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August 21, 2018

Teaching and Support Staff Home Teaching and Support Staff Teaching Staff Anthony Abello Phlebotomy aabello@dusd.net Scott Alexander ESL salexander@dusd.net Patricia Alvarez Dental Assistant palvarez@dusd.net Arthur Anderson Security Academy aranderson@dusd.net Michelle Ando Court Reporting mando@dusd.net Lina Bocanegra Dental/Ortho lbocanegra@dusd.net Rosa Burns Dental Assistant rburns@dusd.net Luis Cervantes EMT lcervantes@dusd.net Susan Chiaravalloti Court Reporting schiaravalloti@dusd.net Diane Chisum Parent…

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    Advanced Private Security Academy

    This two week, 80 hour course is a comparative examination of the technical and hands on of physical activity. It provides hands on training with lethal and non-lethal weapons. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to apply for BSIS CA licensure as an Armed Security Officer with SB 1626 School Security Certification. Each student will receive training in the following:
    • O.C. Pepper Spray/Use of Force • Baton Training • Firearms Training • SB 1626 School Security Training • Handcuffing • Unarmed Self Defense • CPR/First Aid • Taser • Patrol Procedures • Advanced Report Writing

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425500.01 8/27/2018-9/8/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,199 More Info
    425500.02 9/24/2018-10/5/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,199 More Info
    425500.03 10/15/2018-10/26/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,199 More Info
    425500.04 11/5/2018-11/16/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,199 More Info
    425500.05 11/26/2018-12/7/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,199 More Info
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    Advanced Private Security Academy - Orientation

    Please register online for a Security Academy Orientation

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425101.01 7/30/2018 M 1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.02 8/13/2018 M 1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.03 9/10/2018 M 1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.04 10/9/2018 T 1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
    425101.05 10/22/2018 M1:30pm-3:30pm N-8 Staff $0 Register
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    Basic Life Support

    The American Heart Association now offers Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers. This class is designed for most participants who provide health care to patients in a broad diversity of medical settings; as well as individuals operating a childcare facility or applying for childcare licenses, and most public school personnel. At the end of the BLS for Health Care Providers course, students are eligible to receive a BLS card for adult, child and infant issued by the American Heart Association. A BLS card is given to students at the end of class. Pre-registration required. Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be practicing hands on.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    417201.31 7/14/2018 Sat8:30am-2:30pm J-93 Staff $79 Register
    417201.32 8/18/2018 Sat8:30am-2:30pm J-93 Staff $79 Register
    417201.33 9/8/2018 Sat8:30am-2:30pm J-93 Staff $79 Register
    417201.34 10/20/2018 Sat8:30am-2:30pm J-93 Staff $79 Register
    417201.35 11/3/2018 Sat8:30am-2:30pm J-93 Staff $79 Register
    417201.36 12/1/2018 Sat8:30am-2:30pm J-93 Staff $79 Register
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    Basic Officer Security Training - Guard Card

    This one day, 8 hour class is for individuals seeking to apply for their BSIS CA Security
    Guard Card. Each student will receive training in the following:
    • Roles & Responsibility of Security Officers • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425100.02 8/27/2018 M9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $229 More Info
    425100.03 9/24/2018 M9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $229 More Info
    425100.04 10/15/2018 M9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $229 More Info
    425100.05 11/5/2018 M9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $229 More Info
    425100.06 11/26/2018 M9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $229 More Info
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    Basic Private Security Academy

    This one week, 40 hour class is a comparative examination of the relationship of the criminal justice system and physical security. It provides an overview of the administrative, personnel, physical aspects of the security field. Upon completion of this course,students will be able to apply for BSIS CA licensure as an Unarmed Security Officer. Each student will receive training in the following:
    • Roles & Responsibility of Security Officers • Weapons of Mass Destruction • Observation and Documentation • Communication and Its Significance • Radio Procedures • Active Shooter • Workplace Violence • Handling Difficult People • Public Relations • Officer Safety • Post Orders and Assignments • Traffic and Crowd Control

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    425200.01 8/27/2018-8/31/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,099 More Info
    425200.02 9/24/2018-9/28/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,099 More Info
    425200.03 10/15/2018-10/19/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,099 More Info
    425200.04 11/5/5018-11/9/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,099 More Info
    425200.05 11/26/2018-11/30/2018 M-F9:00am-5:30pm M-101 Shaffer $1,099 More Info
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    Brain Fitness

    Do you walk into a room and wonder why you are there? The latest brain research is applied when you join the fun; try out new and interesting exercises that challenge your brain. This “hands on” class is for everyone who wants to improve memory so you won’t forget where you left your keys, tune-up thinking skills and even improve reaction time which can help you feel like a more confident driver. The scientifically designed program, with short class discussions and handouts, will give you visible results. Enjoy your freshly sharpened skills. All materials are included. No computer experience necessary. All ages are welcome.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    303110.06 8/14/2018-12/6/2018 Tue/W/Thu10:15am-12:15pm E-33 Kelly Holt $99 Register
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    Build a Better Vocabulary

    This course is ideal for all types of students who want to get an edge on taking a high school, college or a job related English exam and anyone wishing to update and improve their grammar skills.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460540.06 8/20/2018-11/18/2018 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $249 Register
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    CaseCATALYST Software - Advanced

    Case Catalyst. The industry-leading software for computer-aided transcription (CAT) with special editions configured for judicial reporters, captioners, editors, and students.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460340.04 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    CaseCATALYST Software - Beginning

    Case Catalyst. The industry-leading software for computer-aided transcription (CAT) with special editions configured for judicial reporters, captioners, editors, and students.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460330.04 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    Computer Basics

    Come learn MicroSoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10! Here you will grasp and become knowledgeable of some of MicroSoft’s latest technology such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Additionally, you will learn how to do internet searches, compose reply and forward email, download and open email attachments, make a simple flyer, and navigate multiple web browsers. Learn and understan at an easy pace with lots of help and hands on practice. This class is a no-pressure environment with fun and written out lessons.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    303100.09 8/14/2018-9/27/2018 Tue/Thu12:45pm-2:45pm E-33 Darryl Robinson $89 Register
    303100.10 10/2/2018-11/15/2018 Tue/Thu12:45pm-2:45pm E-33 Darryl Robinson $89 Register
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    Computer Basics

    Come learn MicroSoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10! Here you will grasp and become knowledgeable of some of MicroSoft’s latest technology such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Additionally, you will learn how to do internet searches, compose reply

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    303100.09 8/14/2018-9/27/2018 Tue/Thu12:45pm-2:45pm E-33 Darryl Robinson $89 Register
    303100.10 10/2/2018-11/15/2018 Tue/Thu12:45pm-2:45pm E-33 Darryl Robinson $89 Register
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    Court Reporting

    The Court Reporting Program prepares students to become a licensed Certified Shorthand Court Reporter in the State of California. The skill of writing on a stenograph machine is unique and in high demand. Court Reporters can choose to work in the legal community as a deposition reporter or in the courthouse, provide CART services for the hard of hearing, TV captioning and much, much more. The average court reporter earns over $55,000 per year.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460001.06 8/13/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F7:00am-5:00pm C-10 Jocelyn Epperson $2,999 More Info
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    Court Reporting - Orientation

    Please register online for a Court Reporting orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    46101.18 9/7/2018 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
    46101.19 10/5/2015 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
    46101.20 11/2/2018 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
    46101.21 11/30/2018 F11:00am-12:00pm E-30 Staff $0 Register
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    Court Reporting-Speed - Online

    Court Reporting Speed Classes. New Students start every January, April, and August. DAS has a free practice lab with computers, wireless printing, and Internet access.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460001.04 8/13/2018-6/28/2019 OnlineOnline Online Jocelyn Epperson $3,299 More Info
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    Create & Publish A Digital Photo Book

    In this class, you will learn basic photo editing skills. You will touch up and edit your personal photos and once your photos are fixed, you will create a photo book online using a photo processing website. The end product will be a published book of your cherished memories.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    303140.02 8/15/2018-11/14/2018 W3:00pm - 5:30pm C-10 Virginia Rooney $85 Register
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    CSR Lab

    Court Reporting Lab. New Students start every January, April, and August. DAS has a free practice lab with computers, wireless printing, and Internet access.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460005.02 8/13/2018-6/28/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu7:00am-7:00pm C-12 Staff $0 More Info
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    CSR Preparation

    This course prepares students to take the Certified Shorthand Reporters written examination.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460420.06 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    CSR Total Eclipse - Advanced

    Court Reporting computer-aided transcription software.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460370.06 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Linda Hagen $249 Register
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    CSR Total Eclipse - Beginning

    Court Reporting computer-aided transcription software.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460360.06 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Linda Hagen $249 Register
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    CSR Total Eclipse - Scoping

    Scopist is one who edits a transcript translated by CAT (Computer-Aided Transcription) software into English, correcting mistrans/untrans of steno notes, employing proper punctuation, English, and format.  This course is taught for students/reporters that use Total Eclipse software.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460375.06 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Linda Hagen $249 Register
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    CSR Transcription Prep

    The primary goal of this course is to instruct and reinforce students’ skills and understanding in the preparation and completion of deposition and court transcripts. Instruction will also cover applicable California codes governing transcripts.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460350.02 8/20/2018-11/16/2018 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $249 Register
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    Dental Assistant

    The Dental Assistant Program will prepare students in acquiring entry-level employment as a Clinical Dental Assistant, Dental Front Office Coordinator or Dental Biller. Students will learn the basic skills and knowledge in the field, such as infection control standards, exposing and developing dental radio-graphs, dental instrumentation, four-handed dentistry, chair-side dental assisting and operating dental practice management software.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419250.01 Every 5 weeks M/Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 1:30pm M-104 8 $5,999 More Info
    419200.02 Every 5 weeks M/Tue/W/Thu 4:00pm - 9:00pm M-104 8 $5,999 More Info
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    Dental Assistant - Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Dental Assistant orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419101.71 7/17/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.27 8/21/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.28 9/18/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.29 10/16/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.30 11/13/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.31 12/4/2018 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
    419101.32 1/8/2019 Tue3:00pm - 4:00pm E-34 Staff $0 Register
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    Drop 2 Sizes Challenge

    The “Drop Two Sizes Challenge” and its fat loss driven workouts and nutrition program (not diet – we DISLIKE diets) are designed to get you down at least two jean sizes in only eight weeks.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    301410.05 8/14/2018-10/13/2018 Tue/Thu/Sat6:00pm - 7:00pm (T/Th) /9:00am - 10:00am (Sat) F-44 Cesar Salas $115 Register
    301410.06 10/16/2018-12/8/2018 Tue/Thu/Sat6:00pm - 7:00pm (T/Th) /9:00am - 10:00am (Sat) F44 Cesar Salas $115 Register
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    EKG/ECG

