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Career Technical Education and Adults in the Workforce (Including Older Adults) Pathways

Career Technical Education Programs with high employment potential



3D Printing 1  -Section 4120

Learn the basics of 3D Printing, its history and practical applications, and how to produce a 3D printed product. In this hands-on class, students will be able to print at least one 3D printed design to take home with them. Pre-Requisite: Must have basic computer skills.

E.A. Hall Middle School, Room 1,201 Brewington Avenue, Watsonville
Tue & Thur
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Salinas-Holz
Session 1: Aug 29 - Oct 10 $75

3D Printing

3D Printing 2  -Section 4121

Students who have completed 3D Printing 1 will explore more advanced 3D printing topics and work on a project of their choosing. Students will create their own designs and learn how to refine them to create the best possible finished product. Pre-Requisite: Must have taken 3D Printing 1.

E.A. Hall Middle School, Room 1,201 Brewington Avenue, Watsonville
Tue & Thur
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Salinas-Holz
Session 1: Oct 17 - Dec 12 $125

Basic Computer with Spanish Support /Computación basica e intermedia -Section 4400, 4401, 4402-

Prepare to get a new job and learn the software skills that are required today in an office or company. We show you how to handle the new Microsoft Windows 10 operating system and productivity applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. We will create professional documents, spreadsheets, charts and PowerPoint presentations in the new Office 2019 suite. In addition, you will learn how to use email to communicate with teachers and advanced for office use. Pre-Requisite: Able to use the mouse and keyboard./

Prepárese para obtener un nuevo trabajo y aprenda las destrezas de software que se requieren hoy en dia en una oficina o empresa. Le mostramos cómo manejar el nuevo sistema operativo de Microsoft Windows 10 y tambien las aplicaciones de productividad como son el Microsoft Word, Excel y PowerPoint en un nivel basico e intermedio. Vamos a crear documentos profesionales, hojas de cálculo y presentataciones de PowerPoint en Office 2019. Pre-Requisitos: Uso de ratón y teclado.

Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville (Section 4401)
Tue & Thu/Mar & Jue  6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Solorio
Session 1: Aug 13 - Oct 17   $75
Session 2: Oct 22 - Dec 18   $75
Institute of Language and Culture, Room 1, 320 Rodriguez Street, Watsonville (Section 4401)
Mon & Wed/Lun & Mie  600 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Garcia
Session 1: Aug 14 - Oct 16 $75
Santa Cruz Center, Room 1, 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz (Section 4402)
Tue & Thu/Mar & Jue : 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Wales
(English ONLY) Session 1: Aug 13 - Oct 17    $75
(English ONLY) Session 2: Oct 15 - Dec 18    $75

Computer Applications with Spanish Support /Intermediate Level (Computación Intermedia)  -Section 4301
Prepare for your Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. This course covers the intermediate features of Microsoft Word 2019 necessary to produce professiona quality documents including Word Art, Smart Art, Mail merge, reports and newsletters. It also covers intermediate features of Microsoft Excel including creating and managing spreadsheets, formulas and charts. Pre-Requisite: Must have been enrolled in basic MS Office course or equivalent computer experience./

Este curso es la continuación de la clase básica de Microsoft Of ce 2016. En esta clase se trabaja a un nivel intermedio y tambien se ven algunas funciones avanzadas de Microsoft Word como el Word Art, Smart Art, Mail Merge, Newsletters y reportes las cuales son necesarias para crear documentos de calidad profesional. Tambien se cubre el Excel lo que es la creacion de spreadsheets, formulas y charts. Pre-Requisitos: Debe haberse inscrito en un cusro básico de Of ce o tener la experiencia basica manejando este programa.

Green Valley Center, Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu /Mar & Jue
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Solorio
Session 1: Oct 22 - Dec 10 $50

Cake Decoration Level 1-6
Learn how to mix colors, decorate cakes with equipment bags and tips, edges, issues and figures of flowers and much more. At every level, recipe information and tips will be shared on homemade pastries and fillings for cakes with seasonal fresh fruit. Each level is more advanced and intense. This class needs to be started from the first level. The first day of every level will be an overview and orientation. It is required that each student bake their cake before class. At the end of each level, you will receive a certificate of completion. Any questions please call instructor Rosa S. Martinez at (831)724-4246.

