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Testimonials

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and how you are using your new skills! 

Arts & Crafts

I've been taking the Knitting class for 4-5 years. I love the class and want to continue improving my skills and work on more challenging projects.
Joan Fabiano

I took the Learn to Crochet class to learn how to read and follow patterns. I've now crocheted a hooded scarf and will make a bag in the next class. I love this class!
Tara Stein Attorney

Birding

I took the Intermediate Birding class to improve my ability to identify and understand birds. The field trips were wonderful.
Mary Ann Chazan Retired Occupational Therapist

Business & Finance

Restarting a professional career is definitely not easy, especially in another language or country. I was lost. But I want to let you know that you were my first point of contact here in the US and you helped me a lot. I got a contractor job at Google and I couldn’t be happier. I just want to say thanks for your support and amazing job.
– Juliana

We did it! I cannot imagine this success without you Kathilynn! You helped me with a lot of things! Together we built the resume, LinkedIn page, cover letter and you trained me how to go through the interview and employment process. I really appreciate your help, your support, friendliness and professionalism. I am grateful to you for being involved and passionate about your client’s success and goals. Thank you so much.
– Anastasia

I want to thank Kathilynn Lehmer for taking her time to help me. We started in August meeting once a week until November. She has helped me so much from improving my resume to my interview skills. She motivated me to continue looking for any opportunity even though I was feeling like I would never find a job in my field. I am glad to announce with her help i will be starting a new job through a contractor at Intel as a manufacturing engineer technician. I believe without her help and guidance I would still be searching. No words can express my gratitude for Kathilynn Lehmer along with Palo Alto Adult School that gave me an opportunity to expand my skill set and obtain a new job.
– Angel

Career Training

Restarting a professional career is definitely not easy, especially in another language or country. I was lost. But I want to let you know that you were my first point of contact here in the US and you helped me a lot. I got a contractor job at Google and I couldn’t be happier. I just want to say thanks for your support and amazing job.
– Juliana

We did it! I cannot imagine this success without you Kathilynn! You helped me with a lot of things! Together we built the resume, LinkedIn page, cover letter and you trained me how to go through the interview and employment process. I really appreciate your help, your support, friendliness and professionalism. I am grateful to you for being involved and passionate about your client’s success and goals. Thank you so much.
– Anastasia

I want to thank Kathilynn Lehmer for taking her time to help me. We started in August meeting once a week until November. She has helped me so much from improving my resume to my interview skills. She motivated me to continue looking for any opportunity even though I was feeling like I would never find a job in my field. I am glad to announce with her help i will be starting a new job through a contractor at Intel as a manufacturing engineer technician. I believe without her help and guidance I would still be searching. No words can express my gratitude for Kathilynn Lehmer along with Palo Alto Adult School that gave me an opportunity to expand my skill set and obtain a new job.
– Angel

College and Career Readiness

Restarting a professional career is definitely not easy, especially in another language or country. I was lost. But I want to let you know that you were my first point of contact here in the US and you helped me a lot. I got a contractor job at Google and I couldn’t be happier. I just want to say thanks for your support and amazing job.
– Juliana

We did it! I cannot imagine this success without you Kathilynn! You helped me with a lot of things! Together we built the resume, LinkedIn page, cover letter and you trained me how to go through the interview and employment process. I really appreciate your help, your support, friendliness and professionalism. I am grateful to you for being involved and passionate about your client’s success and goals. Thank you so much.
– Anastasia

I want to thank Kathilynn Lehmer for taking her time to help me. We started in August meeting once a week until November. She has helped me so much from improving my resume to my interview skills. She motivated me to continue looking for any opportunity even though I was feeling like I would never find a job in my field. I am glad to announce with her help i will be starting a new job through a contractor at Intel as a manufacturing engineer technician. I believe without her help and guidance I would still be searching. No words can express my gratitude for Kathilynn Lehmer along with Palo Alto Adult School that gave me an opportunity to expand my skill set and obtain a new job.
– Angel

LIVE Online (Zoom)

I took the Intermediate Birding class to improve my ability to identify and understand birds. The field trips were wonderful.
Mary Ann Chazan Retired Occupational Therapist

Music

The Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra instructor does such a good job leading the orchestra. It gives me great satisfaction that I am able to perform Classical music.
Tim Swensen Engineer

Photography

In the Photography: Advanced Black/White Darkroom class, I was able to select negatives with good exposures and compositions, and use darkroom techniques to produce great photographs. I was able to print many negatives taken in Japan that I hope I can exhibit at San Francisco Japan Town.
Bill Jaynes

World Languages

The Beginning Spanish class was my first class at the Adult School. I signed up to learn Spanish so that I have the skills for my next trip to Colombia. Leo, the instructor is an amazing person.
Gundeep Singh Software Engineer

Mr. McCord’s background includes expertise in many languages, and the Peace Corps. He is by far the BEST language instructor I have ever had! You have a gem at Palo Alto Adult Ed. He knows how to present material. Once the material has been presented, using the model, he asks students questions, around the room. HE GETS THE STUDENTS TO SPEAK. The class is upbeat and fast paced. I enjoy learning not just about Spanish, but about our place in the world, with bits of linguistics and history thrown in. His breadth of experience in different countries makes his presentation of these exercises very useful.
Karina Nilsen

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