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Loma Vista Adult Center - 1266 San Carlos Avenue.
Concord, CA 94518-1199
p. 925-685-7340
w. www.mdusd.k12.ca.us/adulted

Mt Diablo Adult Education

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Mt. Diablo Adult Education is part of the statewide community of over 400 adult schools located around California. Mt. Diablo itself is located in Concord, California and focuses on assisting adults in gaining and upgrading employment through a ranged of adult education program offerings. Programs like adult basic education, GED, adult secondary education, adults with disabilities, career technical education, certificate programs, community education, distance learning, English as a second language, frail elder, health & safety, home economics, lifelong learning, parent education, and students services help community adults succeed in their personal and professional lives.

The first major category of adult learning programs is career technical education. These short-term courses are designed to be completed in less than one year, and prepare students of the real world job market of today. Students who complete a career technical education course will receive a certificate of completion. Certificate courses include accountant clerk, administrative assistant, business office training, certified nurse assistant/home health aide, clinical medial assistant, computer applications, custodial training, customer service, dental assistant, emergency medical technician, food safety, pharmacy technician, sterile processing technician, special education, general interest classes, and surgical technologist. Additionally, adult learners may choose from classes like typing, exercise and fitness, sign language, stress reduction, cooking and nutrition, upholstery, quilting, gardening, anger management, and more.

Adult basic education, adult secondary education and GED programs are also offered to Mt. Diablo students. Students may attend an orientation session before beginning and ABE, ASE or GED programs. Attendance is imperative, as state funding may be in jeopardy when student attendance rates to these particular programs is low. Students may elect from the high school diploma program, the multiple subjects learning center, independent study, adult basic education, GED test program and distance learning study options. High school diploma students must meet certain study requirements divided by subject and number of required credits. Multiple subjects learners, however, complete coursework at their own pace with an individualized course plan, although the class still meets regularly. Independent study students may enter this voluntary program if they read at least at a 9th grade level. Adult basic education offers adults assistance with reading or writing troubles, and basic math or job skills. ESL programs are offered, as are English for specific purposes and citizenship courses, and Concord ESL multi-level family literacy classes.

Adults with disabilities can study at Mt. Diablo Adult Education center, with programs like developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, visual impairment, Special Olympics, for caregivers of adults with ABI, TOPS, and others. Courses are offered like life skills, computer skills, and adaptive leisure skills for adults with limited vision. Community education courses are offered at Mt. Diablo, and are entirely supported by student fees. Adult learners may elect from courses like dance, financial planning, foreign languages, travel and culture, music, personal enrichment, real estate, and small business skills.

Some distance learning video courses are available at Mt. Diablo in the ABE/ASE/GED Department, the career technical education department, the English as a Second Language department, and the parent education department.

Loma Vista Preschool offers developmental, parent-participation programs for parents and children from ages 2-5 years. Senior learners aged 55 and older may join the Life Long Learning classes. Some of the classes offered include art and art appreciation, arts and crafts, computers, cultural studies and travel, exercise, financial planning, life enrichment, literary arts, mature driver, and retirement and estate planning.

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Admissions

Students must be at least 18 years of age to register for some programs, like the community education, and GED programs. GED students must have valid government ID, and preferably a social security card. ESL students will be assessed for their level of proficiency in a 3-hour orientation class, and enrollment is based on space available. Life-long learning courses require pre-registration, and the signing of a Waiver of Liability in the first class prior to participation.

Registration for courses may be mailed-in, faxed in, or done on a walk-in basis. Payment should be made at the time of registration, whether by check money order or credit card. Each class registered for will require a separate registration form. Students will only hear back from Mt. Diablo if their class has been cancelled or is full. Prospective learners may call or stop by Mt. Diablo to enquire about classes and availability.

Financial Aid

Students at Mt. Diablo have access to student financial services and programs, located in the support services center in the Loma Vista Adult Center. Individual support is offered by clientele including CalWORKS, Payment Plans, Single Parents/Displaced Homemakers, the Workforce Investment Act, PELL Grants, Private Rehabilitation, Veterans, and Unemployment Insurance.

Funding for most Mt. Diablo programs is based on attendance. Adult education classes do now require the payment of small fees per class. Mr. Diablo, as part of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District depends on not only fees, but continuing community support to offer affordable, adult education programs to the Concord community. All adult learners are asked to help support efforts for increases in revenue at Mt. Diablo, as part of a team education effort.

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Students

In addition to financial services, student services at Mt. Diablo include the Business and Career Center. All students must take a tour before being able to access the Career Resource Center. Tours are available in English and Spanish. Clients may stop by the Center and register in advance for career-based workshops.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Athletics

While Mt. Diablo does not field any intercollegiate sports teams, it does offer students courses in areas like health and fitness, dance, exercise, and more.

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 1 0.20
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 237 0.19
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 7 0.01
Forcible Rape 19 0.02
Robbery 167 0.14
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 898 0.73
Larceny 2,268 1.84
Vehicle theft 637 0.52

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Concord, CA 94518-1199
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population27,392 (27,392 urban / N/A rural)
Households10,299 (2.61 people per house)
Median Household Income$64,429
Families7,143 (3.08 people per family)

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 1, but less than 2 academic yrs
Calendar SystemDiffers by program
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District611

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

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Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 9 54 10 2 80 163
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 3 3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 1 1 3 5
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other 3 7 2 5 18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1 6 4 1 15 27
Dental Assisting/Assistant 3 21 1 15 41
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) 3 12 17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 3 1 1 8 13
Medical/Clinical Assistant 1 9 1 8 22
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 1 2 1 5
Surgical Technology/Technologist 2 10 12

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of FT Faculty N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of PT Faculty 13
FT Faculty Ratio N/A
Total Benefits $347,155

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