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About Our School

School Profile

The Azusa Adult Education Center (AAEC) has served AUSD community since 1938.   With a proud 77-year heritage of service, the school offers 21st century-focused classes that are designed to meet the varied academic preparation, language development, and career training needs of our community.  

Adult classes are held at the Alternative Education Center (AEC), and are offered in day and evening formats in order to offer maximum flexibility for our students’ busy lives. Adult School programs include ESL, Adult Basic Education, High School Diploma and GED, a variety of Career Technical Education classes in the medical and business sectors.  

Mission

We are committed, as a professional learning community, to continuous improvement in providing a diverse and high quality educational program where all students are provided the opportunity to develop and deepen their knowledge and skills required to:

  • Actively participate in further educational pursuits
  • Obtain or advance in fulfilling career
  • Ethically participate in a multi-cultural civic society
Accreditation

The Azusa Adult Education Center is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Accreditation is an assurance of quality and a guarantee that classes taken for credit will be accepted for credit by other educational institutions. All teachers are certified in their respective teaching area by the State Commission for Teacher Preparation and Credentialing.

Student Learning Outcomes

Effective communicators who can engage in meaningful interactions: 

  • Comprehend and analyze written, spoken, and visual information.

  • Convey complex thoughts and ideas orally, in written or in a visual format.

  • Synthesize complex communication and data, and respond in orally and in writing

  • Develop relationships that advance the idea of cooperation and positive working and community environment.

Productive Individuals who utilize current tools to set and achieve attainable goals:

  • Possess digital literacy, well as mastery other tools necessary for successful employment, community interaction, and achievement of educational goals. 

  • Gain knowledge sufficient for understanding and achieving employment, personal, and educational goals.

  • Organize effectively for maximum efficiency

  • Develop self-reliance, while maintaining a sense of social responsibility

Critical Thinkers who:

  • Problem solvers who utilize mathematical, numeric, and formulaic concepts to resolve complex challenges present in daily life and in the complex environment of 21 Century workplace.

  • Utilize knowledge to resolve complexities of societal issues

  • Employ creativity and forward thinking to seek out solutions to challenges
Azusa Unified School District
Board of Education
Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez
Yolanda Rodriguez-Peña
Jeri Bibles-Vogel
Gabriela Arellanes
Adrian Greer
Superintendent: Linda Kaminski, Ed.D.

Adult School Staff
Director: Linda McNary

Assistant Director: Saida Valdez, Ed.D.
Counselor: Daniel Soriano
Evening Administration: Joe Rocha