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2024 Spring Tuition-Free Certificates & Classes

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Here are the Tuition-Free certificates and classes Moreno Valley​​ College will offer this ​Spring​! 

Look below for details on Noncredit Certificates:

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is consistent with a nationwide approach designed for individuals and businesses to understand the hazards that may impact their home, community, and workplace in the event of a disaster. Recognized and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and professional first responders, this training equips individuals with the knowledge and skills that will educate them in disaster preparedness at home, in the community, or the workplace, and be more resilient when an incident occurs. Emergency response training to support and enhance your community and workplace will be provided through team building, collaboration, and other hands-on activities.

​ADJ - 801 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Dates: Feb 29 - Mar 1
Section: #22945

Instructor: C. Wilhite
Lecture: Rm BCEC-103

Dates: Apr 25 - 26
Section: #22946

Instructor: C. Wilhite
Lecture: Rm BCEC-103

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Early Childhood Education

Family Childcare Provider​
The Family Childcare Provider Certificate provides students with an introduction in planning a quality in-home childcare business, including the requirements of obtaining a license as a family childcare provider and an understanding of National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards. The knowledge and skills covered in this program will enable students to set up good business practices, design developmentally appropriate curriculum and professionalism.  This certificate also serves as a gateway into other noncredit and credit programs. Required courses to earn certificate: EAR-810, EAR-811, EAR-812

EAR-810 Family Childcare - Our Business

Meets the specific needs of the family childcare provider. Introduction to requirements for obtaining a license to operate a family childcare business. Emphasis will be given to licensing requirements, developing contracts, professionalism and health and safety. Topics will include Review of the National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC) code of ethical conduct, Thelma Harms Family Childcare Environment Rating Scale, licensing procedures, and family childcare business practices.

Dates: Apr 15 - 26
Section: #22942

Instructor: M. Thompson
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EAR-811 Family Childcare - Our Curriculum

Meets the specific needs of the family childcare provider. Introduction to developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant curriculum. Emphasis on developing age-appropriate activities and creating effective learning environment for children in a diverse family home day care setting. Topics include Areas of development, age-appropriate activities including language and literacy, math and science, music and movement, and creative arts; routines, schedules, and systems; and the physical learning environment.

Dates: Apr 29 - May 10
Section: #22943

Instructor: M. Thompson
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EAR-812 Family Childcare – Our Family and Community

Meets the specific needs of the family childcare provider. Introduction to stages of child development, best practices in supporting healthy growth and development of children birth to six years of age, and family and community resources. Emphasis on ages and stages of development, and effective communication and positive guidance for working in a diverse family home care setting.

Dates: May 13 - 24
Section: #22944

Instructor: M. Thompson
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English as a Second Language

Beginning American College English

ESL students are placed within the sequence of courses in the Basic English as a Second Language Certificate according to their English abilities.  Students completing this pattern of study will have a beginning level of fluency in the English language which will help them be successful in academic courses, CTE courses, or general employment. Required courses to earn certificate: ESL-846, ESL-847


ESL-846 Beginning American College English

Designed for non-native speakers of English. Develops writing, reading, and oral language expression in academic American English language at beginning level to prepare students to enter ESL-847. Students will produce a minimum of 1,000 words or more of instructor-evaluated writing with an emphasis on academic paragraph writing in response to reading.

Dates: Feb 12 - Jun 7
Section: #22372

Instructor: T. Ibrahim
Lecture: Monday & Wednesday 6 - 8:30 pm, Rm SAS-207


ESL-847 Low-Intermediate American College English

Designed for non-native speakers of English. Develops writing, reading, and oral language expression in academic American English language at a low-intermediate level to prepare students to enter ESL 848. Students will produce a minimum of 1,750 words of instructor-evaluated writing with an emphasis on academic paragraph writing in response to reading.

Dates: Feb 12 - Jun 7
Section: #22373

Instructor: R. Rader
Lecture: Tuesday & Thursday 6 - 8:30 pm, Rm SAS-207


Advanced American College English

ESL students are placed within the sequence of courses in the Advanced English as a Second Language Certificate according to their English abilities.  Students completing this pattern of study will have a beginning level of fluency in the English language which will help them be successful in academic courses, CTE courses, or general employment. Required courses to earn certificate: ESL-850, ESL-849, ESL-848


ESL-848 Intermediate American College English

Prerequisite: ESL-847 or ESL-47 or qualifying placement. Description: Designed for non-native speakers of English. Develops writing reading, and oral language expression in academic American English language at an intermediate level to prepare students to enter ESL 849. Students will produce a minimum of 3,000 instructor-evaluated writing with an emphasis on basic essay writing in response to reading.

Dates: Feb 12 - Jun 7
Section: #22374

Instructor: J. Kim
Lecture: Monday & Wednesday 10:40 am - 1:10 pm, Rm SAS-207


ESL-849 High-Intermediate American College English

Prerequisite: ESL-848 or ESL-48 or qualifying placement. Description: Designed for non-native speakers of English. Develops writing, reading, and oral language expression in academic American English language at an intermediate level to prepare students to enter ESL 850. Students will produce a minimum of 4,500 words of instructor-evaluated writing with an emphasis on essay writing in response to reading.

Dates: Feb 12 - Jun 7
Section: #22375

Instructor: J. Kim
Lecture: Tuesday & Thursday 8 - 10:30 am, Rm SAS-207


ESL-850 Advanced
American College English

Prerequisite: ESL-849 or ESL-49 or qualifying placement. Description: Designed for non-native speakers of English. Develops writing, reading, and oral language expression in academic American English language at an advanced level to prepare students to enter English 1A. Students will produce a minimum of 6,000 words of instructor-evaluated writing with an emphasis on expository essay writing in response to advanced readings from various sources and a novel.

Dates: Feb 12 - Jun 7
Section: #22376

Instructor: J. Kim
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Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders Certificate enables students to develop the management, supervisory, and leadership skills necessary to get a job or advance on their current career path. Required courses to earn certificate: PDS-801, PDS-802, PDS-803, PDS-804

PDS-801 Leadership Skills

Take your leadership from good to great by exploring and applying the top ten skills that every leader must have.

Dates: Feb 26 - Mar 8
Section: #22654

Instructor: R. Mason
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PDS-802 Supervisory Skills

Learn the key tools for effective management and supervision.

Dates: Mar 11 - 22
Section: #22655

Instructor: R. Mason
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PDS-803 Increasing Productivity

Personal productivity results from a combination of factors which all impact each other. 

Dates: Mar 25 - Apr 5
Section: #22656

Instructor: R. Mason
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PDS-804 Motivating Yourself and Others

Individuals and leaders explore the key ingredients for strengthening workplace commitment, engagement, and career satisfaction.

Dates: Apr 15 - 26
Section: #22657

Instructor: R. Mason
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