuickBooks) • Job Preparation

• Spreadsheets I Recommended: Business Accounting II (PeachTree or QuickBooks) Keyboarding I Payroll Procedures Spreadsheets II

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper (Advanced) • Completion of Accounting Clerk Cluster • Accounting II • Automated Accounting II • Payroll Procedures

• Business Accounting II (PeachTree or QuickBooks) • Spreadsheets II

• Spreadsheets I • Telephone Techniques/ Customer Service • Text/Word Processing I Recommended: Keyboarding II Text/Word Processing II

Information Processing Clerk • 10-Key Computerized • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Job Preparation • Keyboarding I • Office Messaging • Office Resources • Spreadsheets I

• Text/Word Processing I Recommended: Design Elements Filing Keyboarding II Text/Word Processing II

Payroll Clerk/Timekeeper • 10-Key Computerized • Accounting I • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Business Accounting I, QuickBooks • Filing • Job Preparation • Payroll Procedures

Students will learn to key numbers using the 10-key touch pad system on the computer with speed, proficiency, and accuracy. Using realistic office skills, student will develop the machine skills necessary in business.

Accounting I

Clerical Receptionist • 10 Key Computerized • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT ) • Filing • Job Preparation • Keyboarding I • Office Resources • Spelling & Vocabulary

10-Key Computerized

• Spreadsheets I Recommended: Accounting I Business Accounting II, QuickBooks Keyboarding I Telephone Techniques/ Customer Service

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This accounting course introduces basic accounting concepts, principles and procedures related to small business organized as a sole proprietorship, and a merchandising business setup as a corporation. The accounting cycle covered will give the student exposure to starting an accounting system with the use of journals, ledgers, financial statements, bank reconciliation, inventory methods, payroll, plant asset depreciation, uncollectible accounts, notes, interest, computerized accounting procedures.

Accounting II

This advance accounting course introduces accounting concepts, principles and procedures related to a departmentalized merchandising business organized as a corporation. The accounting cycle covered will give the student exposure to: manual and computerized departmentalized journalizing, posting, inventory planning and valuation, adjustments for uncollectible accounts and notes, usage of a voucher system, depreciation schedules, prepaid expenses/revenue, advanced corporate accounting methods, management accounting, cost accounting, non-profit organization accounting, budget analysis, manufacturing accounting and other accounting systems.

Automated Accounting I, II

This accounting course introduces the most up-to-date version of this popular instructional computerized accounting program. This software takes the functionality of commercial accounting software and incorporates educational features so that the students are prepared for the workplace. No matter what commercial software they encounter on the job they’ll be ready!

Business Accounting I, II (PeachTree)

This computerized business accounting course is designed to introduce computer accounting concepts and applied instruction in the use of PeachTree software. Emphasis is placed on adapting familiar business financial concepts and procedures to a computerized accounting system.


FINANCE AND BUSINESS Business Accounting I (QuickBooks)

This computerized business accounting course is designed to introduce computer accounting concepts and applied instruction in the use of QuickBooks software. Emphasis is placed on adapting familiar personal financial concepts to business situation. Activities include creating a company, creating and editing list of customers, vendors, employees, items, and chart of accounts; recording transactions, and financial reporting. Prerequisites: Applied Computer Technologies (ACT); Accounting 1 (or proof of completion of Principles of Accounting course).

Business Accounting II (QuickBooks)

This advanced course is designed to further develop computer accounting concepts. It provides topics on recording financial, investing, and operating activities using of QuickBooks software. Emphasis is placed on adapting familiar personal financial concepts to business situation. Activities include recording transactions, adjusting entries, bank reconciliation, budgeting, and reporting business activities. Prerequisites: Business Accounting I, QuickBooks.

626.258.5861 Payroll Procedures I, II

Students will complete a comprehensive study of payroll records and procedures. Instruction will include analyzing time cards and records, methods of computing earnings, payroll registers, employee earnings records, check writing procedures and basic federal and state tax form completion. Students will also be working on a payroll clerk practice simulation to further reinforce understanding of the payroll cycle. The QuickBooks 2012 version will be used to process payroll documents.

Spelling and Vocabulary

A variety of basic spelling and vocabulary rules from the course book, along with activities and dictionary utilization; students will be able to establish word rules and become better quipped in writing accurately. This course is designed for individuals who can benefit in learning essential spelling and language skills. Through eight (8) fundamental spelling rules such as: ‘Consonant Sounds’, ‘Suffixes’, ‘Final able vs. ible’, ‘Double the Final Consonant’, and more. The course is aligned for students needs in the area of business writing skills, and to achieve confidence in writing techniques.

