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About Our School

The Azusa Adult Education Center (AAEC) has served AUSD community since 1938. With a proud 77-year plus heritage of service, the school offers 21st century-focused classes that are designed to meet the varied academic preparation, language development, and career training needs of our community.  

Adult classes are held at the Azusa Adult Education Center (AAEC), and are offered in day and evening formats in order to offer maximum flexibility for our students’ busy lives. Our school programs include ESL, Adult Basic Education, High School Diploma and HiSET (GED), a variety of Career Technical Education classes in the medical sectors.

Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

We are committed, as a professional learning community, to continuous improvement in providing a diverse and high quality educational program where all students are provided the opportunity to develop and deepen their knowledge, skills and abilities required to:

  • Actively participate in further educational pursuits
  • Obtain or advance in a career
  • Ethically participate in a multi-cultural civic society


Azusa Adult Education Center will empower every student to pursue their personal, educational and career goals to transition into higher education or productive employment. 





The Azusa Adult Education Center is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Accreditation is an assurance of quality and a guarantee that classes taken for credit will be accepted for credit by other educational institutions. All teachers are certified in their respective teaching area by the State Commission for Teacher Preparation and Credentialing.

Student Learning Outcomes

Effective communicators who can engage in meaningful interactions: 

  • Comprehend and analyze written, spoken, and visual information.

  • Convey complex thoughts and ideas in oral, written and/or visual format.

  • Synthesize complex communication and data, respond orally and in writing

  • Develop relationships that advance the idea of cooperation and a positive working and community environment.

Productive individuals who utilize current tools to set and achieve attainable goals:

  • Possess digital literacy, as well as mastery of other tools necessary for successful employment, community interaction, and achievement of educational goals. 

  • Gain knowledge sufficient for understanding and achieving personal, educational, and career goals.

  • Organize effectively for maximum efficiency

  • Develop self-reliance, while maintaining a sense of social responsibility

Critical Thinkers who:

  • Problem solvers who utilize mathematical, numeric, and formulaic concepts to resolve complex challenges present in daily life and in the complex environment of the current workplace.

  • Utilize knowledge and resources to resolve complexities of societal issues

  • Employ creativity and forward thinking to seek out solutions to challenges