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  • VACE Voted Best by Star Readers
    VACE was voted 2018 Best West County Trade School for the third year in a row!
  • FREE Workforce Development Academy
    The Workforce Development Academy (WDA) provides training to help job seekers improve existing skills and develop new ones. Call 805-289-1744 to reserve a seat. Click to get details on the WDA classes!
  • New Class! Intro to MS-Office 2016
    Learn Microsoft Office 2016 in classroom lab and Hybrid Learning locations. This course is designed to create a learning pathway for deeper knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite with the goal of achieving Microsoft Office Certifications. Call 805-289-1744 to reserve a seat. Click to get details on the MS-Intro class!
  • New Career Technical Education Programs
    VACE has updated our Gain a Career in Under a Year programs! Click to visit the Career Technical Education page for details.
  • ENCORE Program at VACE!
    Are you a senior in need of computer skills? Check out our FREE ENCORE program!
  • Ventura County Concert Band
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    VACE was awarded the "Health Champion Award" by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors.
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All classes are free. Some classes require purchase of text books. Classes are held at either 5200 or 5280 Valentine Road.

Citizenship Preparation

US Citizenship

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. Class is taught in English with study materials provided in Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and more.

Register in the VACE Main Office before the session begins.

Fall Session: Sep 25, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018
Winter Session: Jan 8, 2019 - Mar 7, 2019
Spring Session: Apr 9, 2018 - Jun 6, 2019

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Staff 5200 Valentine Road 202 TTh 6:30 - 8:30 pm

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learn English with a combination of traditional methods and modern technology! You will practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing with a teacher, using the BurlingtonEnglish computer program in the classroom and at home.

There is no textbook, no class fee, and no registration fee.

Register from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, at 5280 Valentine Road, Room 227.

Classes begin in August and continue until July. We open the classes to new students several times during the school year. Students who begin after August will be joining a class already in progress.

ESL Classes on VACE Campus at 5280 Valentine Road

You can register for one or more of these classes.


Class Days Time
Beginner English MTWTh 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Intermediate English MTWTh 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Advanced English MTWTh 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beginner English MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Intermediate MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Advanced English MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Computer Lab and Conversation F 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
ESL Classes at Other Locations
Class Days Time
Briggs Elementary TTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sheridan Way Elementary*
*free childcare provided
MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Plaza Comunitaria Literacy Program

Spanish Language Elementary to High School Education

La Plaza Comunitaria de VUSD es un esfuerzo de colaboración con el Instituto Nacional para la Educación de Adultos de México (INEA) donde los adultos que hablan español (de 15 a 100 años de edad) pueden aprender de una amplia gama de habilidades desde el principio de la alfabetización hasta cursos de la escuela secundaria. La instrucción se ofrece en español y se ofrece cuidado de niños. Las clases se ofrecen en la Escuela Primaria Sheridan Way, en Salón 29 de 4 a 6 pm el lunes y de 4 a 7 pm los martes y jueves.

Location Days Time
Sheridan Way Elementary lunes 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Sheridan Way Elementary martes y jueves 4:00 - 7:00 pm

Clases en espaņol de de preparación de exámenes que equivalencia de la High School

California ahora ofrece más de una opción para obtener su certificado de equivalencia de escuela secundaria.

Las clases de preparación son gratuitas. Se anima a los estudiantes a tomar exámenes oficiales de práctica del servicio de examinacion, que cuestan $3.75 cada uno. Cuando esté listo, usted también tendrá que pagar por el examen, pero que va a hacer que a través del servicio de pruebas, no a través de VACE.

Para registrarse:

Primer Paso: Registración comienza con un examen evaluación que se toma en un periodo de dos días:
Jueves en la noche: Salón 224
Llegue a 6 pm y planee en quedarse hasta las 9 pm.
Viernes en la mañana: Salón 224
Llegue a 9 am y planee en quedarse hasta las 12 pm.

Segundo Paso: Después que su evaluación este completa, usted será puesta en su primer día de clases, el cual no será más de dos semanas después. Su primer día comenzara con una Orientación y en este mismo día la clase comenzara.

VACE es un centro autorizado para examinación para el GED® y el HiSET.

 

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Staff 5280 Valentine Road 224 lunes - miercoles 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm