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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
    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

    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

    Ryan Baillie of the Martinez Police, Marty Martinez the mascot, Samantha Walker 
& her therapy dog
    This is (from right to left) Cpl. Ryan Baillie of the Martinez Police Department, Marty Martinez the PD mascot, Samantha Walker and her therapy dog. Ryan is one of our POST teachers and Samantha is a prior student. They met here and decided to visit some homeless shelters to bring cheer and good will.
    Introduction to Public Safety Dispatching - 20 hour class

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a 911 dispatcher?

    This course is an introduction to public safety dispatching.  We will cover the interview process, terminology, incoming calls, radio dispatching, work schedules, and multitasking.  The final class we’ll go through mock scenarios.  Taught by the people who do the job!  Cost is $100.

    You must attend all classes to get your certificate.

    Saturday, December 7th, 9 - 6

    Monday, December 9th, 6:15 pm - 10:15 pm

    Tuesday, December 10th, 6:15 - 10:15 pm

    Wednesday, December 11th, 6:15 - 10:15 pm

    Intro to Public Safety Dispatching (PDF)

    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, Beginning Guitar, Beginning Spanish, and more! Register now >


    Students in libraryGo back to school and learn a new skill or change your career. Don't delay, winter classes begin on December 2, 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 December 2019 Calendar of Events.

    December 2019 BTC


    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 >

    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.

    WINTER 2019 Brochure



    December 13, 2019

    • 8:30am–12pm (by appt.)
    • Self-Directed Job Search
    • Room 3

    December 14, 2019

    • HiSET Exam Testing 8am - 3:30pm

    December 16, 2019

    • 8am–10am (by appt.)
    Personalized Résumé Review
    • Room 3

    • 10:30am-11:30am (by appt.)
    • WIOA Information Session
    • Room 3

    December 17, 2019

    • 8am–10am (by appt.)
    Personalized Résumé Review
    • Room 3

    • 10:30am-12:30pm (by appt.)
    • Résumé Basics/CalJOBS
    • Room 3

    December 18, 2019

    • 8am–10am (by appt.)
    Personalized Résumé Review
    • Room 3

    • 11am-12pm (by appt.)
    • Interview Skills
    • Room 3

    December 19, 2019

    • 8am–10am (by appt.)
    Personalized Résumé Review
    • Room 3

    December 20, 2019

    • 8:30am–12pm (by appt.)
    • Self-Directed Job Search
    • Room 3

    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

    January 25, 2020

    • HiSET Exam Testing 8am - 3:30pm

    February 3, 2020

    • HiSET Exam Testing 5pm - 9pm