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California Adult Schools: Learning for Life

Do you need a job? Do you need a better job? Has the lack of a high school diploma or GED certificate held you back? We can help.

Through a vast array of programs and courses, most of them offered free or at very low cost, California Adult Schools assist all adults—including parents, older adults, disabled adults, and recent immigrants—deal with the complexities of life in California. Our system of nearly 400 schools makes it convenient and affordable for all students to reach their educational, training, career and personal goals.

School Spotlight

Highlighting Promising Practices

In June 2013, four adult education agencies received 2012-13 Promising Practices awards from the CDE at the CASAS Summer Institute California Consortium. They were Corona Norco Adult School, Los Angeles Unified School District, Mt. San Antonio Community College District and Rancho Santiago Community College District. In this issue, Corona-Norco Adult School’s program, Unlocking the Potential to Positive Student Engagement,  is highlighted.


School Spotlight

Showcasing Promising Practices in Transitions

In the 2011-2012 school year, Fairfield Suisun Adult School’s ABE/ESL Transition Class and Hayward Adult School’s “Fast Track to Employment” Transition Class received Promising Practices Awards. Both programs assist different groups of students with major life transitions and help ensure that education remains a priority as they move into new stages of their lives.