[Updated for Spring 2018 Semester]
Please call (626) 934-2850
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (HLPAE) is a comprehensive school, serving more than 20,000 adult and high school students annually.
The Adult School is a pre and post-secondary institution offering entry-level and advanced courses in technology, health, business, trades and service careers. We also offer English as a Second Language, basic academic skills, preparation for GED, high school diploma, parent education and citizenship. Hacienda La Puente Adult Education is in candidacy status for accreditation by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) for post-secondary training and to provide Title IV Financial Aid to qualified students and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for secondary academic programs. HLPAE also receiving other State and National accreditations for individual programs. We are a state-approved General Educational Development (GED) testing center.
Council on Occupational Education (COE): 1 (800) 917-2081
7840 Roswell Rd., Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education provides job training for adults with disabilities, a variety of courses for older adults, parenting classes, and a broad selection of special-interest courses. We offer extensive customized training programs and services for businesses and State and County agencies.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR: Career Technical Education and High School Diploma/High School Equivalency
1. Go to Willow Campus during the dates and times listed below.
2. Attend an orientation and assessment (Plan to stay approximately 2 to 3 hours).*
3. After orientation and assessment, you will be given instruction on their next steps.
High School Diploma students ONLY: Obtain official sealed transcript from your last school of
*Psychiatric Technician, LVN, and Pharmacy Technician students must complete the TABE assessment. Call (626) 934-2801 for dates and information or click here.
ESL and Citizenship Classes
1. Go to the campus of your choice during the dates and times listed below.
2. Take an assessment test (Plan to stay approximately 1-2 hours). Citizenship: please bring Permanent Resident Card.
3. After testing, you will be registered in an available class.
||S I T E
|ESL / Citizenship
||High School Diploma or
High School Equivalency
||WILLOW CAMPUS - Room #118
14101 E. Nelson Ave., La Puente
(626) 934-2949 or (626) 934-2801
|Tues-Thurs 9:00 am
||Tues/Thurs 9:00 am
||Tues-Thurs 9:00 am
||Wed/Thurs 5:00 pm
||Wed/Thurs 5:00 pm
||HUDSON CAMPUS - Room #8
445 N. Glendora Ave., La Puente
(626) 934-6774 or (626) 934-6761
||Tuesday 6:00 pm
||DIBBLE CAMPUS - Room K-1
1600 Pontenova Ave., Hacienda Heights
(626) 933-8330 or (626) 933-8305
||Tues/Thurs 9:00 am
PLEASE NOTE: Registration times may change without notice, please call any of the campuses above for current testing schedule.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:
• Students must go to the testing rooms specified below during scheduled times.
• Due to limited capacity in assessment rooms, arrive early to ensure your space.
• Students who do not meet the basic skill level requirement for the CTE Program will be referred to a counselor to discuss option.
• You must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in any program.
• Sorry, childcare is not available during testing.
• Test time subject to change without notice.
Enrollment is open to adults 18 and older.
Classes being January 8, 2018.
Registration now until the class is full. Please click here for registration requirements and procedures.
See above for ESL, Citizenship, Career Technical Education and High School Diploma/High School Equivalency assessment and registration information.
Rehabilitation clients register at the Innovative Rehabilitation Services Office located on the Willow Campus,
14101 E. Nelson Ave., La Puente, CA 91746. Call (626) 934-2920 for more information.
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education offers ability and aptitude assessment screening, career guidance counseling, job placement, and student financial aid services. The school works in close association with the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD). Special support is provided for clients referred from the State Department of Rehabilitation and the County Department of Public Social Services. Click here for more information.
SERVICES TO BUSINESS[up]
Businesses may contract with Hacienda La Puente Adult Education to provide customized computer training and retraining for their employees, English Language Work Place Literacy training and services in support of business operation. Click here for more information.
Fees must be paid when registering and vary by
the class. ATM/Debit, credit cards, and money orders
are also accepted. Make money orders payable to “Hacienda La Puente Adult Education.” Other classes, like
fee-based require cash only. Personal checks are not accepted. All fees must be paid prior to attending class. We do not accept Discover card or American Express.
