Adult Ed Classes

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Our classes can help you train for a job, finish your high school diploma, learn English, learn computers, and more. We've highlighted a few of our most useful and in-demand classes below. You can also find a directory of all our programs and services below.

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Date: January

Time Commitment:1 - 2 Days a week | AM & PM Class Available

Spanish Literacy

LOCATION: Gonzales Adult School

Free instruction to improve basic Spanish reading and writing skills with goal of progressing to English.

Date: January

Time Commitment:AM & PM Classes available

Adult School ESL Classes (multiple levels)

LOCATION: Adult Schools

Free instruction to improve your English skills - for the workplace, to prepare for college, or everyday life. Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Classes in Salinas, Castroville, Chualar, Gonzales, Soledad, Greenfield, and King City.

Date: January

Time Commitment:AM & PM Classes Available

High School Diploma/Equivalency Classes

LOCATION: All Adult Schools

Earn your High School Diploma or obtain an equivalent (HiSET or GED) at an Adult School. Classes in both English and Spanish available at some sites! Flexible hours available!

Date: January

Time Commitment:AM & PM Classes Available

Citizenship & Civics Classes

LOCATION: All Adult Schools

Citizenship classes help students prepare for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview and exam. EL Civics classes provide knowledge and skills that help students successfully navigate life in the U.S. Instruction is often integrated with ESL instruction.

Date: January

Time Commitment:AM & PM Classes Available

Basic Computer Classes

LOCATION: All Adult Schools

Learn the basics of how to use a computer, the internet, and email. Advanced classes offer an opportunity to learn computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Some classes offer instruction in Spanish or English.

Date: TBA

Time Commitment:TBD

Forklift Certification

LOCATION: Gonzales Adult School

Low-cost 20-hour course gives you the opportunity to learn how to operate a counterbalance forklift and earn your forklift certificate. Call 831.675-1081 for more information

Date: January

Time Commitment:TBD

Paraprofessional (Instructional Aide) Certificate

LOCATION: Gonzales Adult School

Do you want to work at a K-12 school as an instructional aide? Gonzales Adult School offers the test preparation and testing for the Paraprofessional Certificate you need to start your career as an educator! Call 831.675-1081 for more information.

Date: January

Time Commitment:By Appointment

High School Diploma/Equivalency Class

LOCATION: Monterey County Office of Education

Earn your High School Diploma or obtain an equivalent (HiSET) through this Independent Study program that lets you move at your own pace. Students meet with their assigned teacher once a week for one hour.

Date: March

Time Commitment:2-5 days a week depending on level | PM classes

College ESL Classes

LOCATION: Hartnell College

College classes available to help you improve your English skills. Noncredit (free) and Credit (fees may apply) classes focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking -- with an emphasis on written and oral communication skills to prepare adults for college-level coursework.

Date: March

Time Commitment:PM Class

High School Equivalency Program

LOCATION: Hartnell - High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

HEP is a migrant education program designed to assist migrant and seasonal farm workers obtain their high school equivalency (HiSET).

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