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Career Transition Support Services (CTSS)

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Students currently attending classes have access to our career transition support services for free.

Career transition support services

  • Career exploration and career plan development
  • Workshops on resume building, interview skills, completing college entrance applications, and FAFSA applications
  • Field trips to local colleges and career training programs

• US News–The 100 Best Jobs
 

• For California based job search O*Net—onetonline.org/
 

• East Bay Works (For skills building workshops and assistance in finding employment)—eastbayworks.org/
 

• Occupational Outlook Handbook (established to help find career information on duties, education or training, pay, and outlook for occupations)—bls.gov/ooh/

Consider Health and Administrative Careers

Mt. Diablo Adult Education—Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) 
Call 685-7340, Ext. 6730 or go to mdae.mdusd.org/ctec
CTEC Certificate Programs—Prepare for a career in under a year! Financial Aid available.

• Administrative Assistant
• Emergency Medical Technician
• Medical Assistant
• Dental Assistant
• Surgical Technologist
• Computer Applications Training
• CPR for Health Care Providers (American Heart)
• Customer Service (National Certification)
• Food Safety (National Certification)

Explore Community Colleges

• Diablo Valley College—dvc.edu  


• Los Medanos College—losmedanos.edu


• Contra Costa Community College—contracosta.edu/

 

Mt. Diablo Adult Education provides Community College Assessment Preparation Workshops. Please check with the high school office for the next time that one is being offered.

Research California State University Campuses

• For all CSU Campuses—secure.csumentor.edu

• CSU East Bay—www20.csueastbay.edu/prospective/index.html


• National Center for Educational Statistics—(to search for local or other certification programs, degrees, junior colleges and colleges in your specified areas of interest)—nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Evaluate University of California Campuses

• Admissions and degree Information—admission.universityofcalifornia.edu

• UC Berkeley—berkeley.edu/

• UC Davis—ucdavis.edu/

Apply for Financial Aid

(Be sure to apply at both the Federal and California sites)
 

• Federal Student Aid FAFSA (complete to receive aid at any college or university)fafsa.ed.gov
 

• California DREAM Act Application (Acronym for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors. Established so they are able to receive aid to attend college or university)—https://dream.csac.ca.gov/
 

• California Student Aid Commission—Financial aid in Californiacalgrants.org

• California College Pathways for Foster Youthcacollegepathways.org
 

• California Chafee Grant for Foster Youth—free money for foster youth for college or career training—chafee.csac.ca.gov/default.aspx

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Room: High School Office

Office Hours:  
Monday - Friday - 8:00-4:30

Phone: 925-685-7340 ext 6745

Email: adulthighschoolged@mdusd.org

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