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Adult Education

Unlock your Potential with our Noncredit Courses!

Welcome to LAVC's Adult Education program where we are meeting the needs of our diverse community members through education. We're pleased to offer noncredit classes that help students learn, grow, and complete academic and personal goals. Our noncredit classes are perfect for those adult learners who are looking to enhance their skills, expand their knowledge, transition into another career, or build a record on a college transcript.

Let's explore what we have to offer you.

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Features

Features of Noncredit Courses


  • NO REGISTRATION/ENROLLMENT FEES
  • Short-term classes (no more than eight weeks)
  • Flexible Schedule (online and in-person offerings)
  • Enter and exit classes at any time
  • No limit to how many times a student may repeat a class
  • All courses can be taken on a "Stand-Alone" basis
  • Classes prepare students for college and careers
  • Grading does not affect student's grade point average (G.P.A.)
  • Students who complete a noncredit certificate with passing ("P") grades will earn a certificate.
  • Certificates are outstanding to add to resumes!
  • The only requirements are you must be living in California and must be 18 years or older.
Classes and certificates are available in subjects such as Parenting, Vocational Education, and Basic Skills.
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Noncredit Courses & Certificates

Parenting

Through these classes, students will gain a better understanding of the complexities of family life. Students will learn about the various communication styles and strategies, child development stages, cultural beliefs and their influence on the family, as well as how to manage stress. A Parenting Certificate would be useful for those who seek knowledge in positive parenting as well as any individual working in a humanity related field such as education and social work.

Students will need to complete the following classes with passing ("P") grades to earn the PARENT AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE:

PARENT 021CE -- Family Development & Communication
Learn about the nature of family, family roles, and cultural beliefs. Practice effective communication and positive parenting skills.

PARENT 022CE -- School, Work & Family Balance
Discuss the stages of family and child development, parenting styles, and other topics. Learn to structure your day-today life, set parenting goals, and learn about resources.

Vocation Education

These classes prepare adults for the workplace and careers. Vocational education classes can help reskill and upskill adults in various industry sectors or provide an entry into a new career path.

For information regarding noncredit Microcomputer Literacy classes,
please contact Continuing Education at 818-778-5594 or noncredit@islandcatpaws.com.

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Program trains community members and students to work as a CHW in their respective communities. Community Health Workers are trusted frontline public health workers that serve as a link between health services, social services, and the community while helping chronically ill older adults and others access medical and social services. They focus on establishing trust in communities and improving quality of life for those in need. There is a high demand for CHWs in California.

Students will need to complete three classes with passing ("P") grades to earn the COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER CERTIFICATE

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 2 REQUIRED COURSES:
VOC ED 554CE -- Community Health Workers I- Introduction and Background
Learn the background knowledge, concepts, and delivery modalities used in this profession. This class will allow you to prepare to further your education or professional development.

VOC ED 555CE -- Community Health Workers II- Foundations, Ethics, and Best Practices
Learn the foundational skills needed to perform as a Community Health Worker optimally. Explore ethical issues and learn best practices and responses to common challenges in the field.

COMPLETE 1 OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED COURSES:
NC 017CE -- English as a Second Language (E.S.L.) VI
This class emphasizes listening/speaking skills and reading/writing skills at a high-intermediate level focusing on understanding and engaging in extended conversations, discussions, and lectures. Students also learn to give brief impromptu oral presentations, read authentic material, and identify the main idea, supporting details, vocabulary development, and inferences.

BSICSKL 110CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills:  Empathy
Learn about the importance of developing social and vocational relationships that create a positive and productive work environment.

BSICSKL 116CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills:  Communication
Learn to develop workplace writing, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills, and passive and active listening.

BSICSKL 112CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills:  Diversity Awareness
Learn how to develop sensitivity to differences in background beliefs, gender, sexual orientation ethnicity, and age in the workplace.

BSICSKL 115CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills:  Resilience
Learn about capabilities, skills, and self-care practices to meet challenges at work, at home, and other areas of your life.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will be able to identify basic health and social needs for various populations.

