• 2013 - 2014 California Legislation AB86
    State Budget appropriated $25 million to the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) for two-year  grants for the purpose of developing regional plans for adult education.
  • 2014 - 2015 California Legislation AB104 Transition from planning to implementation-  AB 86 becomes the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG). The CCCCO and the California Department of Education (CDE) work in partnership to implement the requirements outlined in the Adult Education Block Grant.


At the Santa Monica Regional Consortium for Adult Education, we've gathered our collective experience to create new regional strategies addressing adult education needs.

(Co-Project director)

SMC - Project Manager, Adult Education Programs


The Santa Monica Regional Consortium for Adult Education provides a gateway to continuing education and the California workforce for the region's adult learners.

Santa Monica Regional Consortium for Adult Education

"To build a strong California workforce through the implementation of regional plans for adult education."

Pathway Mapping - ESL

Establishment of impacted ESL Classes

Development of Short-term CTE Pathways

Establishment of Comprehensive Counseling Services

legislative charge

Current initiatives




We know that proven performance is the only way to make a difference for our region. That's why we pride ourselves on a results-oriented approach.

our leadership team


Dione Carter

SMC - Dean, Noncredit and External Programs

anthony fuller

(interim co-chair)
(Co-Project director)

SMMUSD - Principal, Olympic High School and the Adult Education Center