Alamo Adult Education Program FAQ's

Does everyone qualify for the Alamo Adult Education program

No, not everyone qualifies. If you have an associate degree and/or a bachelor's degree a student would not qualify. If the student has an advanced degree from another country the student does qualify.

What disqualifies someone from the Alamo Adult Education program?

  • Having earned any type of College degree in the United States
  • Not having a right to work in the United States (if bridging into a training)
Is the program based on income qualifications?

No. Alamo Adult Education is not based on income qualification to participate.

Does it cost anything to be in this program?

No, if qualified, the training is at no cost to the student; however, attendance is top priority to succeed and we hold students accountable for attendance. 

What if I don’t have a GED do I still qualify?

Yes. Some certifications do not require a GED/Diploma; however, Alamo Adult Education will work with you to get your GED and certification. 

What training does Alamo Adult Education offer?

Alamo Adult Education offers Integrated Education Training (link to IET) training such Medical Assistant, Information Technology, etc. 

Where are the classes held?

Due to COVID-19 all classes are being held remotely until further notice. When we resume classes face-to-face these are the different locations.

  • Eastside Education Training Center 
  • Brackenridge Education Training Center 
  • Workforce Center of Excellence 
  • Westside Education Training Center
  • Central Technical Training Center
How are the classes held?

Due to COVID-19 all classes are being held remotely until further notice. When we resume classes face-to-face these are the different locations.

  • Eastside Education Training Center
  • Brackenridge Education Training Center
  • Workforce Center of Excellence
  • Westside Education Training Center
  • Central Technical Training Center
How do I register for Adult Education Training

All students interested in Alamo Adult Education training have to participate in the Smart Choice  assessment.

What are the eligibility requirements to enroll for the Medical Assistant class?

Shot records which can be obtained through the City of San Antonio (if you are from San Antonio)

Immunizations REQUIRED

  • Varicella 1st Dose & 2nd Dose
  • Hepatitis B 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Dose (or Titer)*
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test Results (within 1 year)

Immunization records must include Tuberculosis test result not older than 1 year and entire 3-part Hepatitis B series which may take up to 6 months to complete for student who have not had the immunization. If Hepatitis B series is over 10 years old a Titer (blood test) or booster is required to verify Hepatitis B immunization is currently active.

Do I need immunizations on the first day of class?

Yes - all immunications and shot records must be submitted prior to the first day of class.