WASC Adult Education

Located in Santa Cruz, and Watsonville and the Greater Santa Cruz County
Offering ESL, Adult Basic Education, GED preparation and Career Technical Education

Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult Education offers educational programs to support your career growth, learn a new language, earn your diploma equivalency or create a pathway to college.

About WASC Adult Ed


Location & Contact Information

WASC Adult Ed - Santa Cruz 

319 La Fonda Avenue

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 429-3966


(ILC) Institute of Language and Culture

320 Rodriguez Street,

Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 786-8225 

WASC Adult Ed - Watsonville

294 Green Valley Road
Watsonville, CA  95076

(831) 786-2160

Programs Offered

English as a

Second Language

Career Technical





Basic Education

Getting started with WASC Adult Education

Helpful information about taking classes with this provider

Classes at WASC Adult Ed

  • Classes are free at WASC Adult Ed for Basic Education, GED, and ESL. Career courses may have a fee.

  • Registration is online and on-site: Green Valley Center: 294 Green Valley Rd, Watsonville, CA or 319 La Fonda Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

  • All new students need to:

    • Attend orientation

    • Complete a new student registration form

    • Take a placement assessment

    • Classes are held in the morning and evenings. New class starts each semester

  • There are classes available in English and Spanish

  • Staff is available to help student complete registration forms

  • May classes may be started at any time throughout the semester.

  • Classes are offered throughout the year.

  • A social security number or high school diploma is not required to take classes.

Need help? Try calling WASC Adult Education

If you’re not sure where to start, contact a counselor with questions about which class is best for you.