    This is a 50 hour ECG Certificate Program designed for ECG Monitor Technician and other allied health personnel. The program prepares the students to take the National Certification exam by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) and the National Health Career Association (NHA). This course will include practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, rhythm interpretation, stress testing, Holter monitoring, electrocardiography, medical terminology, medical ethic and legal aspects of patient contact.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    416100.12 9/25/2018-11/15/2018 Tue/Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm M-102 Jones $899 More Info
    416100.13 9/14/2018-11/16/2018 Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm L-71 Markos $899 More Info
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    EMT Course - Emergency Medical Technician

    An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is an entry level patient care provider in emergency medical services. EMTs care for the sick or injured in emergency settings. The course prepares students to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages. Course emphasis is on patient assessment, communication, ambulance operations, and patient care in accordance with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and the State of California regulations. (194 hours)

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    418140.05 8/25/2018 - 12/8/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu6:00pm - 9:00pm J-92 Shawn Youngblood $1,199 More Info
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    EMT Refresher Course - Emergency Medical Technician

    This EMT re-certification course meets the state required hours to recertify your EMT license.
    • 24 hours of Continuing Education Units
    • BLS CPR Card (American Heart Association)
    • Course Modules
    • Preparatory
    – Airway
    – Trauma
    – Patient Assessment
    – Medical/ Behavioral
    – Patient Assessment
    – OB GYN
    • CA EMSA State Skills Testing
    • OCEMS Accreditation Training
    care provider in emergency medical services. This is a refresher course for people who have taken the course already and need to refresh their knowledge.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    418200.01 9/8/2018-9/16/2018 Sat/Sun8:00am - 4:30pm J-93 Mario Guerra $299 More Info
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    EMT-Orientation

    Emergency Medical Technician Orientation 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    418101.28 7/13/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.29 8/10/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.30 9/14/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.31 10/12/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.32 11/9/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.33 12/7/2018 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
    418101.34 1/11/2019 F11:00am - 12:00pm J-92 Staff $0 Register
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    English Grammar, Advanced

    This online course will provide you with a further review of the grammar, punctuation, and writing skills necessary when taking any high school or college test, or with your everyday work-related writing and correspondence.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460520.06 8/20/2018-11/18/2018 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $249 Register
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    English Grammar, Basic

    This online course will provide you with a further review of the grammar, punctuation, and writing skills necessary when taking any high school or college test, or with your everyday work-related writing and correspondence.

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    460510.06 8/20/2018-11/18/2018 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $249 Register
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    English Punctuation

    This online course will provide you with a further review of the grammar, punctuation, and writing skills necessary when taking any high school or college test, or with your everyday work-related writing and correspondence.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460530.06 8/20/2018-11/18/2018 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $249 Register
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    ESL - Advanced

    Do you ever hear people use expressions in English that you don’t understand? You will increase your ability to use English at work, school, or in the community while gaining confidence in speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. Students interact with the teacher and each other on a daily basis while having fun! You will feel better about yourself as you practice the English that you are learning!

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    201300.02 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu6:00pm - 9:00pm G-532 Staff - More Info
    201800.05 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu 8:00am - 11:am G-53 Staff - More Info
    201800.06 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu 11:30am - 2:30-pm G-53 Staff - More Info
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    ESL - Beginning/Prinicpiante

    Learn English from the beginning! This class will focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Grammar is also incorporated to assist you in understanding the structure of the English language. The teacher will provide you with books you will use in class. ~ Aprenda Inglés desde el principio! Este nivel se enfocará en la habilidad para hablar, escuchar, leer y escribir. Incorporando la gramática necesaria para entender este idioma. Los maestros le proveeran los libros que usted utilizará en el salón de clase.

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    201100.05 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu8:00am - 11:00am G-52 Staff - More Info
    201100.07 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm M-101 Staff - More Info
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    ESL - Intermediate/Intermedio

    Do you lack confidence to speak English outside the home? If so, you can continue to develop your fluency in English in a fun and friendly environment. You will have the opportunity to practice reading, writing, and your conversational skills in routine social situations with other students in the class. This course will help prepare you to understand and speak everyday English with confidence. ~ ¿Le falta confianza al hablar inglés fuera de su casa? Usted continuará desarrollando su habilidad en el inglés en un ambiente divertido y agradable. Tendrá la oportunidad de practicar leer, escribir y conversar con otros estudiantes. Esta clase le prepara para entender y hablar inglés diariamente y con toda confianza.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    201200.04 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu6:00pm - 9:00pm G-53 Staff - More Info
    201700.05 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu 8:00am - 11:am G-53 Staff - More Info
    201700.06 8/13/2018-11/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu 11:30am - 2:30-pm G-53 Staff - More Info
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    ESL - Pronunciation and Conversation

    Come and improve your English pronunciation and speaking skills with friendly and experienced teachers. You will learn how to make the different sounds of English and the rhythm of English during the pronunciation part of the class. You will improve your speaking through having conversations about various topics with your classmates, playing conversation games, and giving short presentations.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    201500.07 8/18/2018-12/1/2018 Sat9:00am - 12:00pm G-53 Christian Alfaro - More Info
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    Excel 2013 - Intermediate

    Learn more than beyond the basics in this Excel Intermediate Class. Learn how to move date within and between workbooks, use advance formatting features, learn to sort and filter to find and organize your data, freeze and split worksheet windows to compare data from separate areas, how to create Pivot Tables, and so much more. Aprenda más alla de lo básico en esta clase de Excel Nivel Intermedio. ¿Cómo mover datos dentro y entre hojas de cálculos? Use maneras avanzadas para dar format a sus hojas de cálculos, aprenda a clasificar y a filtrar para poder encontrar y organizer sus datos, congeal y divida sus datos para poder comparer su información de deiferentes áreas, cómo crear Tablas Dinámicas y mucho más.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310230.02 8/20/2018-12/3/2018 M5:00pm - 9:00pm F-40 Silvia Wood $69 Register
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    Floristry with a Flair

    This class will turn the love you have for flowers into beautiful arrangements that you will do yourself. Learn to create different arranging styles such as contemporary, traditional, exotic, weddings, and special occasions. Fresh flowers will be supplied each week to help you create your own arrangement. You will learn techniques and tips to help you create attractive fresh floral arrangements for your home.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302400.21 8/28/2018-12/4/2018 Tue 9:00am - 11:00am K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
    302400.22 8/28/2018-12/4/2018 Tue 6:00pm - 8:00pm K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
    302400.23 8/29/2018-12/5/2018 W 6:00pm - 8:00pm K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
    302400.24 8/25/2018-12/15/2018 Sat 9:00am - 11:00am K-81 Terri Mercurio $69 Register
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    GED - Learning Center

    Our Learning Center has computers available, provides students with a quiet learning environment and students can receive one-on-one tutoring instruction.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    101200.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/FVaries L-72 Robert Dame - More Info
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    GED Direct Instruction

    Teacher Led Classroom. This course will help you prepare for the GED. This course will review various course subjects such as English, writing, reading, math, social sudies and science. This course includes practice GED exams, computer-assisted programs, individual tutoring and counseling sessions

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    101100.06 9/10/2018-11/15/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 11:30am L-72 Staff - More Info
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    GED Spanish - Learning Center

    Students are able to study in Spanish and take their official GED tests in Spanish to obtain their High School Equivalency.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    101230.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/FVaries L-72 Robert Dame - More Info
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    Hatha Yoga

    Hatha Yoga is a breath-centered sequence of postures designed to stretch and align your body and open the many channels of the body so that the energy can flow freely. It will make the spine supple, promote circulation, increase flexibility, build strength and stamina, release tension and promote relaxation. Please bring a Yoga mat and do not eat before this community education class.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    301310.09 9/12/2018-10/17/2018 W6:30pm -7:30pm Activity Room Patricia Heyne $37 Register
    301310.10 10/24/2018-12/5/2018 W6:30pm -7:30pm Activity Room Patricia Heyne $37 Register
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    High School Diploma

    Students can complete their coursework in our Learning Center Lab that offers students online courses and unlimited access to resources needed to complete their program successfully. The Learning Center also provides students a quiet learning environment that is free from distractions. Students have the freedom to work at their own pace and instructors are always available to help in any subject that students find difficult for them. Students are able to get one-on-one time with the instructors and the extra tutoring they need to provide a program that is proven to help students succeed.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    102000.05 8/13/2018-12/7/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F9:00am - 7:00pm (Mon-Thu) 9:00am - 1:00pm (Fri) L-72 Robert Dame - More Info
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    Introduction To Computers-Bilingual

    Start creating a wide variety of documents using Microsoft Word 2013. This class is designed for students with little or no knowledge about computers and their programs. Come and start using computers.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310220.05 8/17/2018-12/8/2018 Sat8:30am - 12:30pm F-40 Silvia Wood $69 Register
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    IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal Certification

    This course provides the participants with training and certification in the techniques of IV therapy and blood withdrawal. This course will provide training on how to start an IV infusion and withdrawal of blood for testing, the legal aspects, venipuncture techniques, management of site pre and post procedure, fluid and electrolyte balance, preparation of the client for the procedure, review of circulatory system, infection control and universal precautions. Clinical practicum of venipunctures and IV starts on live subject. ~ This course is open to California Licensed Vocational Nurses, graduates of BVNPT Vocational Nursing Program, and Registered Nurses for update/remediation only. Only licensed LVN’s will qualify for continuing education contact hours. Pre-licensure VN graduates will receive a certificate once licensure is obtained and documented.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    470000.04 9/14/2018-9/22/2018 Fri/Sat7:30am - 5:00pm J-92 Staff $699 Register
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    Jewelry (Wire Wrap) Bling, Baubles & More

    Want to learn how to make your own jewelry without using a torch and solder? Want to add that Bing without the huge cost? Then this class is for you! With pliers and metal wire learn to form great looking necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets. Everybody will be impressed with your creations. We will also begin to learn Kumihimo (Japanese) Braiding and Pearl Knotting as alternates to show off your new creations. Mona Doshay is very talented in multiple jewelry techniques and is able to translate the most complex designs into workable, simplified designs. She will encourage and guide you to create wonderful and unique pieces.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302410.06 8/22/2018-9/26/2018 W9:00am-12:00pm K-81 Mona Doshay $99 Register
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    Keyboard Certification Test

    Test and receive your keyboarding/typing certificate. Testing is held on the following days: Monday: 7pm-8pm or Saturday: 10am-11am

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    306000.09 8/13/2018-12/8/2018 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm F-40 Sylvia Wood $49 Register
    306000.010 8/13/2018-12/8/2018 Sat 10:00am - 11:00am F-40 Sylvia Wood $49 Register
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    Learn Adobe Photoshop Elements in 14 Weeks

