News & Events
First in State with Computer-based GED!On February 27, VACE became the first GED test center in California to implement computer-based 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.
High School/GED Wiki
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Classes!
Unemployed Adults and Youth!
2012 - 2013 Evening Class Schedule
Community Enrichment Classes and Collaborations
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - NEW!!!
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education is pleased to announce that we will host seminars presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University Channel Islands. The mission of OLLI at CSU Channel Islands is to provide people age 50 and above the opportunity to learn about subjects that interest them "right in their own backyard!" Get more details by visiting the OLLI web site at www.csuci.edu/exed/osher.htm to see complete information about the program.
To enroll, call OLLI at (805) 437-2748.
The seminars scheduled at our facility include:
Art of Prehistory and the Ancient Near East, presented by Laura Hagel
A house Divided: A History of the Civil War Era, presented by Kevin Hughes
Dates: August 22, 2012 through October 10, 2012
|Hagel||Technology Development Ctr||W||2:00 pm - 4:00 pm|
|Hughes||Technology Development Ctr||W||6:00 pm - 8:00 pm|
Spanish – Conversational Spanish
This class is designed for individuals interested in learning, maintaining and/or improving their ability to converse in Spanish at beginning and intermediate levels. Through vocabulary development, basic grammar, reading exercises and guided practice, students learn the essentials of understanding and speaking contemporary Spanish. ¡Adelante!
Fee: $72 Students buy their own books.
|Martz||Technology Development Ctr||T||9:00 am -12:00 pm|
Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County and VACE Collaboration
Are You Looking For Work?
If yes, VACE has two Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) grants that may help pay for education, training and job placement.
WIA Job Program for Young Adults
Offers guidance, generous cash incentives, and practical assistance to low-income adults between 18 and 21 years old pursuing education and employment goals. Primary focus is on those who dropped out of high school and are now ready to return, but high school graduates are also welcome to apply. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements. This free service is a partnership between VACE and the Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County with funds from the federal Workforce Investment Act.
WIA Employment Program
Unemployed persons can get help getting into the workforce through this free service for adults of all income levels. For those who need it, funds are available to pay for short-term job training in a proven, in-demand field, followed by job placement assistance. If job training is not required or not possible, individuals can apply for job search and placement assistance only. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements. This is a partnership between VACE and the Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County with funds from the federal Workforce Investment Act.