Telephone Techniques/Customer Service

This course is designed to teach methods and procedures of operating telephone switchboards (PBXs). Students will learn how to multi-task while accurately and efficiently processing telecommunication traffic. Students will be introduced to voicemail, automated attendants, and training concepts for users. Students will also learn proper principles of customer service, voice techniques, speech etiquette, and message taking skills.

Computer Lab

Filing

This short and intensive course will provide students with the ability to work efficiently with any filing system. Basic filing rules, types of filing systems, records management, and computerized filing will be covered.

Job Preparation

Computer Lab is designed for students who are currently enrolled in and regularly attending a CTE computer course with the El Monte-Rosemead Adult School. With a signed lab permission slip from their regular classroom instructor by a signed Lab Slip in their possession, a student is able to work on assignments identified by their teacher in a self-paced lab environment. Students work on classroom assignments at the computer lab for the following reasons: course required lab hours, excused absences, have fallen behind in class work, or feel they need extra hands-on computer time to grasp a topic, and for those students working on a project for their regular class.

Topics of the course include work diplomacy, work ethics, work habits, interpersonal skills, self-esteem, problem solving, team building, grooming, job applications, and interviewing. Computer competency skills are required in order to create a portfolio which includes a personal mission statement, cover letter, resume, a reference sheet; along with a thank you letter and a resignation letter.

Keyboarding I

This course is designed for individuals who seek keyboarding/typing experience and will be taught using desktop computers. After successful completion of this course, students will understand and know the parts of the keyboard and how they are used in touch-typing at a rate of no less than twenty-five words per minute (wpm) with no more than three (3) mistakes. Students will learn the alphabet keys, numbers, and symbols with an emphasis on accuracy and speed.

Keyboarding II

This intermediate course is designed for those individuals who have complete Keyboarding I or those who possess a minimum of 25 words per minute typing ability. Keyboarding II is taught using commercial desktop computers. Students will learn how to format business and personal letters, envelopes, academic reports, tables, and columns. This course has an emphasis on speed building.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Information Support and Services

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Applied Computer Technologies

Career Sequence Certificates Students seeking a Career Sequence Certificate must complete the courses listed for the occupational field they wish to pursue.

Graphic Designer • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Design Elements • Digital Imaging I, II • Graphic Design I • Job Preparation

• Office Presentations • Office Resources Recommended: Graphic Design II Web Page Design I, II

Office Support Specialist • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Design Elements • Job Preparation • Office Messaging • Office Presentations • Office Resources • Office Technology I, II, III

• Spreadsheets I • Text/Word Processing I Recommended: 10-Key Computerized Database Management I Keyboarding II Spreadsheets II Text/Word Processing II

Telecommunications Service Specialist • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Job Preparation • Office Messaging • Office Technology I, II, III • Office Telephone Systems • Telephone Techniques/ Customer Service

Recommended: Office Presentations Spreadsheets I Text/Word Processing I Office Resources

Web Page Designer • Animation I • Applied Computer Technologies (ACT) • Design Elements • Digital Imaging I • Job Preparation • Office Resources • Text/Word Processing I

• Web Page Design I, Part 1 • Web Page Design II, Part 1 Recommended: Digital Imaging II Graphic Design I Web Page Design I, Part 2 Web Page Design II, Part 2

Counselors are available to assist students with vocational and academic decisions. In addition, the school can assist with health service referrals and transportation information. Special populations such as CalWORKs, EDD, and rehabilitation clients are served through school programs.

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This course is the first one in a sequence of courses designed for individuals who have no prior computer experience. This is a hands-on course where students will be introduced to the graphical environment of Microsoft Windows, work processing, spreadsheets, and the Internet. After successful completion of this course, students are eligible to enroll in any entry-level, Windows-based course. Students must be familiar with the standard keyboard. It is encouraged for students to be concurrently enrolled in Keyboarding I if they type less than 25 wpm.

Business Telephone Systems Part I

This course is designed for individuals seeking employment in managing and installing office telephone systems. This course provides an introduction on telephone history, planning a home and office installation, identifying wire pairs and colors, tools of the trade, electrical circuits; analog, electronic, digital, and IP technology; and, equipment setup and testing. Other topics include programming digital PBX switches; moves, adds, and changes; class of service. System operations, automated attendant, voice mail, and interactive menus will be covered in Part 2.

