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Adult Education Program - Basic Literacy




  • Academic English / Reading and Writing 1*
    Monday, 5:45 – 8:45 pm, AEC Rm 101, Cr: 5 (#110100), Materials Fee: $ 0
    Students will read with understanding by locating the topic, main idea, and key details of texts and use strategies to find the meaning of unknown words.  Students will begin with basic sentence structure and will progress in the writing process to writing an essay. This course is designed to develop a firm basis in language, word usage, grammar and writing skills. Students may be introduced to the use of computers for writing activities.

  • English Fundamentals*
    Tuesday, 5:45 – 8:45 pm, AEC Rm 108, Cr: 5 (#110101), Materials Fee: $ 0
    This course is designed to improve basic skills in written communication. Emphasis is placed on written and oral language conventions, including punctuation, usage, spelling, capitalization, basic simple sentence structure, and syntax. Students apply these skills in narrative writing assignments and in practical (consumer and workplace) applications.
  • Student Success Seminar*
    Tuesday, 5:45 – 8:45 pm, AEC Rm 108, Cr: 1 (#123301), Materials Fee: $ 0
    Students have the opportunity to review important strategies to get their brain in shape for upcoming classes and to meet other new or returning students. The goal of the Student Success Seminar is to increase general knowledge and readiness skills to prepare students to be successful in required high school diploma classes and/or high school equivalency preparation classes.
  • Math Learning Center*
    Monday & Wednesday, 5:45 – 8:45 pm, AEC Rm 106, Cr: 5 (#110201/120202)
    Materials Fee: $ 0
    The Math Learning Center offers individualized instruction in basic math and algebra courses         required for the high school diploma, as well as preparation for the GED Test.

There is continuous enrollment during the year, you may start when you wish and work at your own pace.
Plan a schedule that suits your needs! All students meet with a counselor first to assess needs and develop an individualized plan.  Counseling session is free.

Prerequisite: Advanced English as a Second Language (ESL)

*Enrollment:  All students meet with a counselor first to assess needs and develop a student education plan.   Orientation and counseling session is free and available by appointment only.  Sessions take approximately two hours.  Please plan accordingly. 

Registration & Information:
Olga Saucedo (310) 664-6222, Ext. 76203 osaucedo@smmusd.org
Thania Montoya, (310) 664-6222 or tmontoya@smmusd.org

Main Campus:
Adult Education Center
2510 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica CA 90405
Parking entrance on Pine St.








Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
1651 16th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404
310-450-8338

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