Director Message

Welcome to Poway Adult School’s 2023 WINTER Quarter!Director of CTAAE, Kathleen Porter


Balance is an essential ingredient in a happy and fulfilling life. Without balance, juggling everyday challenges - from family, career, and personal commitments to finances and to-do lists - can seem overwhelming.

As we prepare for the New Year and new resolutions, why not allow Poway Adult School to help you find dedicated time to focus on you and your personal or
professional growth? Allow yourself to set aside other demands for your attention and direct your focus on classes and experiences that will bring you the gifts of peace, joy, and fulfillment.

Whether you want to advance your professional career or enrich your personal life,
Poway Adult School can help you achieve your goals. We understand that adult
learners have very busy lives, so many of our courses are offered at multiple times and
locations to fit your active lifestyle. Chose various class formats, from on-campus to
online or self-paced. Our objective is to provide you with the education and tools you
seek to support you in becoming the best you ever.

A few new highlighted areas include:

  • Career certification courses
  • Conscious communication
  • Becoming a Court Reporter
  • Art Journaling
  • Healing Arts
  • Nutrition
  • Creative writing
  • Parenting Education series

See you in class!

Kathleen Porter


The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2761, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator, Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406