Database Management I

This course stresses hands-on computer activities and provides an introduction in the use of a Microsoft Windows-base database application. Planning, creating, using and saving a data base will be covered. Also covered in this course will be displaying records in a data base, insert, sort, pack, change, browse and other major data base functions. This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams.

Database Management II

This course stresses hands-on computer activities and provides advanced instruction on the use of Microsoft Access for Windows. The course will provide advanced training on reports, forms, object linking and embedding (OLE) fields, hyperlinks and subforms, and creating macros, and using Visual Basic for applications (VBA). This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams.

Design Elements

This course provides training on commercial desktop computers using Microsoft Windows 7. Emphasis will be placed on working with Paint, drawing tools in Word and other graphic editing software. Students will learn to use the various tools in these programs to create simple graphics. Emphasis will be placed on file management, copying and pasting, file types and sizes, as well as basic drawing and editing of graphics.

Office Messaging

This course is an introduction to office messaging management using Microsoft Outlook. Students will be introduced to creating and managing electronic mail, contact lists, calendars, tasks, and office notes. Working with attachments and voice communications are also covered. This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Information Support and Services

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Web Page Design I

This course provides advanced topics on creating Web pages using HTML, JavaScript, and XML. Topics include creating, editing, and validating Web pages, adding media, functions, and formatting using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Web Page Design II

This course provides advanced topics on creating Web pages and exposes students to common Web page formats and functions using Dreamweaver CS5 software. Topics include creating and editing a Web page, creating a Web site and links, and creating tables and image maps.

Computer Lab Office Presentations

This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of multimedia development and provides hands-on instruction in the development of slide presentations including audience handouts and audio enhancements; presentation techniques are also covered in this course.

Office Resources

This course provides training on commercial desktop computers using Microsoft Windows 7. Emphasis will be placed on learning to use the Internet to find information and for use in communication.

Office Technology I, II, III – IC3 Certification

This course is divided into three sections which coincide with Certiport’s IC3 examination and certification requirements. The three parts of IC3 and this course are Computer Fundamentals, software applications, and working online. Topics of this course will include parts of the computer and computer peripherals, DOS, Windows and Mac operating systems, and application programs such as text/word processing, spreadsheets, database management, office messaging and office presentations. Topics will also include a comprehensive coverage of the Internet and various resources found on the World Wide Web.

Spreadsheets I

Course provides hands-on instruction on the use of computerized worksheets using Microsoft Excel for Windows. Activities will include creating and displaying a worksheet, sorting data, report preparation, and charting reports; adding, deleting, and changing labels, values and formulas.

Spreadsheets II

This advanced course provides an in-depth and hands-on instruction on the use and applications of a computerized worksheet using Microsoft Excel for Windows. Students will be introduced to: create data tables, amortization schedules, database management, sorting and querying tables, working with multiple sheets and workbooks, consolidating data, advanced formulas, global functions, and advanced printing.

Text/Word Processing I

This course provides hands-on instruction in text/word processing using Microsoft Word for Windows. This introductory course includes creating, saving, and printing office documents. Students must be able to type a minimum of 30 wpm before the issuance of a certificate. This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams.

Text/Word Processing II

This advanced course further develops electronic word processing skills using Microsoft Word for Windows. Activities include creating documents using templates, generating form letters, mailing labels, working with tables, lists, graphics, watermarks, pull quotes and columns. This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams.

Computer Lab is for students who are currently enrolled in and regularly attending a CTE computer course with the El Monte-Rosemead Adult School. With a signed lab permission slip from their regular classroom instructor by a signed Lab Slip in their possession, a student is able to work on assignments identified by their teacher in a self-paced lab environment. Students work on classroom assignments at the computer lab for the following reasons: course required lab hours, excused absences, have fallen behind in class work, or feel they need extra hands-on computer time to grasp a topic, and for those students working on a project for their regular class.

