Adult Education

South Bay Consortium for Adult Education

The adult schools of the South Bay Consortium for Adult Education (SBCAE) offer exciting opportunities to complete your high school diploma requirements, prepare for high school equivalency, take classes for English as a Second Language, citizenship test preparation and short-term career education — the possibilities are endless! Explore their programs to find courses that meet your needs.

5 Ways the classes will help you Get Ahead

Free Classes: most of our courses are offered for free, meaning there’s no cost to reach your academic and career goals!

Flexible Schedule: take classes when it works for you. Most classes are offered in the evening to fit in your schedule and many offer some online courses and independent study programs, where assignments are done at home.

Job Training: short-term career education classes teach you workforce skills as well as offer apprenticeship opportunities to help you get your dream job or advance in your current one.

Support Services: you’re not alone! Our Transition Specialists are here to help you navigate classes and learn about resources that are available to you.


High School Diploma (HSD) & High School Equivalency (HSE)

If you did not graduate from high school, this is the program for you. Whether it is for college or career advancement, you can attain the units needed to earn a diploma.

Short-Term Career Education

The short-term Career Education (CE) certificates are a series of courses to help you find a new job or advance in your current one. Many short-term CE certificates also include industry-recognized certification.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

The English as a Second Language courses help you learn to read, write, and speak in English and prepare to find a job or transition to higher education. Classes are offered at all levels of English.

Last Updated 6/15/21