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In a continued effort to meet the needs of working adults in the Santa Clarita Valley, College of the Canyons has opened a second off-campus education center on Soledad Canyon Road.

Located near COC’s Canyon Country campus (pictured above), in the Edwards Canyon Country Stadium 10 shopping center at 18718 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351, the continuing education center will offer tuition-free English as a Second Language courses as well as vocational ESL and citizenship courses.

“We expect to offer computer courses and career skills courses at this location in the future as well,” said John Makevich, dean of continuing and community education at the college.

The college will continue to offer continuing education courses at its Valencia and Canyon Country campuses, as well as at several satellite locations throughout the SCV.

A special grand opening event for the Soledad Center will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

“Staff members will be available to share information about our programs and answer questions,” Makevich said. “Students will also have the opportunity to register for classes on the spot.”

In August, the college opened an off-campus education center on Bouquet Canyon Road.

For more information about continuing education courses, please visit the Continuing Education web page or contact the Continuing Education office at 661-362-3304.

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