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Invest in Yourself in 2016 - Enroll in Winter Term Classes Today

 

Happy New Year from all of us at the School of Continuing Education (SCE)! We hope that your New Year resolution includes affirmation of your commitment to education.  SCE’s winter class schedule will prompt you to consider new options for employment preparation, strengthening personal competencies, pursuing a long-term dream of obtaining a high school diploma, or engaging your children in after-school academic or enrichment activities.  Are you ready to try something new? Check out the following classes and programs that are still open for registration:

 

English as a Second Language Program

Check out page 8 and 9 of the 2016 Winter Term class schedule for the easy two-step process.  First, sign up for an access card and then come to any of the three SCE Centers in Anaheim, Cypress or Fullerton on select Tuesdays in January and February.

 

 

High School Diploma Program

Check out pages 14-16 of the 2016 Winter Term class schedule for the easy four-step enrollment.  Students are encouraged to complete steps 1-3 now so that they can register an attend a assessment session, step 4, during the second week of January (see page 16 for more details).  Assessment sessions are also available in early February and March.

 

Kids’ College & Teen Program

Check out pages 59-69 of the 2016 Winter Term class schedule for the hundreds of after-school and Saturday classes for kids and teens.  Students can brush up on their academic skills, explore a new hobby/activity, or get active with sports and fitness options.  Classes begin January 25, 2016 (check individual classes for specific start/end dates).  Registration is now open!


Thu, 7 Jan 2016

Happy Holidays! See You on January 4, 2016 for the Start of the Winter Term

 

Happy Holidays from SCE!  The administrative offices are now closed for the winter break.  We look forward to seeing you on Monday, January 4, 2016 for the start of the 2016 Winter Term.

 

Online registration for the winter term is open via myGateway at http://mg.nocccd.edu; however, MyGateway will be closed for scheduled maintenance from December 26, 2015 - January 3, 2016.  See you in the new year!


Wed, 23 Dec 2015

Bike Boulevard Coming to Wilshire Avenue in Fullerton

 

The City of Fullerton’s new initiative Fullerton on the Go provides for more options for people to get around town.  The first project under this initiative is the Bike Boulevard pilot program that will include a bicycle path along East Wilshire Avenue, right in front of the SCE Wilshire Center.  The Wilshire Bike Boulevard pilot program utilizes temporary improvements to test bicycle boulevard concepts and develop guidelines for future permanent bicycle and pedestrian enhancements for neighborhoods. Although cars can still utilize the street, Bike Boulevard will become optimized for bicyclists, adding design features to make it safer and friendlier for those who chose a bike as their mode of transportation.

 

The path is located on East Wilshire Avenue between Pomona Avenue and Acacia Avenue in Fullerton; to view the project map, click here: Wilshire Bike Boulevard Map.  Through input gathered at community forums, Bike Boulevard will not reduce parking and will stay within the existing street width.  In phase one of this pilot program, the city will install traffic circles along five intersections to allow cars to move through at a slower speed of 15 miles per hour (mph) while also allowing bicyclists to move through without stopping.  Once the traffic circles are installed, the city will remove the stop signs and install signs stating the reduced speed limit of 15 mph.  Because this is a pilot project, the city is utilizing low cost, temporary materials to test concepts within the neighborhood to see what works and what needs adjusting before investing in more permanent solutions.

 

The City of Fullerton has developed a website on the Wilshire Bike Boulevard project with videos, maps, project status and more. They have also included four helpful tips on “How to Navigate a Traffic Circle” including slowing down, yielding, going right, and using turn signals.  Visit the link here for more information.

 

VIDEOS on the Wilshire Bike Boulevard Pilot Project:

Introduction to the Wilshire Bike Boulevard pilot project

How to Navigate a Traffic Circle

 

 


Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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