2 We are a community of learners and leaders! NMUSDAdult School
3 Newport-Mesa Adult School Mission “Our mission is to provide lifelong educational opportunities and services which address the unique needs of individuals and communities by providing adults with the knowledge and skills necessary, including technology and 21st century skills, to participate effectively as citizens, workers, parents and family members, and be contributing members of the local and global community.”
4 Mission Translated http://www.freetranslation.com/ “Our mission is to provide lifelong educational opportunities and services which address the unique needs of individuals and communities by providing adults with the knowledge and skills necessary, including technology and 21st century skills, to participate effectively as citizens, workers, parents and family members, and be contributing members of the local and global community.”"Nuestra misión es de proporcionar las oportunidades y los servicios educativos de toda la vida que dirigen las necesidades extraordinarias de individuos y comunidades proporcionando los adultos con el conocimiento y habilidades necesarios, inclusive la tecnología y destrezas del siglo 21, para participar efectivamente como ciudadanos, los trabajadores, los padres y los miembros de la familia, y contribuyen a miembros de la comunidad local y global".
5 Our Main School SitesWhittier El. mapBESST Center mapCMHS map
6 Newport-Mesa Adult School Classes Career & Technical EducationComputers * = in SpanishDigital MediaOffice Communication / Spanish in the WorkplaceLocationDaysTime*BESST CenterMonday – Friday8:00 am – 11:00 am11:30 am – 2:30 pmBESST CenterMonday & Wednesday2:30 pm – 3:30 pmBESST Center (independent study)Monday – Thursday9:00 am – 9:00 pm6:00 pm – 9:15 pmWhittier Adult School11:15 am – 2:15 pmMonday5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
8 Newport-Mesa Adult School Classes English as a Second LanguageLocationDaysTimeBESST CenterMonday – Friday8:00 am – 11:00 am11:30 am – 2:30 pmMonday – Thursday6:00 pm – 9:15 pmCosta Mesa High SchoolTuesday & ThursdayWhittier Adult School7:45 am – 10:45 am
9 Newport-Mesa Adult School Classes ESL Distance LearningStudy at home with videos/DVDs and workbooks!!Meet one-on-one with a certificated ESL teacher once a week!!!LocationDaysTimeAdams ElementaryMonday8:00 am – 11:00 amWilson ElementaryTuesdayBESST Center4:00 pm – 5:30 pmWednesday10:30 am – 12:00 pmPomona ElementaryThursdayPaularino ElementaryFriday8:00 am – 10:00 am
10 Newport-Mesa Adult School Classes Family Literacy ClassesThe goals of our Family Literacy classes are:to improve basic literacy skills of parents, other significant adults, and childrento increase parents involvement in their children’s educationto enhance children’s development, school readiness, and school successto enhance parenting (and/or caregiving) skillsto enhance parent (and/or other significant adult) and child relationshipsLocationDaysTimeBESST CenterMonday – Friday8:00 am – 11:00 am11:30 am – 2:30 pmWhittier Adult School7:45 am – 10:45 am
11 Newport-Mesa Adult School Classes GED Preparation* = in SpanishLocationDaysTimeBESST Center (independent study)Monday – Thursday9:00 am – 9:00 pm* BESST Center2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
12 Newport-Mesa Adult School Classes High School Diploma Classes (examples below)Arts (Art History, Music Appreciation)Career Exploration / DevelopmentCAHSEE PreparationCommunication TechnologyEconomicsEnglish Language Arts (English 1A – 4B)History (American Govt’, Geography, US History…)Math (Algebra, Consumer Math, Geometry…)Science (Earth, Health, Life, Physical…)Study SkillsLocationDaysTimeBESST Center (independent study)Monday – Thursday9:00 am – 9:00 pm
13 Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Personal SuccessAbility to set and meet goals(La capacidad de fijar y cumplir metas )Ability to improve through self-discipline and motivation(La capacidad de mejorar a través de autodisciplina y motivación)Persistence(La persistencia )
14 Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Academic SuccessMastery of skills identified in course outlines(El logro de las habilidades identificadas en los objetivos del curso)Ability to think critically, problem solve, and make informed choices(La capacidad para pensar críticamente, solucionar problemas y estar bien informado para tomar decisiones)Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing(La capacidad para comunicarse eficazmente, tanto oralmente como por escrito)
15 Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Workplace SuccessAcquisition of workforce readiness skills(La adquisición de habilidades para estar preparado para el trabajo)Application of professional and technical skills(La aplicación de habilidades técnicas y profesionales)Ability to transfer personal, academic and social skills to the workplace(La capacidad para transferir habilidades personales, académicas y sociales en el ámbito laboral )