    This is a fast track course to learn one of the best selling graphic arts softwares on the market today. You will learn to edit photos, add filters, use the various Photoshop Elements tools, understand layers, palettes and more. In 14 weeks you will have a good working knowledge of the Photoshop Elements program concepts and photo editing skills.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302100.06 8/15/2018-11/14/2018 W3:00pm - 5:30pm C-10 Virginia Rooney $95 Register
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    Learn Adobe Photoshop Elements in 14 Weeks

    This is a fast track course to learn one of the best selling graphic arts softwares on the market today. You will learn to edit photos, add filters, use the various Photoshop Elements tools, understand layers, palettes and more. In 14 weeks you will hav

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302100.06 8/15/2018-11/14/2018 W3:00pm - 5:30pm C-10 Virginia Rooney $95 Register
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    Loan Document Signing Specialist

    California’s real estate industry needs notaries who would like to become Loan Document Signing Specialists. In this class, your instructor will present information on the duties and responsibilities of the Notary Public entering the loan industry as a Loan Document Signing Specialist. Please bring a valid driver’s license, and a #2 pencil.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310110.08 11/15/2018 Thu5:00pm - 9:00pm M-103 Danny Perez $65 Register
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    Massage Therapy

    Downey Adult School presents a 600-hour massage therapy program designed to teach students through an in-depth 25 or 32 week curriculum. Upon completion, our students will have learned the necessary skills to work and succeed in an ever changing field with possible career opportunities in chiropractic offices, spas, hospitals, physical/sports therapy offices, health and wellness clinics, cruise ships, and self employed private practices.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    413250.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 8:30am - 1:30pm H-60 Richard Monte $3,499 More Info
    413320.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 5:00pm - 9:00pm H-60 Richard Monte $3,499 More Info
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    Massage-Orientation

    Massage Therapy Orientation 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    413101.35 7/19/2018 Thu1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.36 7/19/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.37 8/23/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.38 8/23/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.39 9/13/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.40 9/13/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.90 9/27/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.91 9/27/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.92 10/11/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.93 10/11/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.94 10/25/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.95 10/25/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.96 11/8/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.97 11/8/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.98 12/6/2018 Thu 1:45pm - 2:45pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
    413101.99 12/6/2018 Thu 4:00pm - 5:00pm H-60 Staff $0 Register
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    Medical Assistant

    Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours).

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411120.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F8:30am - 5:00pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411250.15 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 1:00pm - 5:00pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411250.14 7/2/2018-6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 8:00am - 12:30pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411250.16 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 1:00pm - 5:00pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
    411270.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu/F 5:00pm - 9:30pm M-106 Staff $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Assistant - Hybrid

    The Medical Assistant Hybrid program includes both on campus and online teaching modalities. Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours).

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411150.01 8/13/2018-12/2/2018 7:00am-5:30pm J-93 Staff $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Assistant - Hybrid Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Medical Assistant-Hybrid orientation. Your instructor will email you details of the orientation after registration.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411151.08 7/10/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    411151.01 8/7/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    411151.02 9/4/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    411151.03 10/2/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    411151.04 11/6/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    411151.05 12/4/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
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    Medical Assistant & Phlebotomy

    Clinical medical assistants manage phone calls, schedule appointments and greet patients. They take pulse, respiration, temperature, blood pressure, administer injections, apply bandages and dressings and record electrocardiograms (EKG). They sterilize surgical instruments and learn the steps for suture removal. The cost of the course includes Word, medical terminology, keyboarding, electronic health records, and externship. (660 hours). This combination course adds the 80 hour Phlebotomy training.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411130.02 7/2/2018 - 6/29/2018 M/Tue/W/Thu/F8:30am - 12:30pm M-106 Leonor Gonzalez $4,499 More Info
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    Medical Assistant Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Medical Assistant orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    411101.31 7/18/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.32 8/24/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.33 9/14/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.34 9/28/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.35 10/12/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.36 10/26/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.37 11/9/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    411101.38 12/7/2018 F1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
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    Medical Biller/Coder Online Program - Orientation

    Orientation is mandatory and will be held online. This orientation is ONLY for students who will receive instruction online. Upon registration, the instructor will email you a link to join the orientation at a specified time and date.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412601.21 8/16/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.22 9/6/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.23 10/4/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.24 11/8/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.25 12/6/2018 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
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    Medical Biller/Coder Program

    The Medical Biller & Coder program prepares students for a career in the medical billing industry. Students completing the program can test to receive national certification. Medical Billers and Coders are employed by clinics, physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), mental health care facilities, nursing homes, insurance companies, consulting firms, health data organizations and information system vendors. (660 hours). This course includes: • Medical Terminology/Anatomy • Medical Coding ICD 10 • Medical Coding I • Medical Coding II • CPT Chapters 8-16 • CPT Chapters 17-26 • Insurance in the Medical Office • Computers in Medical Offices • Electronic Medical Records.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412180.03 7/2/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu9:00am - 5:00pm M-107 Ciatti $3,499 More Info
    412300.03 7/2/2018-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Thu 5:30pm - 9:30pm M-107 Staff $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Biller/Coder Program - Online

    The Online Medical Biller & Coder program prepares students for a career in the medical billing industry. Students completing the program can test to receive national certification. Medical billers and coders are employed by hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), mental health care facilities, nursing homes, insurance companies, consulting firms, health data organizations and information system vendors. The course includes Medical Terminology/Anatomy, Medical Billing, Medical Coding and Microsoft Word.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412650.06 8/20/2018-4/12/2019 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $3,499 More Info
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    Medical Biller/Coder Program -Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory online orientation. The instructor will email you details.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412101.24 7/16/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.25 8/20/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.26 9/10/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.27 10/15/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.28 11/5/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
    412101.29 12/3/2018 M4:00pm - 5:30pm HPEC_Cafe Staff $0 Register
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    Medical Terminology I - Online

