Poway Adult School

Call us at: 1-858-668-4024;
Office Hours: M-TH 8am-7:00pm, F 8am-12pm


  •   Poway Adult Protocol

    Poway Adult School Covid Protocol 
    All students and staff are required to wear a mask in the classroom.  
    Classrooms are equipped with extra masks, air purifiers, sanitizers and enrollment is reduced for safety distancing.


    Welcome to the Poway Adult School 2021 Fall Quarter!Director of CTAAE, Kathleen Porter

    Like many of you, we are more than ready to get back into the normal swing of things this fall and we have great news; our full slate of courses is back!

    At Poway Adult School, we take great pride in providing you with a diverse blend of courses to meet your personal and professional goals. This fall, we are pleased to introduce 20 new teachers in expanded locations throughout our community. We have a broad array of over 200 courses, both in online and on-campus formats, that we hope will appeal to almost everyone! That class you have been seeking may now be here!

    Why not go back to school this fall? Our incredible and enthusiastic teaching staff is eager to help you achieve your career, wellness, artistic, and personal enrichment goals.

    Highlighted below are just a few of the new classes we’re offering … and don’t worry, we are also bringing back many of your favorites!

    • Career Certifications
    • Seasonal Floral Design
    • Soul Line Dancing
    • Parent Education Series
    • Astrology
    • Glass Etching
    • Seasonal Cake Decorating
    and so much more …

    Register now and take the first step to enrich your life. Our staff members are ready to assist you to find the course that will best fit your passions.

    See you in class!

    Kathleen Porter


    Musical NotesPoway Symphony Orchestra Performance

    Sunday, November 21, 2021, 4:00PM Poway Center for the Performing Arts 15498 Espola Rd, Poway, CA 92064,  Tickets will be available at the PCPA 
    box office www.powaycenter.com.

    Musical NotesPoway Symphonette And Incarnation Choir Performance

    Sunday, December 19, 2021, 7:00PM Lutheran Incarnation Church 16889 Espola Rd, Poway, CA 92064 FREE 
    Donations graciously accepted to defer costs


    Come and Enjoy the Music!

  •   Job Leads and Resource Board

    Job Leads and Resource Board: 

    During this unprecedented time, the Poway Adult School staff are here to help you with your career needs. Our Job Leads and Resources Board includes job opportunities in San Diego County, unemployment information, career fairs and resources for navigating your job search in the virtual world. Click here on  Job Leads and Resource Board to "follow us" and receive hot off the press notifications to help your career! For specific career support needs and to sign up for workshops on how to prepare for virtual career fairs and e-interviews, email our Career Education Specialist, Denise McAndrews, at dmcandrews@powayusd.com.


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    Want to donate to a good local cause where every dollar donated is used for Poway Adult School Students? 

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    Business Leadership

    Specifically designed Business Leader workshop that presents game-changing techniques to enhance higher performance at all levels: individual, team and organizational. Contact us to setup initial meeting. 

    Business Support Services

    Conduct classes at your work site! We are the experts in adult education and possess a diverse range of courses designed to meet your business strategy, improve employee performance or morale. Gain knowledge of the tools necessary to plan, implement and manage projects in any business environment. Contact us at dguzman@powayusd.com for further information. 



    Arts and Crafts

    Explore the wonderful world of ceramics through construction, decoration and glazing techniques, explore watercolor art, or use your creativity to learn crochet.  

    Arts and Crafts

    Art Appreciation, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Craft Arts, Drawing and Painting, Fiber Arts,
    Photography and Graphic Arts, Metal Arts, Culinary Arts... we have a class for you.



    Adult Secondary Education

    Our Learning Center is available for test preparation. Based on the results of practice tests, you will be able to determine whether you are ready to take the official High School Equivalency exams

    Adult Secondary Education (ASE)

    Stop by our office, call 858-668-4012, 858-668-4024, or go online to register for the next orientation where options will be discussed. Assessment for placement will occur, and a meeting with the counselor to determine your education path in either our High School Diploma or Equivalency Certificate Preparation programs, will be scheduled. 



    Western Association of Schools and Colleges
    California Adult Schools
    GED Testing Service
    Education to Career Network


    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 ability, 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, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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