Spring 2015 Waipahu Campus Waipahu Community School for

Waipahu Community School for
Adults
Waipahu Campus
Kapolei and Waianae Site
Principal: John Vannatta
Spring 2015
December 1, 2014 – May 7, 2015
Registration Information
Spring 2015 Term 1
Registration
Classes
Location
Diploma
Waipahu
Dates
Days
Times
Dec. 1 – Jan. 9, 2015
M – Fri
8 am – 3 pm
Kapolei
Diploma
Dec. 1 – Jan. 9, 2015
Waipahu
Special Interest
January 5 – 9, 2015
Kapolei
Special Interest
January 5 – 10, 2015
Waianae
Diploma *
January 12 – 15, 2015
M – Fri
M&W
Tu, Th, & Fri
M – Fri
Saturday
M – Th
8 am – 3 pm
8 am – 7:30 pm
8 am – 3 pm
8 am – 3 pm
9 am – 12 pm
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Feb. 2 – Feb. 27, 2015
M – Fri
8 am – 3 pm
Dec. 1 – Mar. 28, 2015
M – Fri
8 am – 3 pm
(GED, CB, ABE)
Spring 2015 Term 2
Waipahu &
Diploma *
Kapolei
Spring 2015 ESL Classes
Waipahu &
Kapolei
ESL
Campus Directory
Campus
Waipahu
Kapolei
Waianae
Address
94-1211 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone
528-9577
91-5007 Kapolei Parkway
85-251 Farrington Hwy Rm P-17
Kapolei, HI 96707
305-8340
Waianae, HI 96792
697-9466
School Mission
Waipahu Community School for Adults will provide learning opportunities for students to
improve the quality of their lives as they contribute positively to society.
Our Websites
http://www.waipahucs.k12.hi.us or doe.k12.hi.us/myschool
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Content
Registration Procedures
CASAS Pre-Test Assessment
Adult Secondary Education
(Hawaii Adult Community
School Diploma)
Adult Basic Education
ESL and New Americans
Job Training and Test Prep
ParaPro Assessment
Teacher Classes
Special Interest Classes
General Information
Description / Programs
Things to bring with you, fees, return policy, etc.
New/Returning students must take a placement test
GED (General Education Development) Program,
Competency Based Community School Diploma
Program (CBCSDP)
Review reading, writing and math skills
English as Secondary Language & New Americans
Job, test and skills preparation
Para Professional Testing
Substitute Teacher, Re-certification and Praxis prep
Enrich and broaden cultural and recreational interests
DOE / School Policies, Campuses and Sites,
Legal Holidays and Breaks
Page
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6
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REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
• All students will be assessed a $20 enrollment fee.
• Please bring a valid photo ID with Birth Date (State I.D., Driver's License, Passport or Military
I.D.) and payment with you to registration. A Social Security number is also required for any
ASE (GED/CB), ABE and ESL courses. If applicable bring your high school transcript and
approved release papers (4140) from your home high school (16–17 yrs old).
• The administration reserves the right to cancel any class, which lacks sufficient enrollment. All
fees will be collected at the time of registration, cash only. See specific program sections for
applicable fees.
• Books will be purchased by students on the first class session. Book fees are non-refundable.
• Other fees may include those for supplemental materials (i.e. handouts) used in the class and a
Lab Fee collected to maintain the equipment used.
• The refunds vary by the type of fees that are paid.
− Enrollment fees are NON-REFUNDABLE unless the school cancels the class.
− Tuition fees vary by course and may be refunded only if a request is made before the
start of the second class or the school cancels the class.
− Testing fees and books are non-refundable.
− Refunds may take 3 – 4 weeks.
• A fee of $25 is authorized by Act 40.35.5 H.R.S. for returned checks.
CASAS PRE-TEST ASSESSMENT
All new or returning students (after one year of absence) must take an assessment test for all Adult
Basic Education, Adult Secondary Educational Programs (diploma programs) and English as a
Second Language/New Americans prior to the start of the class.
Students must register in person. Please bring the following items to the assessment test:
• Approved release papers (4140) from your home high school (16 – 17 yrs old)
• Two #2 pencils with erasers.
• A valid picture ID with birth date (State I.D., Driver’s License, Passport, or Military I.D.).
