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Martinez Adult Education

Martinez Unified School District

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    8:00 am–4:00 pm
    5:30 pm–8:00 pm

    8:00 am–4:00 pm
    5:30 pm–8:00 pm

    8:00 am–4:00 pm
    5:30 pm–8:00 pm

    8:00 am–4:00 pm
    5:30 pm–8:00 pm

    8:00 am–1:00 pm


    Main Office

    Suzanne Murphy
    Director of Martinez Adult Education

    Cindy Santos
    Office Manager

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

    ESL Office
    Ami Wallace
    925-335-5890, Ext. 3920

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

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

    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

    Our friends from Martinez Police Department came out today to help us with the Drive-thru Food Pantry at our school. We provide this to the community every Tuesday from 3:00-4:00 pm

    Food Pantry photo 1  Food Pantry photo 2
     Food Pantry photo 3
    Food Pantry photo 4

     Thank you Martinez PD

    It's all about options. We are conducting our Optical Assistant Training Program via Zoom and in-person. Both options for students to attend. They are happening at the same time, in real-time. The class is recorded so others can view it at a later time if needed.

    Welcome Back Students!

    Welcome Back

    Watch our welcome back video

    Martinez Adult Education Covid-19 Site Safety Plan

    Lisa, Medical and Coding SpecialistCongratulations Lisa, she recently completed the Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program and was offered a full-time job at a local eye surgery center close to her home.

    Shelter, inc. Logo

    If you or someone you know is unable to pay rent, please apply to Shelter inc. They may be able to provide assistance.

    Here is the link: SHELTER Inc. 



    Contra Costa Health Services Logo

    We can help you find things like healthy food, childcare and healthcare near you so that you and your family can be well.

    (Click on the picture for the link)

    The Workforce Innovation

    and Opportunity Act Program


    The WIOA program aims to help local job seekers succeed in the labor market by providing access to employment, education, training, support services, and more.

    To be considered for WIOA services you will need to register at this LINK.  

    Once you are registered you will receive an email with the website address to watch the following videos.

    ·        We’re in this Together

    ·        Your Résumé:  Stand Up.  Stand Out.

    ·        Résumé Tips:  Always Be Fine-Tuning!

    ·        Your Cover Letter:  The Gateway to Your Résumé

    ·        CAlJOBS:  Your Job Search Kickoff

    Once you have watched all 5 videos, please fill out the form and in the messages please say “I was referred by Nicole at Martinez Adult Education”. 

    If you need assistance, please contact Nicole Gero at (925) 335-5890 x3983 or

    WIOA Workshop for January 2021


    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. 


    Optical Assistance Training

    Discover 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.

    The Optical Assistant Training program is designed to help you prepare for an entry-level position as an optical technician or optical lab technician.  Jobs like these require an interesting mix of clinical skills, salesmanship, and style including knowing how to fit eyeglasses for people with eye problems and fill prescriptions from both ophthalmologists and optometrists.

    This program is 16 weeks with monthly start dates.     Learn more >

    Spring & Summer 2021 Brochure

    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.



    June 29, 2021

    • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


    Food Pantry

    Food Pantry

    Every Tuesday from 3pm - 4pm

    Martinez Adult Ed. parking lot

    Crystal Perez

    Congratulations to Crystal Perez for
    her hard work and drive to pass her citizenship test. 

    Employee of the Year!

    Employee of the Year!"Maria’s work ethic, attitude, attention to student needs and commitment to her job is exemplary."

    - Suzanne Murphy

    Stacy and Suzy

    Congratulations Stacy Jones for passing the ABO certification exam and completing the Optical Training Program.  Good luck with your interviews as they keep coming in now that you are ABO certified.

    Census class 2020

    ESL class learning the importance of Census 2020