Optical/Optometric Assistant Instructor-Lamson Institute Ms. Zapata prepares Optical students for entry level positions administrative procedures related to the medical office, clinic, hospital setting, including patient processing and assessment. She was first trained as an Ophthalmic Technician in 1992. Her experience…
Guidance and Advising
The staff at Lamson Institute makes every effort to maintain close communication with its students. Students have access to faculty and administrative staff for both vocational and academic advising.
Students experiencing personal problems, which require professional counseling, will be referred to the appropriate agencies.
The training schedule at Lamson Institute can accommodate most working students. The Placement department will assist students in obtaining part-time or full-time employment to help them meet their living expenses during their school training.
The Director of Education schedules tutoring in various courses, as it is needed by students. To obtain help, contact the Director of Education for a schedule. Our goal is to ensure that you graduate. We will do everything we can to see that happen.
Student activities offered by the institution
As a commuter school for working adults, adults with children, etc. extracurricular activities are limited to Student Appreciation and Faculty Appreciation Days, Holiday Celebrations and Fiesta Week culminating in the crowning of the Lamson Institute Fiesta King and Queen!
Services offered by the institution for individuals with disabilities
Prospective students with disabilities seeking special accommodations should meet with the Director of Admissions to discuss specific needs. Whenever possible, Lamson Institute will make every effort to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities.
Career and placement services offered by the institution to students during and after enrollment
- Professional Development and individualized job placement advising
- Assistance in the preparation of effective resumes and cover letters
- Assistance in the preparation for job interviews and completing job applications
- Contacting prospective employers
- Career fairs and on-campus interviewing
Policies of the institution related to transfer of credit from other institutions
Prospective students who have earned credit at another institution must furnish an official transcript to the Registrar