2. Students will be able to evaluate health and human service resources available within the community.

3. Students will be able to demonstrate CHW professional skills and job readiness

Successfully passing both courses in the program will provide students with a Certificate of Completion. The program coursework will provide students with a better understanding of student basic needs and a strong knowledge base of various supportive resources available in the college and the broader community. Students will gain insight into the diversity of perspectives and experiences involved in accessing social service systems and become equipped with the skills needed to independently research and gain access to services. Additionally, students will build on mental health management skills. Upon program completion, students will be better self-advocates and well-positioned to advocate for others.

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 2 REQUIRED COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES TO EARN THE BASIC NEEDS NAVIGATION CERTIFICATE:

VOC ED 580CE -- Student Basic Needs I: Stigma, Barriers, and Mental Wellbeing
In this course, students will deconstruct the stigma and other barriers (Personal, Family, cultural, and societal) associated with seeking support for basic needs. This course will address the diversity of perspectives and experiences accessing the social services system. Students will question myths and truths about mental health and develop cognitive health management skills. Upon completion of the course, students will be better able to take on the psycho-social burden of overcoming barriers to basic needs and will be better able to advocate for themselves and other specialties.

VOC ED 581CE -- Student Basic Needs II: Navigating Resources
In this course, students will build a solid knowledge base of the various social services and support resources available to the college and the wider community. Students will have the skills needed to conduct independent research and access resources, including public benefits, food and housing support, college financial aid programs, and more.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will be able to construct realistic step-by-step plans for tackling basic need and other barriers to success.

2. Students will be able to identify and apply multiple concrete mental health management strategies.

3. Students will develop the ability to independently research and navigate campus special programs and community-based support agencies.

4. Students will develop the skills and confidence needed to initiate contact, pursue services, and appeal decisions with campus and community resource providers.

RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING CREDIT CLASSES:
Photography 010: Beginning Photography

The successful completion of this certificate will give students a basic background in the camera and lighting functions for photography, and experience in creating photographs for various purposes, from the planning stages, the technical aspects of the camera and lighting, aesthetic choices, to the start of portfolio development.

Careers in this field offer a salary range from $28,000 to $206,000, with an average of $64,000. Anticipated national growth in career opportunities for this program is expected from 2019 to 2029.

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 2 REQUIRED COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES TO EARN A PHOTOGRAPHY: BASIC TECHNIQUES CERTIFICATE:

VOC ED 915CE -- Photography: Basic Camera Techniques
A beginner-level course that delves into the fundamental functions and techniques of the camera and lens. Proper utilization of the camera and lens is explored through demonstrations and hands-on exercises.

VOC ED 916CE -- Photography: Basic Lighting Techniques
A beginner-level course focusing on the essential functions and techniques of lighting for photography. Proper use of lights and lighting equipment is explored through demonstrations and hands-on exercises.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will be able to utilize the basic functions of camera and lighting to produce acceptable photographic images.  

Successfully passing all four Gig Economy Careers in Entertainment courses will provide students with a Certificate of Completion. By combining the skills gained and specialized industry know-how from the Development Department, First Assistant Director, Post Production, and Business Aspects coursework, students will be fully prepared to be successful in the world of entertainment. The experience will also create opportunities for exposure and professional networking that lead to steady employment.

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 4 REQUIRED COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES TO EARN A GIG ECONOMY CAREERS IN ENTERTAINMENT CERTIFICATE:

VOC ED 152CE -- Gig Economy Careers in Entertainment - The Development Department
The Development Process touches on all areas of the front office: project creation, packaging, response to script changes based on budget and logistics, handling test marketing results, and creating an effective marketing campaign.

VOC ED 153CE -- Gig Economy Careers in Entertainment - The First Assistant Director
The first assistant director coordinates every physical aspect of production to allow the director to achieve their creative vision. This position requires knowledge of every department and the language needed to communicate effectively.

VOC ED 154CE -- Gig Economy Careers in Entertainment - Post Production
Post Production is one of the most immediate paths to the entertainment industry.

VOC ED 155CE -- Gig Economy Careers in Entertainment - Business Aspects
Learn to navigate an entrepreneurial career as this industry is based on “gig economy” or switching from job to job.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Inform students regarding the development process: project creation, packaging, response to script changes based on budget and logistics, handling test marketing results, and creating an effective marketing campaign.

