Course Catalog Fall I/II 2022 Clovis Adult Education C L O V I S U N I F I E D S C H O O L D I S T R I C T “Improving Lives Through Education” Connect with us on: www.ClovisAdultEducation.com
3 1452 David E. Cook Way · Clovis, CA 93611 559.327.2800 · fax: 559.327.2889 · www.clovisadulteducation.com Career Technical Education . . . . . . . . . . . .5-8 Nursing & Healthcare Education . . . 9-14 Academics . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 English as a Second Language . . . . . 17 Older Adult Education . . . . . . . 18-19 Community Education . . . . . . . 20-37 Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Campus Locations . . . . . . . . . . 38 Get Active . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Self Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Creative Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Writing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Personal Enrichment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Foreign Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Money Management . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Personal Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Business & Computers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Professional Development . . . . . . . 34 Computers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Fall I / Fall II 2022 Holidays and Breaks September 5, 2022 - Labor Day November 11, 2022 - Veterans Day November 21-25, 2022 - Thanksgiving Break Information in this catalog is subject to change. Table of Contents "Never Too Late!" It is an honor and privilege to serve the community of Clovis/Fresno and the surrounding areas. Our staff is committed to the advancement of our community through education. We recognize adult education's value to parents, students, workers, and local businesses. Clovis Adult offers English as a Second Language, high school completion programs, community education enrichment, and vocational training that leads to life-long learning, social mobility, and economic growth. Our faculty and staff firmly believe that we can #MoveAheadwithAdult Ed. Clovis Adult provides the opportunity to brush up or refine skills, follow passions, explore new horizons, and learn new skills in an environment respectful of adult learning. We encourage you to explore our website and catalog at clovisadult.cusd.com. Find subjects and programs you are passionate about, a certificate program to enhance your career opportunities, a course to help you achieve your educational goals or a topic that enriches your life. We hope you will join us and take advantage of the wide variety of Clovis Adult Education courses. Ed Schmalzel Principal, Clovis Adult Education Principal’s Message:
4 1452 David E. Cook Way · Clovis, CA 93611 559.327.2800 · fax: 559.327.2889 · www.clovisadulteducation.com MISSION STATEMENT “IMPROVING LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION” The purpose of Clovis Adult Education is to offer lifelong educational opportunities and services which address the unique needs of our diverse community by providing the means to become productive community members and workers, effective family members, and lifelong learners. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Clovis Adult Education Students Will Become: PROBLEM SOLVERS ■ Apply critical thinking skills and problem-solving processes ■ Utilize technology on the job and in day-to-day life. RESPONSIBLE GOAL SETTERS AND ACHIEVERS ■ Establish and accomplish constructive short and long-term goals. INVOLVED COMMUNITY MEMBERS ■ Respect the rights of others ■ Make a positive contribution to your family, school, workplace and community. DEDICATED QUALITY PRODUCERS ■ Demonstrate a strong work ethic. ■ Strive for excellence ■ Work well independently and with others. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS ■ Use spoken and written communications competently and confidently. ■ Use technology creatively and ethically. A FEW WORDS ABOUT ACCREDITATION Clovis Adult Education is proud of our six-year dual Accreditation from both the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and the Accrediting Commission for SchoolsWestern Association of Schools and Colleges (ACSWASC). Clovis Adult Education is one of a very few California schools to have earned this high level of academic excellence and recognition. Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 Telephone:770-396-3898 / FAX:770-396-3790 www.council.org Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges 533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200 Burlingame, CA 94010 Telephone: 650-696-1060 www.ascwasc.org CUSD Administration & Board Members Superintendent: Eimear O’Brien, Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services: Steve France School Board Members: Hugh H. Awtrey David DeFrank Steven G Fogg Yolanda Moore Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Sandoval Tiffany Stoker Madsen Adult Education Staff Principal: Ed Schmalzel Learning Director: Courtney McMahon Guidance & Learning Director: Barbie Hansen Guidance & Learning Specialist: Crystal Rodriguez Career Placement Officer: Ramon Esquivel Director of Nurse Education: Chun Hee McMahon Clovis Family Literacy Coordinator: Vivian Simons Community Education Program Specialist: Kelly Peterson Sexual Harassment Policy: The Governing Board prohibits sexual harassment of or by any student or employee. This policy applies to conduct during and relating to school and sponsored activities. Sexual harassment is inappropriate and offensive. All students have a right to be educated in an environment free from sexual harassment. All School District employees have a right to work in an environment free from sexual harassment. Prohibited sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. The board encourages and expects a student to report incidents of sexual harassment to any teacher, counselor, or administrator at the school site immediately. Information is available in the office. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Notice of Nondiscrimination: The Clovis Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, or national origin in admission or access to and treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504. Please refer to our website for the following Policies and Procedures: Grading Policy, Transfer Policy, Student Conduct, Complaint/ Grievance Procedure Refund Policy: Clovis Adult Education Refund Policy – Career Technical Education: It is the intent of CUSD Clovis Adult Education (CAE) to have a fair and equitable refund policy for the refund of registration fees in the event that the class and/or program is cancelled or the student does not plan to attend. Refunds, when due, are made within 45 days. The following procedures have been established as part of this policy: • Refund for classes or programs cancelled by CAE: If fees are collected in advance of the start date of the class and/or program, 100 percent of the fees collected will be refunded within 45 days of the planned start date of the class or program cancelled. No written notice by student is required. • Refund for student who withdraws before the first day of class: If fees are collected in advance of the start date of the class and/or program, and the student withdraws prior to the first day of class, the student will receive a full refund less a processing fee of $25.00 per class. The Refund form is generated by the department staff which includes verification of payment. • Refund for student enrolled prior to visiting the institution: Students who have not visited the Clovis Adult Education campus prior to enrollment will have the opportunity to withdraw, without penalty, within three days following attendance at the regularly scheduled orientation or following a tour of the facility and inspection of equipment. • Refund for student who withdraws after class commences: If fees have been collected, and the student withdraws on or before the second day of class, the student will receive a full refund, less a processing fee of $25 per class. • Refund for student whose circumstances fall outside of the above information: If the student feels that they should receive a refund, although their circumstances fall outside of the refund requirements, the student must submit a signed appeal letter to the CAE Principal. The student will receive a determination notice from the CAE Principal within fourteen days of receipt of the appeal letter. If you have a question, concern or complaint about Clovis Adult Education’s Career Technical Education Programs or its personnel, practices, policies or procedures; you may contacts: Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300 Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350. Telephone: (770) 396-3898 Fax: (770) 936-3790 www.council.org Please note this Refund Policy does not apply to Community Education classes, please see page 38 for Community Education Refund Policy. Downloadable PDFs of the above policies and procedures can be found on our website: www.clovisadulteducation.com. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
5 Career Technical Education - Business Call 559.327.2853 · Morgan Smith, Secretary CAREER TECHNICAL Career Certificate Programs ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT This program includes a wide variety of skills necessary for anyone working in an office environment. Upon satisfactory completion of this course sequence, students will receive a certificate as an Administrative Assistant. Completion of this program takes approximately 8 months (892 hours) and will cost approximately $2,780, including books. This program is eligible for Federal Student Aid for full time study for those who qualify. ■ Pre-employment Preparation ■ MS Suite/Keyboarding: ▶ Windows/Internet/OneDrive ▶ Outlook ▶ Word ▶ Excel ▶ PowerPoint ▶ Access ■ Office Accounting ■ QuickBooks 2021 for the Office Assistant ■ Business Communications ■ Office Procedures FIND A JOB THROUGH OUR CAREER PLACEMENT OFFICE Clovis Adult Education offers employment placement services to career oriented students, for up to one year following their successful completion of one of the following programs: Vocational Nurse, Nurse Assistant, Home Health Aide, Medical Assistant-Front Office and Administrative Assistant. Contact our Job Placement Officer for more information at, 559.327.2822. MEDICAL ASSISTANT-FRONT OFFICE The Medical Assistant-Front Office employee is involved in general office duties as well as appointment and surgery scheduling, and medical records. This program provides training in front office and various back office skills. Upon satisfactory completion of this course sequence, students will receive a certificate in the Medical Assistant-Front Office. Completion of this program takes approximately 8 months (964 hours) and will cost approximately $3,445, including books. This program qualifies for Financial Aid. ■ Pre-employment Preparation ■ MS Suite/Keyboarding: ▶ Windows/Internet/OneDrive ▶ Outlook ▶ Word ▶ Excel ▶ PowerPoint ▶ Access ■ Office Accounting ■ QuickBooks 2021 for the Office Assistant ■ Business Communications ■ Office Procedures ■ Medical Office Terminology ■ Practical Medical Office Skills Externship Opportunity: Qualified graduates may be placed in an 8-week (160 hours) externship, at no cost “Change can be scary. Getting a new job is one thing but changing my career path had me terrified. That is until I decided to attend Clovis Adult Education. As a student I was able to turn classes into skills, hesitation into determination and fear into confidence. This allowed me to embrace a new career that brings me happiness, pride, and success. Thank you, Clovis Adult Education for making this transition such a positive experience.” — Erika Tapia, CTE Program graduate and new CUSD employee The CTE Business programs are accredited by bothWASC and COE, as such for these programs, Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
6 Career Technical Education - Business Call 559.327.2853 · Morgan Smith, Secretary CAREER TECHNICAL HOW DO I GET STARTED? All CTE classes require a valid, government issued I.D., a high school diploma from an accredited institution or a HSE® (high school equivalency). Additionally, you must pass the CTE Business entrance exam at a 7.0 grade level to meet enrollment requirements. It's easy to register for Career Technical Education classes. Just follow the guidelines below: 1. Call our CTE Business Department at 559.327.2853 for further information, dates for the entrance exam, orientation, pre-registration and schedule a TABE test OR join our Informational ZOOM meeting on selected Mondays for information about the CTE Business Programs, Agency and Financial Aid opportunities, dates for the entrance exam, orientation and pre-registration as well as live Questions and Answer session. You can find a live link and dates on our website at clovisadult.cusd.com. 2. Individuals sponsored by an outside agency, such as the CalWORKs, California Department of Rehabilitation, Workforce Connection (WIOA), or Veterans Affairs, must provide proof of eligibility or a contract with the name and information of the approved student. This documentation must state the approval of the named program and the intent to pay for program fees, services and books. Students that have received a DWC job displacement approval form from Workers’ Compensation should contact their claims adjuster if there are questions regarding the DWC form. Documented authorization must be received no later than 2 weeks prior to program payment due date. Exceeding this deadline may result in postponing start date. Additional questions regarding Clovis Adult Education programs may be directed to the Agency office at 559.327.2803. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. For Pell Grant assistance and questions, you may visit our website at www.clovisadulteducation.com or contact the Financial Aid office at 559.327.2867 or 559.327.2865. CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) BUSINESS GRADING POLICY Some CTE classes are graded Pass/No Pass with 75% being the minimum passing grade. Lecture classes utilize a percentage formula as follows: 100-90% = A 89-80% = B 79-75% = C Students must have a minimum of 75% to receive a passing grade. You MUST have your textbooks on the first day of class. “CTE Business Department Chair, Lila Young has made preparing students for the work world her number one goal. Lila is determined to teach her students all the skills that will be required on the job site, including the ever so important soft skills. We applaud Mrs. Young for always going above and beyond in all that she does and putting her students first!” Are you thinking about making a career change? Want to update your skills? Clovis Adult Education offers full certificate programs and individual classes that are designed for your success. Certificates and/or data sheets are available in: ■ Administrative Assistant ■ Medical Assistant-Front Office ■ Computer Skills, Microsoft Office Professional Suite 2019 & 365 IT’S YOUR FUTURE, GET STARTED NOW!