Microsoft Office Skills Assessment

Office Skills Assessment includes a pre-test to the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam that will provide the student with his or her strong and weak points. Based on assessment scores students are given reinforcement activities (including hands-on and on-line learning) to try the test again, or are placed in regular classes and retested after completion. There is no fee for the assessments. This assessment program is open entry if classroom space and equipment usage permits. The assessment program is suggested, not required, to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exam at the El Monte-Rosemead Adult School. Assessments are provided for Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and IC3 Exams

Access Excel PowerPoint Word

In partnership with Certiport.com, El Monte-Rosemead Adult School is an authorized testing center for Microsoft Office Specialist and IC3 Exams. The cost per exam will be determined. We test for Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Information for taking the MOS exam is available at the assessment center, in the Computer Education Department. Exams are by appointment between the hours of 10 am and 12 pm, Monday through Friday at the Ramona Adult Center. Please call 626.258.5870 to make an appointment. Please see page 12 for Arts Media and Entertainment.

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Career Sequence Certificates Students seeking a Career Sequence Certificate must complete the courses listed for the occupational field they wish to pursue.

Medical Assistant – Back Office

Arts Media and Entertainment Animation I, II

This course will provide methods of figures-in-motion and basic editing techniques using Adobe Flash Software. Other topics include digital editing, character animation, light, color, video, and sound, suitable for print and/or the World Wide Web.

Digital Imaging I

This course is designed for students to learn figures in motion, and basic editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop software. Topics include digital editing of photographs, simple character animation, light, color, 3D images, retouching of photographs, and using effects to enhance documents.

Graphic Design I

Students will learn how to take an idea and prepare a sketch, drawing or physical model suitable for rendering as animation, drafting, engineering, analysis, or manufacturing using Adobe Illustrator.

• Anatomy & Physiology • Applied Computer Technologies • Back Office Procedures • Bloodborne Pathogens • Coding, Introduction to • CPR • Laboratory Procedures for the Medical Assistant • Job Preparation • Medical Math

• Medical Receptionist • Medical Terminology Recommended: 10-Key Computerized Filing Medical Terminology – Advanced Telephone Techniques/ Customer Service Word Processing for Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant – Front Office • 10-Key Computerized • Anatomy & Physiology • Applied Computer Technologies • Coding, Introduction to • CPR • Filing • Job Preparation • Medical Receptionist • Medical Receptionist, Computerized • Medical Terminology

• Word Processing for Medical Assistant Recommended: Back Office Procedures Keyboarding I Medical Billing, Computerized Medical Math Medical Terminology, Advanced Spreadsheets I, II Telephone Techniques/ Customer Service

Medical Billing & Coding • Anatomy & Physiology • Applied Computer Technologies • Coding, CPT • Coding, ICD-9CM • Medical Billing, Computerized • Medical Terminology

• Word Processing for Medical Assistant Recommended: 10-Key Computerized Medical Billing Theory Medical Terminology – Advanced Spreadsheets I, II

Medical Transcriber • Anatomy & Physiology • Keyboarding II • Medical Terminology, Advanced • Medical Transcribing

• Medical Transcribing, Foreign Dialects • Word Processing for Medical Assistant

Pharmacy Technician

Counselors are available to assist students with vocational and academic decisions. In addition, the school can assist with health service referrals and transportation information. Special populations such as CalWORKs, EDD, and rehabilitation clients are served through school programs.

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• Anatomy & Physiology • Applied Computer Technologies • Job Preparation • Medical Math • Medical Terminology • Pharmacy Externship • Pharmacy Technician Principles

Recommended: 10-Key Computerized Filing Medical Billing Computerized Computerized Coding, Introduction to Telephone Techniques/ Customer Service

Physical Therapy Aide • Applied Computer Technologies • Anatomy & Physiology

• Job Preparation • Medical Terminology • Physical Therapy Aide


HEALTH SCIENCE AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES Anatomy and Physiology

This course will cover general anatomical reference, terminology, gross anatomy, physiology of tissues, and major body systems. Students will gain an understanding of normal and abnormal functions. Information learned in class will be useful to anyone entering medical occupations.

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HEALTH INFORMATICS Coding Medical, Introduction to

This course will cover basic coding instructions used to function in a medical practice, practical applications using the ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding books.

Coding, Insurance Clerk/Medical Billing: CPT

This course is designed to be the first step in a student’s medical coding career in relation to coding physician’s services, outpatient services, treatments and surgical procedures. Beginning with the introduction to the CPT-4 Coding Manual; followed by an in-depth hands-on application and understanding of the guidelines of Physician procedural coding.

Coding, Insurance Clerk/Medical Billing: ICD-9

Medical Assistant – Back Office Procedures

This course will include developing skills in draping patients, vital signs, sterile technique, emergency procedures, EKGs, demonstrate proper injection methods, CPR and first-aid with medic certification.

