Adult Education

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  • The Adult Education Center is committed to helping each one of you continue working to achieve your educational and personal goals!

    Our campus has transitioned to an in-person format with distance learning options.  We look forward to seeing all of you soon! 

    Our professional and caring teachers are working to provide opportunities to keep you learning, which will include learning and communicating in different ways (free teacher-directed in-person meetings, free online meetings, free distance-learning options, free teacher-directed communication platforms, and free learning platforms).

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  • Sponsored by the California Department of Education, the Santa Monica-Malibu Adult Education Center is part of a state-wide program designed to develop skilled workers, strong families and successful communities by offering opportunities to learn at every stage of life.

        • Vision Statement
          Our goal is to ensure that students have the skills to navigate and adapt to an ever-changing global society.

        • Mission Statement
          To provide our diverse student population with the necessary skills to become productive members of the workforce, participating community members, effective and caring family members, wise consumers, and confident lifelong learners.

        • Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
          Students demonstrate digital literacy.  
          Students achieve their educational or employment goals. 
          Students recognize their rights, duties, and responsibilities of civic engagement and pursue community resources for themselves and their families.
          Students are lifelong learners, engaged and empowered by a culturally responsive classroom to achieve their individual goals.

        • Programs:
          Adult Basic Education
          Adult Secondary Education
          English as a Second Language

    All educational opportunities are available without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability.

    Students enrolled in the Adult Education Center are not required to pay any fee, deposit, or other charge for participation in an educational activity offered by the school or the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, except as authorized by law and consistent with the California constitution and Hartzell v. Connell (1984) 35 Cal.3d 899. Donations are sought and accepted for various activities and supplies, and are at times critical to the continued success of classes and activities, but donations are always voluntary, and no child will be denied the right to fully and meaningfully participate in any activity because he/she has not donated money or supplies. For more information, go to