Fontana CAP

Welcome

CAP Classes are offered free to the community! Take your time to see what interests you may have. All classes will take place at the Siena Apartment complex located at 7807 Juniper Ave. Bldg. 111, Fontana, CA 92336.


Register today by contacting any Fontana Community Center or online at

https://www.fontana.org/159/Registration-Information


Please note : You must create an account with the  City of Fontana before registering for classes.  After you go to the link above click on FontanaCA.Perfectmind


  • Complete all identifying information and click submit.
    Note: You will be able to add family members to your account during the registration process only.
  • Check your email to retrieve your temporary password.
  • Log back in to FontanaCA.Perfectmind using your email address as your user name and temporary password.
  • Click the Manage Login button and create a new password.
  • Once you have created an online account you are ready to register for classes!


Remaining Fall Classes & Upcoming 2019 Summer Classes

  

Marketing 101: Strategies for Small Businesses

An effective marketing plan can help you increase your sales and profitability while efficiently managing your marketing dollars. Understanding your customers and how to reach them with the right message can help you create a plan that makes the most of your time and budget.

Day: Thursday

Date:  March 12thUPDATED

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center I.E.W.B.C 

Upcoming FALL 2019 Classes


Tuesday Class

  

Nurturing Parenting

This 16-week evidence based program provides age appropriate developmental expectations to help parents build positive self-concept, self-esteem, and self-worth in children. (2 Additional weeks allotted for instructor use)

Day: Tuesday

Date:  August 6- November 19

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

  

Thursday Classes

Medicare Essentials

Join us for a free presentation that will assist you or a loved one navigate the health care options. The class will explain Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage, Coverage, Enrollment Periods, Fraud and Abuse, Low Income Benefits.

Day:     Thursday

Date:   September 12 & October 10

Time:    6-8 pm

Instructor:  HICAP

  

Steps toward Better time Management

This workshop will help you understand how much you can get done during the course of the day and where your precious moments are going. You’ll see how much time is actually spent producing results and how much time is wasted on unproductive thoughts, conversations and actions.

Day: Thursday

Date:  September 19

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center I.E.W.B.C


 Selecting the Right Job Training Program- Community Action

This training will helps prospective students discern which jobs require or recommend vocational training, recognize whether the program is appropriately accredited, learn which questions to ask the school to help identify fraudulent programs, understand the importance of community colleges, and determine their best options for paying for school. 

Day: Thursday

Date: September 26

Time:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor: Linda Williams, Outreach & Training Manager, Consumer Action

   

Accounting for Non-Accountants 

Are you earning money and paying bills, but don't know how to make sense of your numbers? Do you want to understand your finances so that you can feel confident and in charge, making strategic decisions that will benefit your business and your future? Join us to make sense of your numbers and create a greater impact in your business and life.

Day:     Thursday

Date:   October 3

Time:    6-8 pm

Instructor:         Inland Empire Women’s Business Center

  

Marketing 101: Strategies for Small Businesses

Help your small business get big results from marketing! An effective marketing plan can help you increase your sales and profitability while efficiently managing your marketing dollars. Learn where to spend your time and money to get the most out of your marketing budget and target your best prospects.

Day: Thursday

Date: October 24

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center

  

Writing A Winning Business Plan

Have the best plan for your business! A well – written business plan can help focus your planning efforts and give potential leaders or investors a positive picture of your goals. Spend time with an experienced trainer to learn the steps to follow that will make the writing process less tedious, and gain insight on where to gather the information you need to complete your plan.

Day: Thursday

Date: November 7 

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center 



ID Theft- What you don't know can hurt you

Identity theft (or "ID theft") is a fast-growing crime in which an individual’s personal information is used for fraudulent purposes. Each year, many thousands of people become victims. ID theft costs victims many frustrating hours reporting the theft, disputing fraudulent accounts and preventing future fraud. In the worst cases, identity theft can cause consumers to be denied loans, refused employment or even arrested for a crime they didn’t commit.  This training will covers steps to prevent ID theft, or if you are a victim, to clear up the problems created by ID theft and to lessen its impact on your life.