16 Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Workplace SuccessAbility to work cooperatively(La capacidad para trabajar cooperativamente)Acceptance and understanding diversity(La aceptación y el entendimiento de la diversidad)Community involvement(La participación en la comunidad )
17 Multi-Advanced ESL Level 5-6 Length of course:18 weeks(ends June 18, 2009)Hours per session:3 hoursSessions per week:___________________Non-creditCost: FREE
18 Course Curriculum Students will learn: Language Skills Life Skills Workplace Skills
19 Language SkillsListeningSpeakingReadingWritingGrammar
20 Life Skills 2008 Revised CASAS Competencies Basic CommunicationConsumer EconomicsCommunity ResourcesHealthEmploymentGovernment and LawMathLearning and Thinking SkillsComputation
21 Workplace Skills SCANS Competencies Resources: identify, organize, plan, and allocate human resources;Interpersonal: participate as members of a team, teach others new skills, exercise leadership, negotiate, and work with diversity;Information: acquire and evaluate information, organize and maintain information, interpret and communicate information;Systems: understand how social and organizational systems work, monitor and correct performance;Technology: select and apply appropriate technology
22 Evaluation Evaluation is based on multiple assessments: Understanding & Using English Grammar unit testsClass work and projectsAttendance and participationMaster the language skills criteria of the ESL Model Standards for Advanced ESLCASAS reading testsUnderstanding & Using English Grammar Promotional Test
23 Passing the ClassStudents will exit from Multi-Advanced when they meet the following criteria:CASAS reading test: Score 236 or higherUnderstanding & Using English Grammar Promotional Test: Score 75% or higherMaster the language skills criteria of the ESL Model Standards for Multi-Advanced
24 How Will You Learn? Role Play Team Projects Songs and Chants TechnologyDaily Oral LanguagePair work(working with a friend)TPR (using your body to respond)DictationLectureUsing Real Things (Realia)
25 Materials for Success Class Syllabus Textbook Dictionary (Optional) 3 ring binderPaperPencil or PenHighlighter
26 Attendance Policy Notify the office of your absence. BESST Center: (949)CMHS: (714)Whittier: (949) If you are absent without notification for one full week (5 days for Day Classes; 4 days for Night Classes), you will be dropped from the class to make room for other students on the waiting list.
27 Student Rules and Procedures Children- Please leave children at home. It is a violation of NMUSD Adult School Policy to have children on campus during class time. Some daytime programs may have Infant/Toddler Programs; please follow site policy.Parking- Please park in the parking lot designated for Adult Education. DO NOT PARK in spaces marked for the Principal or Staff. Do not block driveways. Parking in handicapped spaces is very expensive and against the law if you do not have a clearly displayed handicapped placard.Trash- Eat in designated areas only. All food wrappings, cups, and trash go into the OUTSIDE trash cans. DO NOT litter or drop your trash in planters or in the parking lot.
28 Continued(949)Attendance- Make every effort to arrive at school promptly and attend all classes. The more time you spend in the classroom, the more successful you will be in your learningAbsences- If you are absent for a full week without notifying your teacher or the office, you will be dropped from the class. If you plan to be absent, tell your teacher to prevent from being dropped.Cell Phones- Turn off cell phones or set them to vibrate.Student ID Cards- Carry your Student ID card with you. It is important to have your Student ID #.Breaks- Break is 15 minutes. Please return from break ON TIME. Do NOT bring food or beverage into class.
29 ContinuedGum Chewing- There will be NO GUM CHEWING allowed on any Adult Education campus. Teachers will enforce this District-wide policy.Respect- We expect students to show their respect to their teachers and classmates at all times. Students may be asked to leave if conduct is inappropriate and/or disruptive.Loitering- There will be no loitering outside classrooms during class. Relatives or friends need to wait for you in their cars or off campus.Emergencies- You can be reached during class by calling the office.Smoking- There is NO SMOKING anywhere on school grounds or in school buildings.
30 Staff All teachers are credentialed and highly qualified. N-MUSD Adult School staff believes that we are ALL a community of learners and leaders.
31 Important Information ALL YOUR INFORMATION IS CONFIDENTIALMain Office Telephone: (949)