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Martinez Adult Education

Martinez Unified School District

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    8:15 am–4:00 pm

    8:15 am–4:00 pm
    4:30 pm–8:00 pm

    8:15 am–4:00 pm
    4:30 pm–8:00 pm

    8:15 am–4:00 pm
    5:00 pm–8:00 pm

    8:00 am–12:00 pm


    Main Office

    Suzanne Murphy
    Director of Martinez Adult Education

    Cindy Santos
    Office Manager

    Business Training Center Office
    925-335-5890, Ext. 3983

    ESL Office
    925-335-5890, Ext. 3920

    High School Diploma and Equivalency
    (925) 335-5890, Ext. 3994

    Peace Officer Standards and Training
    925-335-5890, Ext. 3968

    MAE Vision & Mission

    Meet the evolving individual and community needs through accessible, effective education enabling our students to achieve their educational and career goals.

    Transforming lives by raising academic and literacy levels, providing workforce training and access to post-secondary education, and encouraging students to become active community participants.

    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.


    Latest News

    Laborers' Local 324 and our signatory employers invite you to a Construction Career Day on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Martinez Adult Education from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Contractors attending this event will be interviewing qualified applicants.

    Construction Career Fair

    Learn About Our Programs

    Online RegistrationOnline registration is now available for the following classes: Peace Officer Training, CPR/AED (American Safety & Health Institute), Food Safety Certification, Welcome to Medicare, Evening Jazzercise, Estate Planning, Google Apps, Community Band, and more! Register now >


    Students in libraryGo back to school and learn a new skill or change your career. Don't delay, fall classes begin on September 3, 2019. 

    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.

    Eastbay Works - America s Job Center of California
    Announcing the Opening of America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) Access Site at Martinez Adult Education! Need help getting a job? Improving your skills to get a job? Martinez Adult Education offers job readiness and career search resources on campus, through a unique partnership with Contra Costa County and nine local organizations. Following are some of the FREE services that are now available to the community and students at Martinez. View our July 2019 Calendar of Events.

    AJCC Calendar July 2019


    Optical Assistance TrainingDiscover a career that combines technology and fashion—and is in demand! Employment of opticians is expected to grow by as much as 18.2 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than average. Also, the starting wage range is between $18.00-$21.00 per hour.

    The Optical Assistant Training program is designed to help you prepare for an entry-level position as an optical technician, optical lab technician or contact lens fitter. Jobs like these require an interesting mix of clinical skills, salesmanship, and style including knowing how to: conduct basic eye exams, fit eyeglasses and contact lenses for people with eye problems, and fill prescriptions from both ophthalmologists and optometrists. The program is approximately 16 weeks with monthly starts beginning on July 10, 2019. Learn more >

    Summer 2019 Brochure


    July 16, 2019
    • Personalized Résumé Review
    • 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

    July 22, 2019
    • WIOA Info Session
    • 10:30 am-11:30 am

    July 23, 2019
    • Résumé Writing
    • 10:30 am-11:30 am

    July 23, 2019
    • Cal JOBS
    • 11:30 am-12:30 pm

    August 28, 2019
    • Staff In-Service
    • 8:30 am-3:00 pm

    September 2, 2019
    Labor Day/No Classes

    September 3, 2019
    • Fall Quarter Begins

    September 23, 2019
    • College & Career Pathway Presentation
    • 9:30 am–10:30 am
    • Multi-use Room

    September 24, 2019
    • College & Career Pathway Presentation
    • 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
    • Multi-use Room

    October 7, 2019
    Department Meetings
    • 8:30 am–3:00 pm
    • No Classes

    October 21, 2019
    • College Application Workshop
    • 12:15 pm–1:15 pm
    • Room 8

    October 22, 2019
    • College Application Workshop
    • 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
    • CASS Office

    October 28, 2019
    • Financial Aid Workshop
    • 12:15 pm–1:15 pm
    • Room 8

    October 29, 2019
    • Financial Aid Workshop
    • 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
    • CASS Office

    November 11, 2019
    • Veterans Day

    November 25-29, 2019
    • Thanksgiving Break/No Classes

    December 2, 2019
    • Winter Quarter Begins

    December 23, 2019-January 6, 2020
    • Winter Break/No Classes

    January 6, 2020
    • Professional Development
    • No Classes

    January 20, 2020
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • No Classes

    February 14 & 17, 2020
    Presidents' Day/No Classes

    April 6-10, 2020
    Spring Break

    May 25, 2020
    Memorial Day/No Classes