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SCE's 2015 Fall Term Registration Begins in August


Turn over a new leaf with SCE this fall! The 2015 Fall Term class schedule is now available at all three SCE centers in Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton as well as online at www.sce.edu/schedule. Classes begin the week of September 14, 2015. Following is additional information regarding the 2015 Fall Term:


Registration Dates for 2015 Fall Term

  • Wednesday, August 12 - Medical Assistant Certificate Program Online Registration
  • Tuesday, August 18 - Career Technical Education (CTE) Online Registration**
  • Wednesday, August 19 - Online Registration*
  • Thursday, August 20 - Walk-in Registration

*Online registration will open at 7 a.m.; computers are available for online registration at the SCE Admissions and Registration offices begining at the following times: Anaheim Campus and Wilshire Center - 7 a.m.; Cypress Center - 7:30 a.m.

**A symbol of a clock has been placed in the class schedule to indicate CTE courses eligible for registration on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7 a.m.


Online Orientation and Assessment Required for High School Diploma Program (HSDP) and four Career Technical Education (CTE) Certificate Programs

Online orientation and assessment are now required steps to register for the following SCE programs:

  • High School Diploma Program
  • Administrative Assistant Certificate Program
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate Program
  • Medical Assistant Certificate Program
  • Pharmacy Technician Certifcate Program

The 2015 Fall Term class schedule details the steps needed to apply for an SCE Banner ID, to complete the required orientation and assessment, and to register online; see pages 13-15 for HSDP and pages 33-34 for CTE.


Try something NEW this fall!

Family History

  • Genealogy 101 - First Steps to Family Heritage (page 12)

Business Opportunities

  • Starting a Home-Based Business (page 18)

Physical Fitness

  • PiYo Workout (page 47)
  • Tap Dance for Adults (page 47)

Disability Support Services

  • Relationships: Foundational Basics (page 28)
  • Independent Living Skills: Budgeting Skills (page 29)
  • Independent Living Skills: Practical Living Skills (page 29)

Career Technical Education

  • Introduction to Funeral Service (page 39)
  • Medical Coding - Introduction (page 42)


Every day counts at SCE! Attending every class meeting is important for all SCE students. Your attendance is directly related to how SCE receives state funding to offer your classes. Your consistent attendance also helps you achieve your goals. See you in class!

Tue, 21 Jul 2015

SCE Seeks Student Leaders for 2015/16 School Year


SCE is proud to to offer student leadership opportunities for the 2015/16 academic year.  Students are invited to apply online for two student leadership positions: one to serve as a student representative for SCE’s Provost’s Cabinet and one to serve as a student representative for SCE’s Budget Committee. Student leaders were first added to SCE’s decision-making committees in the 2013/14 school year in response to the accreditation and annual strategic plans.  Student leaders add an important perspective to school-wide planning and budgeting.


Information regarding the student leadership commitments and how students can apply are contained within this brochure:  SCE Student Leadership Opportunity Brochure

The brochure will also available in hard copy format throughout our three SCE Centers in Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton (Wilshire).


The deadline for students to apply is Tuesday, July 7, 2015.



Mon, 29 Jun 2015

Valentina Purtell Named Interim Provost of the School of Continuing Education


The North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) Board of Trustees unanimously voted Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to appoint Valentina Purtell as interim provost of the School of Continuing Education (SCE). Purtell begins her new position on July 1, 2015. Valentina will step in to fill a vacancy left by Dr. Greg Schulz who served as SCE’s Provost for three years. Dr. Shulz has accepted the interim president position at Fullerton College.


Valentina began her career at NOCCCD in 2002 as an ESL Program Assistant, quickly moving up to serve as the ESL Program Manager. She has been SCE’s Dean of Instruction and Student Services at the Cypress Center since 2010. Prior to joining SCE, Valentina worked as an instructor at several institutions, including Hope International University, Chapman University, and Rivne State Humanitarian University.


“Valentina has proven herself an intelligent and enthusiastic leader,” said Interim Chancellor Fred Williams. “Her work at the state level advocating for adult education issues has been a critical component of SCE’s success.”


Valentina earned her B.A. and M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the Rivne State Humanitarian University in the Ukraine. She has served on the Board for the Association of Community and Continuing Education (ACCE) since 2011, and has been active on several statewide committees, including the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Noncredit Taskforce.

Fri, 19 Jun 2015

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