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Career Technical Education and Adults in the Workforce (Including Older Adults) Pathways

Career Technical Education Programs with high employment potential

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Cake Decoration Level 1-6

Learn how to mix colors, decorate cakes with equipment bags and tips, edges, issues and figures of flowers and much more. At every level, recipe information and tips will be shared on homemade pastries and fillings for cakes with seasonal fresh fruit. Each level is more advanced and intense. This class needs to be started from the first level. The first day of every level will be an overview and orientation. It is required that each student bake their cake before class. At the end of each level, you will receive a certificate of completion. Any questions please call instructor Rosa S. Martinez at (831)724-4246.

Cake Decoration Class

 
Decoraci n de Pasteles Nivel 1-6
 

Decoración de Pasteles Nivel 1-6

Aprenda cómo mezclar colores, decorar pasteles con equipo de puntas y bolsas, bordes,tejidos y figuras de flores y mucho más. En cada nivel se comparten recetas y tips sobre reposteria, panes caseros, y se enseñan a hacer rellenos de pastel con fruta fresca de temporada. Cada nivel es más avanzado e intenso. Se requiere iniciar desde el primer nivel. El primer dia de cada nivel será un repaso y orientación. Se requiere que cada estudiante hornee su pastel antes de clase. Al final de cada nivel, usted recibirá un certificado de completacion del nivel. Cualquier pregunta llamar ala instructora Rosa S.Martinez al (831) 724-4246

Green Valley Center, Room/Salon 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu/Jue 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Section-7010 Level/Nivel 1: Basic Steps/Pasos Básicos -Jan 17 - Feb 14- $100
Section-7011 Level/Nivel 2: Flowers and Paste/Flores de Pasta -Feb 21 - Mar 14- $100
Section-7012 Level/Nivel 3: Two Tier Dec./Decoración de dos pisos y más -May 2 - Jun 6-  $100
Section-7013 Level/Nivel 4: Basic Fondant/Crema Fondant Básica -Jan 18 - Feb 15-  $100
Section-7014 Level/Nivel 5: Inter. Fondant/Crema Fondant Intermedio -Feb 22 - Mar 15- $100
Section-7015 Level/Nivel 6: Advan. Fondant/Crema Fondant Advansado -Mar 22 - Apr 26- $100

Jobs 101 -Section 409-

Students now registered at Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult Education in combination with your present academic goals (high school diploma, GED or HiSET) are invited to attend our 21st Century Careers learning lab. Get the help, guidance and career coaching you’ve been waiting for. (No Class: Apr 5, 19).
Green Valley Center, Room 5, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Friday Noon – 1:00 p.m. Koehler
Session 1: Jan 18 - Jun 7   Free for current students

Topics Include:

• Understanding the people at work
• Who’s hiring now
• Get ready for that interview
• How to ask for more money
• Am I a good employee?
• Interest Inventory
• Goal setting/time management • Internships
• Transferable skills
• Career assessments

• Career planning activities • Job search
• Resume
• Letter of Introduction
• Mastering soft skills for workplace success
• Build your resume vocabulary
• Changing jobs
• Keeping Jobs
• Clear decision making techniques • I want to be the boss

Intro to Computer with Spanish Support /Computación basica e intermedia -Section 4301-

Prepárese para obtener un nuevo trabajo y aprenda las destrezas de software que se requieren hoy en dia en una oficina o empresa. Le mostramos cómo manejar el nuevo sistema operativeo de Microsoft Windows 10 y tambien las aplicaciones de productividad como son el Microsoft Word, Excel y Powerpoint 2016 en un nivel basico e intermedio. Aprenda tambien el uso del correo electronico basico para comunicarse con los maestros de su escuela y tambien al avanzado para un ambiente de oficina. Pre-Requisitos: Uso de ratón y teclado.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mar & Jue 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Solorio
Session 1: Mar 26 - May 21 $50

Computer Applications with Spanish Support /Intermediate Level  -Section 4301

Este curso es la continuación de la clase básica de Microsoft Of ce 2016. En esta clase se trabaja a un nivel intermedio y tambien se ven algunas funciones avanzadas de Microsoft Word como el Word Art, Smart Art, Mail Merge, Newsletters y reportes las cuales son necesarias para crear documentos de calidad profesional. Tambien se cubre el Excel lo que es la creacion de spreadsheets, formulas y charts. Pre-Requisitos: Debe haberse inscrito en un cusro básico de Of ce o tener la experiencia basica manejando este programa.

Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mar & Jue
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Solorio
Session 1: Mar 26 - May 21 $50

Computer Coding  -Section 4004 - Section 4005-

Ever wonder how to create websites, apps, video games, or how to make your computer control your thermostat? Learn how! This beginner course lays out fundamentals of coding, making it simple for everyone. Be one step closer to a high-pay tech job. No experience necessary. (No Class: Sep 3, Nov 12 and 21)

Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon, Wed
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Robertson
Session 1: : Jan 14 - Mar 20 $100 Section 4004
Session 2:  Mar 25 - Jun 5 $100 Section 4005

Computer Coding

Career Ready 101 -Section 408-

Career Ready 101 is a comprehensive program that brings together courses from both KeyTrain and the Soft Skills Suite. It also offers users an integrated aproach to exploring careers and their skill requirements and builds life literacy through lessons about financial awareness, job searching, and prepares students to take the WorkKeys exams.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Jan 15 - Jun 6 $125 per module


WorkKeys

WorkKeys is the leading job skills assessment system in the nation, measuring real world fundamental skills that are critical to job success. Some employers use the system to determine hiring quali cations. Pre-registration required due to limited seating. There will be a $10 No Show fee.
Green Valley Center
Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville Calvillo
Every Friday 1:00 p.m. $75

