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Watsonville Aptos Adult Education

Pajaro Valley Unified School District

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    Celebrating Over 90 Successful Years

    Welcome to Watsonville /Aptos /Santa Cruz Adult Education!

    MLK Notice

    Posted 1/17/20

    Health Career Education

    • Certified Nurse Assistant Program
    • Clinical Medical Assistant Program
    • Dental Assisting Program
    • Healthcare-Caregiver Training
    • Home Health Aid
    • Medical Terminology
    • Healthcare-Caregiver
    • Health Career Pathways

    You may qualify for WIOA Funding!
    Please call to get more information (831) 786-2160

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    Parent Education

    • Watsonville Cooperative Preschool
    • Santa Cruz Parent Education Nursery School
    • Soquel Parent Education Nursery School 
    • Westside Parent Education Nursery School 
    • Positive Discipline in the Classroom
    • Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way 

    Fine and Applied Arts

    • Acrylic Painting
    • Card Making Workshops
    • Ceramics
    • Glass Art
    • Mixed Media Art
    • Painting, Drawing and Collage
    • Watercolor Journaling

    Career and Technical Education

    • Jobs 101
    • 3D Printing
    • Digital Photography
    • Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet
    • MS Office Applications with Spanish Support
    • QuickBooks
    • WorkKeys National Career Readiness
    • Cake Decoration
    • College Planning - College Cost
    • How to Sell on eBay
    • How to Use your iPhone/iPad and Android

    Authorized Pearson Vue Testing Center

    • Servicios De Examenes De GED
    • GED Testing Service
    • California Teacher Credential Exams

    Adult Basic and Secondary Education

    • High School Diploma
    • High School Equivalency
    • Transitions...Pathways to Employment or College 
    • Credit Recovery
    • WorkKeys Curriculum

    NEW classes this Spring 2020

    English as a Second Language and Citizenship Preparation

    • Integrated Education and Training (IET) 
    • EL/Citizenship - Multi Level/EL/Ciudadanía - Multi Nivel

    Pre-Apprenticeship Program

    • The Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3) certificate, recognized nationwide by the Building and Construction Trades
    • An OSHA-10 certificate that you have successfully completed basic safety training
    • First Aid/CPR certificate
    • A tool bag, Red Wing work boots, and basic set of tools

    Fee Support Classes

    • Birding Basics
    • Brown Bag Birding
    • Driver's Education Certificate
    • Driver's Training
    • Smart Driver Program - AARP
    • First Aid Standard/CPR for Infant, Child and Adult
    • Croatian
    • Spanish 
    • Adults with Disabilities
    • Online Classes

    classes offered in six areas

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