Q: Who can enroll in adult education through GatewaySCV?
A: All adults are welcome in classes offered through GatewaySCV. You don’t have to worry about district boundaries, no high school diploma is required and many classes and programs are tuition-free.
Q: Do I need specific skills to take an adult education class?
A: Not at all. If you need help with basic math, literacy or English skills, we’re here to help you get ready for your future.
Q: How does GatewaySCV adult education compare to other options?
A: Our career training programs open doors for students who may not be able to afford private education or training, and we offer basic education classes that help adults acquire the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.
Q: Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to enroll?
A: No, our programs are open to all adults. And in fact, some classes, such as English as a Second Language and Citizenship Preparation, are intended to help recent immigrants better connect with the community or become citizens.
Q: Can I earn my high school diploma or equivalency through GatewaySCV?
A: Yes! The members of the GatewaySCV Consortium provide programs that help adults finish their high school education, and earn the diploma or equivalency they need.
Q: Who are the members of the GatewaySCV Consortium?
A: GatewaySCV is a collaboration involving College of the Canyons and the William S. Hart Union High School District. COC and the Hart District have a long track record of working together to better the community, and GatewaySCV represents their shared commitment to providing ongoing learning opportunities to adults.
Q: What kinds of classes are available?
A: There are four main categories of classes: Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, Career Technical Education and English as a Second Language. You can learn more about all of them, and how to sign up, here. [LINK TO: Love to Learn page]
Q: Where are classes held?
A: Classes are typically held at the Golden Oak Adult School in Valencia or one of the two College of the Canyons campuses in Valencia or Canyon Country.
Q: What if I have more questions?
A: We’re here to help you! Connect with us here or call us at 661-362-3300.