7 Career Technical Education - Business Call 559.327.2853 · Morgan Smith, Secretary CAREER TECHNICAL PRE-EMPLOYMENT PREPARATION (PEP) Conduct a thorough self-assessment, learn how to improve your self-confidence and self-esteem. Learn techniques designed to reduce the time it takes to find a job by discovering new and viable ways to look for employment. Learnhowto design a winning resume, practice having professional interviews using the individual and panel format. 063600 Daily 8:00 – 10:30 am 8/29 - 10/21 CAE D5 Alexander $225 063601 Daily 8:00 – 10:30 am 10/24 - 12/23 CAE D5 Alexander $225 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS Learn to communicate clearly in many forms: letters, memos, presentations, and face-to-face. Students will enhance their skills in grammar, editing, writing, spelling, vocabulary and correct usage of the parts of speech. Class presentation required. 064100 M-Th 1:40 – 4:40 pm 8/29 - 10/20 CAE D5 Stott $225 OFFICE PROCEDURES Office Procedures is designed to meet the needs of the new generation office worker. Students will learn a combination of traditional office skills such as: 10-key calculator, mail, customer service skills, reference manuals, office machines and word processing; along with a variety of up-to-date records information management methodologies. 062101 M-Th 1:40 - 4:40 pm 10/24 - 12/22 CAE D4 Alexander $225 OFFICE ACCOUNTING Learn basic accounting theory for a single owner service business. Analyze and journalize transactions, post to ledgers, manage cash, prepare financial statements, and make adjusting and closing entries. 060800 Daily 10:40 - 1:10 pm 8/29 - 10/21 CAE F1 Young $225 QUICKBOOKS Prerequisite: Office Accounting. Clovis Adult Education utilizes QuickBooks Desktop 2021 in our classroom. QuickBooks on your resume is highly desirable in many occupations. Learn to maintain accounts, generate reports, process payroll, and other valuable bookkeeping functions with this user-friendly software program. 061201 Daily 10:40 - 1:10 pm 10/24 - 12/23 CAE F1 Young $225 MS SUITE/KEYBOARDING Complete competencies in the Microsoft Office Professional Suite 2019 & 365 for Windows, Keyboarding and Internet. Data Sheets are provided for each of the following software in the Microsoft Office Professional Suite. Successful passing and completion of each chapter within the suite will validate competency. Completion of the full sequence takes 6-8 months Welcome to Computer Basics with Windows 10 provides training in the effective use of computers, explore basic word processing, the Internet, email and OneDrive. Outlook 2019 & 365 helps you organize your contacts, email, calendar, notes and tasks, to keep you in control of your business and life. Word 2019 & 365 is the most widely used program for both home and business. Learn editing, formatting, printing, tables, graphics, mail merge, window tools and more. Excel 2019 & 365 makes working with numbers a pleasure instead of a chore. Excel provides tools to assist in every aspect of worksheet creation and analysis. Access 2019 & 365 is a powerful and flexible program that allows you to store, organize and manage information PowerPoint 2019 & 365 is a presentation graphics program that helps you develop animated, dynamic presentations for one person or a large group Keyboarding speed, accuracy and computer efficiency go hand in hand. Use computer programs to learn the keyboard or to build speed and accuracy, to meet the industry minimum standard of 55 words per minute. 067002 Daily 8:00 – 10:30 am 8/29 - 10/21 CAE A7 Young $225 067003 Daily 10:40 – 1:10 pm 8/29 - 10/21 CAE A7 Alexander $225 067004 Daily 8:00 – 10:30 am 10/24 - 12/23 CAE A7 Young $225 067005 Daily 10:40 – 1:10 pm 10/24 - 12/23 CAE A7 Alexander $225 “Clovis Adult Education graduates stand out as some of the best prepared and professional job seekers I’ve had the pleasure of working with! Their employee retention has also been very impressive. We look forward to a continued relationship with the school!” - Emerson Estrada, HR Recruiter, CALBEC Group
8 Career Technical Education - Business Call 559.327.2853 · Morgan Smith, Secretary CAREER TECHNICAL KEYBOARDING CERTIFICATION TEST ONLY Need aWPM Keyboarding Certificate for a job application? We can help! A 90-minute “test only” keyboarding certificate is available by appointment. Please call 559.327.2800 to secure a test time. MEDICAL OFFICE TERMINOLOGY Learn to build your medical vocabulary, to spell and pronounce medical terms. This class is a prerequisite for the Practical Medical Office Skills class. 061000 T 5:30 – 8:30 pm 8/30 - 10/18 CAE F1 Lott $225 061001 T 5:30 – 8:30 pm 10/25 - 12/20 CAE F1 Lott $225 PRACTICAL MEDICAL OFFICE SKILLS Prerequisite: Medical Office Terminology within the last 5 years. Learn basic office skills that are utilized in medical practices. These include a working knowledge of the office management programs that allow for scheduling, insurance verification and documentation, insurance claims and billing procedures, medical coding and professional communication. Students will also be cross-trained so that they can take vital signs and room patients for providers. 064000 M/W 5:30 – 8:30 pm 8/29 - 10/19 CAE B1/B2 Lott $225 064001 M/W 1:40 – 4:40 pm 10/24 - 12/21 CAE B1/B2 Lott $225 “Ms. Lott is amazing, well organized and extremely knowledgeable.” - Student
9 Nursing and Allied Health Department Office A8 · Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm · Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm · Call 559.327.2860 NURSING & HEALTHCARE NURSE ASSISTANT (NA) Take advantage of the opportunity to become a state Certified Nurse Assistant. CNAs assist with direct health care needs for patients, under the supervision of a nurse. Whether this is your dream job or a step in the right direction, we’d love to help you get started! NA class and clinical training includes ■ Resident care skills and vital signs ■ Nutrition and emergency procedures ■ Rehabilitation and grooming Students must be able to stand for long periods of time, pushing, pulling, and lifting at least 50 lbs. Upon completion of course objectives, eligible students will take the state competency exam for state certification. Nurse Assistant Class Information ■ 13 week program (220 hours) ■ Program cost $1,000 ■ Morning and Evening classes available ■ Additional costs approx. $500-$700 for ▶ books, uniforms, supplies, etc. ▶ American Heart BLS CPR card ▶ CAE health requirements ■ State exam $130 ■ Student selection is on a first come first serve basis ■ Must have access to a laptop/computer and reliable internet Nurse Assistant Entry Requirements: ■ Must be 18 years or older ■ Pass the TABE Placement Tests ■ Have a valid government issued I.D. (California ID/License or passport) ■ Have a Social Security Card or Individual Taxpayers Identification Number (ITIN) ■ Submit a Nurse Assistant Application to the Nursing Department ■ If accepted, CAE health requirements must be completed. See acceptance letter Morning Nurse Assistant Schedule ■ Monday thruThursday and 1 Saturday ■ AMTheory Classes 8:00 am - 12:00 pm ■ AMClinical Classes 6:45 am -12:00 pm Evening Nurse Assistant Schedule ■ Monday thruThursday and 1 Saturday ■ PMTheory Classes 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm ■ PM Clinical Classes 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm ■ Saturday Clinical 6:30 am - 12:45 pm Upcoming Nurse Assistant classes ▶ February 2023 ▶ May 2023 Please Note: ■ Clinical sites are held at various locations in Clovis, Fresno, and other surrounding counties ■ Students with felony or misdemeanor convictions may have issues with placements in clinicals or state certifications. For additional questions, please contact Fran Quenga at 559.327.2802 Health Careers are on the rise! It’s never too late to start saving lives!
10 Nursing and Allied Health Department Office A8 · Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm · Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm · Call 559.327.2860 NURSING & HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH AIDE (HHA) This course will teach you how to provide health care, safety, meal preparation, personal grooming assistance, and light housekeeping for clients in their home or in residential settings. Students will receive a Home Health Aide Certificate of Completion and state Certification for HHA added to their CNA Certification. Home Health Aide Class Information ■ 40 hour program ■ Program cost $350 ■ Additional cost approx. $200 for ▶ Books, white uniform, etc. ▶ CPR and CAE health requirements ■ Registration is available online or in person ■ Student must provide current CPR, and SSN card before class begins ■ Health requirements are due on first day of class Home Health Aide Requirements: ■ Must be 18 years or older ■ Active Nurse Assistant Certification ■ Valid government issued I.D. ■ Social Security Card or Individual Taxpayers Identification Number (ITIN) ■ American Heart BLS CPR card ■ CAE health requirements completed ■ All white scrub top, bottoms, and shoes Home Health Aide Schedule ■ Theory Classes (20 hours) ▶ Monday - Wednesday ■ Clinical Classes (20 hours) ▶ Wednesday - Saturday ■ 100% attendance is required Please Note: ■ Students with felony or misdemeanor convictions may have issues with placements in clinicals. ■ Clinical sites are held at various locations in Clovis, Fresno, and other surrounding counties ■ Dates are subject to change Upcoming Home Health Aide classes ■ August 2022 ■ December 2022
11 Nursing and Allied Health Department Office A8 · Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm · Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm · Call 559.327.2860 NURSING & HEALTHCARE Make an account! We encourage all students to create an account before registration opens, this speeds up your process! Go to our website, www.clovisadult.cusd.com and click on “Online Registration” scroll down & select “Create Account.” If you are a current or new student taking a CAE VN Pre-Requisite class, it is mandatory to complete the following before the first day of class: ■ Create a g-mail account for school use only at www.google.com ▶ G-mail address must include your first and last name. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org ■ Create an account at www. adultedcourses.org using your school g-mail account ▶ Moodle is the app that works in sync with www.adultedcourses.org ■ Purchase the required book(s) for your class in our Administration Office. “Meet one of our VN instructors Mr. Ergin! He has been instructing at CAE for 30 years! Mr Ergin enjoys teaching Nutrition, Pharmacology, and working with students at various clinical sites” ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY: ■ Registration opens Thursday, August 25th at 12:01 am, online only (no exceptions) ■ Online registration accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express credit cards (prepaid cards are accepted as well) ■ No registration after the first night of class ■ Registered students must attend the first night of class or will be automatically dropped ■ No refunds after the second night of class ■ Books are required on the first day and are available for purchase in the CAE bookstore located in the Administration Office ■ Books are not included in class fees, books are non-refundable ■ Must have access to a laptop/computer and reliable internet access Class Day Time Date Rm Instructor Fee Nutrition 099917 M 4pm – 7pm 9/12-11/28 No class: 9/5, 11/21 C4 Ergin $150 Nutrition 099910 W 4pm – 7pm 9/7/-11/16 No Class: 11/23 C3 Parra $150 Anatomy / Physiology 099927 W 4pm - 8pm 9/7-12/21 No Class: 11/23 C4 Ergin $175 Anatomy / Physiology 099920 W 4pm - 8pm 8/29-12/19 No class: 9/5, 11/21 B5 Richards $175 Vocational Nurse Prep 099936 M/W 2pm - 5pm 9/7-10/17 No class: 9/5 A7 Alexander $150 Vocational Nurse Prep 099946 TH 5:30pm - 8:30pm 9/8-12/1 No class: 11/24 A7 Alexander $150 Medical Terminology 099908 TH 4pm - 7pm 9/8-12/22 C3 Parra $150 Medical Math 099956 W 5pm - 8pm 9/7-12/21 No class: 11/23 D7 Dunnicliff $150 Medical Math 099957 M/W 12:30pm - 3:30pm 9/12-1/31 D7 Dunnicliff $150 VN PRE-REQUISITES HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH PRE-REQUISITES? CLASS INFORMATION Our pre-requisite courses are available 3 times a year in January, May, and September. All prerequisite courses are required with successful completion in order to be considered for the Clovis Adult Vocational Nurse Program.
