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VUSD In-Person Learning and Safety Plan & Resource Website
The VUSD In-Person Learning and Safety Plan is available online. Aquí hay un enlace a la versión en español del Plan de Aprendizaje y Seguridad 2021-22. The Ventura Unified School District has developed a 2021-2022 resource website that will serve as the hub of District information as it relates to guidelines and resources for the 2021-22 school year. These two documents will be updated throughout the academic year to keep you informed as guidance from the State and local public health departments change.
Visit the Ventura Unified School District 2021-22 School Year Information Page at VUSD 2021-2022 Resources.
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)
Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act)
Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act 2021 (CRRSAA)
Third Quarter 2021 Budget and Expenditure Reporting for HEERF I, II, and III (a)(1) Institutional Portion, (a)(2), and (a)(3)
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education prepares diverse learners with academic, vocational and technological competencies for the 21st century global workforce.
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education is founded on the belief that knowledge is the key element of life. The more that is known about a subject, the more it can be enjoyed, pursued, accepted, or defended. Recognizing that adult learning patterns and needs must be addressed in sensitive and responsible manners, the training programs have been designed to be comprehensive, supportive, and flexible. The staff of Ventura Adult and Continuing Education is dedicated to meeting each individual student’s academic and vocational needs and to the development of self-worth through education.
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education has been recognized on both the state and federal levels. The school was again granted a six-year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in 2020. The program was identified as a “model program” that meets one of the five National Education Goals for “America 2000.” That goal states that every adult American will be literate and possess the skills necessary to compete in a global economy. The Career Technical Education program (formerly known as Technology Development Center) was selected by the California Department of Education as a Vocational Program of Excellence. Ventura Adult and Continuing Education has also been granted a six-year accreditation by the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, telephone: 770-396-3898/FAX: 770-396-3790, www.council.org.
Ventura County Adult Education Consortium
VACE is a member agency of the Ventura County Adult Education Consortium (VCAEC), a collaborative of regional educational providers with the goal of expanding and improving opportunities for adult learners. Please visit the website at www.VCAEC.org for details.
California Adult Schools Consortium
VACE is a member of The California Adult Schools Consortium. California Adult Schools develop skilled workers, strong families and successful communities by offering opportunities to learn at every stage of life. California Adult Schools make it convenient and affordable for all students to reach their educational, training, career and personal goals. With flexible schedules and convenient locations, the 370 California Adult Schools, which focus on personal as well as professional development, are accessible to more potential students than any other California adult education provider.
Workforce Development Board of Ventura County Partnership
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education is partnered with the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County to provide programs for adults ages 18+ of any income that may help pay for job training and may provide other benefits, too. Click here to visit the Workforce Development Board site.
Click here to see the Ventura Adult and Continuing Education refund policy.
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, all institutions receiving Title IV funding are required to collect crime statistics and to compile an Annual Security Report. Click here to read the Ventura Adult and Continuing Education Annual Security Report on campus safety. Click here to see the Ventura Unified School District Comprehensive School Safety Plan.
Citizenship ClassCitizenship classes available. Enroll now! See the News page for more information.
Learn EnglishEnglish as a Second Language classes are available. See the News page for more information.
AutoCAD and SolidWorks, Accounting, and QuickBooks ProLearn 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 TerminologyLearn 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 AvailableENCORE 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 365Learn to use Microsoft Office 365 in this course. See the News page for a description of this class.
NCCT ServicesVentura 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.