This course focuses on the theory and application of communicating patient diagnosis of injuries, poisoning, illnesses, conditions and syndromes as well as hospital based procedures provided in the medical record. Healthcare professionals and insurance companies use the ICD-9 coding system for reimbursement purposes for hospitals and clinical doctor’s offices. This course will familiarize students with the ICD-9 and ICD-10 Coding Systems in Volumes I, II, and III of the ICD-9 Coding Book. Physicians, billing clerks, medical assistants, certified nurse assistants, and office managers can benefit from taking this course. Also, this course will help students prepare for taking the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coder Specialist (CCS) national certification exams.

Medical Assistant – Laboratory Procedures

This course will meet state requirements in basic office laboratory techniques including urinalysis, glucose, hemoglobin, venipuncture, and injections.

Medical Assistant – Bloodborne Pathogens

This four-hour (4) class is a prerequisite for Medical Laboratory Assistant, but is recommended for all medical students. Universal precautions, hepatitis B, HIV, and employer’s responsibilities will be covered.

Medical Terminology

This course is designed for students to learn the basics of medical terminology, including prefixes, roots, and suffixes, used in medical vocabulary to assure accuracy in communication and documentation of patient care. In addition, students will learn medical abbreviations used to expedite record keeping in the office and clinic environment.

Medical Terminology, Advanced This advanced course is designed to expose students to the technical language of the science of medicine through Latin and Greek words. This provides upgrading skills and information on medical terms by explaining word building systems. Terminology as it relates to body systems will be taught. This will enhance the students’ knowledge in recognizing anatomical systems, functions and disease.

Pharmacy Technician Principles

This course includes principles of pharmacy drug laws, drug classification, prescriptions, and compounding. Registration Fee per course: In District - $120; Out of District - $360.

Pharmacy Technician Externship

Student will complete 120 hours externship at a local pharmacy to complete state requirements. Registration Fee per course: In District - $120; Out of District - $360.

Medical Billing Theory

This course covers various types of health insurance, such as accident insurance, disability income insurance, hospitalization, medical expense insurance, and accidental death and disbursement insurance.

Medical Billing, Computerized (Using Medisoft)

This course introduces the student to the concepts and skills they will need for a successful career in medical office billing. Anyone who aims to get a job in Medical Billing will find that an understanding of the billing cycle and billing software is often a prerequisite to being hired. The software handles all the basic tasks that a medical billing assistant needs to effectively perform his/her job such as entering patient information, creating cases, entering transactions and creating claims.

Job Preparation & Advancement

This course is designed to prepare the student planning a career in medical & business environment. Topics will consist of building self-esteem and positive attitudes, problem solving, grooming and dressing for success, developing work ethics and team building, resume preparation, job applications, successful interviewing, and creating a portfolio.

Medical Math

This competency-based course is organized to prepare the student to do calculations with numbers in the allied health field. Instruction will include review of the mathematics concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. The metric system and math dosage calculations for health occupations are emphasized in this course.

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HEALTH SCIENCE AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY HEALTH INFORMATICS (continued) Medical Receptionist, Computerized

This class will prepare students for the administrative tasks in healthcare practices by introducing and simulating situations using Medisoft Advanced Patient Billing. While progressing through Medisoft’s menus and windows, students learn to input information, schedule appointments and enter transactions. In addition, the student will produce various lists and reports.

Medical Receptionist

The student will be trained for employment as a medical receptionist in areas of telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, fundamentals of bookkeeping, and a variety of other skills.

Medical Transcription

The student will translate various medical reports from doctor’s dictation on voice recording equipment. After initial “orientation” with the teacher, students work independently in a lab setting.

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THERAPEUTIC SERVICES (continued) EKG Technician

This course teaches students to perform EKGs and to recognize abnormalities in the heart rate of patients in the ambulatory care setting.

Home Health Aide (HHA)

This nine week course for home health aide training provides students with theory in the classroom and clinical practice done at local area hospitals to provide care for clients in the home. Students must meet all requirements as required by the California State Department of Public Health. 1. Certified Nurse Assistant certificate: students must have current CNA certificate. 2. Health Clearance: This includes a history and physical by a medical doctor (MD) and a TB skin test. If the skin test is positive, results of a chest x-ray signed by a radiologist (MD) are required. 3. Criminal Clearance: Criminal clearance for conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation is required upon enrollment and prior to patient contact. Certification will not be issued until the individual has undergone a criminal records background check and has been cleared. 4. Current CPR card. Registration Fee per quarter: In District - $25; Out of District - $75 plus program fee.