12 Nursing and Allied Health Department Office A8 · Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm · Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm · Call 559.327.2860 NURSING & HEALTHCARE VOCATIONAL NURSE (VN) Our Vocational Nursing program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to enter the health care profession with confidence. From the fundamentals of nursing, to the principles of mental health and everything in between, students will experience learning styles in lecture courses as well as clinical rotations around the valley. Upon completion and licensure, graduates will have the understanding and expertise to enter LVN positions in a medical office, hospital, long term care facility, and other health care settings. Call our office today to learn how to get started! Vocational Nurse Class Information ■ 18 month program (1530 hours) ■ 3 days a week, days vary ■ Program tuition cost $12,000 ■ Additional cost approx. $4,000 for books, uniform, CAE health requirements, etc. ■ State licensure expenses approx $740 (includes application, test, and state licensure) ■ Financial Aid is available to those who qualify ■ Must have access to a laptop/ computer and reliable internet ■ Must be able to push, pull, and lift at least 50 lbs. as well as stand for long periods of time ■ All students who apply for the VN program will interview with the Director of Nursing To Submit anApplication YouMust Submit: ■ Proof of work experience as a CNA with a minimum of 350 hours ■ Must be 18 years or older (Valid government issued photo I.D.) ■ High school diploma, GED, or equivalent from an accredited institution ■ Pass the TABE Placement Tests ■ Active Nursing Assistant Certification ■ All pre-requisites completed with a score of 78% or above ▶ If you are in your last pre-req course(s), you may submit an application, acceptance is contingent upon successful completion ■ Have a current BLS (American Heart only CPR card) ■ Have a valid government issued photo I D ■ Submit a Vocational Nurse Application ■ CAE Health Requirements must be completed upon acceptance. Please Note: Students with felony or misdemeanor convictions may have issues with placements in clinicals and state licensure. Upcoming VN classes ■ January 2023 ▶ Applications open July 11th ▶ Applications close September 9th Upon completion of the VN program, CAE students will qualify to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). For more information on the NCLEX, please visit the Board of Vocational Nursing website at www.bvnpt.ca.gov. Clinical Instructors Needed: Cardiac Clinical Instructor Call 559.327.2841 and apply at www.edjoin.org and search "Classroom Teacher - LVN/NA" Med/Surg Clinical Instructor visit our website at: clovisadulteducation.com
13 Nursing and Allied Health Department Office A8 · Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm · Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm · Call 559.327.2860 NURSING & HEALTHCARE BEGINNERS - CPR AMERICAN HEART BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) This 6 hour course is intended for the health care professionals who are in need of CPR Certification. All instructors are American Heart Certified. Register early as classes are limited to 9 students. Friday 8/19 Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Friday 9/16 Room A-11 Friday 10/21 Cost: $80 (includes CPR ecard) Friday 11/18 Friday 12/16 RENEWAL-CPR AMERICAN HEART BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) Is your CPR Certification expiring soon? We have the class for you! This 4-hour course is intended for the Health Care Professionals who work in the Healthcare field and need to renew their CPR Certification. All instructors are American Heart Certified. Register early, class is limited to 9 students. Please Note: You must bring your active CPR Certification card and present it at registration and to the instructor on the day of class. Friday 8/19 Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Friday 9/16 Room A-11 Friday 10/21 Cost: $65 (includes CPR ecard) Friday 11/18 Friday 12/16 NOTE: Registration for CPR is available in-person only in the Nursing Department, Rm A-8 BE PREPARED TO SAVE A LIFE! LEARN CPR! “Reflecting on her experience as a VN student, graduate Dioselina Coria of AD 42 quoted Earl Nightengale, “Never give up on your dreams just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, the time will pass anyway.” HEALTH CAREERS TABE TESTING Passing the TABE Test is required to be considered for many of our Health Career Programs. TABE Testing is offered every week, alternating Wednesday morning and Thursday evenings. ■ Registration is available online only ■ $15.00 registration fee per test date ■ No admittance after the testing has started ■ Students must bring a valid photo I.D ■ Wed 9:00 am to 12:00 pm ■ Thurs 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm ■ Testing held in Room D-3 ■ There are no refunds for those who do not show TABE RETAKES ■ Students must wait 2 weeks to reregister and pay $15.00 for a retake of the failed portions of the TABE test ■ The student may take the test a total of 3 times ■ If a student has failed on the 3rd attempt, they will be referred to the Academic Department for refresher classes and will have to wait 2 months before they can register to take the TABE test again Please see our website at www.clovisadulteducation.com for updates on the next available TABE Test dates.