Campus
Registration Dates / Times
Testing Dates / Times
December 1 – January 9, 2015
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 3 pm
January 12 – 15, 2015
Monday – Thursday, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
January 13 & 14, 2015
Report at 4:45 pm
January 19, 2015
Report at 6:00 pm
February 2 – 27, 2015
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 3 pm
March 9 & 10, 2015
Report at 4:45 pm
Spring 2015 Term 1
Waipahu Campus
Waianae Campus
Spring 2015 Term 2
Waipahu Campus
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ADULT SECONDARY EDUCATION
These programs provide opportunities for adults to earn a diploma through (1) the General Educational
Development (
) or (2) the Competency Based Community School Diploma (CBCSDP) Program.
(1) GED® Preparation Program
The GED Test provides a valid means of measuring the educational achievement of adults who are non-high
school graduates and compares their academic competence with that of high school graduates. This program
requires the following requirements to qualify for the diploma:
•
A score of 150 out of 200 will be required on each of the 4 subtest (Reasoning Through Language
Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies).
•
Minimum ½ credit from an accredited private/public high school in Hawaii or at one of the Hawaii
Community Schools for Adults.
•
An official transcript from an accredited Hawaii high or Community school and a valid picture I.D. that
includes birthdate (State I.D., Driver’s License, Passport, or Military I.D.).
The GED® Test on Computer
Beginning on January 2, 2014, GED Testing Service® will have a new computer-based version of
the GED® test series. All tests taken prior to this date will expire. Registration is available online
24 hours and 7 days a week. These are the steps to register.
•
•
•
•
Step 1: Create Your Account
- Visit www.GED.com. You will need to have an active email account.
Step 2: Complete Registration Questions
- Once you complete these questions, please contact the campus where you wish to take the test.
Provide your name and phone number. Once approved, you will be notified via your email account
to proceed with online scheduling and payment.
Step 3: Provide Additional Documentation (if necessary)
- If you are under 18 years of age, you will need to provide additional documentation before being
approved to register for the test. Contact our school for more information.
Step 4: Schedule Your Test
- You will select your test, location, date and time and pay for the test online using a credit card.
For further assistance contact the Pearson VUE call center at 1-800-704-3613 or GED Testing
Services at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433).
GED® Test Fees
Fees are as listed below and are subject to change. Payment is made online when you register. Refunds are
handled through Pearson VUE. Call 1-800-704-3613.
Program
Test Fee
Enrollment Fee
Book(s) / Supplies
GED®
$ 150
(4 subtests @ $37.50 each)
$ 20 per prep course
Varies
GED Preparation Classes
Classes prepare you for the GED test through two (2) classes: Reading/Writing and Math. The textbook will be
sold on the first night of class. Textbook fee: $30
Class
GED Math
GED R / W
GED Math
GED R / W
GED Prep
Site
Kapolei
Kapolei
Kapolei
Kapolei
Waianae
Days
T / Th
T / Th
T / Th
T / Th
M/W
Dates
1/27 – 3/10
1/27 – 3/10
3/24 – 5/5
3/24 – 5/5
1/26 – 5/4
Time
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Hours
30
30
30
30
30
GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education (ACE). They may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of ACE or GED Testing Service. The GED® and GED Testing Service® brands are administered by GED Testing Service LLC under license from the American Council on Education. 3
ADULT SECONDARY EDUCATION cont.
(2) COMPETENCY BASED COMMUNITY SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM
(CBCSDP)
CBCSDP consists of five units emphasizing the development of the adults' ability to apply life
skills to cope with society's requirements. Students must complete two required phases in
order to qualify for a diploma.
Phase 1: The Academic Section
Students work in five academic general knowledge areas: Consumer Economics, Community
Resources, Government & Law, Health, and Occupational Knowledge. Students must also:
• attend at least 75% of the total class sessions per unit.
• complete assigned tasks for each unit and submit a portfolio.
• take a unit test (5 units) and score 70% or higher.
• take the CBCSDP Mastery Test and score 70% or higher.
Phase 2: Career Goals
Students must complete and provide documentation for one of the following choices. The
student must:
• complete a minimum of one credit at an accredited post secondary institution,
• be employed for a minimum of 100 hours over a three-month period with the same
organization,
• obtain or possess a marketable skill (job training program), OR
• must demonstrate home or life management skills (interviewed in front of a panel
board).
CBCSDP Fees
Fees are as listed below and are subject to change. Cash only is accepted. See page 2 for the
refund policy.
