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The right message in the right way: How Huntington Beach Adult School partners with local employers to provide skilled employees

Hiring for a place like Hyatt Regency can be difficult. The hotel is a 24/7 operation, so employees need to have flexible availability. Furthermore, the hotel likes to promote from within, so Rivera is always looking for people who she believes will stay the course. It’s a path she herself followed. […]

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Building Relationships: How a partnership between Huntington Beach Adult School and Asian American Advancing Justice is guiding immigrants toward citizenship

Applying for citizenship in the U.S. can be a complicated process, with confusing paperwork and bureaucratic requirements. But according to Joseph Navales, Supervising Attorney for Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California, the biggest roadblock is one often overlooked by citizenship applicants: learning English. […]

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Educating the Entire Person: How Huntington Beach Adult School prepares students for the modern workforce

Since opening its doors in 1971, Huntington Beach Adult School has continually reinvented itself in order to better serve the community. Starting as a modest operation confined to the K-12 school district offices, HBAS now serves over 7000 students across Huntington Beach, Westminster, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, and several other neighboring communities. It no longer operates out of a single location, but instead has four campuses spread throughout the area. […]