News & Events

  • FREE Computer Basics Class! Starts 4/18/23
    6 week course, Tues and Thurs 3-5pm. Enroll now! See the News page for more information.
  • Citizenship Class
    Citizenship classes available. Enroll now! See the News page for more information.
  • Learn English
    English as a Second Language classes are available. See the News page for more information.
  • AutoCAD and SolidWorks, Accounting, and QuickBooks Pro
    Learn to use AutoCAD and SolidWorks in these classes. Learn accounting skills in Accounting and QuickBooks Pro. See the News page for latest details on these classes.
  • Learn Medical Terminology
    Learn medical terminology easily and quickly. No previous knowledge of medical terminology is required. See the News page for more information.
  • ENCORE and WDA FREE Classes Now Available
    ENCORE offers basic computer and technology training for senior job seekers. The Workforce Development Academy (WDA) provides training to help job seekers improve existing skills and develop new ones. See the News page for more information.
  • Introduction to MS Office 365
    Learn to use Microsoft Office 365 in this course. See the News page for a description of this class.
  • NCCT Services
    Ventura Adult and Continuing Education provides Phlebotomy and Medical Assistant certification testing services through National Center for Competency Testing. See the News page for more information.
Dates, times, and sessions for classes subject to change. Please call 805.289.1744 if you have questions.
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 FREE 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. Students get help filling out the N-400 application and practice for the exam and interview. Students need to speak and understand basic English to attend the class. All study materials are provided at no charge.

When you are ready to send your citizenship application to the government, you will pay $725 to the government. It is not necessary to send your application during the class - it is your decision.

Call the VACE office at (805) 289-1744, ext. 1201, for registration information. Register Online Here for the next available class. Flyer here.

Fall session: Sep 28, 2023 to Dec 21, 2023

Instructor Location Days Time
Stouthamer VACE, 5280 Valentine, Room 229 Th 6:00 pm - 9:00 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. See our current Flyer here.

Call the office or come to the school to register Monday-Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm or 6 pm to 8 pm. New students can start any week of the school year Register Online Here.

¡Aprende inglés con una combinación de métodos tradicionales y tecnología moderna! Practicará hablando, escuchando, leyendo y escribiendo con un maestro, utilizando el programa informático BurlingtonEnglish en el aula y en casa. No hay libro de texto, ni tarifa de clase, ni tarifa de registro.

Llame a la oficina o venga direvtamente a la escuela para registrarse Lunes a jueves: De 8 am a 4 pm y de 6 pm a 8 pm Los nuevos estudiantes pueden comenzar cualquier semana del año escolar.
Regístrese en línea aquí

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In-person Classes at the Valentine Road Campus, Ventura
Class Days Time
Beginning MTWTh 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Intermediate MTWTh 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Advanced MTWTh 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Beginning MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Intermediate/Advanced MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Advanced MTWTh 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online (Zoom) Classes
Class Days Time
Intermediate MW 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Intermediate MW 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clases presenciales en el campus de Valentine Road, Ventura
Class Days Time
Principiante lunes - jueves 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Intermedio lunes - jueves 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Avanzado lunes - jueves 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Principiante lunes - jueves 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Intermedio lunes - jueves 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Avanzado lunes - jueves 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clases en linea (Zoom)
Class Days Time
Intermedio MW 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Intermedio MW 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm