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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: August

Time Commitment:4 Days a week | AM Class

Spanish Literacy

LOCATION: Gonzales Adult School @ Greenfield Location TBD

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

Date: August

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: August

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: August

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: August

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: August

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.

Date: September

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!

Date: TBA

Time Commitment:TBD

Registered Dental Assistant Preparation

LOCATION: Soledad Adult School

Looking for a career in dentistry? Obtain the knowledge and extensive hands-on training you need to jump start your career as a Registered Dental Assistant. Call (831) 678-6300 or email varreola@soledad.k12.ca.us

Date: TBA

Time Commitment:TBD

Drivers Education Class

LOCATION: North Monterey County Adult School

This bilingual class prepares you for the written DMV exam to obtain your Driver’s License.

Date: August

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: August

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

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: August

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).

Date: September

Time Commitment:TBD

Introduction to the Internet and Email

LOCATION: Hartnell

Introductory class provides the basic applications of the internet and electronic email.

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