The purpose of Clovis Adult Education is to offer lifelong educational opportunities and services, which address the unique needs of our diverse community by providing the means to become productive community members and workers, effective family members, and lifelong learners.INFORMATION
Clovis Adult Education (CAE) offers a public education program, with low-cost classes, for adults 18 and older. Annually we enroll approximately 10,000 students. In addition to adults, this school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. Clovis Adult Education (CAE) has been serving the Fresno/Clovis area and the surrounding communities as part of the Clovis Unified School District since 1968. The Clovis Unified School District is a K-12 public school system that serves the cities of Clovis and Fresno, some unincorporated areas of Fresno County, and the rural community of Friant. The District covers approximately 198-square miles, and has a student population exceeding 40,000. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Fresno/Clovis area lies at the foot of the Sierra Nevada, in the geographical and economic heart of the agriculture-rich San Joaquin Valley.PROGRAMS AND LOCATION
Clovis Adult Education offers classes in Academics, ESL, Career Technical Education in Business and Nurse Education & Health Careers, Older Adult, and Community Education programs. All of our teachers are certificated through the State of California, or are experienced in their related fields.
Clovis Adult Education is located at 1452 David E. Cook Way, in Clovis, and occupies a 50,000 square foot, facility located one block south of the Clovis Unified School District main office, on the SE corner of Sunnyside and Herndon Avenues. The campus includes 38 classrooms, an administrative office, Nurse Education office, Community Education office, Financial Aid/Agency office, eight computer labs, bookstore, nursing lab, a meeting center, faculty lounge and a student lounge. Students and staff are afforded easy access to the school via two paved and landscaped parking lots, with combined space for more than 290 vehicles. Clovis Adult Education has grown to become the third largest adult school in the Central Valley.ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROGRAM LEADERS
Ed Schmalzel Principal
Coutney McMahon Learning Director, Career Technical Education
Barbie Hansen Guidance Learning Director for Academics
Crystal Rodriguez Guidance Learning Specialist for Academics
Gwen Ross Coordinator, Nurse Education
Kelly Peterson Coordinator, Community Education Program; Community Education office
Rick Talley Guidance Learning Director, Career Placement CATALOGS AND CONTACTS
Our course catalog circulates to residents throughout Clovis and our neighboring communities. These catalogs are mailed out three times a year; in July (Fall classes), December (Winter/Spring I classes), and April (Spring II/Summer). If you do not receive a catalog in the mail, please visit our website at www.clovisadultschool.com
for information or feel free to pick up a catalog at our main campus located at 1452 David E. Cook Way in Clovis.STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs)
It is our goal that all Clovis Adult Education students will master the following Student Learning Outcomes during their education experience at CAE.