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Online Classes

We offer online classes for both career enhancement and computer program education. These classes are done in the comfort of your home. Teacher/Student communications are done through email. After enrolling in the class, you will receive an email invitation from your instructor with LOGIN and class instructions.

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    Brain Fitness

    This class is strictly online only. 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. *$99 cost alreaddy includes Senior Discount.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    303110.13 8/18/2020 - 12/17/2020 iNo class Nov. 11, 24, 25, 26) Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 12:30pm Online Kelly Holt $99 Register
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    Build a Better Vocabulary

    Your vocabulary plays a large role in determining if you will succeed in life or not. So it is crucial to begin building your vocabulary as early as possible, to ensure that you reach your full potential in your career, relationships and life in general.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460540.14 8/24/2020 - 11/22/2020 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $299 Register
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    Computer Basics at a Slower Pace

    This is an online class. Microsoft is one of the most popular computer programs available. Learn to use this program to do internet searches, download documents, capture pictures, compose-reply-forward email, open attachements, use Word and Excel, and create flyers. Learn and understand at an easy pace, with lots of help and hands-on practice. This is a fun no-pressure environment. Beginners and all ages are welcome! *Cost of $89 already includes Senior Discount

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    303100.21 8/17/2020 - 10/16/2020 (No class Sept. 7, Oct. 16) Mon & Fri8:30am - 12:30pm Online Holt $89 Register
    303100.22 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 (No class Nov. 11, 23, 27) Mon & Fri8:30am - 12:30pm Online Holt $89 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
    460220.03 8/17/2020 - 6/30/2021 OnlineOnline Online Jocelyn Epperson $3,999 More Info
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    CSR Criminal Law & Procedures

    This course provides students with an introduction to the skills and instruction they will be aquiriing in their pursuit of a place in the legal world as a professional court reporter. It will extensively cover civil law and procedures in the legal field.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460380.13 8/24/2020 - 11/22/2020 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $299 Register
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    CSR Legal Terminology

    The primary goal of this course is to acquaint students with the history and development of the American legal system, the structure and fuctions of the state and federal court systems, the basics of civil and criminal law and procedure, the concepts of various areas of substantive law, and to familiarize them with the legal terminology in each substantive law area, and the uniform method of case citation.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    460390.13 8/24/2020 - 11/22/2020 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $299 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
    460520.14 8/24/2020 - 11/22/2020 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $299 Register
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    English Grammar Beginning

    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
    460510.14 8/24/2020 - 11/22/2020 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $299 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
    460530.14 8/24/2020 - 11/22/2020 OnlineOnline Online Mary Gallagher $299 Register
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    ESL - Beginning/Principiante

    This class is strictly online. 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.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    201100.19 8/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu8:00am - 11:00am Online Staff $89 Register
    201100.20 8/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu6:00pm - 9:00pm Online Staff $89 Register
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    ESL - Intermediate/Advanced Combination

    This class is strictly online. 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
    201700.17 8/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu8:00am - 11:00am Online Staff $89 Register
    201800.17 8/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu8:00am - 11:00am Online Staff $89 Register
    201700.18 8/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu11:30am - 2:30pm Online Staff $89 Register
    201800.18 8/17/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu11:30am - 2:30pm Online Staff $89 Register
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    GED - Learning Center

    Downey Adult School offers a self-pace/self-study preparation course through our Learning Centger and at home. Preparation and testing for the GED/HiSET is available in both English and Spanish

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    101200.05 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021 OnlineVaries Online Robert Dame - More Info
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    GED Direct Instruction

    This class is strictly online. 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
    101100.13 9/14/2020 - 11/19/2020 M/Tue/W/Thu8:30am - 11:30am (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) 11:30am - 2:30pm (Tuesday) Online Staff - More Info
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    High School Diploma

