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Supportive Adult Education for Sierra County and Surrounding Areas

We will be closed for our Summer Break the month of July. We will return on August 1st. We’ll respond to all forms and voicemails when we return.    

American Heart Association



We are now accepting applications for classes in April and May. Contact Us for details.

Emergency Medical Technician


Due to popular demand, we have added a second EMT BASIC COURSE! March 28th – June 28th.

Monday, Tuesday 5:00pm -8:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm *We are still accepting applications. CALL NOW TO REGISTER! 

Medical Emergency Technician


Jumpstart your career in the Culinary World! Sign up now for this 40-Hour intensive hands-on boot camp

April 17th – 21st* 9:00am – 4:00pm
*Tentative Dates 


Helping Every Student Meet Their Personal Goals

At Sierra County Schools for Adults, we know that everyone’s life journey takes a different path. No matter where you are, we want to meet you there and help you achieve your higher learning goals. We hope to serve as a dependable support system for students in Sierra County and surrounding areas on their journey to attaining employable skills.

Sierra County EMT training
About Us

We aim to support our district’s vision that all students can succeed academically. Our mission is to provide every adult with support and encouragement in a safe, and equitable learning environment.

Our Programs

Whether you are looking to complete a degree, train to become an emergency medical service provider, or develop a skill set to help you in your current career path, there is a place for you here.


Helping Every Student Meet Their Personal Goals

Dedicated Team of Instructors

We equip students with the skills and tools they will need to be successful in the current job market, no matter their chosen career path. Accomplishing this requires dedication and encouragement from all of our passionate faculty members.

Convenient Options to Fit Your Lifestyle

Your work schedule, family needs, and personal life no longer have to be the barrier standing in the way of your goals. Whether you’re looking for online or in-person learning, we have you covered with our Loyalton, Downieville, and Pike-Alleghany locations.

Advancement Opportunities

We partner with local and regional Workforce Accountability Boards to strengthen our students’ employment placement or advancement within their current career paths. Knowledgeable professionals help us take the proper steps to ensure student success after graduation.

High School Diploma Completion Program

Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent is possible for everyone in Sierra County and surrounding areas. Students will develop and strengthen adult basic skills in order to earn their diplomas and propel themselves forward in the job market.

EMT Training from Professionals

Through our collaboration with the Downieville Fire Protection District and NorCal-EMS, we are proud to offer an advanced EMT training program. Our students learn the skills necessary to be first on the scene of a medical emergency and make life-or-death decisions out in the field.

Job Skill Certifications

We provide opportunities to obtain short- and long-term job skill certifications that lead directly into new employment or advancement with their current employer. Our graduates stand out from the crowd with certifications proving they know their craft.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

If you are feeling inspired to invest in your career and kickstart your future, we are ready to be there for you. We will serve as your support system every step of the way to help you achieve your goals. Open enrollment is happening now – we can not wait to see you in class!

Ready to Get Started? So Are We!

At Sierra County Schools for Adults, we know that taking that first step can often be a daunting aspect of adult education. We are here to help you make the leap and support you every step of the way. No matter your goals or current position, we are ready to help you figure out a path that works for you right here in Sierra County and surrounding areas. Our director, Wendy Jackson, would be happy to have a conversation with you and discuss any questions or concerns you may have. Fill out the contact form to get in touch with us.