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Our Classes

Class Offerings
Classes begin on Monday, August 12, 2019
Please come to Monterey Adult School
or call us at (831) 392-3565
for additional information.
 

CLASS

DESCRIPTION

SCHEDULE

English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL courses focuses on knowledge and skills in the English literacy and civics units such as Healthcare, Diversity, Banking, and Education.  Classes offer growth in reading, writing, speaking, listening and technology in a sequence of levels. Levels include Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced. 

MORNING:

Monday, Tuesday, and
Thursday — 
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM


Wednesday — 
8:30 to 10:30 AM

 

EVENING:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday — 6:00 to 8:30 PM

High School Diploma
(HSD)/ GED

It’s never too late to earn your high school diploma! Individualized  instruction offered in a friendly, supportive environment to help adults realize their lifelong objectives. Personalized instruction may include direct instruction, blended learning, credit recovery, and distance learning,

MORNING:

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday — 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

 

Wednesday — 8:30 to 10:30 AM

 

EVENING:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday — 6:00 to 8:30 PM

General Equivalency Diploma (GED)/ HiSet Test Prep

 Fast track to GED or HiSet testing! Review the four current subject areas (Language Arts, Science, Social Science, and Math) in a supportive environment with knowledgeable instructors. This is an alternative high school diploma equivalence for native Spanish speakers and for native English speakers.

This class is offered in both languages.

 

 

 

EVENING:  
Tuesday and  Thursday  

6:00 to 8: 30 PM

Citizenship

This course prepares students to pass the oral and written exam for citizenship of the United States. This class is taught in English. Prerequisite: None.

Monday and Wednesday —

5:00 to 6:00 PM

IET: Computer English for Business

Beginning Level

All classes begin on August 12, 2019.

Basic Computer Skills on Monday and Tuesday 5:00 to 6:00 PM

This class is for a beginner with little or no experience with a computer or other device. Learners will practice skills such as clicking, double-clicking, scrolling, and dragging. Learners will identify devices and hardware, use a touchpad/mouse and keyboard, and navigate the desktop. We will also cover computer settings and file management.   Northstar Digital Literacy Certification* is available for this class. 

 

 

 

* In order to earn a Northstar Digital Literacy Certification, student must pass the assessment with a score of 85% or higher.  Student must present a valid photo ID on Northstar test days. Student must attend at least 60% of classes to take the Northstar test.

 

Intermediate Level - - - 

Microsoft Word This is an introduction to Microsoft Word 2016. Learners will learn how to enter and format text and images, use spell check, change line spacing, and copy and paste. Learners will also download files from the internet,and save and print files. PrerequisiteBasic Computer Skills or experience using a touchpad or mouse.

 

Northstar Digital Literacy Certification* is available for this class.

 

 

 

Computer English for Business Classes

 

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM  

 

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Monday through Thursday

5:00 to 6:00 PM

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

This is the entry-level class into the growing nursing profession. The 7-week course is fast-paced, with instruction in the classroom and practical experience learned in a clinical setting. Please click HERE for additional information. 
The CNA class is coming soon!

Coming Soon!

 

Catering Fundamentals

A hands-on course that focuses on preparing students for success ina professional environment. Students will learn  essential kitchen and service skills while preparing to become a catering entrepreneur or to enter the workforce.The cost is $75 per quarter. Limited scholarships are available.

 

Tuesday/Thursday

5:00 to 8:30 PM

Offered 1st and 3rd Quarters

 

Kitchen Fundamentals

Earn a professional Kitchen Prep Certificate while learning about sustainable hospitality and culinary arts. A hands-on course that focuses on preparing students for success in a commercial kitchen. Students will prepare for ServSafe certification, gain essential kitchen skills, and be prepared to enter the culinary workforce. Class runs for ten weeks. The cost is $75 per quarter. Limited scholarships are available.

Tuesday/Thursday

5:00 to 8:30 PM

offered 2nd and 4th Quarters

Family Safety in the Car

This class is for adults who have been cited by police authorities for violations related to car seats or bike helmets. Monterey Adult School has provided classes on behalf of the Monterey County Health Department for the past ten years for adults cited for violations. We provide these classes once a month on Friday evenings. There is a $45.00 fee for the class. 

Fridays

4:30 to 6:00 PM English

6:15 to 8:00 PM Spanish

Parent Ed

 Play and Learn!

Classes for young children 0-5 years old. The focus of these classes are Parent and child interaction, parenting skills, family literacy, positive discipline, and having fun!

Tuesday and Thursday —

9:00 to 11:00 AM

12:00 to 2:00 PM