Program
Enrollment Fee
Book(s) Fee
Test Fee
CBCSDP
$ 20 per unit
$ 15 per unit
$ 5 Mastery Test
CBCSDP Classes
(See page 8 for Site Listing)
Class
Site
Days
Dates
Time
Hours
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
9:00 – 11:30 am
9:00 – 11:30 am
30
30
CBCSDP Evening Classes
Community Resources
Occupational Knowledge
Government and Law
Consumer Economics
Health
Community Resources
Consumer Economics
Government and Law
Health
Occupational Knowledge
Waipahu / Waianae
Waipahu / Waianae
Waipahu / Waianae
Waipahu
Waipahu
Waipahu / Waianae
Waipahu / Waianae
Waipahu / Waianae
Waipahu
Waipahu
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
1/26 – 3/11
1/26 – 3/11
1/26 – 3/11
1/26 – 3/11
1/26 – 3/11
3/23 – 5/4
3/23 – 5/4
3/23 – 5/4
3/23 – 5/4
3/23 – 5/4
CBCSDP Day Classes
Government and Law
Health
Kalealoa (HYC)
Kalealoa (HYC)
M/W
M/W
1/26 – 3/11
3/23 – 5/4
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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION:
Reading, Writing and Math Basic Skills
Classes help students review/develop their skills in basic reading, writing, and mathematics. The
mechanics of grammar, punctuation, spelling, composition, letter and report writing, vocabulary
development, speech improvement, use of the library, dictionary and other reference tools will be
covered. This course will also review addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole
numbers, decimals, fractions, percentages, positive and negative numbers. Graphs, simple
equations, formulas, math terminology and practical applications will also be covered. This class
will help students to develop the skills necessary to qualify for the diploma programs.
Class
Basic Skills:
Read / Math / Writing
Basic Skills:
Read / Math / Writing
Site
Days
Waipahu
M/W
Waianae
M/W
Dates
1/26 – 3/11
3/23 – 5/4
1/26 – 3/11
3/23 – 5/4
Time
Hours
Fees / Book
6:30 – 9:00 pm
60
$ 20
6:30 – 9:00 pm
60
$ 20
Post-Secondary School Prep Classes
Classes are for individuals seeking to review high school subject level skills. Students enrolled
typically use these classes to prepare for entrance into a post secondary school.
Class
Site
Days
Dates
Time
Hours
Fees / Books
English Review
Waipahu
M/W
2/2 – 5/4
6:30 – 9:00 pm
60
$ 20 + $ 23
Math Review
Pre-Algebra /
Algebra
Waipahu
M/W
2/2 – 5/4
6:30 – 9:00 pm
60
$ 20 + $ 23
Waipahu
M/W
2/2 – 5/4
6:30 – 9:00 pm
60
$ 20 + $ 23
ENGLISH as a SECOND LANGUAGE
Classes focus on the development of communication skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing,
and basic mathematics for foreign-born students.
ESL & New Americans Fees:
Fees are as listed below and are subject to change. Cash only is accepted. See page 2 for the refund
policy.
Program
ESL
Enrollment Fee
$ 20 per course
Book(s) and Supply Fees
$ 34
ESL and New Americans Classes
Class
ESL
Level 1
ESL
Levels 2 / 3
ESL
Level 4
ESL
Levels 5 / 6
New Americans
ESL
Levels 1 / 2
ESL
Levels 3 / 4
ESL
Levels 5 / 6
ESL
Levels 1- 5
ESL
ESL
Levels 1 – 3
Levels 4 – 6
Site
Waipahu Dist Park
Waipahu U.C.C.
Waipahu U.C.C.
Waipahu U.C.C.
Waipahu
Waipahu
Waipahu
Waipahu
Dates
1/29 – 4/30
1/29 – 4/30
1/28 – 4/29
1/28 – 4/29
1/28 – 4/29
1/28 – 4/29
1/28 – 4/29
1/28 – 4/29
Time
9:45 – 12:15 pm
9:00 – 11:30 am
9:00 – 11:30 am
9:00 – 11:30 am
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Hours
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
1/28 – 4/29
M/W
Saturday Classes
Kapolei H.S.
Sat
1/31 – 4/25
Kapolei H.S.
