Monterey Adult School

Monterey Adult School provides educational opportunities for individuals to meet their personal, academic, civic, and career goals in a safe and supportive environment that honors culture and diversity while encouraging open, effective communication as a bridge to lifelong learning and success.  Classed include English as a Second Language (ESL), High School Diploma (HSD)/ GED, General Equivalency Diploma (GED)/ HiSet Test Prep, IET: Computer English for Work, IET: Computer English for Business, Culinary Home Based Foods, and more!

Rancho Cielo Silver Star Youth Program

Rancho Cielo’s flagship program offers intensive educational instruction to students between the ages of 15 1/2 and 18. All students are screened prior to acceptance and must have a desire to make positive changes in their lives. Most students are on probation when referred to Rancho Cielo but recommendations may also come from the juvenile court, schools or parents. Graduates receive a high school diploma or GED. In addition, students are offered a variety of elective enrichment classes such as wood shop, sports, arts and crafts, music instruction and gardening. Students are able to develop vocational skills in a project-based learning environment.

Calbright College

Calbright College is designed to focus on careers, not credentials. Adult learners work toward career readiness and can start their program at any time, and work around their own schedule, at their own pace.  The curriculum includes Medical Coding, IT, Cybersecurity,  “Transition to Technology: Customer Relationship Management Platform Administration” (pilot program).

Cabrillo College Career Skills and Training Courses

Cabrillo offers tuition-free classes in workforce and job training that are designed to improve your employability, provide job-placement opportunities, or prepare you for more advanced college-level coursework. Career Training Certificates: Dental Administrative Assistant, Dental Infection Control Certificate, Introduction of Dental Technology Computer Training, Preparation for the STEM Workforce, Beginning Technology Skills, Culinary Arts Kitchen Skills, Community Health Worker Certification, Advanced CPR (AHA Certification CPR for the Healthcare Provider), American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification.

Infection Control For All Now: Safe Workplace Training

This self-paced basic training program is aimed at strengthening infection control and prevention competencies among Californians who work in the hospitality industry. There is a clear need for an educated workforce knowledgeable about infection prevention and control. Safe practices and procedures are key to helping stop the spread of infectious disease and for instilling consumer confidence in frequenting hotels and restaurants. By completing this training, you will be able to demonstrate to employers and customers your competency and commitment to a safe workplace.

Hartnell College CoderDojo

CoderDojo Hartnell College (CDHC) is an Educational Program brought by Hartnell College. CDHC is a fun and FREE computer-coding club where young people (8 to 17 yrs) can learn how to develop websites, web apps, games, and more. The program consists of a 6 session module, at the end of the module students attending 5 or more sessions will obtain a certificate of completion and will be able to take all their work home with them. It is necessary that each student know how to read and type on a keyboard independently.

Monterey Cadre

The Monterey Cadre is a leadership program for Monterey County young adults ages 18 to 24 designed to help them give back to their community. Through its emphasis on responsible actions, leadership, and innovative thinking, the Monterey Cadre program lays the foundation for informed citizenship and develops the capacity to inspire and mobilize others.

Google Tech Development Guide

Whether you’re a student or an educator, newer to computer science or a more experienced coder, or otherwise interested in software engineering, we hope there’s something for you here in Google’s Guide to Technical Development. This is a collection of materials from many sources, including Google, that you can use to supplement your classwork or direct your own learning.

Health Career Connection

Seeking hands-on experience, exposure & connections in the health field? Health Career Connection (HCC) has opportunities for undergraduates and recent college graduates. Learn how HCC inspires and empowers the next generation of diverse health professionals and leaders.

Walmart Live Better U

Walmart employees can earn a college degree, skilled trade diploma, professional certificate, or your high school diploma using your Walmart benefit. Gain valuable, in-demand skills in as few as 10 months in the following industries: Industrial and Facilities Maintenance, Electrical, Plumbing, Construction, HVAC/R, and more!

Google IT Professional Support Certificate

Google IT Professional Support Certificate helps address the huge demand for IT professionals, and is ideal for companies looking to upskill their workers into IT roles.

Monterey Citizen Police Academy

Citizens’ Police Academy is a dynamic, exciting and informative three hours long, once a week, eleven-week program. The program is designed to provide Monterey residents with an interactive, hands-on, comprehensive overview and to provide the citizens with an understanding of the job knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the modern-day community-oriented police officer.

Leadership Monterey County

Leadership Monterey County (LMC) builds awareness of local business and community concerns and encourages involvement and stewardship to help shape the future of Monterey County.  It is a comprehensive focus on important community issues. The program strives to motivate new leaders into local government, advocacy in local policy, understanding the major job industries in Monterey County, and volunteerism in the community in which they live.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code offers serveral programs including after school clubs for 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade girls to explore coding in a fun & friendly environment, 7-week summer programs for 10-11th grade girls to learn coding & get exposure to tech jobs, program to help alumni succeed in college and build community with other women in tech on campus, and more. There are multiple club locations across the Monterey Bay region.

GRID Alternatives

GRID Alternatives seeks to provide an effective, efficient, and equitable pathway into the solar industry. More than 3 million US workers are employed in well-paying clean energy jobs. GRID’s installation training programs help individuals launch careers in this booming industry. GRID offers two progressive certificate programs – Installation Basics Training (IBT) and Team Leader Training. Trainees may specialize in electrical or array work, or both.

Community Partnership for Youth

Community Partnership for Youth (CPY) is a prevention program providing alternatives to gangs, drugs, and violence.  The program consists of an After School Mentor-Tutor Program, an 5 week Summer Intercession Program, a Middle School Leadership Program, a High School Leadership & Job Preparation Program, a 7 week Strengthening Families Program (SFP), and a Visual and Performing Arts Academy. Learn more about CPY Programs.

Bay Area Cyber League

The Bay Area Cyber Leauge is comprised of the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas interconnected by our common passion for Cybersecurity. Any middle or high school team within our geographical region is welcomed to join. There is no cost to join nor technical specifications required. Students should have an interest in the field and a champion teacher at each school site.