Fall Semester 2020

LA Unified Adult School, Occupational and Skills Center Campuses Are Tuition Free and Will Begin Online. Enroll Now!



AC2T High School Diploma

Career Technical Education

English as a Second Language

All LA Unified Division of Adult and Career Education fall classes are tuition free*
Classes will begin online the week of August 17.

Enroll Today!


1. Enrollment Process during COVID-19

Thank you for your interest in taking a course at Harbor Occupational Center. Your first step to enrolling is signing up on one of our interest lists, below. Once signed-up, one of our staff members will contact you regarding enrollment.

Please note: Filling out this form does not enroll you into a class, program or school, but allows for us to contact you regarding your next steps.

Learn English

English as a Second Language Interest List
(Click here)

Family Success Initiative (FSI)

FSI empowers families to support the educational success of their children by teaching the skills to connect with, participate in, and become leaders within their school communities.
Family Success Initiative Interest List
(Click Here)

Earn Your High School Diploma or High School Equivalency

High School Diploma Interest List (Click Here)

Get Career Training

Career Training Interest List
(Click Here)

Disability Support Services

Please visit http://wearedace.org/dss to contact DSS regarding accommodations or assistance.

If you need assistance applying online, please contact us at
(310) 241-4800.
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 (310) 241-4800 and we will return your call within 48 hours.

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

* Other costs and fees, such as books, equipment, supplies and licensure may apply.



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


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.

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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

Ms. Bernadine Gonzalez
Principal

Alma Alvarez
Assistant Principal, Operations

Julio Melara
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.

Fall Semester
Begins August 18, 2020

 

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.

 

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.