(PASADENA, CA) – While visiting Hillsides Education Center, a special education school in Pasadena, Kendall and Suzana Roclord believed it would be inspiring and exciting if students could be exposed to a steady stream of people who are creative in various fields. pizZazZ at Hillsides was born. A program designed to introduce students to new visiting artists, pizZazZ was launched in December featuring Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite, known for her comic strip "Cathy."
(PASADENA, CA)—For Jeremy Ramirez, a student who was unable to find a comfortable learning environment to achieve academic successes, Hillsides Education Center was the perfect fit. Over the course of two years, Ramirez delved into the vocational program at the special education school in Pasadena and worked on projects he enjoyed, which gave him, for the first time, the confidence to be successful in school.
HEC's Graduation 2009, with a "Hollywood Nights" theme was a successful event! Many turned out on June 16th to celebrate with the graduating students!  
Whether you are discovering the mysteries of our Solar System, investigating the natural beauty of wild animals and their habitats, navigating the great unknown of the underworld, viewing a presentation of an original play, or visiting the individual projects in the high school, HEC put on a successful and informative Science Fair this year! Here are some photos of the HEC students great work. A big thanks to Las Candelas for supporting the science fair!
Hillsides Education Center Enjoys Educational, Fun-Filled Performance by Bubble Man By Nicola Wilkins-Miller (PASADENA, CA)--Students from the local Pasadena special education nonpublic school, Hillsides Education Center, were dazzled and entertained by the Amazing Bubble Man. This event is part of a monthly series of educational and entertaining performances organized by the Las Candelas Program for the students at the special education school, serving students in Los Angeles County.


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