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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!

  • MASTERING PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS (**NEW**)

    This class will train you to speak professionally at events, job interviews, business meetings, when pitching product ideas, attending court, or speaking in public for any reason.

    Duration: 3 wks
    Date range: September 13 to September 27
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 6–9 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1709

    Quarter: Fall 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $72
    Instructor: Hilda Sendyk

  • VOICE-OVERS: NOW IS YOUR TIME! (**NEW**)

    This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! You’ve heard Lisa Foster on TV and Radio Commercials! (Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Café Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train, and more).

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: November 5
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Hour: 6–8 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1708

    Quarter: Fall 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $55
    Instructor: Lisa Foster, LIL@suchavoice.com

  • WOMEN: INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE AND SUCCESS AT WORK—WORKSHOP

    Increase your influence in both the business and your career by mastering seven influence platforms that are within your control

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: November 3
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Hour: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (with a lunch break)
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1705

    Quarter: Fall 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $56
    Instructor: Taia Ergueta, tvergueta@mac.com

  • 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: Fall 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: No Fee*
    Instructor: Kathilynn Lehmer, pajoblink.lehmer@gmail.com