Unemployed? Need a Job? Between the ages of 18 – 21?VACE’s WIA Youth Employment Program can help you earn your high school diploma or GED, and get a job. Call Jeffrey at 805.289.7925 ext. 1302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us help you become employed!
VACE Voted Favorite West County Trade School!VACE was again voted 2014 West County Favorite Trade School by readers of the Ventura County Star newspaper!
Ventura County Concert Band 51st Year!Free Concerts on November 9, 2014; January 25, 2015;
April 12, 2015; June 7, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Ventura High School Auditorium. Fifty-one years of crowd-pleasing entertainment!
VACE Awarded "Health Champion Award"VACE was awarded the "Health Champion Award" given by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors.
First in State with Computer-based GED!In response to the increased demand for computer-based testing resulting from the phasing out of the paper-based GED test, VACE has opened a second Pearson-VUE test center dedicated to GED testing.
Students may go online (www.gedcomputer.com) to complete the GED registration process, pay for and schedule tests, which are taken in our Pearson-Vue test Center.
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WIA Funding Awarded to VACEPending final approval by the California Department of Education, VACE has been re-awarded Workforce Investment ACT Title II Adult Education and Family Literacy Act funding.
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All classes are free. Pay only one $10 registration fee per person per class per year. Some classes require purchase of text books. Classes are held at 5280 Valentine Road.
This class is for U.S. Permanent Residents who are ready to prepare for the U.S. Citizenship interview and exam. Subjects include American History and Government. Get help filling out the N-400 application. Practice for the exam and interview. Call Heidi Sohn 805.289.7925 ext 1301 if you have questions.
Fall 2014 Session: Sep 9 - Nov 18, 2014
|Sohn||5280 Valentine Road||229||T||6:30 - 8:30 pm|
Spring 2015 Session: Feb 19 - Apr 30, 2015
|Sohn||5280 Valentine Road||229||Th||6:30 - 8:30 pm|
ESL Multi Level
English as a Second Language
This program is designed to provide training in communication skills ranging from basic survival English through English proficiency required for employment and citizenship. English language is taught in the context of life skills including health, education, employment, nutrition, emergencies, recreation, and environment.
English as a Second Language Evening Programs
Our evening classes are open entry, so students may enroll at any time. We offer two multi-level classes, one at 5280 Valentine Road and one at the Westview Center, 234 Vince Street.
|Staff||5280 Valentine Road||225A||MTWTh||6:00 - 9:00 pm|
|Staff||Westview Community Center||MTWTh||6:00 - 9:00 pm|
English as a Second Language Daytime Programs
Our Session Plan offers students focused study and faster progress. New students will begin on the first day of the session after they register and can attend the Computer Lab until the session begins. First registration, orientation, and level placement Tuesday, August 20, to Thursday, August 22. Call 289-1749 ext 1202 with questions. Se habla español.
Class schedule includes English on Computers from 8:00 - 9:00 am, followed by English instruction from 9:00 - noon. Computer lab is also available from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm. Registration fee is $10 for the year. After the first session, register in Room 225B any Friday between 9 am and 12 pm.
|Staff||5280 Valentine Road||224 Beginners||MTWTh||9:00 am - 12:00 pm|
|Staff||5280 Valentine Road||229 Intermediate||MTWTh||9:00 am - 12:00 pm|
|Staff||5280 Valentine Road||225A Advanced||MTWTh||9:00 am - 12:00 pm|
ESL on the Computer (Computer Lab)
Use a variety of fun, interactive computer programs to improve your English skills. Work at your own pace with Rosetta Stone and other programs that will help you build vocabulary, apply grammar, practice pronunciation and improve writing skills in English. Access the Internet for lots of English language learning resources. Registration fee is $10 for the year; no charge if registered for ESL class. Register in Room 202 any Friday from 8 am to 12 pm.
|Staff||5280 Valentine Road||225B||MTWTh||8:00 am -9:00 am|
|Staff||5280 Valentine Road||225B||MTWTh||12:30 pm - 2:30 pm|