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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
    Nicole Gero
    925-335-5890, Ext. 3983

    ESL Office
    Ami Wallace
    925-335-5890, Ext. 3920

    High School Diploma and Equivalency
    Maria Lumb
    (925) 335-5890, Ext. 3994

    Peace Officer Standards and Training
    Robin Gonzales
    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

    Every Woman Counts

    Every Woman Counts flyer

    The Every Woman Counts MAE Student Virtual Zoom Presentation will be on Tuesday, October 13 from 10 am to 1:30pm. 

    And If you are interested in attending, please fill out and submit the Participant Form, and you will be sent the Zoom link to the presentation.

    The student should email/share the Participant Form with Clara at

    Participant Form Link


    Martinez Adult Education

    Fall Programs 

    August 25th, 2020


                   I hope everyone is staying safe and well at this time. I wanted to provide an update on fall programs. Martinez Adult Education will be providing all classes online starting on August 25th, 2020.  We are accepting new and returning students for all programs.  Although our school is still currently closed to face-to-face instruction, our teachers and staff are well prepared to deliver instruction using a variety of online resources. At this time we do not have a date when we will be able to resume face-to-face classes, but when we can the information will be posted on our website and teachers will inform students. Please see below about enrolling in the programs. If you are new or a continuing student please start by emailing the person below associated with the program you are interested in. The fall brochure is posted to our website, click on the link to view the brochure


    Thank you,

    Suzanne Murphy, Director

    Martinez Adult Education 


    Career Training Programs- All Business Training Programs, Medical Careers & Optical Assistant Training Program or


    English as a Second Language


    High School Diploma & High School Equivalency


    Digital Arts and Media, CAD, Revit


    For general inquiries, please email

    The Workforce Innovation

    and Opportunity Act Program

    The WIOA program aims to help local job seekers succeed in the labor market by providing access to employment, education, training, support services, and more.

    To learn more about the WIOA program and services, please visit
    (Click Here)

    You will need to watch the Info Session, Résumé, and CalJobs Job Search workshops.

    After viewing all 3 workshops, please enter your contact information below the videos and state in the message section "I completed the 3 WIOA workshops (WIOA Info Session/Résumé/CalJobs Job Search)" and I was referred to WIOA by Nicole Gero at Martinez Adult Education."

    If you prefer to take the "live" workshops instead, please see the flyers below.

    WIOA Workshops NovemberWIOA Workshops December

    Workforce Development Board Contra-Costa County Flyer


    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. 


    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 >

    Learn About Our Programs
    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.

    Fall 2020 Brochure



    November 2, 2020

    • HiSET Testing
    • Room 1
    • 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    November 14, 2020

    • HiSET Testing
    • Room 1
    • 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    December 7, 2020

    • HiSET Testing
    • Room 1
    • 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    December 12, 2020

    • HiSET Testing
    • Room 1
    • 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Employee of the Year!

    Employee of the Year!"Maria’s work ethic, attitude, attention to student needs and commitment to her job is exemplary."

    - Suzanne Murphy

    Stacy and Suzy

    Congratulations Stacy Jones for passing the ABO certification exam and completing the Optical Training Program.  Good luck with your interviews as they keep coming in now that you are ABO certified.

    Census class 2020

    ESL class learning the importance of Census 2020