    Students can complete their coursework in our Online 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
    102000.06 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021 M/Tue/W/Thu/F9:00am - 7:00pm (Mon-Thu) 9:00am - 1:00pm (Fri) Online Robert Dame - 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
    411151.29 8/4/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.29 8/4/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.29 8/4/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.29 8/4/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    411151.29 8/4/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
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    Medical Biller Coder 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
    412652.03 8/24/2020 - 4/18/2021 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $3,999 More Info
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    Medical Biller Coder Online - 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
    412601.45 8/6/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.46 9/3/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.47 10/15/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.48 11/12/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
    412601.49 12/13/2020 Online6:00pm-7:30pm Online Melinda Nelson $0 Register
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    Medical Terminology - 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
    460550.14 8/24/2020 - 11/1/2020 OnlineOnline Online Randy Leaf $299 Register
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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
    421000.05 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021 OnlineOnline Online Melinda Nelson $3,999 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
    421900.44 8/5/2020 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.46 9/2/2020 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.47 10/14/2020 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.48 11/11/2020 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
    421900.49 12/2/2020 W6:00pm-7:30pm Online Staff $0 Register
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation - Virtual Music & Story Time

    This completely virtual class provides you and your child with a safe and fun experience from the comfort of their own home. The teachers of the Parent Education through Parent Child Participation program will lead a 30-minute zoom session each week with stories, activities, and songs that the whole family can enjoy. This class will be geared owards our toddler – pre-school aged population and is a great way to introduce yourself to the Parent Child Program, or just get a little more time with your PC teachers. This is a Communtiy Education class. No refunds/transer for Community Education classes.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310505.01 9/19/2020 - 12/12/2020 Sat10:00am - 10:30am Online Chew/Manzano-Lopez $20 Register
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation-2

    ONLINE COURSE: TWO YEAR OLDS. This class provides parents with a forum to discuss the many developmental demands of parenting the two-year old. Discussion topics include: Social, Emotional and Cognitive Development, Routines, Building Math and Literacy Skills, Sensory Play, Potty Training, and more. Toddlers participate in circle time, outdoor play and various hands-on activities based on the weekly themes which include letters of the alphabet, shapes, and other age-appropriate lessons. Discussions will be held virtually for the fall session. In addition, field trips may be scheduled for additional fees. This is a Community Education class. No refunds/transfers on Community Education classes.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310502.12 9/16/2020 - 12/9/2020 W9:00am - 11:00am (In-Person Class) / Online Virutal Discussion TBD Online Manzano-Lopez $199 More Info
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation-3

    ONLINE COURSE: THREE YEAR OLDS. This unique program allows parents to observe and interact with their preschooler in class each Tuesday. Discussion topics focus on: Three-year old ages and stages, discipline, reading readiness, self-esteem, safety, 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. Weekly themes will introduce literacy, math, and science through activities, lessons, and music. Discussions will be held virtually for the fall session. In addtion, field trips may be scheduled for additional fees.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310503.12 9/15/2020 - 12/10/2020 Tue/Thu9:00am - 12:00pm (Tuesdays ; In-Person Calss) / 12:30pm - 2:30pm (Thusdays ; In-Person Class) / Online Virtual Discussions - TBD Online Chew $249 More Info
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    Parent Education through Parent Child Participation-4

    ONLINE COURSE: 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 DUSD’s commitment to 21st Century Learning. For the parent, it allows a unique opportunity to partner and learn alongside your child while fostering their independenc. There are weekly discussion sessions, led by the instructor, covering topics such as building social skills, effective discipline, advocacy in the classroom, facilitating your child’s growing independence, and preparing for kindergarten. Guest speakers and a complete kindergarten readiness assessment are also part of this essential pre-K class. Discussions will be held virtually for the fall session. In addition, field trips may be scheduled for additional fees. This is a Community Edcuation Class. No refunds/transfers on Community Education classes.

    Section Date Days Time Room Teacher Fee
    310504.12 9/15/2020 - 12/10/2020 Tue/W/Thu12:30pm - 2:30pm (Tuesdays & Wednesdays ; In-Person Class) / 9:00am - 12:00pm (Thursdays ; In-Person Class) / Online Virtual Discussions TBD Online Chew $299 More Info

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