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Career Training

Discover a new career! Start Here, go Anywhere!

Palo Alto Adult School training programs will prepare you for a range of employment options, including healthcare.
Our healthcare program includes an instructional, hands-on classroom experience followed by placement in a professional externship.

Learn new skills today for a new career path!

  • COSMETOLOGY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

    Peninsula Academy reduces a seven-year process to two years, and once apprentices pass the licensing exam they return to their job and maintain their established cliente

    Duration: Length of course: 2 years
    Day(s) of the week: 8 hours in class theoretical training (every Tuesday); 40 hours On Job Training (OJT) Wednesday–Saturday

    Quarter: Winter 2019
    Instructor: Peninsula Academy: penacad17@gmail.com

  • MATH REVIEW FOR ADULTS—FREE ONLINE COURSES (**NEW**)

    “Beta test” our upcoming math review programs while they are under construction. Refresh your own skills, and learn how to teach math. Courses last 1-2 weeks.

    Duration: 1 or 2 wks / ONLINE

    Quarter: Winter 2019
    Price: No Fee *
    Instructor: Eve Sutton, eve@well.com

  • POWERFUL SPEAKING SKILLS

    If you plan on speaking in public for any reason—this is the class for you!

    Duration: 3 wks
    Date range: January 23 to February 6
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6–9 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709

    Quarter: Winter 2019
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $72
    Instructor: Hilda Sendyk

  • WORK READINESS: Job Search Skills
    —Learn New Skills for Getting a Job *

    Learn new skills for getting a job. Learn the job search process, practice filling out applications, prepare a resume and develop interviewing skills.

    Quarter: Winter 2019
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee*
    Instructor: Kathilynn Lehmer, pajoblink.lehmer@gmail.com