Adult Education offers life enriching courses to refresh ones understanding of History, learn Photography and or how to handle a computer.
Chaired by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, The Elders is an independent group of global leaders who work together for peace and human rights. They were brought together in 2007 by Nelson Mandela, who is not an active member of the group but remains an Honorary Elder. The Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was also an Honorary Elder, until her election to the Burmese parliament in April 2012.
Alameda Adult School- Lifelong Learners Program
Offers classes designed for those over fifty years old. Continuous year round classes with computer courses held at Mastick Senior Center. Transportation available.
- 2250 Central Ave., Alameda, Ca 94501
Berkeley Adult School-Lifelong Learning Program
A diverse program for older adults in locations throughout Berkeley.
- 1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca 94702
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UC Berkeley
A year round program for older adults with courses and lectures by UCB faculty and other experts.
Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning @USF
Daytime, college-level courses for retired adults over 50 years old.
Napa Valley Adult Education
Older adult classes available with a $25 annual fee to participate in classes including exercise, fine arts, and cultural studies. Classes vary by location
- 1600 Lincoln Ave, Napa, Ca 94559
Palo Alto Adult School
Course offerings for individuals 55 years of age or older. Computer courses also available at the location of Avenidas Senior Center (avenidas.org)
- Tower Building , 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301
San Francisco State College of Extended Learning
Programs for mature learners.
Elder College- Regular university courses, audit basis only
Over 60 Degree Program- For those 60+ to earn baccalaureate of MA degree
Sixty-Plus- A self-governing group with social events, tours and meetings
Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel)
Offers adult educational tours in all 50 states and more in than 90 countries since 1975.
San Leandro Adult Education
A wide range of classes for older adults and life-long learners taught at the Marina Community Center.
San Mateo Adult School
Offering courses such as, The Internet for Older Adults, Digital Photography, AARP Driving Safety Program, Gentle Pilates.
- 789 E. Poplar Ave., San Mateo, CA 94401
Senior Survival School
Community Education Program, free of cost. Provides access for seniors and adults with disabilities to access community information (and their rights to them) such as transportation, housing, and health care.
- 965 Mission St. Suite 550, San Francisco, CA 94103
Computer Education to Bay Area retirement centers and low-income seniors citizens on location, one-on-one tutoring and assistance in the acquisition of affordable computers.
- 442A Guerrero ST. San Francisco, Ca 94110
South San Francisco Adult Education
Mission is to educate adults so they will have the academic, English language, and basic life skills necessary to function successfully in our society.Available in locations all over South San Francisco.
- (650) 877-8844
- 825 Southwood Drive, South San Francisco, Ca 94080
West Contra Costa Adult Education
Offers computer classes for seniors and other courses on an array of subjects.
- 6028 Ralston Ave., Richmond, CA 94804
- 5625 Sutter St., Richmond, Ca 94804