The mission of The Hayward Center for Education & Careers (Adult School) is to provide quality, life long educational opportunities resulting in enhanced workplace skills and bridges to further education as we respond to the needs of our diverse community.
Welcome to a new school year filled with opportunities and promise. Adult Education plays a vital role in the lives of residents in the City of Hayward.
“The Hayward Center for Education and Careers” still houses the Adult School, as well as, other programs the Hayward Unified School District oversees.
The Adult School provides courses in the following programs:
CTE (Career Technical Education) – many “real-world” job skills are offered, as well as, Certifications.
*Including opportunities for Internships (job experience with local employers)
CBET (English Tutoring for Parents) – at several Elementary Schools (Babysitting provided)
Citizenship Classes – on Saturdays
ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes
GED/HSD - GED Test Preparation & High School Diploma Courses
*Including: Concurrent Enrollment Classes at High Schools
*Coming Soon: High School Credit Recovery at The Hayward Center
Parenting Class – at Park Elementary School
Pearson VUE Test Center – GED & Career/Industry Tests
Safety Classes – First Aid & CPR
Youth Enrichment Program (a partnership with Alameda County Workforce Investment Act)
I am glad you are a part of our program, and it is our desire that the skills developed, as well as, the learning that occurs at The Hayward Center will further your success in your life’s pursuits.
*Select Quick Links for more details about each program*
Dr. Guy 'Zak' Zakrevsky
Hayward Unified School District's Director of Alternative Education
Child Care Center (Day Care)
Adult School Main Office Hours of Operation
Hours: 7:30 AM to 3:45 PM
Days: Monday through Friday
Closed on the following dates: