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Agency Biography

For almost 100 years, Monrovia Community Adult School (MCAS) has played a vital educational role in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County. MCAS was formally chartered 90 years ago in 1932 and began as federally funded workforce development and education over 40 years ago in 1982. The school has always been very successful in educating adults with excellent outcomes. MCAS programs help students attain high school diplomas or equivalencies, vocational licenses or certificates, English fluency and competency, U.S. citizenship, assimilation into American culture, wage increases, and employment.

Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Training Schedule

Training Method: Hybrid

Training Modality:  Cohort – The MCAS Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Training program is a hybrid program. The program requires students to attend two in-person class sessions, to attend three synchronous, direct instruction class sessions per week delivered through video conferencing (Zoom), and to complete assignments asynchronously on the MCAS online learning management system.

Training Location: (for in-person portion) Location may vary based on the MCAS goal of limiting transportation as a barrier; currently MCAS would use Monrovia location; or an off-campus location in South Los Angeles (4333 S. Crenshaw Blvd., LA, CA 90008)

Training Length: The training program runs approximately five weeks.

Training Hours: Online (Zoom) direct instruction training hours are Tuesday / Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Fridays 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The days that the two in-person class sessions are held can vary but typically they are held on Friday 1:00 p. m. to 4:00 p.m. In-person or video conferencing instructional assistance is available during school hours. Students simply need to contact the instructor to schedule the time for additional support.

Registration Capacity: Max 20, minimum of 10 students

How to register for classes:
The school does require a pre-enrollment assessment. Please call the school main number and schedule the assessment with MCAS staff: (626) 471-3035

Contact Information:     
For any questions about the program, please call:
John Russell
(626) 471-3035
[email protected]