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View Winter 2018 Brochure

Winter Quarter
Nov. 27–Feb. 15, 2018

Spring Quarter
Feb. 25–May 25, 2018

Martinez Adult Education Vision & Mission

To meet evolving individual and community needs through accessible, effective education and lifelong learning.

To provide workforce training and business ethics; academic, literacy, and citizenship preparation; and community education in a safe, supportive environment.

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 Register Now!

Registration is now open for Winter classes at Martinez Adult Education. Classes begin on November 27, 2017.

We have friendly and informed office personnel, dedicated teachers, and approachable administrators all teaming together to help you succeed in gaining marketable job skills, learning English, earning a high school diploma, preparing for high school equivalency exams, and developing computer skills.

Click here to view our Winter 2018 brochure.



Keyboarding Course
(Partnership with Diablo Valley College)

Earn one unit of college credit, learn to touch-type or improve your existing typing skills by taking a keyboarding course.


• Web-based courseware—no local installation

• Work on a PC or Mac

• Work at multiple locations with ease—all data saved on the Web

Open entry class from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The cost is $55 and includes a textbook ($128 value). Call 925-969-2217 for more information. To register for the class call 925-228-3276.



Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Program

Sergeant Fred Ferrer attended Martinez Criminal Justice Training Center’s Reserve Officer Modules while working fulltime at Chevron.  After completing the modules, he was accepted into the Martinez Police Department’s Reserve Officer Program. He decided to become a full-time officer with the City of Martinez. During his tenure with the Martinez Police Department, he held numerous specialty assignments and currently the Administrative Sergeant.

Fred wanted to give back to the school that started his career so he is now an Instructor and helps shape the future of Law Enforcement Officers in our community.


Click here to find out more about our Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) program at Martinez Adult Education.

Schoolwide Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply learned skills, study habits, and knowledge, to prepare and assist in future life transitions

  2. Communicate effectively in written, verbal, and digital form

  3. Recognize and engage in learning opportunities that are responsive to an ever-changing world and workplace

  4. Exercise critical thinking skills by applying problem-solving strategies in various settings

  5. Work collaboratively and independently in a diverse environment.

Upcoming Events and Breaks


November 20-24, 2017
• Thanksgiving Break/No Classes 

November 27, 2017
• Winter Quarter Begins

December 25, 2017–
January 5, 2018

• Winter Break/No Classes

January 16, 2018
• Martin Luther King Day/No Classes

February 5, 2018
• Registration Open for Spring Classes

February 26, 2018
• Spring Quarter Begins


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Office Hours

8:00 am–7:00 pm


8:00 am–7:00 pm

8:00 am–7:00 pm

8:00 am–7:00 pm

8:00 am–1:30 pm

Contact Information

Suzanne Murphy
Director of Adult Education

Cindy Santos
Office Manager 

Phone: 925-228-3276
Fax: 925-228-6989