About I-BEST

About I-BEST

Integrated Basic Education & Skills Training (I-BEST) classes use a team-teaching approach, providing students with twice the support at no extra cost. With I-BEST, you will work with two teachers in the classroom. One teacher will provide job training or teach an academic transfer class like welding or sociology. The other will teach basic skills in reading, writing, math, English language or employability (it’s like having a tutor available right there, while you are in class). You'll learn several topics at once, earn college credits and move faster toward your career and/or education goals.

I-BEST challenges the traditional notion that students must move through a set of pre-college (remedial) courses before they can start working on certificates or degrees. This combined teaching method allows students to work on college-level studies right away, clearing multiple levels with one leap.

Program Cost: $25 tuition per quarter. These fees are waived for students who qualify based on financial need. 

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In Person: Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Virtual: Mon - Thu, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Eligible Programs

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Eligible Programs

You must register for an approved I-BEST program and complete the skills assessment.

I-BEST programs currently Include:

  • Business Management
  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Human Services & Chemical Dependency
  • Nursing Assistant Program
  • Welding Technology 

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Integrated Basic Education & Skills Training (I-BEST)

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Integrated Basic Education & Skills Training (I-BEST)

Find out more about the I-BEST program and how team-teaching can help you reach your goals.