Community Programs

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MCAS offers an array of exciting art classes with accomplished instructors. Our ceramics students have used the skills they have acquired in these classes to make significant works that often are commercially sold. Come be a part of these fantastic classes!

We've just received permission from the District for the safe return of the MCAS Summer Ceramics Program at The Wheelhouse ceramics lab!

Classes will once again be available for morning, afternoon, and evening in-person sessions on either Tuesday or Thursday.


Class to be held at:
The Wheelhouse
Skills Center
1833 Santa Fe Place
Monrovia, CA 91016


Ceramics Summer Session 1
May 18, 2021 - June 24, 2021
Tue or Thu
Mornings 9:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoons 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Evenings 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Ceramics Summer Session 2
July 13, 2021 - August 19, 2021
Tue or Thu
Mornings 9:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoons 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Evenings 6:00pm - 9:00pm

This course instructs students in hand building, potter's wheel, glazing, firing, and marketing of finished work. Students from beginners to advanced will learn all aspects of ceramics, functional and sculptural, from highfire to raku.

Due to Covid protocols, a maximum enrollment of 20 people per time slot is in place. Students may only attend the time slot that they pay for to maintain proper social distancing. Masks will be required at all times.

Students will need to purchase a basic tool kit, clay and other materials - Instructor will provide information on where to buy them safely.

Students must register in advance either in person at the Monrovia Adult School main campus or via the MCAS website.
If you need to register in person, please call the adult school ahead of time so we can schedule a time. The MCAS Mountain Campus is still closed, but can be accessed by appointment.

New classes begin 5/18/21. Enroll now to ensure your spot!
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Career Technical Education Programs

Learn new career skills and start a new career!

Monrovia Community Adult School offers numerous short-term vocational programs that help your earn certifications and give you the skills you need to start a new career. MCAS teachers are experienced professionals who share their industry knowledge to give you a solid foundation for success in a new profession. These teachers also have significant industry contacts and resources to ensure that students who successfully complete our vocational programs have a high rate of job attainment.

Academics & Arts Programs

In addition to our world class vocational programs, MCAS offers excellent Non-Technical Programs. Our English as a Second Language faculty is passionate, caring and committed to helping our students become proficient in English as quickly as possible. The MCAS Academic Lab offers a rigorous high school diploma program that prepares students for postsecondary education. Students seeking assistance with basic skills or test prep for the GED or HiSET can receive assistance from highly qualified instructors. And MCAS arts and crafts classes are taught by talented, successful artists.
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