STUDENT FINANCIAL AID[up]
Federal PELL grants available to eligible students.
If you are interested in Financial Aid please fill out the 17-18 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Our school code: 012522.
CLICK HERE FOR FINANCIAL AID INFO.
Hacienda La Puente Adult education offers grants to full-time, part-time and in some cases less than part-time students. Most financial aid resources are intended to supplement, not replace, the financial resource of the family. We have financial aid available to help you with the cost of education, which includes fees, books, supplies, miscellaneous cost, housing, and transportation. Please be aware that because of the rising cost of our fees over recent years most Student Aid may need to pay for fees and leave very little to help out with other related expenses such as books or transportation, etc.
If you are interested in an eligible program please apply immediately at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Minimum requirements to receive Federal Student Aid are as follow:
• Meet U.S. Citizenship or eligible non-citizenship requirements. (Note: Deferred Action recipients are not eligible for Federal Student Aid)
• Student must possess a High School Diploma or State issued High School Equivalency Certificate from a regionally
accredited institution (http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/). Examples are: GED®, HiSET, TASC. (Foreign High School Diploma must be notarized, translated
and is the responsibility of the student.)
• Plan to enroll in any one of our Title IV Approved Vocational Programs. (See list below*)
• Demonstrate a need.
• Males must have applied for Selective Service before ages 18-24.
Financial Aid applications take time to process so begin early. Application must be approved and processed prior to attending class. To get started apply online by visiting the Federal Student Aid website: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Once you have applied you will need to call the financial aid office at
(626) 934-2850 to turn in additional documents
needed to determine Financial Aid.
Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) Policy
When a student withdraws or is dismissed from Hacienda
La Puente Adult Education, a determination of the earned and unearned portion of Title IV aid will be determined. The date of withdrawal or last date attended will be used according to attendance records generated by the School’s Attendance
*The following HLPAE training programs eligible for Financial Aid Benefits (PELL Grant)
for students who qualify:
• Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper
• Administrative Assistant
• Automotive Technician
• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
• Child Development (Note: Programs & Principles/Math & Science for the Young Child)
• Combination Welder
• Computer Repair & Networking
• Culinary Arts
• Dental Assistant
• General Office Clerk
• Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN)
• Major Appliance Repair
• Medical Assistant
• Pharmacy Technician
• Psychiatric Technician (PT)
Financial Aid - APPLY NOW! www.fafsa.ed.gov
Students ID cards are available in the Main Office at the Willow Campus. Current registration form is required. Must show proof of registration and attendance. Students are required to wear ID during class! ($6 ID fee.) Fee Based classes do not qualify for a student ID.
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education follows a fair and equitable refund policy for the refund of fees and other institutional charges as adopted by the Commission on Occupational Education. Refunds are given if the class is canceled. If the student requests a refund, it must be prior to the second class meeting, whether attended or not. Student initiated refunds will be reduced by a 15 percent service charge.
To receive a refund, students request a refund form from the Willow Campus Main Office. Once the form is completed by the student and an explanation is provided, it must be approved by the Director. Once approved, the refund request form is sent to the Hacienda La Puente Unified District Office where the refund is processed. The refund check is then mailed to the student. The process may take up to six weeks.
No refunds will be given for missed classes, insurance fee, books, materials fee, equipment or cosmetology/barbering kits.
Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) Policy
When a student withdraws or is dismissed from Hacienda La Puente Adult Education, a determination of the earned and unearned portion of Title IV aid will be determined. The date of withdrawal or last date attended will be used according to attendance records generated by the School’s Attendance System (ASAP). See above the Student Financial Aid section or the Financial Aid page here for further information.
Fee-Based Class Refund Policy
Make your decisions carefully, refunds will be given only if:
• a class is filled prior to receiving registration
• a class is canceled by the school
Allow 4-6 weeks for processing refund.
FINDING CLASS LOCATIONS[up]
Each course listing indicates where the class is held. Location, address, telephone number, and map to all sites are listed above under General Information menu, School Locations & Map tab.
In order for an adult education class to remain open, sufficient regular student attendance in class is required. Classes with low enrollment will be canceled. Regular attendance is required for students to complete the program.