Word Processing For Medical Assistant

This course will prepare the student to work with Word in a medical office setting. Medical Offices are fast-paced environments that require proficiency with a variety of duties specific to the healthcare setting. Many of these duties require skills in using the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Throughout the course, authentic medical documents provide the context for learning essential computer tasks performed in a medical office.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES Medic CPR/AED and First Aid

This three week class trains individuals how to respond during emergency situations. Participants learn to recognize and attend to respiratory or cardiac problems, sudden illnesses and injuries to adults, children, and infants. Adult, child, and infant CPR is included in this course.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Training

This nine week or eighteen week course prepares students to be eligible to take the state competency test. Students must meet all of the following requirements as required by the California State Department of Public Health: 1. Health Clearance: This includes a history and physical by a medical doctor (MD) and a TB skin test. If the skin test is positive, results of a chest x-ray signed by a radiologist (MD) are required. 2. Criminal Clearance: Criminal clearance for conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation is required upon enrollment and prior to patient contact. Certification will not be issued until the individual has undergone a criminal records background check and has been cleared. 3. English Language Proficiency: Passage of the CASAS reading test with an 8th grade level or higher. 4. Pregnancy: If a student is pregnant, she must obtain a doctor’s clearance to attend class. 5. Course of Study: The state of California regulates the hours required for this course. The theory of fifty (50) hours and the clinical instruction of one hundred (100) hours are provided by nursing instructors. Credit for this course is transferable to local vocational nursing (LVN) programs. Registration Fee per course: In District - $120; Out of District - $360 plus program fee.

Certified Nurse Assistant - Recertification (open entry)

Course meets the Department of Public Health guidelines for the 48-hour recertification requirement. Students must have worked as a nurse assistant within the last two years. Students may attend classes desired; however, must be on time and stay for the entire class to obtain credit. Partial credit cannot be given. Enroll during class. Registration Fee per quarter: In District - $25; Out of District - $75.

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Vocational Nursing Program

This is a 12-month nursing program to become an entry-level licensed nurse. It is a full-time commitment. Upon successful completion, student will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN® exam. To qualify for admission, applicants must: 1. Be 18 years old. 2. Have proof of a high school diploma or GED from an accredited school. 3. Pass the LVN entrance examination. This program is accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). For more information about the program, please call 626.258.5885. Registration Fee: In District - $300; Out of District - $900 plus program fee.

Physical Therapy Aide

Students will learn to assist therapists in providing services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. Students will be qualified to work in an office, clinic, or convalescent hospital.

Restorative Nurse Assistant (RNA)

This program is designed to provide the CNA with training and knowledge to assist the resident in achieving and maintaining their highest level of selfcare and independence. Class begins every 9 weeks. Students must meet the following requirements: 1. Current Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate. 2. Current health examination with a TB skin test. If skin test is positive, a chest x-ray is required. 3. Criminal Clearance: Criminal clearance for conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation is required upon enrollment and prior to patient contact. Certification of completion will not be issued until the individual has undergone a criminal records background check and has been cleared. 4. Current CPR card. Registration Fee per quarter: In District - $25; Out of District - $75 plus program fee.


PARENT EDUCATION Pre-Registration for all Parent Education through Parent Child Participation and Parenting the Preschooler (Special Four) Classes will take place at: El Monte-Rosemead Adult School - Ramona Center 10807 Ramona Blvd., El Monte, CA 91731 In District students: August 27, 2013 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Out of District students: August 28, 2013 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon Fees: Payable the day of registration (cash or Visa/Master card) $25.00 registration fee for in district $75.00 registration fee for out district $10.00 material fee per child

626.258.5818 Parenting the Preschooler (Special Four)

This parent and child participation course provides parents of caregivers an opportunity to enhance their parenting skills and prepare their 4-yearold children for kindergarten. The parent or caregiver is the registered student. The registered student must accompany the child or children who are attending class. 1. The child should be 4 years old on/or before 12/02/13. 2. No siblings (except twins) are allowed to attend class. Wilkerson School MWF MWF

8:30 am - 11:30 am 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Distance Learning Parent Education Earn a Parenting CertiďŹ cate

Any questions call 626.258.5800.

