Silicon Valley Career Technical Education
Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (SVCTE) is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) high school program offering 23 courses (19 of which are UC "a-g" approved) that prepare students for college and future careers.
The program is FREE for qualified 11 & 12-grade students training for a specific career path. Students who enroll in the program must commit to the morning (7:30 to 10:30 a.m.) or afternoon (12:45 to 3:45 p.m.) session Monday - Friday. Bus transportation is provided from the student's home high school to SVCTE and back to the home high school.
Career Technical Education classes are designed specifically for high school students; adults may only register on a space-available basis.
Silicon Valley Adult Education
Silicon Valley Adult Education (SVAE) is part of the Metropolitan Education District (MetroED) and offers adult education classes free of charge or at a low cost to adults 18 years or older. SVAE is a comprehensive adult school offering entry-level and advanced courses in health, technology, and careers in the trades. We also offer free English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation for GED and HiSET tests, and High School Diploma (HSD) subject courses. We also have a variety of Career Technical Education courses and Online Courses with affordable registration fees. SVAE is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Silicon Valley Adult Education offers free assessment tests to enter ESL, ABE, HSE, and HSD courses, along with academic and career counseling. The Regional Testing Center, located at the Hillsdale main campus, offers state and national tests such as GED, HiSET, CBEST, CSET, CPACE, among many others for the convenience of our students and community.