Educational Options

  • The Educational Options campus is home to Santa Clara Adult Education, Family-Child Education and Wilson High School.

    Santa Clara Adult Education

    Santa Clara Adult Education offers a variety of programs to meet community needs. For more information, or to register for a course, please visit our website.

    Adult High School Diploma

    The Adult High School School Diploma Program offers independent study instruction and support in academic subjects. Classes follow district and state standards. Students who complete requirements receive their high school diploma. Contact: Mary Taylor, (408) 423-3632

    Career and Technical Education

    Career and Technical Education offers a variety of day, evening and weekend classes and workshops, including Microsoft Office and Adobe products. Early Childhood Education classes and Bridge to Healthcare Careers programs are available through collaborations with Mission College and San Jose City Colleges. Low-income populations are served. Contact: Connie Webb at (408) 423-3523

    English As A Second language (ESL)

    English as a Second Language (ESL) offers English classes available from Pre-Beginning through Advanced levels. Accent Improvement, Citizenship, Conversation, Grammar, also available. Contact Mary Taylor at (408) 423-3573

    Enrichment classes

    Enrichment classes offer a wide variety of fee-based classes in areas such as language, cooking, and music. Most classes are offered in the evening or weekends. Contact: Rachael Peterson, (408) 423-3525

    High School Equivalency (HSE) and Basic Skills Program

    The High School Equivalency (GED or HiSet) and the Basic Skills Program offers computer-based and individualized instruction in basic skills, including math, writing and reading. HiSet preparation instruction and official HiSet testing also available. Contact: Mary Taylor, (408) 423-3573

    Health, Fitness and Safety Education

    Health, Fitness, and Safety Education classes include CPR, exercise and weight training, swimming and a variety of other individual and team activities. Contact: Carrie Casto, (408) 423-3508

    High Tech Training Academy

    The High Tech Training Academy offers classes in A+, Network +, Network Security +, Windows Server, Linux, and Cisco Certification. Contact: Connie Webb, (408) 423-3523

    Online training

    Online Training offers online courses in a wide range of areas including Windows 2000 certification, web design, technical writing, and paralegal terminology. Connie Webb, (408) 423-3523

    Specialized Programs

    CalWorks Program

    An onsite CalWorks rep supports low-income students who need training and work experience. Services include assistance with transportation, child care, and counseling to assist students in achieving success. Contact: Gil Seegmiller at (408) 472-5268

    Family Child Education

    Family-Child Education Services provides programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and before and after school enrichment programs. Contact: (408) 423-3687

    Independence Network

    A diverse student body that includes students with intellectual disabilities. Classes include instruction in daily living activities; job training is also provided. Contact: James Ferris at (408) 423-3537

    Skills Plus Program

    The Skills Plus Program Skills Plus Program serves adults who suffer from neurological impairments like stroke and Parkinson's disease. Education and training are offered in skills like walking, speaking and other independent living skills. Classes are taught by licensed and credentialed speech, physical and occupational therapists. Contact: Cathleen Lencioni, (408) 423-3570

    Wilson High School

    Wilson High School is a needs-based school that serves approximately 500 students throughout the school year. The mode of instructional delivery is independent study. The student population represents the highly academic, the "at risk" and the pregnant or parenting teen. Wilson has been in existence for 29 years.

    Wilson Preschool

    At Wilson Preschool, parents actively participate in the classroom once a week. Parents learn ways to nurture their children's social-emotional, physical, intellectual and creative development. Children can learn through hands-on experiences and active play. Contact: Daya Sanchez at (408) 423-3674

    Family Child Education

    Family-Child Education Services provides programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and before and after school enrichment programs. Contact: (408) 423-3687

    Wilson High School

    Wilson High School is a needs-based school that serves approximately 500 students throughout the school year. The mode of instructional delivery is independent study. The student population represents the highly academic, the "at risk" and the pregnant or parenting teen. Wilson has been in existence for 29 years.

    Pam Galano, Principal
    (408) 423-3600
    pgalano@scusd.net

     

Contact

  • Brenda Carrillo
    Director of Educational Options
    (408) 423-3501
    bcarrillo@scusd.net

    Pam Galano 
    Principal of Wilson High School
    (408) 423-3600
    pgalano@scusd.net

    1840 Benton Street
    Santa Clara, CA 95050 
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