Student Accident Insurance is a requirement for all students enrolled in career courses containing a clinical component and other programs with a safety requirement. Fee must be paid each year of enrollment. (July to June)
On campus parking is available at most locations. Handicapped parking is available. Students park at their own risk.
Free baby-sitting is offered at selected adult education sites while parents attend adult school classes at the site. There are no income requirements. Children must be minimum 3 years old and toilet trained. If you need baby-sitting while attending class, check with the office at your adult school campus. (626) 934-2958.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM[up]
Income eligible adult education students with children ages 12 months to 5 years old may be eligible for free or reduced child care from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. Admission is based on family income, family size, and available space. For more information, call (626) 933-7106 or apply in person at Amar Children's Center (1000 California Avenue, La Puente).
APPROVED COURSES FOR VETERAN'S BENEFITS[up]
Go to www.gibill.va.gov to complete the necessary paperwork with the Veteran’s Administration and see the approved training courses by the Council for Private Post Secondary & Vocation Education. Click here to see the Veteran Friendly and VA Approved Courses. VA Certified Official
The Hacienda La Puente Adult Education counseling staff provides a variety of support services for students and the campus community including educational planning, career counseling, transfer counseling, scholarships, financial aid and personal counseling to help students establish, pursue and attain their educational and career goals.
Students should make an appointment in advance of registration to meet with a counselor. Please contact our counselors at the following locations:
Willow Campus - (626) 934-2801
Career Technical Education and LVN Associates Degree Program Counseling
Dibble and Hudson Campuses - (626) 933-8305
Academic programs including Diploma & High School Equivalency..
Student Dress and Grooming[up]
Student Dress and Grooming - Students are expected to adhere to the established dress and grooming standards for the school in order to prevent distractions and disruption in the classroom and to ensure the physical well-being and safety of students and staff. Click here for the complete Student Handbook of Rules & Regulations and Discipline Policy.
Children may not attend class unless it is specifically permitted as part of the course.
No Smoking Policy[up]
Smoking is prohibited on campuses and in school parking lots.
Drug Free Schools[up]
It shall be the policy of this school district to keep schools alcohol and drug free by taking positive action through education, counseling, parental involvement, medical referral and police referral, and by handling incidents in the schools involving possession, sale, distribution and/or use of any controlled substance, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant of any kind, tobacco or products containing tobacco or nicotine.
Sexual harassment of or by any employee or student shall not be tolerated. The governing board considers sexual harassment to be a major offense which can result in disciplinary action of the offending employee or suspension, or expulsion of students. Sexual harassment is defined in the Education Code section 212.5 and the legal requirements affecting students are found in sections 48900 and 48900.2. Complaint Contact: William Roberts, Asstant Superintendent, Human Resources, 15959 East Gale Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91745. Tel. (626) 933-3800.
An Equal Opportunity District[up]
The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District is in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Tittle IX of the Education amendments of 1972 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The district does not discriminate in matters of employment or admission to educational programs and activities because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation. Complaint Contact: William Roberts, Asstant Superintendent, Human Resources, 15959 East Gale Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91745. Tel. (626) 933-3800.
Institutions Grievance Procedure[up]
Grievance Procedure - Every member of the community shall have the right for prompt and orderly redress of a grievance relating to an alleged violation of federal or state laws or regulations of educational programs. Therefore, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 4600, the district has procedures to process a complaint regarding educational services provided by the adult school. A copy of the uniform complaint policy is available at each site where adult education courses are offered. Complaint Contact: William Roberts, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, 15959 East Gale Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91745. Tel. (626) 933-3800.
Council on Occupational Education (COE): 1 (800) 917-2081
7840 Roswell Rd., Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350 • www.council.org
Click on the documents below to view, download or print the PDF files.
BASP II - 4 HLPUSD Program Evaluation Introduction
BASP IV - 15 LP ASES & 21st C powerpoint
BASP IV - 15 WW ASES & 21st C powerpoint
BASP IV - 15 C Mid-Year Review Improvement Plan
BASP IV - 15 LP ASES Mid-Year Review and Improvement Plan
BASP IV - 15 WW ASES Mid-Year Review and Improvement Plan