The Distance Learning Program is designed to aid parents in acquiring positive parenting skills and increasing their knowledge of a child’s social, physical, and emotional development. We offer a wide selection of topics for the infant through the teen years. Materials (packets/DVDs) are checked out to students who meet with a teacher once a week to discuss their individual concerns. Packets are available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. This program has been approved by some courts for individuals who are required to take a parenting course. For more information, please call 626.258.5818. There is a $10.00 fee for materials. This program offers On-going registration, registration takes place in the classroom.

Parent Education through Parent Child Participation

This course provides parents or caregivers an opportunity to enhance their parenting skills through observation and participation with their children in a stimulating and creative environment. Parent Participation classes are a low-cost preschool option taught by teachers holding California teaching credentials. The parent or caregiver is the registered student. The registered student must accompany the child or children who are attending class. Infants to 5-years-olds are accepted.

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Anguiano

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Valarao Rios

8:30 am - 12 noon 8:30 am - 12 noon

Young Stinnett

8:30 am - 11:30 am 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Rio Hondo School TTh WF Twin Lakes School WF TTh Wilkerson School TTh TTh

GRANADA PRE-SCHOOL CENTER

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LAUP Program

Free or low cost preschool designed to provide kindergarten readiness skills to 4-year old children. Open to families of any income level. Mornings: 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Afternoons: 12 noon - 3:30 pm

