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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR ADVANCED ESL

Are you an Advanced ESL student who would like to start a career in Healthcare? This course is meant for students who speak and write English as a Second Language (ESL) at the Intermediate High or Advanced ESL level. Would you like to learn medical terminologyearn college credit and attend MVLA Healthcare programs for FREE?
 
Orientation Dates:
Friday, February 16, 9:00 - 11:30AM
Friday, March 8, 9:00 - 11:30AM
Monday, March 15, 9:00 - 11:30AM 
*LAST DAY TO REGISTER MARCH 14.
 
Click here to see if you qualify and to register for an orientation.
 
Click here for the Medical Terminology for Advanced ESL Spring Flyer
 

SCHOOL CLOSED - SPRING BREAK

MVLA Adult School will be closed during Spring Break from April 8 to 12.
 

WINTER / SPRING 2024 CATALOG

MVLA Adult School's Winter / Spring 2024 Catalog is now Live!  Click here to view.
 

CLASS REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Online registration is available for classes beginning on November 17. Classes are open to residents of California only.  

 

ESL PLACEMENT TEST 

Our school offers in-person ESL classes at all levels (Beginning Literacy to Advanced) in the morning, afternoon, and evening.  All students interested in attending English classes are required to take a placement test in person. ALL ESL PLACEMENT TESTS IN MARCH ARE NOW FULL. We do not have an additional test scheduled at this time. Please check our website on May 1, 2024 to learn about our next placement test. 


CNA SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

The CTE program at MVLA adult school has established strong partnerships with skilled nursing facilities that offer scholarships in the form of reimbursed tuition. If employed as a full-time CNA professional by these facilities within 6 months of employment, students will be reimbursed their full tuition via quarterly bonuses as long as they remain employed with the facility. For more information, contact Julie Vo at julie.vo@mvla.net or 650-940-1333 ext. 4012

 

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

We are looking for volunteer tutors in the ESL, GED and CTE programs. Both morning and evening times needed. Contact our Transition Advisor Gina Riccitelli at gina.riccitelli@mvla.net or 650-940-1333 ext. 4014.

 

TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

MVLA Adult School offers 3 types of technology support for students: 1) General Technology Resources webpage with video library, 2) Free Technology Support Workshops in person or on zoom, 3) Individual 1:1 student support. Visit Technology Support for Students page for more information.

CONTACT INFORMATION 

 

General Inquiries: adulted@mvla.net
Career Technical Education (CTE): julie.vo@mvla.net
English as a Second Language (ESL): mvlaeslprogram@gmail.com
High School Diploma/GED: danielle.dinh@mvla.net
Community Interest & Older Adults: jonathan.fu@mvla.net

Phone: (650) 940-1333

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Medical Terminology for Advanced ESL - Deadline to Enroll March 14

Medical Terminology for Advanced ESL - Deadline to Enroll March 14

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Our Mission

The Adult School is committed to serving adult learners who will gain the knowledge, skills, and proficiency necessary to achieve personal goals in employment, secondary education, and English language skills in order to become self-reliant and productive members of the community.

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Points of Pride

Points of Pride

55

Years Accredited by WASC

8236

Students

100+

Business and Community Partners

96%

National Certification Pass Rate for Medical Assistants (MA)

TUTORING

Onsite tutoring for ESL students is available during morning, afternoon, and evening hours.

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TRANSITION ADVISING AND CAREER SERVICES

Transition advising and career services are available to adult school students registered in any of our core classes or programs, up to one year after course completion. Check out some of the services that are available to you through MVLA Adult School!

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CONTACT US

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Accreditation

The Mountain View Los Altos Adult School has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges since 1965.


The Mountain View Los Altos Adult School is a Pearson VUE Test Center; an NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing) test site for Medical Assistants, Medical Office Assistants, and Medical Insurance and Coding Specialists; an AMCA (American Medical Certification Association) test center for Physical Therapy Aide (PTA); and a CompTIA-approved academic partner.
 
 
 
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Public Notices

MVLA Adult School Non-discrimination Policy

 

Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Adult School does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices with respect to ethnic group, religion, gender, color, race, national origin or physical or mental disability.
 

Equal Opportunity Statement

As a WIOA Title-I financially assisted program, Mountain View Los Altos Adult Education is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.  TTY: 711 (CA Relay Service)
 

Complaint Process

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has a uniform complaint process as required in Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 4622. MVLA UHSD Policy AR 1312.3(a). Leyla Benson, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources, is the designated compliance officer. A copy of that policy is available at the MVLA Adult School front office. The policy provides for mediation or investigation, presentation of information relevant to the complaint, follow-up and remedies or appeals as appropriate. For more information, call (650) 940-4675.
 
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Title IX

About Title IX

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. This is public law states that “no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
 
Information about Title IX, students’ rights, how to file a complaint and links to more resources are on our Education Services page under Policies and Procedures.
 
MVLA's Title IX Coordinator, Teri Faught, Assistant Superintendent of Education Services, can be reached 650-940-4650, ext. 0030 |  TitleIX@mvla.net.
 
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