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Bakersfield Adult School: Learning for Life
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Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology
Now Enrolling! Write service repair orders, perform oil change and vehicle safety checks, check front end alignments, evaluate engine codes, shop safety, work place etiquette and survival. N

CTE

Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs Advisory Meeting

BAS Community Advisory Council meeting at Café 1600, located in the American Job Center of California (AJCC) Building, at 1600 E. Belle Terrace. Staff and community partners discussed industry standards, expectations as well as the current labor market and employment trends.  

CTE

Cafe' 1600

Chef Brandon Sullivan discusses the Cafe' 1600 program to the BAS Career Technical Education (CTE) Community Advisory Council. 

Cafe 1600

Culinary Program

Bakersfield Adult School's Culinary Program at Café 1600 is a Scratch Kitchen dedicated to providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to apply in the food industry.

Cafe 1600

Cafe 1600

Open to the public Tuesday - Thursday (Breakfast 8:15am-10am) / (Lunch 11am-1:30pm). Dine In and To-Go menu items.

NCTN 2018

Co-Presenting the Job Spot at NCTN annual conference

Mark Wyatt and Jodi Loeffler Co-Presenting the Job Spot at the NCTN annual conference with Endee Grijalva of Bakersfield College.

The NCTN’s annual national conference is being held in Cambridge, MA on November 12 – 14, 2018.

Job Spot

The Job Spot Joins with Bakersfield Colleges Adult Education Program

Informing vineyard workers of the educational opportunities available to them. Joe Turner speaks with a group informing them of the resources the Adult School and Job Spot have to offer.

Job Spot

The Job Spot

The Kern High School District and Bakersfield Adult School have opened up a job resource for the community at 1501 Panama Lane. Click here to learn more.

GED Preparation

GED Preparation
GED testing is now on line, however, we still have GED Prep classes for those who need review before taking the new GED. You may sign up for a GED prep class on Mondays or Tuesdays during the first few weeks of each quarter at 8:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. during the day, and Tuesday evenings ONLY at 5:30 p.m. in Room 505 on our BAS campus

High School Diploma

High School Diploma
A student can earn credit and receive a high school diploma through Bakersfield Adult School. Among students we serve are those 18 years and older who have dropped out of school or who have graduated from a high school in another country and are now seeking a high school diploma in English from a U.S. high school.

Independent Study

Independent Study
ndependent Study is an educational program that provides the opportunity for adult students 19 and older, to complete Kern High School District's diploma requirements. Most courses (including elective credits) may be taken via Independent Study. We offer two types of Independent Study: online and traditional.

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language
The mission of the Bakersfield Adult School's English as a Second Language Department is to provide the language skills and opportunities to enrich the lives of our students by encouraging them to become life long learners and achieve personal success.

Job Training: Business and Computer Education

Job Training: Computer and Business Classes
Classes include QuickBooks, Simulated Office Development, Accounting, Basic Business Skills, Job Readiness, Keyboarding, Machine Calculation, Record Keeping, Filing, Introduction to Computers, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Photoshop & Illustrator

Job Training: Health Careers

Job Training: Health Careers
Classes include Vocational Nurse, Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Healthcare Support Occupations, Medical Billing and Coding, & Home Health Aide 

Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education
Bakersfield Adult School provides classes to help students improve skills in reading, writing and math. Students who score below a 236 on the CASAS assessment will find Adult Basic Education classes beneficial. Also Adult Basic Education classes serve as a bridge between ESL classes and GED/ High School Diploma classes.

Older Adults

Older Adults
We have 6 certificated teachers in the Older Adult Program and at 12 different facilities. Programs for older adults are designed to offer lifelong education that will provide opportunities for personal growth and development, community involvement, survival skills needed for self-maintenance and economic self-sufficiency.

Special Programs

Special Programs
Classes for adult with disabilities - Bakersfield Adult School offers a variety of instructional programs to assist in meeting the needs of adults with disabilities in the community at the Bakersfield Association for Retarded Citizens (BARC).

Children's Center

Child Care

The mission of Bakersfield Adult School Children’s Center is to promote meaningful learning in a positive and safe environment that honors the uniqueness of each child. Our philosophy is developmentally based early care and education that assesses the child's needs while fostering Independence Social Skills, Creativity, School Readiness, and Acknowledging the uniqueness of each family and their culture.

Testing

Testing
Proficiency Testing, Keyboarding and 10 Key Certification, GED and HiSET Testing.

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Join our Network Class (Introduction to Networking and Cabling Fundamentals)

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The modern business landscape relies on connectivity across organizations, industries and the globe. Bakersfield Adult Schools Introduction to Networking and Cabling Fundamentals certificate program can expose you to the next-generation of network tools (installation and monitoring) you can use to connect people via networks, VoIP, video, smart phones and more.

Spring Schedule

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Our Fall Class Schedule is now available. Click the heading above to download a copy.

The Job Spot

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The Kern High School District and Bakersfield Adult School have opened up a job resource for the community at 1501 Panama Lane. Click here to learn more.

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