2. Help students develop an understanding of the role of an effective first assistant, which includes coordinating every physical aspect of production with the goal of achieving the director's vision.

3. Provide awareness of the required skills and career options pertaining to digital imaging, physical production, post-production, and the associated changing technology.

4. Familiarize students with the challenges that stem from the gig economy, such as job acquisition, networking, financial planning, and long-term strategies.

RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING CREDIT CLASSES:
Cinema 110: Motion Picture Sound
Media Arts 110: Digital Film Sound

The successful completion of this certificate will give students thorough experience in production sound recording and postproduction sound editing and mixing for motion picture and episodic projects.

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 2 REQUIRED COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES TO EARN A MOTION PICTURE SOUND TECHNIQUES CERTIFICATE:

VOC ED 897CE -- Set Recording and Foley Production Sound Techniques
A beginner-level course focusing on the use of microphones, sound recorders, and other sound recording devices for motion picture and television sound recording.

VOC ED 898CE -- ProTools PostProduction Sound Techniques
A beginner-level course concentrating on using ProTools for motion picture and television sound editing and mixing. Editing and mixing dialogue and effects are explored through demonstrations and hands-on exercises.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will be able to gain experience in the position of sound designer, production sound mixer, boom operator, sound editor, and postproduction sound mixer.

2. Students will learn the basics of on-set recording capturing dialogue, effects, and Foley.

3. Students will learn the basic postproduction sound editing and mixing techniques.

RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING CREDIT CLASSES:
Media Arts 113: Low Budget Producing

The successful completion of this certificate will give students thorough experience in the setting up of a production company, scheduling a production, and budgeting a production for motion picture and episodic projects.

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 2 REQUIRED COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES TO EARN A LINE PRODUCING & UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (UPM) SKILLS CERTIFICATE:

VOC ED 901CE -- Setting up a Production Company
This beginner-level course emphasizes establishing a production company for motion pictures and television, covering topics such as selecting the right corporation, managing employees, workflow, and insurance.

VOC ED 902CE -- Scheduling & Budgeting for Motion Pictures and TV
Another beginner-level course focuses on scheduling and budgeting for motion pictures and television productions. Exploring the creation of schedules (strip boards) and detailed budgets through demonstrations and hands-on exercises.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will be able to gain experience in the position of producer, line producer, and/or unit production manager (UPM) on motion picture, episodic, or various other productions.

2. Students will learn the basics of setting up a production company, scheduling a production and budgeting a production.

3. Students will learn how to properly set up a production company for a motion picture or television production then schedule and budget a production.

Basic Skills

These classes focus on improving reading, writing, math, and problem-solving skills to assist students in achieving their academic, vocational, and personal goals. Students will learn through engaging and interactive lessons designed to teach them the transferrable skills needed to succeed in the classroom, the workplace, and in our global economy.

For information regarding English as a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship classes,
please contact Continuing Education at 818-778-5594 or noncredit@islandcatpaws.com.

BSICSKLS 105CE -- Student Success in Hybrid and Online Classes
This course is designed to set students up for success when enrolled in hybrid and online college classes. Students will explore the Canvas learning management system (LMS) using the course tools to complete typical online learning tasks such as creating student profiles, taking quizzes, and posting to discussion boards. Students will also learn mindful best practices and skills to succeed in the online learning environment including time management, academic honesty, and online etiquette.

 

The 21st Century Employability Skills project is a collaboration between the Foundation for California Community Colleges and the New World of Work (NWoW) initiative, which works to establish California Community Colleges as essential catalysts for expanding the state’s workforce and closing the skills gap. The classes are based on employer-driven essential 21st Century Employability Skills identified by NWoW. The coursework is aligned with the NWoW curriculum such that students can gain competencies for successful completion of each course in addition to certificates of completion (Basic, Basic/ Intermediate, Intermediate, Intermediate/Advanced, and Advanced).


21ST CENTURY EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS - BASIC CERTIFICATE
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED COURSE WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES: BSICSKL 116CE.... 21st Century Employability Skills: Communication COMPLETE 1 COURSE WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES FROM THE ELECTIVES LISTED BELOW

21ST CENTURY EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS - BASIC /INTERMEDIATE
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED COURSE WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES: BSICSKL 116CE.... 21st Century Employability Skills: Communication COMPLETE 3 COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES FROM THE ELECTIVES LISTED BELOW

21ST CENTURY EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS - INTERMEDIATE
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED COURSE WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES: BSICSKL 116CE.... 21st Century Employability Skills: Communication COMPLETE 5 COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES FROM THE ELECTIVES LISTED BELOW

21ST CENTURY EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS - INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED COURSE WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES: BSICSKL 116CE.... 21st Century Employability Skills: Communication COMPLETE 7 COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES FROM THE ELECTIVES LISTED BELOW

21ST CENTURY EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS - ADVANCED
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED COURSE WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES: BSICSKL 116CE.... 21st Century Employability Skills: Communication COMPLETE 9 COURSES WITH PASSING ("P") GRADES FROM THE ELECTIVES LISTED BELOW


BSICSKL 108CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Entrepreneurial Mindset
This course is the sixth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills list. The course focuses on the primary attributes of an entrepreneurial mindset and its importance in the workplace. Students will understand the importance of developing self-motivation, risk-taking, and innovative thinking skills that would help build relationships with existing organizations or assist in setting up their own business opportunities.

BSICSKL 109CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Analysis/Solution Mindset
This course is the second of the professional competencies outlined in the New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills list. The course focuses on helping to give students ideas regarding how to solve problems and building a sense of motivation around having a solution mindset.

BSICSKL 110CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Empathy
This workshop is the sixth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World Work 21st Century Skills list. The workshop focuses on building empathy in the workplace. Students will focus on understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy and developing good communicative skills that build positive verbal/nonverbal trust in the workplace. Students will also understand the importance of developing social and vocational relationships that create a positive and productive work environment

BSICSKL 111CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Adaptability
This course is the first of the professional competencies outlined in the New World Work 21st Century Skills list. This course focuses on helping students be aware of and positively respond to change in the workplace. Students will learn how to cope with uncertain, new, and rapidly changing conditions on the job as well as how to adapt to different personalities, communication styles, and cultures.

BSICSKL 112CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Social/Diversity Awareness
This course is the tenth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World Work 21st Century Skills list. The course focuses on the importance of developing sensitivity to differences in background, beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and age in the workplace. Students will engage in professional and interpersonal skills that enable them to establish rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups.

BSICSKL 113CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Collaboration
This course is the fifth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World Work 21st Century Skills list. The course focuses on building collaboration and leadership models in the workplace. Students will focus on developing skills that enable them to respect people’s differences, resolve conflicts, and find commonality that enhances the workplace.

BSICSKL 114CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Self-Awareness
This course is the second of the professional competencies outlined in the New World Work 21st Century Skills list. This course focuses on helping students understand the importance of self-awareness in the context of social awareness. Students will focus on work opportunities that would be a good match for personal strengths and skills. Students will learn how to improve professional manner by learning guidelines or rules of the work setting, such as appropriate clothing and ways of communicating.

BSICSKL 115CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Resilience
This course is the eighth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills list. The course focuses on teaching students the capabilities, skills, and self-care practices that contribute to resilience. This will enable students to develop and build up their resilience so that they are ready to meet challenges at work, at home, and other areas of their life.

BSICSKL 116CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Communication
This course is the fourth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills list. The course focuses on helping students understand the importance of communication skills in the workplace. Students will have the opportunity to develop workplace-related writing skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and passive and active listening skills that will enable them to act professionally and empathically in the workplace.

BSICSKL 117CE -- 21st Century Employability Skills: Digital Fluency
This course is the fifth of the professional competencies outlined in the New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills list. The course focuses on helping students understand the importance of digital literacy and gaining a basic understanding of computer, tablet, smart phone hardware and software, and how they work in the workplace. Students use online tools such as Google and YouTube to find data, information, answer a question, or help solve a problem and determine the “usefulness” and “truthfulness” of sources. They will also use social media tools in their job search and identify steps to create a positive and professional online presence.