CSPP Program

Designed to provide preschool and child care to children whose parents are attending Adult School classes for a minimum of 6 hours/day or are working for a minimum of 6 hours/day. LOW COST for income eligible families. Children ages 3 to 5-years old. 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Rosemead Boulevard, Rosemead 91770 8 Garvey Ave Monday -Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Blvd Ramona August 22-Thursday Adult School Diploma Monday 6:00Secondary pm - Education/High 9:30 pm Granada Friday 2 Telephone: 7:45 am Center - 3:00 pm 3 1 626.258.5900 20 9 14 (ASE/HSD) 10 Friday21 19 7:45 am Pre-Registration - 3:00 pm (Out of District Only) 3515 Granada Avenue, El Monte 91731 osemead Adult Center -Thursday Monday 7:45 am - 4:00 pm 5 August 27 Parent Education Registrationve(In District Only) Telephone: 626.258.5800 105 N. Rosemead Boulevard, Rosemead 91770 A Monday -Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Garvey Ave e 12 2 Rosemead Adult Center elephone: 626.258.5900 August 28 Parent Education Registration 20 Monday - Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Rush St 9 rfe (Out of District Only) 14 u Va Friday 7:45 am 3:00 pm D lle Monday -Thursday 7:45 am - 4:00 pm 4105 Boulevard, Rosemead 91770 September 2 Labor Day Holiday e N. Rosemead yB v 3 Arroyo High School, 4921 N. Cedar Ave. El Monte Saturday - 12 noon A Monday -Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm 8:00 am 17 e 12 lvd fe Rush St r Telephone: 626.258.5900 ASE/ABE 16 Fall Session I Begins Friday 7:45 am - 3:00 pm 9 Du September 3Vall 605 4 El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Ave. El Monte ey e Saturday 8:00 am - 12 noon Bl 17 CTE, Fall Session Ipm Begins vd 3 Granada Center Av ESL Monday -Thursday 7:45 am 4:00 16 605 5 Fernando R. Ledesma High School ita e ranada Center October 25 CTE Fallpm Session Pre-Registration Av 3515 Granada Avenue, El Monte 91731 An 6:00 60 Monday -Thursday - II9:30 pm ita a n t d Boulevard El Monte60 515 Granada 12347 Avenue, Ramona El Monte 91731 A ill R an ASE/ABE ta d4 November Fall Session II Begins n R Telephone: 626.258.5800 Friday 7:45 am 3:00 pm l S 18 nM Mil elephone: 626.258.5800 Sa a 18 n a km 6 Mountain View High School, 2900 Parkway Dr. e El Monte rkm CTE Session Begins Wo Saturday 8:00 - II12 noon Wor e Fallam Monday -Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm 6:00 pm Monday -Thursday - 9:30 pm urfee Av Av e e D Potrero Elementary, Saturday7 8:00 am - 12 noon 2611 Potrero Ave. El Monte November 5-6 Durf California High School Exit Exam Saturday 8:00 am - 12 noon 3 Granada Center November 11 Veterans Day Holiday 8 Rio Hondo Elementary School 3515 Granada Avenue, El Monte 91731 60 11425 Wildfl ower Road Arcadia November 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday 4 Arroyo High School ................................................................................................4921 N. Cedar Avenue, El Monte Telephone: 626.258.5800 5 Baker ............................................................................................................... 12043 Exline Street, El Monte 3 Dec. 23-Jan. Winter Break 9 School Rosemead High School, 9063 Mission Drive Rosemead Arroyo High School ................................................................................................4921 N. Cedar Avenue, El Monte 6 Bentel 4 Center............................................................................................................. 8932 Bentel Avenue, Rosemead Monday -Thursday 6:00 pm Session - 9:30 pm January 10 CTE Spring I Pre-Registration 10 South El Monte High School 7 Cherrylee SchoolBaker ..................................................................................................... 5025 Buffington Road, El Monte 5 School ............................................................................................................... 12043 Exline Street, El Monte Saturday 8:00 am 12 noon January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday 1001 Durfee Avenue South El Monte 8 Fernando R. Ledesma High School .................................................................. 12347 Ramona Boulevard, El Monte 6 BentelElementary Center............................................................................................................. 8932 Bentel January 27 Spring Session I BeginsAvenue, Rosemead 9 Garvey Center ..........................................................................................................9108 Garvey Avenue, Rosemead 11 Twin Lakes School 10 Lambert 11431 E. McGirk Avenue, El Monte 7Park ...................................................................................................... Cherrylee School ..................................................................................................... 5025 Buffington February 10 Lincoln’s Birthday Holiday Road, El Monte 3900 Gilman Road El Monte 11 Kids Campus .....................................................................................................................4316 Peck Road, El Monte 4February Arroyo HighPresidents School 17 Day Holiday 8 Fernando R. Ledesma 12347.................................................................. Ramona Boulevard, El Monte 12 Wilkerson Elementary SchoolHigh School .................................................................. 12 Mountain View High School ...................................................................................... 2900 Parkway Drive, El Monte 2700 N. Doreen Avenue El Monte March 14 CTE Spring Session II 5 Baker School ............................................................................. 9 Elementary Garvey ..........................................................................................................9108 GarveyPre-Registration Avenue, Rosemead 13 Norwood SchoolCenter ...................................................................................4520 Whistler Avenue, El Monte March 18-19 California High School Exit Exam 14 Portrero School...........................................................................................................2611 Potrero Avenue, El Monte 6 Bentel Center............................................................................. 10 Lambert Park ...................................................................................................... 11431 E. McGirk Avenue, El Monte 15 Rio Hondo Elementary School................................................................................ 11425 WildflowerMarch Road, Arcadia 31 Spring Session II Begins ak Ave O e iv E L Las Tunas .......................................... Dr School ....................................................................... 11 Valley Kids Campus .....................................................................................................................4316 Peck Road, El Monte 16 San Gabriel Service Center (SGVCC) 1441 Santa Anita Avenue,7South El Cherrylee Monte April 21-25 Spring Break 17 South El Monte Community Center ................................................................ 1530 Central Avenue, South El Monte 8 Fernando R. Ledesma High SchoolDrive, .......................................... 12 Mountain View High School ...................................................................................... 2900 Parkway El Monte 8 CTE Summer Registration 18 South El Monte High School ...........................................................................1001 Durfee Avenue, May South23 El Monte Center ........................................................................... 13 Elementary Norwood School ...................................................................................4520 19 Twin Lakes SchoolElementary ....................................................................................3900 Gilman9 Road, El Garvey Monte May 26 Memorial Day Whistler Holiday Avenue, El Monte 20 Wilkerson School ..................................................................................................2700 N. Doreen Avenue, El Monte 10 ............................................................................. 14 Portrero School...........................................................................................................2611 Potrero Avenue, El Monte 3 June 5 Lambert Park ASE/HSD Graduation 21 Zamora Park ...........................................................................................................3800 Penn Mar Avenue, El Monte June 9 Summer Session Begins - AllRoad, Programs d 11 Kids Campus ............................................................................. 15 Rio Hondo Elementary School ................................................................................ 11425 Wildflower Arcadia R Azusa Mis Lower sio (Monday-Thursday) nD 12 Mountain1441 ViewSanta HighAnita School ..................................................... 16 r San Gabriel Valley Serviceve Center (SGVCC) .......................................... 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