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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.

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 

Main Office

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Spring 2018 Events
The team at Martinez Adult Education plays a big role in helping students get where they want to go. We work together to help students prepare for college or gain skills for career advancement. Learn more about our Spring 2018 Events.


Register Now!

Registration is now open for Spring classes at Martinez Adult Education. Classes began on February 26, 2018. Don't delay, there is still time to sign up!

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.


Career, Academic, and Support Services

The staff in the Career, Academic, and Support Services office is here to help you explore careers, find jobs, write resumes and cover letters and get ready for interviews.

Our staff can help you develop a personalized plan that addresses your specific goals. Drop in or call to make an appointment today to get started!

Student Success Story: Mehdi Ragozar

I had a great time at Martinez Adult Education. It was really cool with a decent size campus filled with heartwarming and outgoing students. All the instructors did their best so we could reach our goals. We not only learned English, but also learned how to live a good, healthy, and successful life in the U.S. I started studying at the beginning level in January then moved through four levels by the end of the year. I remember one day guests from DVC came and shared about college. While on a tour of the DVC campus, I met Nicole Gomez who knew my ESL teacher. Together they helped me enroll in DVC and even get a job on campus in the Student Service Center. Now I am in college, have a job, and work toward my degree in Civil Engineering.

I really appreciate what the ESL teachers at MAE have done for me. In the end, I’d like to say special thanks to Gretchen Lammers who always helped me in any way that she could.

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.


Martinez Adult Education is proud to announce their full accreditation by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges through June 30, 2021.



View Spring 2018 Brochure

Spring Quarter
February 26–May 25, 2018

Upcoming Events and Breaks


Registration open for Spring Classes

March 27, 2018
• Diablo Valley College Presentation
• 6:30–7:30 pm, Multi-Use Room

March 28, 2018
• Diablo Valley College Presentation
• 9:30–11:00 am, Multi-Use Room

April 2-6, 2018
• Spring Break/No Classes

April 10, 2018
• College Application Workshop
• 6:30–8:00 pm, Room 7

April 11, 2018
• College Application Workshop
• 12:00–1:30 pm, Room 7

April 18, 2018
• Noon Networking
• 12:00–1:30 pm, Room 6

April 24, 2018
• Financial Aid Workshop
• 6:30–8:00 pm, Room 7

April 25, 2018
• Financial Aid Workshop
• 12:00–1:30 pm, Room 7

April 30, 2018
• Year Up Bay Area
• 12:15–1:15 pm, Room F-2

May 9, 2018
• Public Safety Careers
• 6:15–8:00 pm

May 9, 2018
• DVC Campus Tour
• 9:30–11:30 am

May 16, 2018
• POST Graduation
• 6:15–8:00 pm

May 16, 2018
• Career Exploration Workshop
• 10:00–11:30 am, DVC Campus

May 17, 2018
• Apprenticeship Information Night
• 4:30–7:00 pm

May 23, 2018
• International Faire
• 10:00 am–1:00 pm

May 28, 2018
• Memorial Day/No Classes

June 4, 2018
• Summer Quarter Begins

June 5, 2018
• Graduation Commencement
• 7:00–9:00 pm

July 4, 2018
• Independence Day/No Classes

August 13, 2018
• Registration Open for Fall Classes

August 23, 2018
• In Service for MAE Staff
• 8:30 am–3:00 pm

August 27, 2018
• Fall Quarter Begins

September 3, 2018
• Labor Day/No Classes

October 8, 2018
• Professional Development Day


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