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Orientation Information

Welcome to the Davis Adult and Community Education High School Diploma Program

We are excited that you have decided to continue your educational journey with us!  Coming back to school, especially if you have been out for a while, can be a daunting experience.  Whether you struggled academically or just had life experiences that prevented you from getting your high school diploma the first time around, we believe that it is never too late to pursue your educational goals and we are proud of you for taking this first step.  This learning resource portal (LRP) will be your home for resources, announcements, assignments, and useful links.  We recommend that you check this website every week when you come to class.

High School Diploma Enrollment and Orientation Schedule

Students may enroll at any time during the year, but Orientation and Assessment will only occur once per month, so students are encouraged to register before the next Orientation.  Orientation is required for all students, including returning students.


Date for Adults (4 classes)


Monday - 9/18/2017 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM



Monday - 10/16/2017 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM



Monday - 11/13/2017 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM



Monday - 1/8/2018 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM



Monday - 2/26/2018 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM



Monday - 4/2/218 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM



Monday - 4/30/2018 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM


Lessons and Resources

Cornell Note-taking Lesson

- Need help taking better notes?  Go through this Powerpoint presentation about the Cornell Note-taking system and become a Cornell Note-taking expert!

TBEAR Paragraph and Position Statements

- Have you mastered Note-taking?  You may be ready to write TBEAR Paragraphs!  Go through these presentation to learn how and try it out.

Goal-Setting (SMART Goals)

- What's your dream?  Successful people develop SMART goals and Action Plans for the things that they want to accomplish.  Go through this presentation to learn how to make your goals a reality.

Common Assignments and Rubrics

- Want to know what your assignments are or how you will be graded?  Check out this assignment explanation for completing your Time Log, Taking Cornell Notes (remember - you choose the topics!), and Writing T-BEAR paragraphs.

Dropping Back In

There has never been a better time to pursue your educational goals.  Check out this website to hear stories from other students, just like you, who struggled to achieve their high school diploma the first time, but decided to come back.

One story of triumph in overcoming the odds

Class Schedule

Tuesday: 5:00-7:00 pm

Wednesday: 5:00-7:00 pm

Thursday: 6:00-7:00 pm

*Orientation and Assessment once a month on Monday from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Students must bring the transcript from the most recent high school that they attended.  Our office can assist with transcript procurement.

Resource Links



You will be using these resources regularly to watch content and instructional videos.  Viewing offensive or inappropriate videos during class time will be grounds for dismissal from the program, so keep it cool:)  You might find that Teachertube is a better source for most educational videos because all videos on Teachertube are designed specifically for education, but both are good resources in general.


Khan Academy

If you are working on math, either Basic Math or Algebra, this resource is for you!  In order to earn your credits using Khan Academy, you must add yourself to our class.  For instructions on how to setup your account and add the class, click here.  The class code is: JKM9NN



This is our online discussion forum.  Every week, your instructors will post discussion questions for you to ponder.  You must create an EdModo account and add yourself to our class using the class code, which changes every few weeks.  For instructions on how to setup your account, click here.  The current code will be updated here.  This week's code is: N/A



This resource includes several fully online courses that can be used to earn elective credits.  In some cases, you may also be able to use an Everfi course to earn content credits (i.e. Economics 2.5, US History 2.5).  For instructions on how to setup your account and class options, click here.


Other Resources Links will be added periodically, so check back often to see what's new!

Massive Open Online Courses

Do you need elective credits in order to earn your High School diploma?  If so, then a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) may be for you.  Click on the link below to see all of the different courses available: