Adult Education Programs

Adult Education offers additional course options for adults.  The courses are selected based on needs demonstrated by a comprehensive survey.  A special schedule of classes serves the Inmate Education program at the Colusa County jail.  The Community Based English Tutoring (CBET) provides supplemental instruction for developing language fluency for parents and community members who do not speak English. 

 

·       Wildland Fire Academy: Applications for the 2019-20 will be available soon. Orientation for the next academy will be on November 2, 2019 at 3pm. Wildland Fire Academy is taught by Cal Fire staff.

·       HiSET/GED Test Preparation: Located at Education Village on Tues & Wed, 6pm-9pm, C-3.

·       Childcare for Children of Adult Education Students: Located at Education Village on Mon.-Thur, 6pm-9pm, C2

·       Keyboarding, Microsoft Office, & Medical Terminology: Located at Education Village on Tues-Thurs., 8am-4pm, C-3

 

Wildland Fire Academy


Applications for the 2019-20 will be available soon. Orientation for the next academy will be on November 2, 2019 at 3pm. Wildland Fire Academy is taught by Cal Fire staff.

- Wildland Fire Academy Brochure
- Frequently Asked Questions-WFA


ESL/Citizenship


Colusa County Office of Education
ESL (English as a Second Language) and US Citizenship Test Preparation

Evening classes are held on Monday through Thursday

(Citizenship/ESL), 6pm-9pm, in the Education Village, Room C-1.

Address: 499 Marguerite St., Room C-1, Williams.

Pre-enrollment is not required, you may sign up on the night of your first class. These classes are offered free of charge.

For class information, contact: Toni Rangel, Administrative Assistant, Education Services 530-473-1350, ext. 10301


English as a Second Language/Civics/Citizenship


This course of instruction is designed to help individuals of limited English proficiency achieve competence in the English language.  The design and delivery of instruction integrate civics education content with ESL instruction as well as a separate civics participation program.  The citizenship portion of this course focuses on literacy skills and utilizes English as a Second Language methodologies as well as other citizenship materials to prepare students to take and pass the USCIS exams.


Adult Education Inmate Program


This program offers education and vocational training for adult inmates in correctional facilities.   The instruction provided includes: English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), Life Skills, Math and General Educational Development (GED).


Adult Education Staff


Educational Village - Marguerite Road, Williams, CA
dmaldonado@ccoe.net
Lorraine McBurney -Inmate Education Instructor

Colusa County Jail


Important Links


·       www.casas.org

·       www.otan.us

·       www.cal.org

·       www.caeaa.org

 


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