Permalink 10:57:38 am, by Jennifer Perez
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Advance Your Skills with Free Computer Classes


The School of Continuing Education (SCE) has dozens of free computer courses available to the community for the 2015 Winter Term, which begins the week of January 5, 2015. From basic computer operation to learning specific software programs, SCE offers introductory through advanced courses. Most classes are 12 weeks in length and are available at the Anaheim Campus and Wilshire Center (in Fullerton). Students enroll in the SCE Computer Program for a variety of reasons such as learning how to operate their home computer or gaining skills to enhance a resume or start a new career.


COMPUTER CLASSES - For more details about the SCE Computer Program courses, check out the information here: SCE Computer Classes


COMPUTER CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS - For students preparing to work in an entry-level office position, such as a clerk or administrative support position, SCE offers two different Computer Program certificates: Fundamental Computer Concepts & Skills Program and Office Application Essentials Program. Each certificate requires just a handful of classes, all of which are offered each quarterly term.


INTEGRATED COMPUTER PROJECTS - Looking to practice real work projects? The Integrated Computer Projects class is designed for those who want to apply the knowledge gained from previous computer classes by putting computer skills to the test in real world simulations. This class begins on January 7, 2015 at the Anaheim Campus.


For additional Computer Program class details for the 2015 Winter Term – including start dates, class times and registration information – visit the class schedule at

Permalink 09:48:10 am, by Jennifer Perez
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Happy Holidays from SCE; Holiday Office Hours


SCE Provost Dr. Greg Schulz wishes all of our students, faculty, staff, and community members peace, joy, and happiness this holiday season! Be sure to take note of the holiday hours for the registration offices over the next several weeks:

Permalink 02:05:05 pm, by Jennifer Perez
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Holiday Concerts with the SCE Senior Chorus


Get into the holiday spirit with the SCE Senior Chorus.  The Chorus, led by Lifeskills Education Advancement Program (LEAP) Instructor Elizabeth Lee Lassetter, will perform a selection of holiday songs at their shows throughout North Orange County in early December 2014.  All community members are invited to these free festive events:


  • Tuesday, December 2 – 10 a.m. at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility (5321 La Palma in the city of La Palma)
  • Friday, December 5 – 3 p.m. at Cypress Senior Center (9031 Grindlay Street in Cypress)
  • Monday, December 8 – 11 a.m. at The Centre at Sycamore Plaza, Sycamore Ballroom (5000 Clark Avenue, 2nd Floor in Lakewood)
  • Friday, December 12 – 10 a.m. at Emeritus at Fairwood Manor Assisted Living Facility (200 N. Dale Street in Anaheim)
  • Monday, December 15 – 1:30 p.m. at Valley View Gardens (11848 Valley View Street in Garden Grove)
  • Tuesday, December 16 – 7 p.m. at Cerritos Library, Skyline Room (18025 Bloomfield in Cerritos)
  • Thursday, December 18 – 10 a.m. at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility (3850 Lampson in Seal Beach)
Permalink 10:59:36 am, by Jennifer Perez
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SCE 2015 Winter Term Registration Begins Mid-November


The School of Continuing Education (SCE) 2015 Winter Term Class Schedule is now available at the three SCE Centers in Anaheim, Cypress, and Fullerton and online at Classes begin the week of January 5, 2015. Following is additional information regarding the 2015 Winter Term:



  • Wednesday, November 12 – Medical Assistant Certificate Program Online Registration
  • Tuesday, November 18 – Career Technical Education (CTE) Online Registration
  • Wednesday, November 19 – SCE Online Registration
  • Thursday, November 20 – Walk-In Registration

Online registration will open at 7 a.m.; computers are available at the SCE registration offices at the following times: Anaheim Campus and SCE Wilshire Center at 7 a.m.; SCE Cypress Center at 7:30 a.m.

A clock symbol has been placed in the class schedule to indicate the CTE courses that are eligible for registration on Tuesday, November 18 at 7 a.m.




Online orientation and online registration are now REQUIRED steps to enter the following SCE programs:

  • High School Diploma Program
  • Administrative Assistant Certificate Program
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate Program
  • Medical Assistant Certificate Program
  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program


The 2015 Winter Term class schedule details the steps needed to apply for an SCE Banner ID, to complete the required orientation, and to register online: page 12 for the High School Diploma Program and page 31 for the Career Technical Education Program.




Business Skills

  • Auto Wholesale Home-Based Business

Clothing Design

  • Fashion Design: Sweatshirt Makeover
  • Fashion Design: T-Shirt Makeover
  • Fashion Design: Fitting and Alterations: Pants-Part 1
  • Fashion Design: Fitting and Alterations: Pants-Part 2

Disabled Student Programs and Services

  • Advocating for Life and Vocational Goals
  • Introduction to Basic Word Processing
  • Intermediate Electronic Mail
  • Smart Shopping and Saving Money in the Community
  • Social Skills: Conflict Management and Resolution Basics
  • First Impressions On The Job
  • Photoshop Elements: Introduction for Students with Disabilities

Fine & Applied Arts

  • Recycled Materials Become a Tote Bag
  • Scrapbooking Design and Techniques

Physical Fitness

  • ZUMBA® Toning
  • Tai Chi for Healthy Living

Kids’ College & Teen Program

  • Beautiful Beads Workshop (Grades 3-5)
  • Science: Under Pressure (Grades 3-6)

Permalink 03:56:14 pm, by Jennifer Perez
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Interested in Going to Cypress College? Enroll in an Accelerated "Transitioning to College" Course


Students can register for a free, two-week course, “Transitioning to College” to learn how to get started at Cypress College.  The course will run November 3, 4, 5, 11, and 12 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the SCE Cypress Center, on the south end of Cypress College, in Room 118; students must attend all five class meetings.  Cypress College is located at 9200 Valley View Street in Cypress.


By completing the two-week accelerated course, students will be provided with the following:

  • Priority registration for the Cypress College 2015 Spring Semester.
  • Invitation to apply for the Extended Opportunity Program Services (EOPS).
  • Tools to develop a personal educational plan for college.
  • Invitation to schedule an appointment with a college counselor specializing in the student’s major.


Instructor Connie Boehler will lead the students in the following class activities:

  • Review of the Cypress College schedule and catalog.
  • Overview of student services at Cypress College including EOPS and financial aid.
  • Completion of the English placement test.
  • Cypress College academic program visits and career interest inventory.
  • Cypress College website demonstration and campus tour to visit student services, bookstore, library, and other campus departments and offices.


Registration is now open and enrollment is limited to the first 30 students.  Students can register at any SCE Center’s Registration Office with the course reference number (CRN) 51337.  CalWORKs students are encouraged to enroll.  Students will receive a “pass” or “no pass” grade in the course and SCE High School Diploma Program students may earn one (1) elective credit for passing the course.

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