    Online medical terminology courses teach students an in depth view of medical terminology, physiology, and anatomy. After successful completion of Medical Terminology I and Medical Terminology II, students will receive a Certificate of Completion. Students who earn an online medical terminology course certification can expect to find work as medical terminology experts, medical clerks, medical records specialists, or medical receptionists.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460550.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Medical Terminology II - Online

    Online medical terminology courses teach students an in depth view of medical terminology, physiology, and anatomy. After successful completion of Medical Terminology I and Medical Terminology II, students will receive a Certificate of Completion. Students who earn an online medical terminology course certification can expect to find work as medical terminology experts, medical clerks, medical records specialists, or medical receptionists.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460560.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Access 2013 Advanced

    In this advanced online class, you will learn additional database features including: relational databases, custom input forms, specialized & advanced queries, complex & advanced forms and reports, splitting a database, calculated controls, customizing the user interface and more. 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320160.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Access 2013 Intro

    In this online introductory level Access database class you will learn basic database concepts including: creating tables, previewing, printing, designing databases, creating database objects, table formatting, lookup fields, field properties, basic queries & reports.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320150.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Excel 2013 Advanced

    In this online advanced class you will learn more powerful features of this exciting program! Topics include: tables, outlines, graphics, templates, digital signatures, Pivot Tables, macros, financial functions, data analysis & auditing, advanced formatting, collaboration and more.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320140.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Excel 2013 Intro

    In this online introductory level class, you will learn the basic features of Excel. Topics include entering and editing data, selecting cells and ranges, formatting cells, printing, basic formulas & functions, inserting and deleting columns and so much more. 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320130.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Powerpoint 2013 Essentials

    In this online introductory level class you will learn to create and give a PowerPoint presentation. Topics include themes, bullet lists, templates, designs, slide masters, outlines, text formatting, slide formatting, printing slideshows & handouts, hyperlinks, multimedia, tables, animations, transitions, graphics, sound, preparing presentations, delivering slideshows, and more.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320170.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Word 2013 Advanced

    In this advanced class you will learn more powerful Word features, including headers & footers, templates, footnotes & end-notes, tables, indexes, tracking changes, macros, digital signatures, customization options and more.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320120.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Microsoft Word 2013 Intro

    In this online introductory level class, you will learn basic features of Word. Topics include basic text editing, formatting, proofreading, printing, lists, tables, forms, columns, WordArt, clip art, styles, themes, picture editing, mail merge and more.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320110.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Notary Public

    California needs additional professional notaries. Become a more valuable employee or own your own business. This community education course is designed to provide students the knowledge to become a California Notary Public and prepare you for the state’s examination. State proctors will administer the Notary examination at the end of the class. Valid social security number required. A 2” x 2” passport picture is required for the notary public application form.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310100.13 8/25/2018 Sat8:00am - 6:00pm L-72 Danny Perez $75 Register
    310100.14 9/29/2018 Sat8:00am - 6:00pm L-72 Danny Perez $75 Register
    310100.15 11/3/2018 Sat8:00am - 6:00pm L-72 Danny Perez $75 Register
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    Oil Painting

    Learn to oil paint the easy way! Simple follow along instruction enables the student to easily learn brush techniques, color mixing, and the necessary elements and fundamentals of art. “Beginners welcome, results guaranteed!”

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302310.05 8/16/2018-11/15/2018 Thu9:00am - 12:00pm K-81 Linda Lee $89 Register
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    Orthodontic Assisting - Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Orthodontic orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419150.11 7/11/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.12 8/21/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.13 10/16/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
    419150.14 12/4/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:30pm M-104 Staff $0 Register
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    Orthodontic Assisting Permit Course

    All students wishing to enroll in the Orthodontic Assisting Course must have at least six (6) months experience in the dental field, must have an employment certification from a licensed dentist or dental office coor n RDA program (RDA Diploma or RDA/RDAEF License required). This state dental board-approved Orthodontic Assisting Permit Course provides students with the essential knowledge, skills and practical experience to successfully acquire a position as an Orthodontic Assistant. Upon completion of this course, students may qualify to take the State-Board Orthodontic Assistant Permit examination for licensure after completing all the Dental Board of California requirements for the OAP state exam.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    419180.03 8/17/2018 - 2/1/2019 F8:00am - 12:00pm M-104 Staff $2,499 More Info
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    Paralegal / Legal Assistant Online Program

    This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. All classes are online. Students will be trained to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which legal assistants are most in demand. Students will be expected to complete a significant amount of homework for each weekly session. This program will help students increase their office’s efficiency, productivity, and billable hours as well as learn new marketable job skills. Successful graduates of the eight (8) core courses will be awarded Certificates of Completion. These certificates provide an individual with the recognition that he or she has achieved the level of professional knowledge and competency necessary to work within the legal field, and it is designed to satisfy the requirements of California Business & Professions Code §6450. 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    412100.03 8/20/2018-6/29/2019 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $3,499 More Info
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    Paralegal Orientation - Online

    Please register for mandatory online orientation. Instructor will email you details.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    421900.19 7/11/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.20 8/15/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.21 9/5/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.22 10/3/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.23 11/7/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.24 12/5/2018 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation-2

    This class provides parents with a forum to discuss the many developmental demands of parenting the two-year old. Discussion topics include: Routines, Building Math Skills, Science, Sensory Play, Potty Training, The Importance of Reading and more. Toddlers participate in circle time, outdoor play and various hands-on activities based on themes surrounding the alphabet, math and science. You and your toddler will also participate in field trips that will extend the learning outside the classroom. There will be additional fees for field trips.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310502.06 9/5/2018-12/5/2018 W9:00am - 11:30am Parent Ed Adrienne Montalvan $149 More Info
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation-3

    THREE YEAR OLDS: This unique program allows parents to observe and interact with their preschooler in a classroom setting. Discussion topics focus on: The Three-Year Old Ages and Stages, Discipline, Reading Readiness, Self-Esteem and more. Thursday lab classes provide an opportunity for children to work in small groups, develop independence, engage in creative and sensory play and foster social skills. In addition, various field trips are scheduled in order to extend the learning outside of the classroom.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310503.06 9/4/2018-12/6/2018 Tue/Thu9:00am - 12:00pm (Tue) / 12:30pm - 2:30pm (Thu) Parent Ed Dania Cuevas $199 More Info
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation-4

    This invaluable Pre-K program closely models the Downey Unified School District’s kindergarten experience for the child and will facilitate a smooth transition into kindergarten the following year. Class curriculum for the children aligns with the California Common Core Standards. For the parent, there are weekly discussion sessions led by the instructor covering topics such as building social skills, powerful play, effective discipline, reading readiness, facilitating your child’s growing independence and preparing for kindergarten. Field trips, guest speakers, and a complete kindergarten readiness assessment are also part of this essential pre-K class.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310504.06 9/4/2018-12/6/2018 Tue/W/Thu12:30pm - 2:30pm (Tue Wed) / 9:00am - 12:00pm (Thu) Parent Ed Diane Chisum $249 More Info
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    Pharmacy Technician Orientation

    Please register for a mandatory Pharmacy Tech orientation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    414101.28 7/10/18 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.29 8/20/18 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.30 9/10/2018 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.31 10/1/2018 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.32 10/22/2018 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.33 11/13/2018 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
    414101.34 12/3/2018 M2:00pm - 3:30pm M-108 Staff $0 Register
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    Pharmacy Technician w/Externship

    Students will learn the basic concepts of Pharmacology, knowledge of practice settings, standards and ethics, federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations, basic pharmacy calculations, drug dosages, route and forms, conversion tables, recordkeeping, drug manufacturing, packaging and labeling of drug products. Students will be given hands-on experience to perform in a pharmacy setting through their 120-hour externship requirement to successfully complete the course and receive their certificate.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    414250.12 7/3/17 - 6/28/18 M/Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 12:30pm M-108 Dan Legaspi $3,499 More Info
    414300.03 7/3/17 - 6/28/18 M/Tue/W/Thu 5:00pm - 9:00pm M-108 Allison Iglesia $3,499 More Info
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    Phlebotomy Orientation

    Students must register online and attend an orientation prior to enrolling in the Phlebotomy course. If you have any questions about the Phlebotomy program, the orientation is the best place to get your answers.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    420101.06 7/12/2018 Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.07 9/6/2018 Thu 5:00pm - 6:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.08 10/19/2018 Fri 1:00pm - 2:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
    420101.09 12/4/2018 Tue 5:00pm - 6:30pm HPEC_Caf Staff $0 Register
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    Phlebotomy Technician Course w/Externship

    This program meets all California requirements for students to become a California licensed phlebotomist (CPT1). The program will introduce students to the field of phlebotomy and provide them with basic and advanced skills in both theory and clinical practice and prepare the students for the National Certification Exam. You must attend an orientation before you can register for this program.

    All questions answered at mandatory orientation.
    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    420200.08 8/20/2018-8/31/2018 M/Tue/W/Th/F 8:00am - 1:00pm J-92 Staff $1,499 More Info
    420200.09 9/15/2018-9/30/2018 Sat/Sun 8:00am - 4:30pm J-92 Staff $1,499 More Info
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    Quickbooks Pro 2014 Essentials

    Learn how to use this powerful and popular accounting software program designed for small to mid-sized companies. This online class will teach you all the basics you need to use the program successfully. Topics include: learning the QuickBooks interface, creating a company, working with customers & vendors, banking, inventory, balance sheet accounts, budgeting, payroll, estimates, time tracking, and customizing the program.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    320210.06 8/20/2018-10/28/2018 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $249 Register
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    Real Estate-Principles, Practices and Legal Aspects

    CENTURY 21 My Real Estate School is a Bureau of Real Estate (BRE) approved school located at 7825 Florence Avenue, near Paramount and Florence in Downey. Crash course material also included with the course. For more information call Darlene Roberson at CENTURY 21 My Real Estate: (562) 927-2626 x 119

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310120.03 7/2/2018-6/29/2019 Sat10:00am - 12:00pm OffCampus Darlene Roberson $149 Register
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    Rigid Heddle Weaving

    A rigid heddle is a small, portable loom that is easy to use. Come make a pair of impressive dish towels on your first day and decide if weaving is your new passion. Your project will be completed in one session with instruction on finishing the final step at home. Bring your own 100% cotton yarn to class in four colors of your choice. $20 loom rental fee to instructor.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302900.07 9/8/2018 Sat8:00am - 2:30pm M-101 Nancy Moren $59 Register
    302900.08 10/6/2018 Sat8:00am - 2:30pm M-101 Nancy Moren $59 Register
    302900.09 11/3/2018 Sat8:00am - 2:30pm M-101 Nancy Moren $59 Register
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    Sewing Basics and Beyond - Beginning Sewing 101/102

