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WASCAE Brochure 2020

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INTEGRATED EDUCATION & TRAINING (IET)

Integrated Education and Training (IET) refers to contextualized English as a Second Language (ESL) or Basic skills classes that prepare English Language Learners to succeed in a specific career technical class (CTE). Career Technical education classes are available for all students. IET classes are specialized ESL classes to help prepare language learners for eligibility to enroll in CTE courses. ESL students in Intermediate High and Advanced levels are eligible.

English as a Second Language and Basic Skills
contextualized for a specific career 

ESL for Agriculture
(Green Gardener Program) 

ESL for Early Childhood Ed.
(CTE Class) 

ESL for Healthcare Careers
(CNA, CMA,CDA, EKG, Pharm. Tech) 

ESL for Office Skills
(Microsoft Office User Specialist) 

Workforce Activities
related to a specific career 

Field trips to industry location job shadowing guest speakers from industry simulated exercises in class

Workforce Activities
Certificate Course

Green Gardener Microsoft Office User Specialist Certified Medical Assistant Clinical Dental Assistant Pharmacy Technician EKG Technician Healthcare-Caregiver Early Childhood Education

 

English For Agriculture Education  Section 99722
The course content focuses on specific occupational vocabulary and terms, work related tasks, safety procedures and problem solving. This class introduces students to speaking, listening, reading and writing skills necessary for effective communication in the workplace. 
Schapiro Knolls, 33 Minto Road, Watsonville
Monday 
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Allen
Session 1: Jan 13 - Jun 1 
Section 99722

 

English For Early Childhood Education  Section 99723
The course is an introduction to Early Childhood Education. Students will learn about children’s developmental stages, care taking, communication and discipline strategies as well as observe childcare and preschool classrooms.
Schapiro Knolls, 33 Minto Road, Watsonville
Monday 
12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. Allen
Session 1: Jan 13 - Jun 1 
Section 99723

English For Health Care Aide  Section 99725
An introduction to skills necessary for an entry level personal care attendant position. The class will prepare students with communicative language, expressions and basic directives on how to assist patients and their families in the home or assisted living environment. Class topics include: care attendant skill building, preventing incidents, nutrition, elder patient challenges and interfacing with family members. 
Schapiro Knolls, 33 Minto Road, Watsonville
Tue/Mar  
12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. Allen
Session 1: Jan 14 - Jun 2
Section 99725

English For Basic Computer Skills and Typing  Sections 9991, 9992, 9993
Learn the basic computer skills needed to create basic documents, navigate the internet, manage files and create emails. The class will introduce students to basic computer skills. The course will cover typing, mouse skills, and computer software. 
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed/Lun & Mie 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Wales
 Jan 13 - Jun 3 
Section 9992

Institute of Language and Culture, Room 1, 320 Rodriguez St., Watsonville
Mon & Wed/Lun & Mie 4:30 p.m.– 5:45 p.m. Garcia
 Jan 13 - Jun 3  
Section 9991

Santa Cruz Center, Room 1, 319 La Fonda Ave., Santa Cruz
Tue & Thu/Mar & Jue   4:30 p.m.– 5:45 p.m.   Staff
Jan 14 - Jun 4  
Section 9993