14 Nursing and Allied Health Department Office A8 · Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm · Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm · Call 559.327.2860 NURSING & HEALTHCARE NURSING GRADING POLICY For Clovis Adult Education grading scale, handbooks, rules and regulations for conduct and policies on student transfers, please visit www.clovisadulteducation.com REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR AGENCY STUDENTS AND FINANCIAL AID Individuals sponsored by an outside agency such as CalWORKs, California Department of Rehabilitation, Workforce Connection (WIOA), or Veterans Affairs, must provide proof of eligibility or a contract with the name and information of the approved student. This document must state the approval of the named program and the intent to pay for program fees, services, and books. Students that have received a DWC job displacement approval form from Workers’ Compensation should contact their claims adjuster if there are questions regarding the DWC form. Documented authorization must be received no later than 2 weeks prior to program payment due date. Exceeding this deadline may result in postponing program start date to the next cohort. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify for the Pell Grant. Applications should be submitted through the Federal Student Aid website at www.studentaid.gov. Additional questions regarding agency and financial aid information for Clovis Adult Nursing Programs may be directed to the Agency office at 559.327.2803. Informational Meeting: Meeting on select Mondays during your lunch hour from 11:00 am - 12:00pm. You will learn more about each program, as well as how to apply. Don’t miss the live Q&A with our Financial Aid and Agency Coordinator together with our Nursing Office Staff! Upcoming Dates: 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22, 9/12, 9/26, 10/17, 10/31. Scan the QR Code for Zoom link & more details. visit our website at: clovisadulteducation.com
15 Academic Education Call 559.327.2856 • Paula Espino, Department Secretary ACADEMIC EDUCATION QUARTER DATES 1st Quarter 8/22/22 - 10/28/22 2nd Quarter 11/1/22 - 1/20/23 REGISTRATION PROCEDURE FOR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED CLASSES: ■ You must be at least 18 years old. ■ Fill out a registration form in the Academic office. ■ The office staff will schedule an orientation and placement test. ■ If you do not show up for your scheduled test, you will not be able to register until the next term. ■ On testing day, bring an official high school transcript from the previous high school you attended. ■ On testing day, bring a government issued photo I.D. or passport. CLASS TIMES CAE offers morning, afternoon and evening courses to fit any schedule. ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ABE classes provide instruction in reading, writing, and math to prepare students for the high school diploma program, GED, CTE business and nursing education classes. Upon completing the course you may receive a letter grade or a Pass/Fail. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA CLASSES Students may take an individualized program combining traditional instruction, self-directed studies, and online classes. As of January 2016, the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is no longer a requirement for graduation. ON-LINE CURRICULUM Clovis Adult Education offers online instruction utilizing the Edgenuity curriculum. Edgenuity utilizes standardsbased core curriculum and elective courses. Students must qualify to take online courses by placement testing at a 7th grade level. " To all the staff, fellow graduates. Thank you for making this day a reality for myself and so many of us. Without the drive and determination, we couldn't not have achieved this amazing day. I want to thank my Algebra Teacher Mrs. Bourg for her endless passion to teach me and the rest of her students. I may have had just a few weeks to complete my life goal but the impact she left on me will last me a lifetime! To the Class of 2022, we graduated as peacocks to show the vibrant colors within ourselves to the world as we continue a journey of education. I will never forget this glorious moment." -Alex Gomez
16 Academic Education Call 559.327.2856 • Paula Espino, Department Secretary ACADEMIC EDUCATION GED® PREPARATION COURSE GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education. Used under license. The GED® course prepares you for the GED® computer-based exam. The GED® exam includes the following four curriculum areas: ■ Reasoning through Language Arts ■ Mathematical Reasoning ■ Science ■ Social Studies You can prepare for one or all of the four GED® exams. This class can be taken on campus or through the Edgenuity online program. After successfully passing your practice exams, you will be ready to take the Official GED® state exam GED Prep courses are offered both mornings, evenings and online. Call the Academic office for more information. TO REGISTER FOR THE GED® STATE EXAM: ■ Visit the GED® website: www.ged.com ■ Call the GED® Testing Service registration number @ the Call Center 1-877-EXAM-GED (3926433) Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 7:00pm Pacific Standard Time. GED® EXAM SCHEDULE Please call 327-2856 for information or check the Clovis Adult website for GED® exam dates: www.clovisadulteducation.com, clickon GED® Testing Service and follow the prompts. OTHER TESTS OFFERED AT CAE Paraprofessional Exam The Paraprofessional Exam is a general aptitude test that is required by many states to be an instructional assistant in an educational institution. Visit our website to pre-register online. Testing is on Mondays. The cost is $10. Please see website for information www.clovisadulteducation.com NATIONAL TESTING NETWORK Directly contracts with public safety departments across the county to test candidates for jobs in law enforcement, firefighter, corrections, emergency communications and EMT. Register at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com HiSET By taking and passing the HiSET exam you can earn a state-issued high school equivalency credential. Visit www.hiset.org for more information and to schedule a test. Why should I get a GED? Here are three reasons why: ■ EMPLOYMENT – The GED® certificate can open the doors to jobs, promotions, and job training. ■ EDUCATION – The GED® certificate opens the doors of trade schools, community colleges, and universities. ■ SELF-ESTEEM – When adult learners work to get a GED certificate and succeed, they earn a sense of pride and accomplishment. TEST DATES AND TIMES Tuesdays 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm · Wednesdays 8:00 am - 1:00 pm What is a GED® Exam? The GED® exam is designed to measure the General Educational Development of an adult in four areas. ■ Mathematical Reasoning ■ Reasoning through Language Arts ■ Science ■ Social Studies It is not a high school diploma and passing the tests does not entitle you to a high school diploma. How much does it cost to take the GED® Exam? ■ $140 to take all four GED® tests ■ $35 for each subject Testing Information All GED® exams must be scheduled in advance at www.ged.com. Clovis Adult Education is a Certified Testing Center Amazing teachers, awesome staff. Love this school! - Sonia P
17 English as a Second Language (ESL) Call 559.327.2863 · Marcus Terrazas ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) QUARTER DATES 1st Quarter 8/22/22 - 10/28/22 2nd Quarter 11/1/2022 - 1/20/2023 Registration Procedure for ESL: ■ You must be at least 18 years old. ■ Fill out a registration form online at www.clovisadulteducation.com ■ The testing coordinator will contact you to schedule an orientation and placement test ■ If you do not show up for your scheduled test, you will not be able to register until the next term. ■ On testing day, bring a government issued photo I.D. or passport. ESL Morning and eveningESL classes are designed for adultswhowish to improve theirEnglish language skills through instruction in reading, writing, and listening. Computer based curriculum is included at all levels. Classes prepare students to: ■ Improve English reading, writing, and speaking skills ■ Obtain a better job ■ Become more involved in their children’s education ■ Learn to communicate family health needs ■ Become involved in community activities and learn citizenship skills The CASAS reading placement test will determine your class level. No one may enter after testing begins and no children are allowed in the testing room or on campus. Students will be post-tested at the end of eachquarter to see if they will advance to the next class level. Fifteen credits of lower level Englishmay be transferred towards your high school diploma. CONVERSATION / PRONUNCIATION Have fun conversing with other students on relevant, real world topics and events. Practice the most common challenges in sound spelling patterns, syllables, word endings, rhythms, and intonations. Introduction to Conversation/Pronounciation 1st Quarter M-TH 1:00-3:00 pm 2nd Quarter M-TH 1:00-3:00 pm Intermediate / Advanced Level 1st Quarter M-TH 1:00-3:00 pm 2nd Quarter M-TH 1:00-3:00 pm CITIZENSHIP CLASSES This class prepares foreign-born students for the citizenship interviewprocess tobecomenaturalized U.S. citizens. The N 400 is explained in detail as students fill out the form in class. U.S. history and government are integrated into the discussion of the 100 questions (Civics), and in preparation for the reading andwriting portions of the test. The teacher prepares a binder for each student to organize important documents to bring to their scheduled meeting with the USCIS. The teacher will also conduct a simulated interview towards the end of the semester. In addition , a visit to the local USCIS office (either in person or virtually) affords students afirst hand experience ofwhat to expectwhen it is time for their test. All citizenship testing isdoneby theUnitedStatesCitizenshipand Immigration Services, www.uscis.gov. 3rd Quarter 1/23/23 - 3/31/23 4th Quarter 4/11/23 - 6/9/23 INTRO TO COMPUTERS FOR ESL STUDENTS Do you need a better understanding of computer skills? In this class you will be introduced to basic computer skills that will increase your literacywith technology. Youwill learn to navigate the screens of your computer and how to switchbetweenmultiple windows . Topics covered include technology vocabulary, searching the internet, sending and receiving emails, and usingMicrosoftOffice programs. If you need the basics , you need this class! 1st Quarter M/W 8/22/22 - 10/28/22 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 2nd Quarter M/W 11/1/22 - 1/20/23 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESL CLASS OFFERED BY FRESNO CITY COLLEGE ON CLOVIS ADULT EDUCATION CAMPUS EMLS 366LS: Listening and Speaking for EMLS Students Dates: September 7 - December 7, 2022 Time: Wednesdays from 5:30-7:50pm This course is for ESL students at the intermediate or advanced level to improve their listening & speaking skills. Practice your listening and speaking skills and feel more confident about your English abilities! Student health fee of $15 required by FresnoCityCollege. Class starts on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Students must attend orientation and registration session to enroll in the class. ORIENTATION & REGISTRATION: Attend one of the 2 sessions listed below. Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Room D10 Sessions: 1:00 pm or 5:00 pm
18 Older Adult Education Call 559.327.2876 • www.ClovisCommunityEd.com OLDER ADULT EDUCATION OLDER ADULT ART ACRYLIC PAINTING I No class meeting 11/24. Th 1:00-4:00pm 9/1-10/13 7 Classes CAE B3 Tomlinson $60 Th 1:00-4:00pm 10/27-12/15 7 Classes CAE B3 Tomlinson $60 ACRYLIC PAINTING II No class meeting 11/22. T 1:00-4:00pm 8/30-10/11 7 Classes CAE B3 Tomlinson $60 T 1:00-4:00pm 10/25-12/13 7 Classes CAE B3 Tomlinson $60 DRAWING BEG. - ADV. No class meeting 11/23. W 1:00-4:00pm 8/31-10/12 7 Classes CAE B3 Tomlinson $60 W 1:00-4:00pm 10/26-12/14 7 Classes CAE B3 Tomlinson $60 OLDER ADULT CRAFTS OLDER ADULT CROCHET No class meeting 9/5, 11/21. M 1:30-3:30pm 8/22-10/10 7 Classes CAE E1 Clutter $50 M 1:30-3:30pm 10/17-12/12 8 Classes CAE E1 Clutter $50 OLDER ADULT QUILTING No class meeting 9/5, 11/21. M 9:30am-12:30pm 8/22-10/10 7 Classes CAE E1 Smith $50 M 9:30am-12:30pm 10/24-12/12 7 Classes CAE E1 Smith $50 ■ Classes are for students 50 years or older ■ Please note there are no class meetings 9/5, 11/11, 11/21, 11/22, 11/23, 11/24, & 11/25. ■ All classes are subject to change
19 Older Adult Education Call 559.327.2876 • www.ClovisCommunityEd.com OLDER ADULT EDUCATION OLDER ADULT QUILTING - INTERMEDIATE No class meeting 11/22. T 9:30am-12:30pm 8/30-10/11 7 Classes CAE E1 Smith $50 T 9:30am-12:30pm 10/25-12/13 7 Classes CAE E1 Smith $50 OLDER ADULT EXERCISE CHAIR YOGA No class 9/27, 10/20, 11/17, 11/22, 11/24. T/Th 9:00-10:00am 8/23-10/6 13 Classes CAE H2 Martucci $50 T/Th 9:00-10:00am 10/18-12/8 12 Classes CAE H2 Martucci $50 T/Th 5:00-6:00pm 8/23-10/6 13 Classes CAE H2 Martucci $50 T/Th 5:00-6:00pm 10/18-12/8 12 Classes CAE H2 Martucci $50 GOLDEN YEARS FITNESS VIA ZOOM No class meeting 11/22, 11/23, 11/24. T/W/Th 7:00-8:00am 9/6-10/13 18 Classes Online Owen $50 T/W/Th 7:00-8:00am 11/1-12/15 18 Classes Online Owen $50 EXERCISE FOR LIFE! No class meeting 9/5, 11/21, 11/23. M/W 3:00-4:00pm 8/22-10/12 15 Classes CAE H2 Welter $50 M/W 3:00-4:00pm 10/17-12/14 16 Classes CAE H2 Welter $50 SENIOR STRETCH & TONE No class meeting 9/5, 10/21, 11/11, 11/21, 11/23, 11/25. M/W/F 9:00-10:00am 8/22-10/7 20 Classes CAE H2 Green $50 M/W/F 9:00-10:00am 10/17-12/16 22 Classes CAE H2 Green $50 SENIOR PILATES INTERMEDIATE No class meeting 9/5, 10/21, 11/11, 11/21, 11/23, 11/25. M/W/F 10:15-11:15am 8/22-10/7 20 Classes CAE H2 Green $50 M/W/F 10:15-11:15am 10/17-12/16 22 Classes CAE H2 Green $50 BETTER BALANCE AND SENIORCISE No class meeting 9/5, 10/21, 11/11, 11/21, 11/23, 11/25. M/W/F 11:30am-12:30pm 8/22-10/7 20 Classes CAE H2 Perry $50 M/W/F 11:30am-12:30pm 10/17-12/16 22 Classes CAE H2 Perry $50 OLDER ADULT COMPUTER OLDER ADULT BEGINNING COMPUTER No class meeting 9/5, 11/21. M 4:00-5:30pm 8/22-9/12 3 Classes CAE D3 Lynn $60 M 4:00-5:50pm 9/26-10/10 3 Classes CAE D3 Lynn $60 M 4:00-5:30pm 10/17-10/31 3 Classes CAE D3 Lynn $60 M 4:00-5:30pm 11/7-11/28 3 Classes CAE D3 Lynn $60
■ GET ACTIVE DANCE BASIC LATIN BALLROOM Has all that dance coverage on television excited you? Then join the class and learn the Cha Cha and Salsa. Class will be structured for beginners that will include basic steps, leading, following techniques, and patterns designed to make the student confident to execute them in a social setting See instructor bio under Swing - Beyond Basic. This is a partner class only. There will be no rotating of partners in this class T 6:30-8:00pm 10/18-11/15 5 Classes Mountain View MPR Hernandez $59 SWING-BEYOND BASIC Swing can be danced to a variety of music. Class will be structured for students with some prior experience in Swing which will offer you a higher level of style and patterns. Students will learn techniques on how to lead and follow gracefully. Patterns in this class are designed to make the student confident in the ability to dance in any social setting. John Hernandez has over 30 years of dancing and welcomes all of you to experience the excitement of dance. This is a partner class only. There will be no rotating of partners in this class T 6:30-8:00pm 9/13-10/11 5 Classes Mountain View MPR Hernandez $59 20 COMMUNITY EDUCATION Community Education www.ClovisCommunityEd.com | 559.327.2876 Community Education Fall I / Fall II 2022 “Loved this class! Highlight of my week!” — Student from Leah Dickerson’s Line Dancing Class
21 Community Education 559.327.2876 | www.ClovisCommunityEd.com COMMUNITY EDUCATION BELLY DANCING – BEGINNING Whether your goal is to perform, focus on fitness, or spend some time with your girlfriends once a week, belly dancing is a great outlet for artistry, fun, and fitness! Belly dancing is a uniquely female-centered art form that celebrates femininity no matter one's age, fitness level, or body type-- come increase your self-confidence, show your feminine side, and feel beautiful! There's a reason women have been belly dancing on this planet for close to 6,000 years! Devote at least an hour a week to de-stress and focus on this ancient, beautiful art form that celebrates the power and depth of YOU, and see what happens to the way you move through your day! If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Annette Federico, at email@example.com or 559-284-6425. No class meeting 10/12. W 6:30-8:00pm 9/7-10/19 6 Classes Diana’s Studio of Dance Federico $99 DANCE BASICS FOR BEGINNERS This class will cover a wide variety of dance steps and concepts from many different dance styles. Taught at a newcomer level, we will move through the foundations of Ballet, Ballroom, Line Dance and more at a comfortable steady pace. If you want to just move in a simple, structured format and enjoy great music, this class will get you off to a great start! Ready, set, DANCE! Low-heeled, closed-toe street or dance shoes recommended. No class meeting 11/22. T 5:00-5:45pm 8/23-10/11 8 Classes Gateway MPR Dickerson $59 T 5:00-5:45pm 10/18-12/13 8 Classes Gateway MPR Dickerson $59 LINE DANCING FOR EVERYONE Learn the great classic line dances in a structured yet easy-going manner. A ‘just for fun’ class perfect for beginners where no partner is needed. Let loose and boogie down to a wide variety of music. Instructor Leah Dickerson has been performing and teaching for over 11 years with Franco Productions. Come join in the fun and learn many motivating line dance routines No class meeting 11/22. T 6:00-7:00pm 8/23-10/11 8 Classes Gateway MPR Dickerson $59 T 6:00-7:00pm 10/18-12/13 8 Classes Gateway MPR Dickerson $59 FITNESS DANCE EXERCISE Getting fit will be a blast in this low-impact dance class. Instructor Leah Dickerson will lead you through Swing, Jazz, Ballroom and Latin steps incorporated into fun routines. No partner needed. Learn social dances we all know and love mixed with classic and motivating music that makes this class more like a party than a chore. From the Charleston to the Cha Cha, let’s work off those pounds together! No class meeting 11/22. T 7:15-8:15pm 8/23-10/11 8 Classes Gateway MPR Dickerson $59 T 7:15-8:15pm 10/18-12/13 8 Classes Gateway MPR Dickerson $59cloviscommunityed.com