LA Unified’s Adult School, Occupational and Skills Center Campuses
Update – April 28

LA Unified’s Division of Adult and Career Education

Classes are still in session online for current students. Read below for enrollment information for new and returning students. Also, we are starting an interest list for those interested in preparing for the high school equivalency. For these and other important updates, please visit the LA Unified’s Division of Adult and Career Education (DACE) website, by following the link below.


Enrollment Process Of New Students During COVID-19

Thank you for your interest in taking a course at Harbor Occupational Center.
The first step will include completing an online application by clicking on the below link.
If you need assistance at any time simply contact any of the advisors below and they will schedule a time for a phone meeting.


1. APPLY ONLINE

The first step consists of completing an online application by clicking on the below link.
If you need assistance please let us know and we can schedule a time for a phone conversation with an advisor.

https://lausd.focusschoolsoftware.com/focus/apply/

PROGRAM CONTACT ADVISOR

Academic/HiSET

Ms. Hamada at mhamada@lausd.net or (213) 241-4793

Career Technical Education

Ms. Hamada at mhamada@lausd.net or (213) 241-4793

English as a Second Language

Ms. Brigida-Gallegos at axb71671@lausd.net or (323) 426-6221

Spanish HiSET

Mr. Palma at cep5950@lausd.net or (213) 241-4793

When calling make sure to leave your name and phone number.

2. SCHEDULE ASSESSMENT

Once you complete the online application, one of the advisors will respond via email with a time to complete the assessment and continue the enrollment process.

3. ENROLLMENT

The advisor will enroll the student into the designated class and provide class information to the student via email. In the event the class is full, the advisor will place you on the waitlist for the class.

If you have any questions or need to get in contact with us Call us at (213) 241-4793 and we will return their call within 24 hours.

Website Enrollment Process During COVID-19.pdf
Website Enrollment Process During COVID-19.pdf



Additional Resources LA Unified’s Division of Adult and Career Education

News and Announcements Visit news.wearedace.org
Online Instructional Resources and Student Support Services Visit keeplearning.wearedace.org
Keep Learning Student Support Form Visit wearedace.org/learningsupport/

Questions and Assistance
Call (213) 241-3150 LA Unified Informational Hotlines
For Families Call (213) 443-1300
For School Leaders Call (213) 241-2000
For Employees Call (213) 241-2700


Spring Semester  January 27, 2020 – June 12, 2020

Spring Schedule



Harbor Occupational Center offers full-time educational programs operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District • Division of Adult and Career Education. Programs include: English as a Second Language (ESL), Math and English skills remediation, • High School Equivalency Test Preparation (HiSET), high school diploma classes and short-term • Career Technical Education training and job placement assistance.

High School Equivalency Test  |  HiSET Test

Testing Schedules

Academic Courses are offered at Harbor Occupational Center consists of Accelerated College and Career Transition (AC2T), Adult Independent Study (AIS), Individualized Instruction Lab (II Lab), Adult Basic Education (ABE, High School Credit Recovery Program and HiSET Test Preparation Classes

Career & Technical Education Programs provide students with the academic and technical skills, knowledge, and hands on training necessary to succeed in future careers. CTE courses and  programs focus on the technical and academic skills needed to attain high-quality careers.

English as a Second Language (ESL)
No Cost Levels 1 – 6 Develops language proficiency in beginning/intermediate listening, speaking, reading & writing skills; grammar in everyday situations.

 

 

Disabilty Support Services

This program serves an essential role in ensuring reasonable accommodations for students with physical disabilities; visual or hearing impairments; learning, emotional disability
or history of substance abuse.

 

 

Administrative  Team

Our Administrative Team
and our Support Staff

Sonya Ramirez
Principal

Alma Alvarez
Assistant Principal, Operations

Alison Bacon
Assistant Principal, Operations

Johanna Hart
Assistant Principal,
Adult Counseling Services

 

 

TABE Assessment Test

The Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) is a diagnostic test used to determine a person’s skill levels and aptitudes.
The TABE test is used to guide students into adult education programs,  and career technical education courses.

Spring Semester
January 27, 2020 – June 12, 2020

Class Schedule PDF

 

Harbor Occupational Center is the only school in the Los Angeles Unified School District,
Division of Adult and Career Education that offers a diesel program.

The uniqueness of Harbor Occupational Center is in its course offerings and commitment in
providing the highest quality instruction that prepare students to succeed in the workforce,
higher education and in their communities.

 

HOC has been training and preparing a workforce within the harbor area and for the
Port of Los Angeles for the past 48 years.

2019 Highlights

2019

2019 Graduation

June 5, 2019
6:30 p.m. at the Warner Grand Theatre
San Pedro, CA

Harbor Occupational Center's  2019
Job fair and Open House

Thanks to all of our sponsors, vendors and our dedicated staff for a successful 2019 Career Fair

2019

Our 1st Annual Healthfair was a great success!

 

Mission Statement

Harbor Occupational Center is committed to providing the highest quality instruction in
Adult Secondary and Basic Education, English as a Second Language,
and Career Technical Education to a diverse population,
while empowering students to succeed in a technologically changing society.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing their educational programs at Harbor Occupational Center and our branch locations will:
Demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills that prepare students for success in the workforce, in higher education, and in their communities.
Demonstrate the ability to use critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Demonstrate academic and technical skills to succeed in meeting employer expectations and personal goals.

 

Accreditation

Harbor Occupational Center, and its branch locations offer full-time educational programs operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District • Division of Adult and Career Education. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Programs include: English as a Second Language (ESL), Math and English skills remediation, High School Equivalency Test Preparation (HiSET), high school diploma classes and short-term career technical training and job placement assistance.