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The Lompoc Vision

“Good News You Can Use.”

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No, it’s not too late... No, you are not to old

Yes, you can afford it... Yes, you can do it

All Classes Are Free!

Open Registration -

www.lusd.org/las

L

ompoc Adult School is a program of the Lompoc

Unified School District and was begun in September

1962 to offer community classes of interest as well

as vocational training. The School became a great commu-

nity asset, offering dozens of classes at numerous locations.

Lompoc Adult School, like all those in California, ex-

perienced severe funding cuts in 2008, but the Lompoc

Unified School District kept the school open, continuing to

offer high school diploma and ESL classes. Fortunately, the

State of California recognized the value of adult education

WHY ATTEND LASCC?

Increases your possibilities for employment.

Acquire skills, education and training leading to better

job opportunities and/or promotions.

More education = higher wages. Workers with a high

school diploma earned nearly $200/week more than those

without one.

Prepares you for future opportunities (career, college,

university).

Affordable (free!), convenient (located downtown), flex-

ible hours

A SAMPLE OF CLASSES:

Computer Basics:

Word Processing - Email/Internet.

Microsoft Office:

MS Word - Excel - PowerPoint.

Workplace Readiness:

Basic reading/math - workplace

soft skills - Resume writing & interviewing.

Career Exploration:

Introduction to careers - Skills re-

quired.

Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD):

2-D Computer

Drawing for Manufacturing.

Solid Works:

3-D Drawing & Manufacturing.

Customer Service:

First Impression - Problem-Solving.

PROGRAMS

:

High School Diploma:

Self-paced - Classroom & work

from home - Basic skills.

English As Second Language:

Beginning - Intermedi-

ate - Advanced.

Career Certificates*:

Business/Office Technician - Ad-

ministrative Assistant - Bookkeeping / Account Clerk - De-

partment/Office Manager - Customer Service - Front-line

Supervisor - Maintenance/Repair Technician - SOLID-

WORKS Technician - IT Software Technician.

*LASCC class completion certificates.

Free onsite registration

320 North J Street. Lompoc, CA. 93436

(805) 742-3100

with several million dollars for new adult education region-

al consortia across the state. Lompoc Adult School began

receiving State “Adult Education Block Grant - AEBG”

funding to rebuild its program with an employment and

Career Technical Education focus, still offering diploma

and ESL courses.

The School has been renamed

Lompoc Adult School & Career Center”.

by Shianne Motter

Lompoc Family YMCA held

Welcoming Week 2019

Celebrating and building community

T

he YMCA believes communities are stronger to-

gether, when everyone feels welcome. As part of a

national initiative Welcoming America, the Lompoc

Family YMCA celebrated Welcoming Week September 13

– 22.

Welcoming Week is a chance for neighbors- both im-

migrants and U.S.-born residents to gather, unite, and get

to know one another. The Lompoc Y hosted Zumba class-

es, workshops from Mahakankala Meditation Center, and

community resources from LGBTQ Alliance, voter regis-

tration, and March for our Lives.

The Lompoc Family YMCA was proud to be a part of

the national Welcoming Week, which takes place each year

in September, celebrating the growing movement of people

that fully embrace new Americans and their contributions

to the social fabric of the country.

About the Channel Islands YMCA

Established in 1887, the Channel Islands YMCA is a

charitable organization of seven YMCA branches serving

Santa Barbara and Ventura counties including: Camarillo

Family YMCA, Lompoc Family YMCA, Montecito Fami-

ly YMCA, Santa Barbara Family YMCA, Stuart C. Gildred

Family YMCA in Santa Ynez, Ventura Family YMCA, and

Youth and Family Services YMCA which operates Noah’s

Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter, the St. George Family

Youth Center and My Home.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to

strengthening communities through youth development,

healthy living and social responsibility. The Channel Is-

lands YMCA serves over 46,000 individuals and provides

over $1.3 million in financial assistance to families in need

for child care, YMCA memberships, away and day camps,

youth sports, and teen after-school programs.