The Kern High School District (KHSD) proudly proclaimed April 2-8, 2017 as Adult Education Week in the KHSD. Adult education programs provide life-long opportunities and support services for adults in Kern County and served more than 14,000 students in 2016 alone.
The Bakersfield Adult School (BAS) is also celebrating 100 years in the community since opening its doors in 1917. Courses of study at BAS include High School Diploma, Independent Study, General Educational Development, Adult Basic Education, Substance Abuse, Parenting, Anger Management, Adults with Disabilities, Adults in Corrections, English as a Second Language, Older Adult Programs, Career Technical Education, and many other resources.
BAS is being honored by the Kern Literacy Council (KLC) at an upcoming gala for its century of service and dedication to transforming lives through literacy. The Read for Life Celebration is May 4, 2017, and KLC is recognizing BAS for providing opportunities for personal and professional success to the citizens of Kern County.