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We Are Safely Open for In-person Classes!

The Monrovia Community Adult School is following Center for Disease Control, and California and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) guidelines for re-opening our campus for in-person classes. The foundational principle of the CDC, California, and County guidance is “students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction in the fall 2021 is a priority.” California guidelines explain, “Recent evidence indicates that in-person instruction can occur safely without minimum physical distancing requirements when other mitigation strategies (e.g., masking) are fully implemented.” Links to state and CDC guidelines are below:

Monrovia Community Adult School Safety Measures

Monrovia Community Adult School and Monrovia Unified School District are committed to the safety of all MCAS students and staff. The school is following all California and Los Angeles County required procedures for the reopening of schools. Additionally, MCAS is implementing the following mitigation protocols recommended by the County:

1. Students and staff are asked to wash hands frequently following CDC guidelines for handwashing.

2. Hand sanitizers are located throughout the campus and we request students and staff use them frequently.

3. The MCAS campus HVAC system uses filtration with a Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) of 14.

4. All classrooms are outfitted with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration systems.

5. All high traffic areas such as door handles and restrooms are sanitized every 2-3 hours.

6. MCAS requires all staff who have any symptoms of a cold to stay home and we ask the same of our students.

Monrovia Community Adult School Mission Statement

The Monrovia Community Adult School empowers its diverse student population to succeed in a changing society through a variety of flexible, accessible and affordable educational programs.

MCAS Programs

Start a new career! Get help finding a job! Earn a diploma! Learn English!

Monrovia Community Adult School offers numerous programs to meet your personal needs and academic goals. MCAS short-term career technical programs help students earn certifications and acquire the skills necessary to start a new career. Our Monrovia AJCC provides access to extensive services and resources for those seeking employment. Our academic lab assists students to earn a high school diploma or to prepare them for a high school equivalency test while outlining how to transition to postsecondary education. MCAS English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers will help students rapidly progress at English proficiency.

Career Technical Education Programs

Learn new career skills and start a new career!

Monrovia Community Adult School offers numerous short-term vocational programs that help your earn certifications and give you the skills you need to start a new career. MCAS teachers are experienced professionals who share their industry knowledge to give you a solid foundation for success in a new profession. These teachers also have significant industry contacts and resources to ensure that students who successfully complete our vocational programs have a high rate of job attainment.

Academics & Arts Programs

In addition to our world class vocational programs, MCAS offers excellent Non-Technical Programs. Our English as a Second Language faculty is passionate, caring and committed to helping our students become proficient in English as quickly as possible. The MCAS Academic Lab offers a rigorous high school diploma program that prepares students for postsecondary education. Students seeking assistance with basic skills or test prep for the GED or HiSET can receive assistance from highly qualified instructors. And MCAS arts and crafts classes are taught by talented, successful artists.
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Student Learning Outcomes

We are commited to helping every MCAS student become a...

Problem Solvers who:

  • Identify a problem, evaluate options, and act appropriately.
  • Use creative and critical thinking skills.
  • Adapt and approach new situations flexibly.

Lifelong Learners who:

  • Set short-term and long-term goals.
  • Take responsibility to acquire new skills and knowledge.
  • Apply new skills and knowledge to a variety of situations.

Effective Communicators who:

  • Acquire reading, writing, listening, speaking, and technological skills.
  • Exchange ideas through oral, written, non-verbal or technological means.
  • Interact with others effectively and responsibly across all forms of communication.

Economic Participants who:

  • Attain skills and knowledge to become employable.
  • Contribute productively to the work world.
  • Manage personal financial resources skillfully.

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