Continuing Education Mission Statement
The mission of the Continuing Education Division is to offer a variety of free, noncredit classes, programs, and services that enable students to maximize their potential by acquiring the necessary technical and academic skills to reach their personal, educational, and career goals so they can benefit from, and contribute to, a changing American society as productive, active members of their communities.
Educational Programs & Services for Adults
The Orange Education Center (OEC), Santiago Canyon College, Division of Continuing Education, offers free classes in the program areas of English as a Second Language, Short- Term Career Technical Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult High School Diploma, GED Test Preparation, Parenting Education, Health and Safety Education, Programs for Older Adults, and Adults with Disabilities. The OEC also offers free assessment services, academic counseling, career counseling, personal counseling and orientation services to all students. Keeping the working adult in mind, the OEC offers day, evening, and Saturday classes at the CHAP, CWPC and SCC sites and at 30 other convenient locations in Orange, Anaheim Hills, Villa Park and Garden Grove.
Individuals may begin taking classes at any time during the semester, provided there is space available.