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In the News


April 17, 2019: Cathy Zander, art instructor, participates in Silicon Valley Open Studios tours during first three weeks in May.


October 4, 2018: Matthew Dodder, master class Birding instructor (self-described “bird guy”), quoted in The Washington Post.

February 8, 2018: Palo Alto Weekly interview with Mollyanne Sherman instructor: Managing Your Remodeling Project.

January 26, 2018: Adult School Photo Contest winners announced – Winter 2018.


June 19, 2017: Preschool teacher named new Greendell School principal.

January 20, 2017: Palo Alto Weekly interview with Birding instructor, Larry Spivak.


March 25, 2016: Palo Alto Adult School bolsters ESL programs and career training.

January 11, 2016: Do it Yourself: Picture Perfect (Winter Home & Garden Design) – woodworking in action.


September 30, 2015: Cañada College Fashion Department interviews Sewing teacher, DeAnne Appleton

May 18, 2015: Palo Alto School District Announces New Pre-K Principal

May 18, 2015: Palo Alto’s Longtime Pre-K Principal to Retire

May 4, 2015: Early Childhood Educator Wins Tall Tree Award for Outstanding Professional

January 16, 2015: Woody Herman Orchestra to honor Herb Wong

January 14, 2015: Greening up the Dinner Table


March 4, 2014: Unique Partnership Serves Community and Customers Better


Dec. 17, 2013: Herb Wong recognized for 25 years of excellence in jazz education


August 31, 2012: How do you like them apples? Gardening teacher shows how to get the most out of fruit trees, Article by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly!

August 27, 2012: Palo Alto Adult School announces new Writing Academy!

January 18, 2012: Home & Real Estate interview with Mollyanne Sherman, instructor (Managing Your Remodeling Project).


December 14, 2011: Palo Alto Adult School announces community-wide Student Photo Contest!

December 9, 2011: Palo Alto Online – Challenges that the Adult School faces and how it is meeting those challenges!

December 2, 2011: Palo Alto Adult School celebrates 90 years service in the Community


August 10, 2010: Palo Alto Adult School wins Best Adult Education in SF Bay Area for 2nd year in a row

March 15, 2010: Palo Alto Adult School honored for excellence by LERN, an international association

May 29, 2009: Palo Alto City Council Honors the DreamCatchers Tutoring Program


April 30, 2009: Vote Palo Alto Adult School for Best Adult Education


June 30, 2008: Parents Successfully Graduate from Parent Project Programs

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