Spanish Literacy classes are designed for adults who have not finished their primary education. The class is taught entirely in Spanish and focuses on all the major subject areas: reading, writing, mathematics and science. The class emphasis is on Spanish literacy.
Citizenship classes help prepare students for the citizenship interview and the naturalization process. The classes focus on the required knowledge of United States history and government.
Computer Literacy classes teach students about computers in order to enhance their academic careers, jobs, and personal goals. Through the three levels of computer classes (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced) students learn computer basics, software operating programs, the internet, and advanced technologies. The objective of this program is to improve the employability and marketability of our students.
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help non-English speakers develop communication skills, English grammar knowledge, vocabulary and writing proficiency. There are six levels of ESL classes offered throughout the day. We strive to provide an environment conducive to learning while helping our students achieve their educational and personal goals.
Life Skills Workshops supplement our students’ core classes by providing the opportunity to learn life skills such as financial literacy, jobs and interviewing and home ownership. These workshops are offered once a month and coincide with our youth programs.
GED Preparation classes prepare students for the five subjects covered on the General Educational Development (GED) exam: (1) Language Arts: Reading, (2) Language Arts: Writing, (3) Science, (4) Social Studies and (5) Mathematics. Proficiency in the English language is required.
During the Community Health Worker Certification Program, participants will complete the following six courses over a nine-month period: Introduction to Community Health, Community Health Advocacy, Community Health Nutrition, Community Health Field Methods, Wellness and Health Promotion and Internship/Field Work. In addition to the coursework, students will attend 40 hours of professional development workshops to increase their knowedge on health disparities and skills needed to work in the community.