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ADULT BASIC AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

Achieve Your Goal!

Programs: Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz 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 Art, English, Health, Social Studies, Math, Science. Fine art other than english, and electives.

• High School Equivalency (HSE) (English or Spanish) Preparation program for students studying for the GED and the HiSET equivalency test.

• Transitions...Pathways to Employment or College (English ONLY) offered to students near completion of their GED/HiSET or HSD who are ready to transition to college or a specific career technical skill based program. Fridays 12 noon - 1 p.m in Room 5.

• Credit Recovery (English only), a program designed for high school students (see below for further details) (Green Valley Center ONLY )

• WorkKeys Curriculum (English only), a program designed to teach students what they need to know to pass the WorkKeys exam. The WorkKeys exam is offered at the Green Valley Center,

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 High School Equivalency 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. Online distance learning is available in combination with classroom instruction.

Program  Requirements : All students (except credit recovery) must meet the following criteria to enroll in classes and maintain ongoing enrollment:

• Attend an orientation, complete assessments and attend one to one counseling appointment before beginning class.

• 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 and Internet Use Policies

Do you need a High School Diploma or a High School Equivalency Certificate GED/HiSET?

Learning Center

Green Valley Center
294 Green Valley Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2160

Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon

Monday - Thursday:
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Santa Cruz Center 
319 La Fonda Avenue 
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 
(831) 429-3966 

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
Tuesday - Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Spanish GED/GED en Español

Clases de Preparación para los Exámenes de GED en español.
Prepárese para tomar los cuatro exámenes de GED: Matemáticas, Artes del Lenguaje, Estudios Sociales, y Ciencias.

Green Valley Center (GVC), Room 5, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Lun 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Kraft
Aug 19 - Dec 16
Section 99704

Institute of Language and Culture (ILC),  Salon 4, 320 Rodriguez St., Watsonville
Lun, Mar, Mie, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Pozo
Aug 13 - Dec 18 
Section 99701

Watsonville High School, 250 Beach St., Watsonville

  • Mar, Jue, Salon 411 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Novoa
    Aug 13 - Dec 19 Section 99702
  • Mie Salon 409 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Diaz
    Aug 14 - Dec 18 Section 99702

Santa Cruz Center (SCC), 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz
 

  • Mar  Salon 2 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Kraft
    Aug 13 - Dec 18 Section 99702
  • Mie Salon 9 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Kraft
    Aug 13 - Dec 18 Section 99702

Equal Opportunity is the Law

Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult Education is an equal opportunity provider and accomodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Please see the front office or call (831) 786-2160.

Do You Need A High School Diploma or a High School
Equivalency Certificate GED/HiSET?

NEW STUDENTS - Sign Up For 2-Day Orientation
SIGN-UPS  BEGIN 1 WEEK BEFORE THE ORIENTATION DATE

Students attend orientation at location where they will attend class.
Bring a copy of last high school transcripts to the orientation if possible.

Green Valley Orientation Dates/Times
Morning Orientation
Day 1:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Day 2: Individual 20 minute appt.
Wednesday/Thursday August 14 & 15
Tuesday/Thursday August 27 & 29
Tuesday/Thursday September 10 & 12
Tuesday/Thursday October 8 & 10
Tuesday/Thursday November 12 & 14
Evening Orientation
Day 1:
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Day 2: Individual 20 minute appt.
Tuesday/Thursday August 20 & 22
Tuesday/Thursday September 3 & 5
Tuesday/Thursday September 17 & 19
Tuesday/Thursday October 15 & 17
Tuesday/Thursday October 22 & 24
Tuesday/Thursday November 5 & 7
Tuesday/Thursday November 19 & 21
Santa Cruz Orientation Dates/Times
Morning Orientation
Day 1:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Day 2: Individual 20 minute appt.
Tuesday/Thursday August 20 & 22
Tuesday/Thursday September 3 & 5
Tuesday/Thursday September 17& 19
Tuesday/Thursday October 1 & 3
Tuesday/Thursday November 5 & 7
Evening Orientation
Day 1:
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Day 2: Individual 20 minute appt.
Tuesday/Thursday August 13 & 15
Tuesday/Thursday August 27 & 29
Tuesday/Thursday September 10 & 12
Tuesday/Thursday October 8 & 10
Tuesday/Thursday November 12 & 14

Green Valley Center, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Mon - Fri   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Reyes, Shirey
Aug 14 - Dec 19
Sections 9000, 2000, 2010
Thurs  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Kaskey
Aug 14 - Dec 19 
Section 4100
Mon-Thu   4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Kaskey, Kraft, Ryan, Shirey
Aug 13 - Dec 19
Sections 9011, 2031, 2011, 2005

Santa Cruz Center, 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz

Mon - Fri   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Kaskey, Ryan
Aug 14 - Dec 19
Sections 9002, 2002, 2012
Mon-Wed  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Kaskey
Aug 14 - Dec 19 
Section 4101
Mon-Thu   4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Kaskey, Kraft, Shirey
Aug 13 - Dec 19
Sections 9003, 2003, 2013, 99703

San Lorenzo Unified School District, 325 Marion Avenue, Ben Lomond

Mon - Fri   4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.     Ryan
Aug 13 - Dec 19
Sections 9001, 2032, 2014

CONTINUING STUDENTS WELCOME BACK! - Register in Class!

Green Valley Center, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

If you attended WASCAE in the last two (2) semesters, you do not need to attend orientation. Register directly in your Green Valley Center and begin attending class.

Santa Cruz Center, 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz

If you attended WASCAE in the last two (2) semesters, you do not need to attend
orientation. Register directly in your Santa Cruz class, and begin attending class.

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

(Green Valley Center ONLY )

Students currently enrolled in a high school seeking to make up credits, may enroll in adult school on a space available basis. The courses are offered in an individualized electronic format facilitated by a credentialed teacher. The following items are required for registration:


•Meet with your high school counselor and your parent or guardian
•Complete a Student Release form and obtain all required signatures with a transcript
•Register in the office at 294 Green Valley Road (Mon - Thu, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

 

**DONATIONS APPRECIATED**

Green Valley Center
294 Green Valley Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 786-2160
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Monday - Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Santa Cruz Center 
319 La Fonda Avenue 
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 
(831) 429-3966 
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.