Adult Education Opportunities
Understanding that education is central to securing better employment and a greater ability to grow, Catholic Charities offers several specialized education programs that teach new languages and new careers.
English as a Second Language
Several programs throughout the region focus on helping recent immigrants and refugees new to the region learn to speak functional English. For information specific to each program, please click the links:
10-week sessions available at both beginner and intermediate levels, taught by bilingual instructors. Get more information here!
Offered at the Montgomery County Family Center, Parent Education classes teach life skills and provide meaningful ways to improve and deepen your relationship with your children.
Offered at the Montgomery County Family Center, Financial Education classes help participants manage their money with tips and strategies on budgeting, savings, and banking.
Professional Counseling Education Program
Catholic Charities operates quarterly classes to certify qualified adults as a Professional Addictions Counselors. NAADAC and DCAPC Approved!
The Spanish Catholic Center's Green Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Program prepares clients for an exciting, rewarding career in green building by covering topics such as sustainable building and solar panel installation.
Building Maintenance Program
Free class for District of Columbia residents to learn the basics of building maintenance skills: carpentry, painting, plumping, electricity, and HVAC. Classes are taught in Spanish. Get more information here!
Ethics for Addictions Counselors
This intensive six-hour seminar provides an overview of ethical guidelines that challenge the professional counselor in the field of addiction. NAADAC and DCAPC Approved - 6 Contact Hours. Get more information here!