COVID-19 UPDATE


We have been following the guidance of public health experts on how we can keep all who are part of our school community -- students, staff, family members and visitors -- safe in the midst of a growing health crisis.
Effective Monday, March 16, all adult education schools, occupational and skills centers will be closed through May 1, 2020 while we evaluate the appropriate path forward. We are taking this step to keep our school communities safe. All adult education activities scheduled to take place at all schools in the district have been cancelled for the duration of the school closure, including classes, testing sessions, counseling services, and community events. Before reopening the school, we will deep clean the campus. While the schools are closed, should you wish to access adult learning materials, please visit

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact our
Division of Adult and Career Education at
(213) 241-3150.
In addition, LAUSD has set up the following hotlines:
• For families:
(213) 443-1300

• For school leaders:
(213) 241-2000

• For employees:
(213) 241-2700

For the latest news from LA Unified, please visit achieve.lausd.net/latestnews. For updates specific to LA Unified adult education schools, occupational and skills centers, please visit




 

Due to COVID-19 our scheduled Job Fair has currently been postponed.


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.