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. To notice changes and see opportunities for growth, stay open to new experiences, consider a variety of viewpoints, and handle stress in a positive way.

2. To improve professional manner by learning guidelines or rules of the work setting, and look for work opportunities that would be a good match for personal strengths and skills.

3. To have a basic understanding of computer, tablet, and smartphone hardware and software and know what technology tools will help people work together.

4. To know the difference between empathy and sympathy and connect with others by being a good listener, develop good relationships with people from different backgrounds, and make decisions based on client or customer needs by looking at things from their point of view.

5. To know how to speak in a professional manner, communicate using technology tools, choose words wisely and use non-verbal communication, and be an attentive listener while asking questions or repeating back to make sure points were understood correctly.

6. To understand diversity in the workplace, respect people's differences, share leadership by gathering ideas and using skills of all team members, and finding positive ways to deal with conflict.

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Begin your Academic Journey!

Enroll in a class

Instructions and resources are provided to assist students with:

How to Search for Classes:

After selecting a course, go to Search for Classes to see if the course is available in your preferred Term.

Information to conduct a search:
Institution: LA Community College District
Term: Select from the drop-down menu
Subject: Type one of the following: BSICSKL (Basic Skills), PARENT (Parenting), VOC ED (Vocational Education)
Campus: Select from the drop-down menu: Los Angeles Valley College
Scroll down and click on the Search button.

Not sure how to search for classes? Go to Counseling How to Videos and scroll down to view, "How to Use the Searchable Schedule of Classes."

The search results will display the following for each course:
Class, Section, Days & Times, Room, Instructor, Meeting Dates, and Status.
The five-digit Class number will be needed to enroll in the course.

Click on the following link to view additional Resources: Current Classes and Schedule

Applying to LAVC

Before enrolling in a class, you will need to complete an online application. To begin the application process, please click on the following link Apply to LAVC and click on the College Credit Application. The College Credit Application is for both Credit and Noncredit courses. It is preferred that you fill out this application so you will not need to fill out another application if you choose to take credit courses in the future.

Please allow 2-3 business days for your application to be processed. Once your application is processed, you will receive an electronic welcome letter with your Student Identification Number and enrollment instructions. If you do not receive an email message with your Student ID, check the spam or junk folder for the LACCD admission’s email notification.

Enrolling in Classes

New students, once your application is processed, you will receive an electronic welcome letter with your Student Identification Number and enrollment instructions. If you do not receive an email message with your Student ID, check the spam or junk folder for the LACCD admission’s email notification. 

You will need your Student Identification Number and default password to sign in to LACCD's student portal. Click here for instructions on How to Create your Default Password. Now that you have your Student ID and default password you are ready to Sign In to LACCD and enroll in a class.

For help with adding/enrolling in classes, view the following video: Search, Add and Drop Classes.

Continuing students in credit courses are able to enroll in noncredit courses through the Student Portal.

Certificate of Completion Requirements

In order to satisfy the Certificate of Completion Requirements, students must earn a "P" (passing grade) in each of their classes. Earning a "NP" (no pass grade) or "SP" (satisfactory progress) will not satisfy program requirements and students will have to repeat those classes until they earn a "P" (passing grade).

Once students have completed the program requirements with passing grades, they will receive a hard copy of their Certificate of Completion from the office of Admissions and Records. The process can take 3-4 months before the certificates are sent out to your mailing address on file.

In the meantime, students may use their academic transcripts as proof of completing their noncredit certificate requirements. Academic transcripts will list classes, grades, and certificates earned. In addition, students may reach out to the Adult Education counselors and request a Letter of Completion if they require additional documentation for their employers.

For more information on viewing grades or transcripts, please visit Transcripts/Verifications.

LA Metro TAP Card/GoPass

Students enrolled in noncredit classes are eligible to participate in the GoPass program which allows them to ride all buses and trains operated by LA Metro and participating transit agencies FREE of charge.

To read more about this program visit FREE LA Metro GoPass for LAVC Students. 

The Business Office will be distributing the GoPasses to LAVC students. Reach out to the 
Business Office for details on how to pick up your GoPass.

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Resources

Academic & Student Support Services

You do not have to go through college alone. We want to ensure you have the support needed to succeed. Below are some resources available to you:

Phone: (818) 778-5725
Location: LARC (Library), 2nd Floor Room 234
Services: Lend headphones, wired earbuds, and flash drives. Offer computers available for students to use, printing, scanning, and study rooms.
To learn more, click on the following link: Computer Commons Lab

Morning Phone: (818) 538-9050.
Primary Phone: (818) 778-5834
Email: LAVC-VVHD@laccd.edu
Location: Library, 2nd Floor Room 232
Services: Assistance and resources on how to use Canvas, the online course management system used for LAVC online. For additional information, please visit Valley College Online.

Phone: (818) 938-8418
Location: Student Services Annex (SSA)
Services: Provides help setting up educational and career goals. Develop a student educational plan to meet your goals. To learn more, click on the following link: Academic Counseling

Phone: (818) 778-5965 
Location: Campus Center (CC) Room 127 – Mosaic Village: Unity Center
Services: Support for food, housing, technology, transportation, hygiene, childcare, medical resources, and any related resources. Click the following link to learn more about the Basic Needs Center.

Phone: (818) 778-5612
Location: Child Development and Family Services Complex (CDFC) - FRC
Services: Parent workshops, clothing and baby supplies, parent support group, resource counseling, monthly playgroups, kid-friendly computer lab, and supportive services for student parents. To learn more, click on the following link Family Resource Center.

Phone: (818) 778-5925 
Location: Campus Center (CC) Room 127 – Mosaic Village: Unity Center
Services: Academic counseling, community resources available to undocumented immigrants, tutoring, lending library, computer lab, and events tailored to undocumented students and families. Click the following link to learn more about the Dream Resource Center.

Phone: (818) 778-5924
Email: guerren3@islandcatpaws.com
Location: Campus Center (CC) Room 127 – Mosaic Village: Unity Center
Services: Academic and personal counseling, computer lab access, and events tailored for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual,  transgender,  queer, questioning, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA+). For more information, please visit the Rainbow Pride Center.

LAVC offers various career-related services such as resume and cover letter assistance, job placement, internships, cooperative education, and more. Contact the Career & Transfer Center and the Workforce Development for more information about which career services are available.

Click the following link to learn more about Job Resources, Career & Transfer Center, and Workforce Development.

Phone: (818) 947-2681
Email: ssd@islandcatpaws.com
Location: Student Services Annex (SSA), Room 175
Services: Specialized instruction and educational accommodations to students with verified learning, medical, physical, or psychological disabilities. To learn more about their services, please visit: Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD).

WRITING CENTER
Email: writingtutor@islandcatpaws.com
Location: LARC (Library), 2nd Floor Room 224
Services: Brainstorming for a topic, developing a thesis, grammar, composing strong sentences, summarizing, and understanding how to use verb tenses, subjects, and pronouns properly. For additional information, please visit the Academic Resource Center.

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Need Help?

Get in Touch with Us

To speak with an Adult Education Counselor: For assistance with enrollment:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Administration & Career Advancement, Room 1201
Phone: 818-778-5830
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Administration & Career Advancement, Room 1201
Phone: 818-947-2961
Wednesdays                                Mondays
Maritza Robles                             Evelyn Batres
roblesm6@islandcatpaws.com                     batrese@islandcatpaws.com
(VM) 818-947-2600 x8340          (VM) 818-947-2600 x8350
Irene Mah y Busch, Student Services Assistant
mahybuia@islandcatpaws.com
818-947-2961
~ Office Closed ~
On the weekends and the following holidays:
President's Day: Friday, February 16 & Monday, February 19, 2024
Cesar Chavez: Friday, March 29, 2024
Holiday: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Independence Day: Thursday, July 4, 2024

Send Us an Email

AdultEd@islandcatpaws.com

Click Here to Use Cranium Cafe for Adult Education Counseling

Schedule an appointment for help with topics such as:

  • Student educational planning
  • Update your major/educational goal
  • Career exploration
  • Enrollment assistance

For additional services, visit LAVC Counseling.

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