    In Sewing 101 you will learn the basics of sewing. I will teach you how to operate a sewing machine, learn stitches and easy techniques to improve your sewing. In Sewing 102 you will learn futher skills such as shopping for fabric and picking the right patterns. The projects you do will build your skills further in sewing. Come have fun while you are learning in a fun environment. We will have SEW much fun together, bring a friend and let’s get started. All levels welcomed. Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302540.02 8/23/2018-10/4/2018 Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
    302540.04 8/24/2018-10/12/5018 Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
    302540.03 10/11/2018-12/6/2018 Thu 6:00pm - 9:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
    302450.05 10/19/2018-12/14/2018 Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm K-81 Lina Ibarra $99 Register
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    Tai Chi-Meditation in Motion

    Tai Chi is a practice that reduces stress and promotes relaxation and wellness. It has been known to boost the immune system, reduce blood pressure, and improve balance and flexibility. The slow, gentle moves along with the breathing techniques help move the qi (life energy) in our bodies. In this beginner’s class, we will focus on the Yang Family Short form made up of 24 moves and a warm–up exercise called the Eight Treasures which is a type of Qi Gong comprised of 8 exercises that focus on different organs. Join today and feel all the wonderful benefits of Tai Chi! 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    301100.11 8/14/2018-9/25/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:00pm Activity Room Cynthia Krausse $49 Register
    301100.12 10/2/2018-11/13/2018 Tue4:00pm - 5:00pm Activity Room Cynthia Krausse $49 Register
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    Ultimate Challenge Workout

    Are you ready to lose the weight? Want to tone & sculpt your body? Come see us! We provide a full body workout that will help you shed the weight and meet your fitness goals.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    301500.08 7/2/2018-8/11/2018 M/Tu/W/Th/Sat7:00pm - 9:00pm (M-Th)/7:00am - 8:45am (Sat) DHS Guillen/Ayala $109 Register
    301500.06 8/13/2018-9/22/2018 M/Tu/W/Th/Sat7:00pm - 9:00pm (M-Th)/7:00am - 8:45am (Sat) DHS Guillen/Ayala $109 Register
    301500.07 9/24/2018-11/3/2018 M/Tu/W/Th/Sat7:00pm - 9:00pm (M-Th)/7:00am - 8:45am (Sat) DHS Guillen/Ayala $109 Register
    301500.09 11/5/2018-12/15/2018 M/Tu/W/Th/Sat7:00pm - 9:00pm (M-Th)/7:00am - 8:45am (Sat) DHS Guillen/Ayala $109 Register
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    VN Day Program

    This full-time, 12 month program offers both theory and practical hands-on training necessary to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. The program will cover medical/ surgical, gynecology, pediatrics, pharmacology, psychology, geriatric nursing, and rehabilitation along with other fundamentals. Upon completion, you will be eligible to take the state examination with the Board of Vocational Nursing (NCLEX-PN).

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    415300.04 1/3/2019-6/28/2019 M/Tue/W/Tu/F6:30am - 5:00pm J-92/HPEC Staff $12,999 More Info
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    VN Entrance Exam Prep Course

    This, optional, preparatory course will provide students with a review in the areas of English, math, and reading comprehension.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    415001.08 9/6/2018-9/7/2018 Thu/Fri 9:00am-12:00pm TBD Staff $59 Register
    415001.09 9/6/2018-9/7/2018 Thu/Fri 1:00-4:00pm TBD Staff $59 Register
    415001.10 9/5/2018-9/6/2018 W/Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm TBD Staff $59 Register
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    VN Orientation/Exam

    Pre-registration required for orientations. Due to limited seating not all applicants will be accepted and same-day registration may not be available. TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) will be administered. TABE exam includes math reading and aptitude testing with competitve results. All students wishing to enroll in the VN program must attend orientation and take the TABE exam. Registration fee is non-refundable.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    415101.34 9/4/2018 Tue8:00am-12:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.35 9/4/2018 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.36 9/11/2018 Tue 8:00am-12:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.37 9/11/2018 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.38 9/18/2018 Tue8:00am-12:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.39 9/18/2018 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.40 9/25/2018 Tue8:00am-12:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
    415101.41 9/25/2018 Tue 1:00pm-5:00pm M-105 Staff $25 Register
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    Watercolor Painting - Color Your World

    Watercolor painting can be easy and fun! Learn basic techniques and a variety of styles and subjects as you paint along with your instructor. “Beginners welcome, results guaranteed!”

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    302300.05 8/14/2018-11/13/2018 Tue12:00pm - 3:00pm K-81 Linda Lee $89 Register
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    Zumba Basic Fitness

    Are you ready to be part of a worldwide party experience, while getting into shape? Then Zumba® Fitness is for you! You will enjoy this Latin-inspired dance workout that is fun, effective, and easy-to follow, even if this is your first time trying Zumba®. Millions of people worldwide danced, sweated, and joined the party! Now, it’s your turn to join the Zumba® Fitness Party! Note: beginners level. 

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    301210.09 8/21/2018-11/13/2018 Tue6:00pm - 7:00pm HPEC Leah Medrano $59 Register

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The Downey Adult School Career and Education Center, an institution of higher education, provides high-quality, relevant, and accessible programs for adults in a variety of areas.
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