Summer 2015

SUMMER: Monday/June 15 - Saturday/July 25
Registration now available! Online and in person

In-person, mail-in, and online registration now available.
Some classes require in-person registration. Check class descriptions for details.

Become a Teacher!
Are you interested in becoming a classroom teacher? New CBEST exams in math, reading, and writing have just been scheduled for summer. Visit the Test Prep page.
Here's general information on the exam:

New Orientation Dates for Fall 2015 High School Program
Visit the High School page for August, September, and October orientation dates. There is no fee for the orientation, and all students entering the high school program must attend an orientation.

Clases en Español a Bajo Costo
ComputacionGEDSoldadura (reciba certificado)
Mantenimiento de Edificios (reciba certificado)

So what's interesting and new...?
Arts & Crafts Details
Altered Paper Craft • Figure Painting • Fundamentals of Drawing • Handmade Hand and Body Creams, Body Lotions, and Scrub • Soap Making Workshop • Portrait Drawing

Business & Finance Details
• Thinking of starting a small business? Check out these classes: Start a Small Business, and Write a Business Plan • Owe the IRS or State? Tax Debt Resolution 

Communication Details
• There are, of course, many ways to communicate: writing workshops, verbally on the radio, working in the voice-over industry. All can be learned in classes available at WCCAE!

Computer Education Details
• Microsoft apps, Windows OS, Photoshop, QuickBooks.

Computer Education for Seniors 55+ Details
• How to Use a Mouse • Understanding Internet Searches • How to Use Email • Info on the senior computer users group

Dance & Music Details
• Belly Dancing in various forms • Tambourines • Salsa Dancing • Harmonica, guitar, and piano keyboards

Food and Nutrition Details
• Cooking 4 One • Vietnamese Cuisine • Simple Bread Making • Indian Vegetarian, and much more...

Food Services Details
• Food Safety and Sanitation Certification Training in English and Spanish

Health & Fitness Details
• Acupressure for Emergencies, Headaches, and the Eyes • Healing with Whole Foods • Dayan Qigong, T'ai Chi, Yoga, and Pilates.

Languages Details
• Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Modern Native American, Deaf Interpreter Sign Language. 

Medical Career Classes Details
• CNA, HHA, CPR, on the Details link to find out what they mean

Parenting Classes Details
• Learn parenting techniques and how to manage family stress

Photography Details
• Learn the fundamentals of composition, how to play with color, the principals of storytelling, and how to create visual impact

Sewing Details
• Basic • Contining Sewing and Hemming are back

Special Interest Details
• Self-Hypnosis in Two Days • Getting old? Welcome to Medicare!

Trades Details
• Get trained in plumbing/pipefitting, electrical controls, home/building maintenance, HVAC, solar technology, welding...English and Spanish


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West Contra Costa Adult Education • 6028 Ralston Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805 • Phone 510.215.4666 • Fax 510.215.0430

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Updated June 22, 2015