Albany Adult School 603 Key Route Blvd, Albany, CA94706 The Albany Adult School offers a wide variety of inexpensive classes during its fall, spring and summer sessions. Some…More of the school's offerings include computer, investing and finance, health and body work, art, literature, ESL and swimming. Classes are held at different schools in the Albany Unified School District.
Kumon Math and Reading Center 1172 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA94706 Kumon began 50 years ago in Japan as a system to provide tutoring in math and reading to children from pre-school age…More through adults. Akihiko Tominaga and his wife, Aiko, run this Kumon center on the border of Albany and Berkeley. Tominaga says the program centers on independent self-learning. Students complete a range of worksheets and problem sets to refine their skills. Tominaga said students can start as young as 3 years old, and that he's worked with students as old as 65. It can be a good activity for senior citizens, he said.
Albany's Orientation Center for the Blind is operated by the California Department of Rehabilitation. It provides a…More live-in environment for up to 36 students at a time, in which adults may adjust to new vision disabilities and learn to become self-sufficient again. The program offers a full curriculum of classes and personal adjustment counseling taught by qualified and credentialed teachers and rehabilitation specialists, with instruction customized to each individual student. Students live on-site in a dorm while they are given instruction in areas including braille, cooking, independent travel, computer access, self-health care and fitness.</p>