POLs begin on Tuesday, June 1st. See below for more information on grade level POLs and final opportunities to demonstrate mastery. The schedule for the last two weeks of school is posted here as well as reminders about upcoming events.
El Camino College is offering the After-School K-14 Career Pathways program for high school students. K-14 Career Pathways provide high school students with an opportunity to get an early start on college and begin preparing for a career in a high demand industry. High school students take El Camino College classes through dual enrollment for FREE. Work-based learning & industry exposure is embedded in each pathway and includes industry speakers, workplace site visits, industry events, and, when available, internships &/or summer jobs. Students take classes as a cohort with additional student supports, including a pathway Student Success Coach.
Here is a list of the career pathway programs ECC is offering and flyers for more info.
After-School K-14 Career Pathways. See attached flyers for detailed class information for each pathway:
STEP 3: Complete the El Camino College online college application. Students who have taken a dual enrollment class in the previous Fall or Spring semesters DO NOT have to do this step. https://www.elcamino.edu/apply/
Who can join a K-14 Career Pathway program?
Students who will be in the 11th & 12th grade in the Fall. The Auto Technology & Construction pathways will accept 10th graders with the Dean’s permission.
Does it cost anything?
High School students can take Dual Enrollment college classes for FREE! If the pathway class requires a textbook you will need to purchase it (not all pathway classes require textbooks, some use open & free materials).
How will K-14 pathway classes be taught?
The majority of the El Camino College K-14 pathway classes will be taught online. The Auto Technology & Construction pathway classes will be taught in a Hybrid format with online lecture and a once a week in-person Lab at the El Camino College campus on Thursdays. Students enrolled Auto Tech & Construction pathways will have to provide their own transportation for in-person Lab on Thursdays 4pm-7:30pm.
When do classes start?
The majority of the K-14 career pathways start Fall semester beginning August 30th. Except for the Cybersecurity pathway which starts in the Summer, second session July 6th – August 13th.
Da Vinci schools is now partnering with Parchment: Digital Credential Services.
Parchment provides you with the ability to request your final official transcripts online and have them sent electronically and securely to the colleges, universities, or scholarship programs that you select. Soon you will receive an email with your registration code and instructions on how to create your online account with Parchment. Once you create your account, you will have the opportunity to request your official high school transcript be sent to the college you select. After you make your request, your official (and final) high school transcript will be processed after your final semester grades have been added into PowerSchool. When your request has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation.
Please click here for more information on ordering through Parchment.
If you have any questions, please contact your counselor.
Happy Friday! We are three weeks away from the end of the semester.
POLs begin on Tuesday, June 1st. See below for more information on grade level POLs and final opportunities to demonstrate mastery. The schedule for the last three weeks of school is posted here as well as reminders about upcoming events.
The Leadership Team will be hosting their final CD of the year on Monday, May 24th during Advisory. Please see the message below from Leadership regarding the DVD Virtual Art Gallery!
Leadership is announcing their virtual gallery for all Design students to display their incredible works of art. We are a Design based school and believe our students hold a remarkable level of creativity and determination to create masterpieces, so the virtual gallery will be on display this upcoming Monday to showcase our students’ creativity!
Starting 5/13/21, Los Angeles County vaccination providers begin offering the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds at vaccination sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine. All eight county run sites will be open and able to vaccinate children 12-17; teens should be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult, and present a photo ID and verification of age. For a full list of sites across the county offering Pfizer vaccines, please visit http://bit.ly/PfizerSites . To schedule an appointment, visit www.VaccinateLACounty.com. Walk-ins are welcome at all 8 county-run sites. Parents or teens with questions about the vaccine should contact their healthcare provider or visit the Public Health website for more information on vaccine safety and efficacy.
Please join us on Thursday, May 20th from 2pm-3pm to learn more about the Posse Foundation Scholarships. Each year, DVD nominates Juniors who demonstrate leadership and academic strength to participate in the running to receive a full-tuition scholarship at a Posse Foundation partner university. Come learn about the nomination process, the scholarship and the Posse affiliated universities. The ZOOM link will be sent to your DVD email shortly after you rsvp. There are 30 spots available for this presentation. We will create a waitlist once we reach capacity. Click here to rsvp!
We are excited to announce that we will be holding a Senior Grad Night for the DVD Class of 2021! Sponsored by the Da Vinci Schools Fund, our Grad Night will be held on Friday, May 21 from 7:00-11:00 P.M at the Da Vinci Campus. Covid testing and ticket sales will be on Thursday, May 20 from 2:00-4:00 pm on campus. An email was sent earlier today with more detailed information about this event.
Also, all Da Vinci Seniors will be able to pick up yard signs next week! We are so proud of our class of 2021!!
Below you will find: Fall 2021 El Camino College Dual Enrollment class offering
Who: Rising Juniors and Seniors from DVC, DVD, and DVS
What: College courses at Da Vinci, through El Camino College. Courses meet transfer requirements for all Cal State and U.C. campuses, as well as most private colleges and universities.
Why: Get a start on your college credits! It looks great on your college applications.
Cost: Free! The state of California and Da Vinci Schools pick up the costs, including textbook fees. Donations to help cover the cost of the textbooks from families that can are appreciated.
Where: Class will be held virtually on the El Camino College student portal due to COVID-19.
If you are interested, make sure you apply to El Camino College Fall 2021 term and email the completed dual enrollment form with your student ID number and/or the application confirmation number to your school counselor by Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by 3:00pm.
Class starts on Tuesday, August 31, 2021
To be eligible to take a dual enrollment class, students will need to pass all their academic classes, have no credit recovery for a-g classes, and be a rising senior or junior student. Space is limited and we are accepting forms on a first come first serve basis!
For more information click on the following links:
Your El Camino student account is still in good standing if you submitted an application for admission for Spring 2021 or Winter 2021 – or earlier, if you registered for either a Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 class.
All students must submit a separate, completed Dual Enrollment Application for each term they wish to be manually registered for class(es). Students, parents, and authorized high school signers can use Fill & Sign Tools in Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the form and draw their signatures:
NOTE: Our Admissions Office cannot accept forms with typed signatures. All signatures need to be drawn using the above methods, either by pen, mouse, or touchscreen. This is the most common reason why a form cannot be processed and students will not be registered.
MyECC is El Camino College’s secure online portal where students view their registered classes, grades, unofficial transcripts, etc. Your MyECC username and password are included in your Welcome Email. You will be prompted to create a new password when you log into MyECC for the first time.
NOTE: El Camino College recently updated the Password Requirements for MyECC. Passwords must include at least 10 characters, 1 Capital letter, 1 number (number cannot be at end or beginning of password), and no repeated/consecutive characters. View Complete Password Complexity Requirements
Students will have access to Canvas, our online course management system, only after they are manually registered in an online class. You will need to use your MyECC login information to access Canvas.
Dual Enrollment offers Drop-In Help via Zoom every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. to assist students one-on-one with questions they may have about their application for admission or Dual Enrollment Application.
Please join us using the links on this webpage – no sign up necessary!