Sat
1/31 – 4/25
6:30 – 9:00 pm
60
9:00 am – 12:00
9:00 am – 12:00
60
60
Waianae
Days
T / Th
T / Th
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
M/W
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JOB TRAINING and TEST PREP
COMPUTER-ASSISTED LEARNING THRU PLATO
PLATO is a self-directed online learning system that will assist you in preparing for various tests
like the GED, Compass, SAT and ASVAB. It also encompasses extensive Reading and Math
Skills. The system allows you to work at home on your computer, at your own pace. Enroll at
Waipahu or Kapolei Campus.
Program
Computer-Assisted Learning
Class
PLATO Prep
Site
Online
Enrollment Fee
$ 20
Days
--
Fees
$ 20 per module
Dates
1/26 – 5/7
Time
--
Hours
Min. 60
PARAPROFESSIONAL TESTING
Effective November 1, 2014, Waipahu Community School for Adults will offering the ParaPro
Assessment. The ParaPro Assessment is a computer-based assessment option used to
determine minimum qualification requirements for The Department of Education (DOE)
Educational Assistants (EAs) and Part-Time Paraprofessional Tutors (PPT). Community social
services agencies also use the ParaPro Assessment results to meet minimum qualifications for
employment. Assessment dates and campus locations are listed below. For information more
information, please call our campuses below.
Date of Assessment
February 7, 2015
July 18, 2015
October 17, 2015
Call to schedule
Call to schedule
Campus
Waipahu
Windward
Wahiawa
Hilo
Kona
Phone
808-528-9577
808-254-7955
808-305-3200
808-974-4100
808-313-3032
TEACHER CLASSES
To enroll in the Sub Teacher Training class, an Approval Notice signed by the school
administrator for possible placement on the school's substitute preferred list must be obtained.
Upon completion of the Sub Teacher training class, the applicant will receive a Substitute Teacher
Course Completion Certificate valid for five (5) years. NOTE: Completion of the course, in itself,
does not guarantee employment. See doe.k12.hi.us “jobs” for more information.
Classes
Sub Teacher Training
Sub Teacher Re-certification
PLATO Praxis Prep
Site
Days Dates Time Sess / Hrs
Call for dates and times
TBA / 30
Call for dates and times
1/4
Register at Waipahu or Kapolei Campus
Fees
$ 70
$ 40
$ 70
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SPECIAL INTEREST
CLASSES
Special Interest classes are offered as a service to our community to continue our mission of
fostering lifelong learning and enriching the quality of life. Classes are supported by fees collected.
A minimal charge for tuition and a minimum number of students is needed to run classes.
Fees, supplies, and books vary according to class and are subject to change. Only cash is
accepted. See page 2 for the refund policy. See page 8 for list of sites and addresses.
NEW Special Interest Classes
Introduction to Photography
This class will teach you the basics of how to use your camera device, whether it is
a cell phone camera or a point-and-shoot digital camera. Learn how to use the
different modes (HDR, Macro, Portrait...) to take photographs. The instructor is
currently a photography teacher with 15+ yearrs of experience. Mon. ; 2/2 – 3/23, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
The Art of Clowning
This course will give the beginner, basic practical skills and techniques needed to
become a clown. Explore clown history, terminology, and receive hands-on instruction in
make-up application, pantomime, juggling, balloon sculpture, and costume design. The
instructor has over 35 years experience in clowning including performance, teaching, script writing,
and workshop leadership. He is also co-author of two clown/pantomime plays published by
Contemporary Drama Services-Meriwether Publishing. Wed; 2/4 – 4/15, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Time
8 / 24
8 / 24
8 / 24
$ 48 + 40
$ 48 + 40
$ 48 + 40
Computer Basics
Microsoft Office
Computer Basics
Waip
Waip
Kap
Sewing (9 max)
Sewing (9 max)
Waip
Waip
M
W
