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Welcome to Napa Valley Adult Education! 

We hope that you feel a warm sense of support and community here. The mission of NVAE is to serve our community by educating and supporting adult learners to advance in their education and careers. We are part of a larger county-wide consortium that partners with Calistoga Joint Unified School District, St Helena Unified School District, Napa County Office of Education and Napa Valley College. We also collaborate with many community agencies and partners. Our teachers and staff are constantly trying to make our school a better place for our students. We offer a variety of courses to try to  meet your needs; our goal is that you leave NVAE with a better skill set, a better job, or a new path to higher education. Our Student Success Center is available for all types of support and our Transitions Team wants to open your eyes to your possible next steps. We are glad you are here, please let us know how we can serve you better.

We invite you to: 

Dream of a better future, 

Plan your path to achieving your goals, and 

Do whatever is needed to make it happen!


Coleen Petersen