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Class Catalog

Center Adult School currently offers courses in English as a Second Language, High School Diploma Completion, GED Test Preparation, and Para-Educator Training.

All classes are for students 18 years and older who can profit from instruction and are designed with flexible schedules and learning methods needed by busy adults. 
Class Schedule

Class Schedule

Registration is between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Center Adult School Office. An appointment for registration is highly recommended. Please call our office at 916-339-4685 or email us via the contact us page on our website.
 
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

Center Adult School offers English courses beginning through advanced levels for speakers of all non-English languages. Prior to attending class, students must attend testing. This takes approximately two hours and is scheduled at the time of registration. 

MORNING ESL MULTI-LEVEL CLASS
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

EVENING ESL MULTI-LEVEL CLASS
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST PREPARATION (HSE) (GED, HiSet)

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST PREPARATION (HSE) (GED, HiSet)

The HSE Test Preparation Program provides students with assessment and preparation to assist in successfully passing a GED or HiSet test. Students will need to provide a transcript from their previous school(s) and attend an appointment with the school counselor before attending class.

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

The High School Diploma Program is for students earning credits toward a high school diploma. To earn a high school diploma, students must complete, with passing grades, the required course of study. Students will need to provide a transcript from their previous school(s) and attend an appointment with the school counselor before attending class. Access to a computer, laptop or tablet and in internet connection is helpful, but not required.

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Credits Required for Graduation
English Language Arts
30
Math
10
Algebra 1
10
US History
10
World History
10
Government
5
Economics
5
Life Science
10
Physical Science
10
Fine Arts/Foreign Language/CTE
10
Electives
50
Total
160


PARA-EDUCATOR TRAINING

PARA-EDUCATOR TRAINING

The Para-Educator Training Program prepares students for employment and effective work as entry-level para-educators or instructional assistants. Topics covered are the roles and responsibilities of a para-educator, workplace communication, job readiness and workplace soft skills, Mandated Reporter training, ESSA test preparation, resume and cover letter development, para-educator interviewing skills, and assistance applying for positions on EdJoin.

A CASAS reading score of 220 - 235 requires co-enrollment in our English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.

12 weeks
Monday and Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm