Palo Alto Online Database last updated: Monday, June 10, 2013.|
Mountain View-Los Altos Adult Education
333 Moffett Blvd., Mtn. View.
Part of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, the adult school is WASC-accredited and has been offering instruction to adults since 1961. Serving students at more than seven different locations. Programs include: English as a Second Language/Citizenship, High School Diploma/GED, Career Technical Training (CTE), Adults with Disabilities (AWD), classes for older adults, community interest classes and parent-education classes/co-ops.
Principal Director: Keith Moody.
Tuition: Most classes under $100; Career Technical Training program fees vary..
Class Size: 20-35.
Sequoia District Adult School
3247 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park.
A wide variety of classes are offered, including English as a Second Language, GED, High School Diploma, computers and Spanish. Partner programs offer classes in parent education, entrepreneurship and financial planning. The school operates an official GED test center.
Principal Lionel de Maine.
Tuition: Fees vary, some courses have no charge..
Class Size: Varies.
Stanford Continuing Studies
365 Lasuen St., Stanford.
A program for Bay Area adults that annually offers around 400 diverse courses taught mostly by Stanford faculty, academic staff and professionals in their fields. Class offerings include liberal arts and sciences, creative writing and professional and personal development.
Principal Dean and Associate Provost: Charles Junkerman.
Tuition: $150-750 depending on course. Discounts available for seniors, Bay Area teachers and Stanford affiliates..
Class Size: 17-200.
UC Berkeley Extension - Belmont
1301 Shoreway Road, Ste. 400, Belmont.
UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education arm of the University of California, Berkeley. The Peninsula Center offers more than 300 classes in professional and personal development per year. Classes include project management, microbiology, finance, computer skills, marketing and a summer college application workshop. Evening and weekend classes available. UC Berkeley Extension also offers courses in San Francisco, Berkeley and online.
Principal Dean: Diana Wu.
Tuition: $200 for some short workshops to $485-810 for full-term classes. .
Class Size: 8-25.
UCSC Extension Silicon Valley
2505 Augustine Drive, Ste. 100, Santa Clara.
UCSC Extension Silicon Valley provides professional training to more than 10,000 working adults each year in the South Bay and online. Its four departments are engineering and technology, business and management, biosciences and education.
Principal Dean: Lynda Rogers.
Tuition: Fees vary by course..
Admission: Open enrollment..
Class Size: Class size varies by program..