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Main Office Schedule for Summer 2014

Effective June 23, 2014 to August 11, 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

*The Main Office will be CLOSED the week of June 30, 2014 to July 4, 2014

Summer School Registration is now OPEN!

We appreciate everyone's patience while we were busy developing our new GED workshops.  Registration for GED and high school diploma classes is now open.


There is a one-time, non-refundable $65.00 fee, plus an additional $2.50 online transaction fee (effective July 1, 2014) for both programs - $67.50 total.


Please click here to learn more about our GED workshops and how to register for classes.


Please click here to learn more about our high school diploma program and how to register for classes.  Due to limited space, most students should expect to be placed on the wait list for the high school diploma program.

2014 Graduation Ceremony

Our Mission

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.

Director's Message

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

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