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Community, Organizational, and Educational Partners

As part of our ongoing efforts to share educational opportunities, Pacific Oaks College is proud to work with many community, educational, and organizational partners that enable them to bring professional development opportunities to their staff, students, and colleagues.

We strive to partner with organizations (be they non-profit, business, or academic) that share our core values of respect, diversity, social justice, and inclusion. We believe in partnerships that are win-win-win relationships -- collaborations that support and enhance both organizations as well as the community at large.

Each partnership is tailored to the needs of the organization to build upon their strengths and help them achieve their desired outcomes. And each partnership is a two-way street, with each entity working together to share resources and expertise.

Below is a sample of our current partnerships. Please contact Heather Fallon, associate vice president of admissions, at [email protected] to learn more.

Community and Organizational Partners

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American English College

Established in 1983, American English College's mission is to provide (F1) international and domestic students with an excellent, comprehensive, and affordable English language education. Programs are developed to meet the needs of each student across all levels of English, from beginner to advanced. An ACCET accredited and SEVIS certified language school specializing in English language and test preparation courses, American English College offers classes online and in-person in Monterey Park and Rowland Heights, CA. Pacific Oaks College applicants (prospective and current students) interested in improving their English language skills at American English College will receive a $350 partner scholarship* towards one quarter of study.

*or 25% off course selection.

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California Head Start Association

The California Head Start Association is the unified voice providing leadership and advocacy for the Head Start community.  The Association is an important strategic partner representing Head Start interests in California and the nation.



CAPSES is comprised of nonpublic schools, agencies, organizations, and individuals who specialize in the delivery of private special education school services. Our primary mission is to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities by advocating for them in public policy, and promoting high quality instruction, guidance, therapy and staff development. CAPSES is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the leadership role of the private sector in offering alternative quality services to individuals with disabilities. By providing the highest quality instruction, therapy and guidance and advocacy to their clients, CAPSES members strive to help special education students maximize their potential and lead independent and dignified lives. We are able to build that potential by working together to ensure appropriate services to all eligible students and their families.

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YWCA-Greater Los Angeles

YWCA Greater Los Angeles (GLA) is a non-profit organization, established in 1894 as a women’s membership movement, built on the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.  Today, their four signature programs include Child Development & Infant Learning Centers; Workforce Development; Sexual Assault Crisis Services; and Senior Engagement Services.  As a YWCA, they advocate for justice and dignity for all people with the goal of transforming lives, building individuals and family self-reliance, and ultimately, strengthening the community of Los Angeles. As partners with Pacific Oaks College, YWCA GLA employees are eligible for a Partnership Tuition Rate for any degree program either on campus or online. YWCA GLA employees should consult their Human Resources department for further information on how to participate in this special opportunity.

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Total Education Solutions

Total Education Solutions (TES) provides innovative multidisciplinary education and therapeutic services in schools, homes, clinics, communities, and online to children and adults with special needs. TES offers their school clients services related to special education management, staffing, school governance, fiscal monitoring, professional development, IDEA compliance, and customized solutions.  At their family-centered clinics, they offer a variety of therapeutic services for children and adults with special needs, including those in the Autism spectrum.  As partners with Pacific Oaks College, employees of TES and their partner organizations are eligible for a Partnership Tuition Rate for any degree program either on campus or online. TES also provides additional education tuition benefits for its employees and employees of its partner organizations who choose to attend Pacific Oaks College. TES employees should consult their Human Resources department for further information on how to participate in this special opportunity.

International Child Resource Institute

International Child Resource Institute (ICRI) believes all children deserve access to high-quality, stimulating, developmentally-appropriate early childhood care and education. Early intervention promotes healthy growth and development of children and their communities.  ICRI envisions a world in which all communities have access to the resources necessary to overcome poverty. Sustainability and self-sufficiency are core principles of every effort to improve the lives of children and families around the world.

Educational Partners

Pacific Oaks College has developed articulation agreements with local community colleges to facilitate students completing their Bachelor’s degree. Students currently enrolled at these colleges should review the agreements with their college transfer advisors to learn how Pacific Oaks can make their education dreams a reality. For questions regarding transferability of individual courses taken at your school, please contact a Pacific Oaks Admissions Enrollment Counselor.

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