Day: Thursday

Date: November 14th& December 5 

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  

My Care My Choice: A new educational tool for dual eligible beneficiaries

The SCAN Foundation created MyCareMyChoice.org to help dual eligible beneficiaries (people who have both Medicare and Medi-Cal) to better understand and navigate the health care choices available to them in California so they can get the most from their health care coverage.

Day: Thursday

Date: November 21 

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Fred Munoz, Harbage Consulting


** Please note the Venue**

  

Basic Computer Skills

For those who are just starting to use computers, this program will teach you the basic skills to operate a computer. This course will also teach you how to use Microsoft Word, Power Point, Publisher, and Excel. 

Day: Thursdays

Date: ; August 15- September 19th; October 3- November 7

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instructor: TBD

Location: ** Fontana Community Senior Center**

16710 Ceres Avenue, Fontana, 92335


Winter/ Spring 2020

  

Tuesday Classes

Nurturing Parenting

This 16-week evidence based program provides age appropriate developmental expectations to help parents build positive self-concept, self-esteem, and self-worth in children. (2 Additional weeks allotted for instructor use)

Day: Tuesday

Date:  January 14- May 12thUPDATED

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Instructor: Tranda Drumwright- Reach Out


Thursday Classes

College Readiness

The three-session course will give students information needed to enter and successfully navigate college issues - including applications, PSAT & SAT exams, writing essays for application and scholarships, funding options, campus resources, and housing options.

Day: Thursdays

Date: January 16, 23

Time: 6-8 pm

Instructor: Yolana Young  

  

ABC’s of Starting your own Business

Join an interactive discussion on the role of an entrepreneur. Learn the steps you need to take when starting a business and obtain contact information for the myriad of entities needed during the start-up process. Discover the sources of funding available to existing and aspiring small business owners.

Day: Thursday

Date:  January 30

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center I.E.W.B.C


  

Youth Drug Trends

This class will include an informational presentation on drug and alcohol youth trends in the I.E., covering terminology, laws and ordinances, methods of consumption and concealment. This class is great for parents, teachers and law enforcement that want to have a better knowledge of the types of drugs being used on the streets today.

Day: Thursday

Date: February 6

Time:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor: Beatriz Mendoza and Michelle Holguin


 Job Readiness

The three-session course will prepare job applicants for successful job hunting and employment actions.  Sessions will focus on job search options, creating resumes, oral interviews (group and individual), and reviewing career options. 

Day:     Thursdays

Date:   February 13, 20

Time:    6-8 pm

Instructor:  Yolana Young


 The Coordinated Care Initiative & Cal MediConnect

Did you know that the Cal Medi-Connect Program offers additional benefits for Medicare & Medi-Cal members? Join us in learning about different health programs for beneficiaries of Medicare & Medi-Cal. 

Day: Thursday

Date: March 5, 19 

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Rita Cruz Gallegos

   

Marketing 101: Strategies for Small Businesses

An effective marketing plan can help you increase your sales and profitability while efficiently managing your marketing dollars. Understanding your customers and how to reach them with the right message can help you create a plan that makes the most of your time and budget.

Day: Thursday

Date:  March 12thUPDATED

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center I.E.W.B.C


Life Skills

The three-session course will prepare students for independent living with sessions on personal finances, written driving test, and apartment life.  Finance session will include living on a budget, paying bills, and using personal checking accounts.

Day:     Thursdays

Date:   April 2, 9, 16

Time:    6-8 pm

Instructor:         Yolana Young 


Accounting for Non-Accountants

Are you earning money and paying bills, but don't know how to make sense of your numbers? Do you want to understand your finances so that you can feel confident and in charge, making strategic decisions that will benefit your business and your future? Join us to make sense of your numbers and create a greater impact in your business and life.

Day: Thursday

Date:  April 23

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Instructor: Inland Empire Women’s Business Center I.E.W.B.C


** Please Note Venue **

  

Basic Computer Skills

For those who are just starting to use computers, this program will teach you the basic skills to operate a computer. This course will also teach you how to use Microsoft Word, Power Point, Publisher, and Excel. 

Day: Thursdays

Date: January 30- March 5; March 19- April 23 (No Class on March 26th ) UPDATED

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instructor: Empowering Success Now- Artina McIntosh

Location: ** Fontana Community Senior Center**

16710 Ceres Avenue, Fontana, 92335