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A directory for local literacy providers or programs of special interest; the directory allows customized searches by region, city, program, or other unique features.

The California Adult Education Provider Directory External link opens in new window or tab. consists of information about several hundred public adult schools, community colleges, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, library literacy programs, and county offices of education.

An adult who is looking for a program can locate the closest schools by simply entering a zip code. Information provided about each program includes its address, phone number, map, transportation options, and a link to a school Web site, if available.

Adult educators and other staff can use the advanced search option for networking. Advanced search options include agency and site names, county, type of program, and adult education service region.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Site for teachers and students of privately operated postsecondary educational institutions. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) is the successor organization to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary & Vocational Education.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about immigration and citizenship.

Questions:   Adult Education Office | adulteducation@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-2175
Last Reviewed: Friday, June 7, 2019
Recently Posted in Adult Education

  • Management Bulletin 06-03 (added 26-Jun-2019)
    Information and directions about retention of records for adult schools and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title II grant recipients.
  • Management Bulletin 17-01 (added 26-Jun-2019)
    Provides guidance regarding program fees to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOWA), Title II: Adult Education Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) grantees.
  • Adults in Corrections Education Program (added 26-Jun-2019)
    Information on jail education funding, education objectives (course approval system), program compliance, and assessment.