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Friday, Aug 22 2014 09:58 AM

Space still available in college classes being offered locally

Cerro Coso Community College still has openings in local classes offered for the 2014 Fall Semester at Tehachapi High School, located at 801 S. Dennison Road. Fall instruction officially begins Aug. 23.

Cerro Coso, headquartered in Ridgecrest, is part of the Kern Community College District that also operates Bakersfield College and Porterville College. This is the first time in many years that the KCCD has offered classes in Tehachapi.

The following classes will be offered, using classrooms at Tehachapi High School:

* Tools for College Success, CRN 72417, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:35 p.m., Room 701, instructor Karee Hamilton, Aug. 23 through Dec. 3.

* Freshman Composition, CRN 72415, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:45 to 8:50 p.m., Room 701, instructor Denise Gionta, Aug. 23 through Dec. 13.

* Intermediate Algebra, CRN 72416, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:45 to 8:50 p.m., Room 807, instructor Michael Bonner, Aug. 23 through Dec. 13.

* Music Appreciation, CRN 72419, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Room 701, instructor Heather Kinkennon, Aug. 23 through Dec. 13.

* General Psychology, CRN 72418, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:15 to 8:40 p.m., Room 701, instructor Karen Lawhon, Aug. 23 through Dec. 13.

Cerro Coso Community College held an information day on Aug. 6 at the TUSD office.

"We had over 30 students that came for orientation and to start the enrollment process," said TUSD Superintendent Susan Andreas-Bervel. "They were doing assessments, and all kinds of things that day. We were really excited to see Cerro Coso Community College classes come here to Tehachapi."

Enrollment can still be made at the high school or online at cerrocoso.edu. To enroll, students will receive and I.D. number, password and email address. English and math courses will require an assessment to enroll. Assessments are still available, but must be made at Edwards Air Force Base facility, located at 140 Methusa Road, Bldg. 2453.

For more information or to schedule an assessment, call 258-8644.

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