Cake Decoration Class

Decoraci n de Pasteles Nivel 1-6

Decoración de Pasteles Nivel 1-6

Aprenda cómo mezclar colores, decorar pasteles con equipo de puntas y bolsas, bordes,tejidos y figuras de flores y mucho más. En cada nivel se comparten recetas y tips sobre reposteria, panes caseros, y se enseñan a hacer rellenos de pastel con fruta fresca de temporada. Cada nivel es más avanzado e intenso. Se requiere iniciar desde el primer nivel. El primer dia de cada nivel será un repaso y orientación. Se requiere que cada estudiante hornee su pastel antes de clase. Al final de cada nivel, usted recibirá un certificado de completacion del nivel. Cualquier pregunta llamar ala instructora Rosa S.Martinez al (831) 724-4246

Green Valley Center, Room/Salon 6, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu/Jue 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Section-7010 Level/Nivel 1: Basic Steps/Pasos Básicos - Aug 15 - Sept 5- $100
Section-7011 Level/Nivel 2: Flowers and Paste/Flores de Pasta -Sept 12 - Oct 10- $100
Section-7012 Level/Nivel 3: Two Tier Dec./Decoración de dos pisos y más -Oct 17 - Nov 14-  $100
Section-7013 Level/Nivel 4: Basic Fondant/Crema Fondant Básica -Nov 21 - Dec 19 -  $100
     Fri/Vie 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Martinez
Section-7014 Level/Nivel 5: Inter. Fondant/Crema Fondant Intermedio -Aug 16 - Sep 6- $100
Section-7015 Level/Nivel 6: Advan. Fondant/Crema Fondant Advansado -Sep 13 - Oct 11- $100

Jobs 101 -Section 409-

Students now registered at Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult Education in combination with your present academic goals (high school diploma, GED or HiSET) are invited to attend our 21st Century Careers learning lab. Get the help, guidance and career coaching you’ve been waiting for.
Green Valley Center, Room 5, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Friday 12:00p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Aug 16 - Dec 13   Free for current students

Topics Include:

• Understanding the people at work
• Who’s hiring now
• Get ready for that interview
• How to ask for more money
• Am I a good employee?
• Interest Inventory
• Goal setting/time management • Internships
• Transferable skills
• Career assessments

• Career planning activities • Job search
• Resume
• Letter of Introduction
• Mastering soft skills for workplace success
• Build your resume vocabulary
• Changing jobs
• Keeping Jobs
• Clear decision making techniques • I want to be the boss

WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

WorkKeys is the leading job skills assessment system in the nation, measuring real world fundamental skills that are critical to job success. Some employers use the system to determine hiring quali cations. Pre-registration required due to limited seating. There will be a $10 No Show fee.
Green Valley Center
Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville Calvillo
Every Friday 1:00 p.m. $75

WorkKeys Curriculum Section 408-

ACT WorkKeys Curriculum helps individuals build the essential career-relevant skills needed
for learning, personal development and effective job performance. It’s the only curriculum
built from the ground up to align with the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate®
assessments.The courses are delivered via a personalized, mobile-based learning
management system. The platform delivers a meaningful learning experience and provides
users with a customized study schedule and detailed instructional content.
(NO CLASS: Sep 2, Nov 11, Nov 27)
Green Valley Center Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville Staff
Mon & Wed 6:00p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

How to Sell on eBay- Level 1 - Section 4040-

Learn what you need to know to start selling on eBay. Learn how to research your items, take photographs, write descriptions, list them on eBay, ship them and collect your money safely. Discover marketable items around your house and learn to sell them safely without leaving home. Recommended prerequisites: Intro to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1:Sep 5 - Sep 26 . $75

How to Sell on eBay- Level 2 -Section 4110-

Continue learning how to sell on eBay using advanced tools in the listing process to make your items more interesting to potential buyers. Explore more deeply what was covered in Level 1. Students are encouraged to bring items to list during class time. Recommended prerequisites: How to Sell on eBay Level 1 or equivalent skills.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Oct 17 - Nov 7  $75

How to Use your iPhone/iPad and Android Devices Section 4030, Section 4031
Learn how to use your iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Bring them in and let’s have fun learning how to do more.
Green Valley Center, Room 1, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marchisello
Session 1: Sep 6, 13 and 20 $75 Section 4030
Session 2: Nov 1, 8 and 15 $75   Section 4031
have fun learning how to do more

Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet  Section 4060,  Section 4061

A fun, low stress introduction to word processing, the Internet and email for beginners. Learn how to use WordPad as well as Microsoft Word. Explore the Internet and learn how to set up an Email account and send emails with attachments. Learn about the wonderful world of templates and how to use them to write resumes, make flyers, cards, invitations, and address labels. No computer experience necessary! This class is for beginners. Session 2 repeats Session 1.
Green Valley Center, Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Marchisello $50
Session 1: Sep 9 - Oct 2   Section 4060
Session 2: Oct 28 - Nov   Section 4061

QuickBooks Section 4010, Section 4011
QuickBooks is accounting software useful for small and medium-sized businesses that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll functions.
Pajaro Valley Unified School District Office, Tech Lab, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Mon & Wed 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Torres
Session 1: Sept 4 - Oct 16   $100 Section 4010
Session 2: Oct 21 - Dec 9    $100 Section 4011

Website Design  Section 4070, 

Create/edit websites for your business or your family using free online services. Explore computer based tools used in the design, creation, and editing of websites. Basic computer knowledge is expected. Taught on PC’s, but applicable to Macintosh.(NO CLASS: Apr 2, 4, and May 23)

Green Valley Center, Room 9, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Staff
Session 1: Aug 13 - Oct 10  $75  Section 4070
Session 2: Oct 15 - Dec 19  $75  Section 4071