Japanese – Beginning
Hawaiian Language
Hawaiian Language
Spanish - Beginning
Tagalog – Beginning
Waip
Kap
Kap
Waip
Waip
M/W
Sat
T/Th
M/W
M/W
Guitar
Taisho Koto (Beg)
Taisho Koto (Inter)
Waip
Waiau
Waik
Art of Clowning
Ikebana
SPORTS, HEALTH, FITNESS and OTHERS
Waip
Wed
2/4 – 4/15
6:30 – 9:00
Mon
Th
2/5 – 4/23
9:30 – 11:30
Introduction to Photography
Waip
Mon
2/2 – 3/23
6:00 – 8:00
6 / 12
$ 24 + 20
Medical Terminology
Yoga
Waip
Kap
M/W
Thurs
2/4 – 4/22
2/5 – 4/30
6:00 – 8:30
6:30 – 8:00
20 / 50
11 / 16.5
$ 100 + 20
$ 33 + 20
**
++
Dates
Tuition +
Fees
Site
*
Days
Sess / Hrs
Courses
BUSINESS and COMPUTERS
M/W
2/4 – 3/4
6:00 – 9:00
M/W
3/25 – 4/27
6:00 – 9:00
Sat
2/7 – 4/18
9:00 – 12 noon
HOMEMAKING
2/2 – 3/9
2/4 – 3/4
6:00 – 9:00
6:00 – 9:00
5 / 15
5 / 15
$ 38 + 20
$ 38 + 20
LANGUAGE
2/4 – 4/8
2/7 – 4/4
2/3 – 4/6
2/4 – 4/8
2/4 – 4/8
6:30 – 9:00
9:00 – 12:00 noon
6:30 – 8:00
6:30 – 9:00
6:30 – 9:00
16 / 40
8 / 24
16 / 24
16 / 40
16 / 40
$ 80 + 20
$48 + 20
$48 + 20
$ 80 + 20
$ 80 + 20
6:30 – 8:00
10:00 – 12 noon
10:00 – 12 noon
6/9
12 / 24
12 / 24
$ 18 + 20
$ 48 + 20
$ 48 + 20
10 / 25
10 / 20
$50 + 20 +15
$ 40 + 20
MUSIC and DANCE
W
2/4 – 3/11
W
2/4 – 4/29
Th
2/5 – 5/7
All enrollees are responsible for their own Medical Clearance & Health Insurance to take part in these
classes.
No refunds will be given once class has begun.
Fees include: registration fee, book cost, and/or lab fee
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GENERAL INFORMATION
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION / SCHOOL POLICIES
•
Enrollment is open to all persons 18 years and over, regardless of race, color, sex, national origin,
religion, physical and/or mental disability. Be prepared to present photo identification.
•
Students ages 16 – 17 must be officially released from a public high school in the State of Hawaii before
admission into academic classes.
Unregistered persons, including children, are not allowed in adult classes.
•
•
The consumption of alcohol, illegal substances and the use of tobacco products are prohibited during
school functions and on school grounds.
•
The school reserves the right to remove any individual from school grounds that exhibits inappropriate
behavior.
LEGAL HOLIDAYS AND BREAKS (NO CLASSES)
Date
Holiday
Date
Holiday
1/1/2015
New Year’s Day
3/16 /15– 3/20/15
Spring Break
1/19/2015
Martin Luther King Jr
4/3/2015
Good Friday
2/16/2015
President’s Day
5/25/2015
Memorial Day
3/26/2015
Prince Kuhio Day
WAIPAHU CAMPUS SITES
Code
Kalaeloa (HYC)
Kap
Man
Waian
Campus / Site
Address
Kalaeloa: Hawaii Youth Challenge
1787 Shangrila St
Kapolei, HI 96707
91-5007 Kapolei Parkway
Kapolei, HI 96707
1310 Waimano Home Rd.
Pearl City, HI 96782
85-251 Farrington Hwy, Room P-17
Waianae, HI 96792
98-1650 Kaahumanu St.
Pearl City, Hawaii 96782
94-870 Lumiaina St
Waipahu, HI 96797
94-1211 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI 96797
94-330 Mokuola St.
Waipahu, HI 96797
94-230 Paiwa St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Kapolei Site
(On the campus of Kapolei HS)
Manana Community Park
Waianae Site
(On the campus of Waianae HS)
Waiau
Waiau District Park
Waik
Waikele Community Park
Waip
Waipahu Community School
Waip UCC
WDP
(On the campus of Waipahu HS)
Waipahu United Church of Christ
Waipahu District Park
MAIN CAMPUSES DIRECTORY
Campus
Waipahu
Address
94-1211 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone
528-9577
Wahiawa
1515 California Ave
Wahiawa, HI 96786
305-3200
Windward
730 Iliaina St
Kailua, HI 96734
254-7955
Hilo
155 West Kawili St P-27
Hilo, HI 96720
974-4100
Kona
74-5062 Onipa’a St. F-2
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
313-3032
If you are an individual with a disability, please contact Waipahu Community School
at 528-9577 (or via relay) to make arrangements for accessibility at least 10
working days prior to the start of classes. Reasonable efforts will be made to
accommodate your request.
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