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BECOME AN ADULT SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR!


If you have a new class you would like to offer and would like to become an Adult School instructor, please call (650) 329-3752 for an application. You can design a class or apply to be a substitute in a current ESL class. Requirements vary. Specific teaching credentials are required for certain subjects, but not all.

HABLA PROGRAM TEACHES ENGLISH TO STANFORD JANITORS


Congratulations to all the Stanford workers who graduated from Habla vocational ESL program run by Adult School instructors.

GED® TEST PREPARATION


Prepare for the new GED® 2014 exam in our individualized program. To enroll, call: 650-329-3752.

FALL 2014 COMMUNITY PARTNER

The YMCA of Silicon Valley shares Palo Alto Adult School's commitment to bring high quality health and fitness programs to our community.

Key Dates

Fall Quarter 2014

Fall Quarter Dates: Sept. 8-Dec. 19, 2014

Office Closed:Nov. 11 & 24-28, 2014

Winter Quarter 2015

Registration Begins:Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Winter Quarter Dates:Jan. 12-Mar. 20, 2015

Office Closed:Jan. 19, Feb. 13-16, Mar. 13, 2015

Message from the Principal

Dear Palo Alto Learners,

Fall is here—a chill is in the air and the holidays will arrive soon. A great way to usher in the holidays, learn new recipes—sign up for the delicious culinary classes.

A BIG thank you to our fall community partner the Family YMCA of Silicon Valley—and do not miss their Community Festival on November 8, 2014.

We are about to start the Phlebotomy Class and the orientation is November 8, 2014. Interested? Call (800) 927-5159 to register.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions, we are here to support you in your learning!

See you in class!
Sincerely,
Katya Villalobos, Principal

Student Showcase

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The English Learners Ladder to Success class was amazing. Thanks to the skills assessment, I understand skills what jobs are suitable for me, where and how to look for vacancies, how to write a resume and cover letter, and how to write in the American style. I also learned how to build my professional network.

The ELLS course was a great opportunity to become close with American culture, the labor market, make friends and develop my English language skills. After taking the class, I now work in the Finance department at a non-profit organization.

Daria Y.