How to Sell on eBay- Level 1 -Section 4040-

Learn what you need to know to start selling on eBay. Learn how to research your items, take photographs, write descriptions, list them on eBay, ship them and collect your money safely. Discover marketable items around your house and learn to sell them safely without leaving home. Recommended prerequisites: Intro to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Jan 24 - Feb 14 . $75


How to Sell on eBay- Level 2 -Section 4110-

Continue learning how to sell on eBay using advanced tools in the listing process to make your items more interesting to potential buyers. Explore more deeply what was covered in Level 1. Students are encouraged to bring items to list during class time. Recommended prerequisites: How to Sell on eBay Level 1 or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Mar 7 - Mar 28  $75

How to Use your iPhone/iPad and Android Devices Section 4030, Section 4031
Learn how to use your iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Bring them in and let’s have fun learning how to do more.
Green Valley Center, Room 1, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Mar 1, 8, and 15 $75 Section 4030
Session 2: May 3, 10, and 17 $75   Section 4031
have fun learning how to do more

Green Gardener Certification Section 4200

Emphasis on Irrigation (English and Spanish) This bilingual 10-week series covers all aspects of ecological landscaping with an emphasis on irrigation. Class includes 4 lab sessions in irrigation where the students have an opportunity to practice irrigation theories. This class is suitable for landscape industry employees seeking Green Gardener certification.

Certificatión del Jardinero Verde Section 4200

Enfasis en Riego (Inglés y español) Estas series de 10-semanas bilingües cubren todos los aspectos de jardineria ecológica con enfasis en riego. La clase incluye 4 secciones de practica de laboratorio en lo cual los estudiantes tendran la oportunidad de lo que han aprendido acerca de la teoria de riego en la clase. Esta clase es apropiada para jardineros y empleados de la industria de jardinería quienes están en búsqueda de una Certificación a través del Jardinero Verde.

Pacific Coast Charter School, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Wed/Mie  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.         White
Sat/sáb 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 20 $100 

Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet  Section 4060,  Section 4061

A fun, low stress introduction to word processing, the Internet and email for beginners. Learn how to use WordPad as well as Microsoft Word. Explore the Internet and learn how to set up an Email account and send emails with attachments. Learn about the wonderful world of templates and how to use them to write resumes, make flyers, cards, invitations, and address labels. No computer experience necessary! This class is for beginners. Session 2 repeats Session 1. (No Class: Feb 12 & 19)
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Marchisello $50
Session 1: Feb 25 - Mar 20 .  Section 4060
Session 2: Apr 29 - May 22.  Section 4061

Introduction to Digital Photography I  Section 4050
An introduction to Digital Photography to get you started in this fascinating new eld. Learn about the types of digital cameras, some tips on how to take great photos, how to use the basic controls, how to download into a computer, and finally how to organize and label your photos in a photo archive program. Learn how and where to print your photos or order photo products. Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Santa Cruz Center, Room 1, 319 La fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz
Tue 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Hampton
Jan 15 - Feb 12 $65

Introduction to Digital Photography II Section 4051
An introduction to Digital Photography to get you started in this fascinating new eld. Learn about the types of digital cameras, some tips on how to take great photos, how to use the basic controls, how to download into a computer, and finally how to organize and label your photos in a photo archive program. Learn how and where to print your photos or order photo products. Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Santa Cruz Center, Room 2, 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz
Tue 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Hampton
Feb 26 - Mar 26  $65

Introduction to Digital Photography III Section 4052
Explore Adobe Photoshop Elements Quick, Guided and Expert Edit modes. In ve hands- on workshops, learn some of the many fascinating ways to dramatically enhance digital photos including how to improve lighting and color, remove blemishes to atter subjects or restore old photos, and add or remove elements to improve composition. Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Santa Cruz Center, Room 2, 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz
Tue 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Hampton
Apr 16 - May 7 $65

Microsoft Excel 2016 Section 4130
Learn the basics of spreadsheet management, design, layout, formulas and practical applications for work and home.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Robertson
Session 1: Feb 13 - Feb 25  $75

Microsoft Powerpoint 2016 Section 4020
Learn the basics to create and share great looking presentations. Use new skills to create that dynamic presentation using the new ribbon interface and many other features.
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Feb 27 - Mar 4 $75

Microsoft Word 2016  Section 4210
Learn the basics to create and share professional-looking documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with easy-to-use interfaces. (No Class: Sep 3)
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Robertson
Session 1: Jan 30 - Feb 6 $75

Office Skills Computer Class Open Entry- Start Anytime Prepare Yourself For an Office Job 
Section 4001, Section 4003
Even if you have never used a computer, we can give you an introduction to word processing, email, internet, spreadsheets, how to manage databases, make sales presentations using Microsoft Ofice 2016 and Windows 10.(No Class: Jan 21, Feb 11, 16, Apr 1, 3, 22, and May 27)
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. Robertson
Session 1: Jan 14 - Mar 20  $100  Section 4001
Session 2: Mar 25 - Jun 5   $100 . Section 4003

QuickBooks Section 4010, Section 4011
QuickBooks is accounting software useful for small and medium-sized businesses that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions.
(No Class: Jan 21, Feb 11, 16, Apr 1, 3, 22, and May 27)
Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Torres
Session 1: Jan 23 - Jun 5 $100 Section 4010

Website Design  Section 4070, 
Create/edit websites for your business or your family using free online services. Explore computer based tools used in the design, creation, and editing of websites. Basic computer knowledge is expected. Taught on PC’s, but applicable to Macintosh.(NO CLASS: Apr 2, 4, and May 23)
Green Valley Center, Room 9, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Jan 15 - Mar 21 $75  Section 4070
Session 2: Mar 26 - Jun 6 $75 Section 4071