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SCE Artists Share Their Talents with the Community


SCE art student Laura M Black’s pastel piece "the Lie” was selected to be featured in the 27th Annual Made in California juried art exhibition at the Brea Gallery. The exhibit, which Laura Black Pastel Artwork The Lieis on display now through May 4, 2012, highlights artwork of all genres made by artists who live and work in California.  According to the Brea Gallery, guest juror, Rebecca Morse, Associate Curator at MOCA Los Angeles, selected 80 works of art from about 600 statewide entries.


Black’s pastel on display, “the Lie” (pictured here to the right), is her most recent painting however it is the fourth time that her art has been selected for this juried show, making her a leading pastel artist in California.  Black has been taking SCE drawing and painting classes for the last 16 years.  According to her instructor, Jane Innes, “Laura is not only a star student, a remarkable person and artist, but she is also very generous with her time and assistance to fellow students.  We are lucky to have her as an SCE student!"    A testament to Black’s talents, “the Lie” was sold on the opening night of the show.


The Brea Gallery is located at 1 Civic Center Circle in Brea, California and open Wednesday - Sunday from 12 - 5 p.m. Admission is $2; Brea residents and children under 12 years of age are free.  For more information about the Made in California show, call the Gallery at 714-990-7730 or visit the Brea Gallery website.  For more information about the SCE painting and drawing classes, visit


SCE Older Adults Painting ExhibitionSCE older adult students showcase their artwork in the Senior Images XIX exhibition at the Hunt Branch Library in Fullerton. The free show is on display now and runs through May 17, 2012 featuring the paintings of Veronica Kortz’s (pictured here, far right) students.  All community members are invited to attend an opening gallery reception on Tuesday, April 24 from 4-6 p.m.  The Hunt Branch Library is located at 201 S. Basques Avenue in Fullerton; hours are Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Thursdays 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.  For more information about the SCE older adults program painting courses, please call 714-808-4909 or check out the course listings at

Permalink 02:51:40 pm, by Jennifer Perez
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PARENTS: Still Time to Register Kids and Teens for 2012 Spring Classes


Students and teens are invited to register for classes at the North Orange County Community College District’s School of Continuing Education’s Kids’ College and Teen Program (KC&TP). SCE offers stimulating classroom, musical, artistic and athletics programs that for years has piqued the interests of kids and teens. Classes are offered in Cypress, Anaheim, and Fullerton.

Kids college science

Parents can view the schedule (and fees) in its entirety online.  Classes begin April 13, 2012 with small-group tutorials starting Saturday, April 21, 2012 and the week of April 23, 2012. Register your child or teen today at or visit any one of our campuses in Cypress, Anaheim, or Fullerton.


Kids: learn new skills this Spring! Teens: finish the school year strong!  Students can take advantage of math and reading tutorials or start a new hobby like computer animation and game design, chess, art, origami or guitar. Or maybe parents are interested in building their child’s self-confidence with classes like Be Bigger Than a Bully, Public Speaking for Children, or Clutter Buster!  Teens can dance like the stars with the new Teen Ballroom Dancing class!

KC math

With more than 150 engaging courses available, kids and teens will find something within their spheres of interests at prices fit to please the most budget-conscious of parents.

Kids’ College & Teen Program - North Orange County Community College District School of Continuing Education

* Classes begin April 13, 2012 with small-group tutorials starting Saturday, April 21, 2012. Registration is open now and runs until classes are full.
* Ages 6 mos - 17 years.
* Cypress College Continuing Education Center, 9200 Valley View St., Cypress;
* Anaheim Campus, 1830 West Romneya Drive;
* Wilshire Continuing Education Center, 315 E. Wilshire, Fullerton.
* (714) 808-4909,
Permalink 09:40:33 pm, by Jennifer Perez
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Welcome to the SCE 2012 Spring Term


Christine TerryWelcome to the NOCCCD School of Continuing Education
Christine Terry, Provost


Change. Cultivated. Possibilities.

The School of Continuing Education works to create a culture of possibilities, where students can access resources to learn about opportunities made possible through education. It is our hope that this class schedule will prompt some of you to consider new options in employment, educational achievement, or expanding personal competencies. What if you are not sure if you want to become an administrative assistant or a medical assistant? Attend one of the information workshops listed in the class schedule and learn about the requirements and employment options as well as the coursework and time commitment.


Have you been out of school for a number of years?  Enroll in one of SCE’s open-entry Learning Centers to review necessary skills and then transition to the High School Diploma Program. Sign up for SCE’s Adult College and Career Transition services to receive guidance, tours, and registration assistance when you are ready for Cypress College or Fullerton College.  Have you been thinking about starting your own business or supplementing your income? Take a look at some of our fee-based classes such as Using Facebook and Linkedin for Business or Couture Dressmaking or Photography.


Instill the love of learning early and peruse the Kids’ College and Teen Program classes for the children in your life. The possibilities are many!  We hope to see you this spring, cultivating exciting changes in your life.

Permalink 09:44:51 am, by Jennifer Perez
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SCE Spring Break is Week of April 2, 2012

spring breakSCE wishes all students and faculty members a safe and enjoyable spring break during the week of April 2, 2012.  Following are the campus hours for your information:


Hours for April 2-5, 2012:
No SCE classes held, but administrative offices are open during the following hours:
* Anaheim Campus - Mon-Thurs, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
* SCE Cypress Center - Mon-Thurs, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
* SCE Wilshire Center - Mon-Thurs, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


Hours for April 6-8, 2012:
No SCE classes held; all SCE campuses closed.


The three SCE campuses will open for the first day of 2012 Spring Term on Monday, April 9, 2012.  We look forward to seeing you then!


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Job Opportunities Available in Personal Care Aide Field; Attend an Information Workshop on the SCE Course



Personal Care Aide course photoCommunity members interested in gaining job sills in an accelerated time frame can attend one of the three upcoming information workshops on the Personal Care Aide (PCA) course.  SCE’s PCA course is designed to prepare students to provide or support activities of daily living, personal care, and homemaker services to elderly and disabled individuals needing assistance to remain safely and independently in their own home or in a care facility.  The course is free, but students must qualify.  Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate of completion.


The employment outlook in the PCA field is good.  The number of Aides is expected to grow much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.  This is due to the aging of the population and the increasing number of people who want to remain in in the familiar surroundings of their home.


The PCA Information Workshop will provide students information on the eligibility criteria along with an overview of the PCA Program, the registration process, and the employment outlook.  Students are encouraged to attend one of the following Information Workshops: 
* Wednesday, 3/28/12, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at Anaheim Campus-Room 105
* Wednesday, 3/28/12, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Anaheim Campus-Room 105
* Thursday, 3/29/12, 5:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. at Anaheim Campus-Room 101


All workshops will be held at the Anaheim Campus (1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim, CA 92801). Please be on time; latecomers will not be admitted.  This is a four-week course starting on April 9, 2012 and runs Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  For more information, call 714-808-4915.

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