Foundations for Communication in the U.S. (FOCUS)


Enrollment for the FOCUS course is now OPEN!

To learn more about FOCUS, please fill out the form below and our staff will contact you about attending an upcoming information session. These sessions will be on the following Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.:
July 31, August 7, August 14, August 21, August 28, September 4.

This is a FREE 12-week course, running from Monday, September 16, 2019 to Friday, December 13, 2019
Classes will be held 3 days per week, 3 hours per day (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)

Do you qualify?

To qualify for FOCUS, you must:

  • Be an English Language Learner or immigrant
  • Want to find a job, improve employment, pursue future training
  • Want intensive instruction in computer and technology skills
  • Have Low Intermediate English level (CASAS ~200-210)
  • Have some formal education (8th grade+)
  • Have work authorization in the U.S.

What will you learn?

During this course, you will:

  • Improve your communication and technology skills
  • Learn how to connect with work, education, and training options that match your skills and interests
  • Develop short and long-term career goals
  • Learn strategies and skills for success in job search, workplace communication, and career planning