THERE IS NO TIME LIKE NOW
TO COMPLETE YOUR GED
OR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA!
LET US HELP YOU GET STARTED TOWARD
(OR HELP YOU FINISH)
A PATHWAY TO COLLEGE OR JOB TRAINING!
Become Confident in Achieving Your Goal!
Programs: Watsonville/Aptos Adult Education offers instructional programs in English and Spanish to assist students in completing their secondary education.
The programs are:
High School Diploma (English only), fully accredited program for students wishing to complete a high school diploma. Graduates must be within 30 credits of finishing. Classes offered include: Applied Arts, English, Health, Test Prep, Social Studies, Math, Science, Visual Arts.
General Educational Development (GED) Prep program for students studying to pass the GED Exam (English or Spanish).
Pre-GED Prep Instruction in basic math, reading, and writing.
Transitions...Pathways to Employment or College offered to students near completion of their GED or HSD who are ready to transition to college or a specific career technical skill based program (English only).
Credit Recovery (English only); a program designed for high school students (see below for further details).
An individualized course of study based on assessment, schedule, and goals will be designed for each student enabling students to earn their high school diploma or pass the GED exams while improving their skills for college or career training. Courses are offered in teacher-directed classrooms with a blend of online, direct and individualized instruction, aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). There is a limited home study format available on a counselor referral basis. Program Requirements: All students (except credit recovery) must meet the following criteria to enroll in classes and maintain ongoing enrollment:
• Attend an orientation and complete assessment
• Maintain attendance:
- Morning classes 12 hours per week minimum attendance with demonstrated progress
- Evening classes 6 hours per week minimum attendance with demonstrated progress• Sign and adhere to our School Code of Conduct
• Pay an enrollment fee:
- $35 FOR ALL STUDENTS
Second Opportunity for Students (SOS) is for young people ages 14 through 19 who have stopped attending school and wish to continue to earn credits toward graduation.
Each SOS student has the opportunity to:
Earn high school credits to return to a comprehensive or alternative high school.
Prepare for the GED, college, or?training program.
Earn a high school diploma through Watsonville/Aptos Adult Education or the Santa Cruz County Office of Education.
The instructor works in partnership with each student and his/her family for successful outcomes. Job skills/life skills, computer literacy, and vocational training are also offered. For more information about the SOS program, contact the instructor Charmaine Ryan at (831) 750-5605.
THE LEARNING CENTER, ROOM 5,
294 Green Valley road, Watsonville, CA 95076
|Monday - Friday||9:00a.m. - 12:00 noon|
|Monday - Thursday||4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.|