Last academic year, SDCE awarded nearly 10, certificates through its no-cost education programs, which allow students to sharpen their skills or learn something new—no tuition payment or enrollment fees required. Through SDCE, adults can earn their high school diploma or equivalent, learn English through English as a Second Language courses, take citizenship classes or stay on a path of lifelong learning through classes designed for those 55 and older. In addition to these trainings, SDCE offers more than 60 short-term certificate programs in subjects like health care, mobile application development, small business growth, culinary arts, pipe welding and more.
Classes start at level 1, and some schools have beginning classes for both literate and non-literate students. The levels continue until level 7 which is the highest level. They learn about the college system in California and focus on improving their writing and oral presentation skills.
Classes, events, and programs are open to Temple members and the community at large. It is Temple Emanu-El policy to make it possible for anyone to attend, regardless of financial situation. Call the Temple Office to make arrangements; your privacy will be respected. Look for fliers, Ha-Sofer bulletin articles, and on the website for announcements with updated information about our programs.
At four main campuses and more than sites, GAE offers classes and programs in English as a second language, medical and other technical careers, Basic, Secondary and Lifelong Education. All our classes are free and support you in getting career ready. Earning a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate can open doors for future employment and provide students with the skills and confidence to pursue bigger goals.
By Megan Burks. Above: Students raise their hands in an adult education class in this undated photo. Administrators at local adult schools say they are seeing greater demand for English-language courses and classes that help immigrants prepare for the citizenship exam.
Whether you are looking to refresh your academic skills, receive short—term vocational training, or just looking to have some fun, Escondido Adult School is sure to have something for you. Mission Escondido Adult School is committed to serving our diverse community by providing quality programs that engage individuals in lifelong learning to develop their roles as productive members of our local and global community. Read More Mission.
If you want to pursue a rewarding career or continue your education, then earning a high school diploma or equivalency is the most important step you can take. Turner Cortez, Ph. Clairemont Times. Jump to.