The Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center is located at 5451 Lemon Hill Avenue in Sacramento and is easily accessible from the 47th Avenue access to Highway 99. The school is one-half block west of Stockton Boulevard which offers regular bus service.
Career training programs at the Charles Jones Career & Education Center provide job training for adults who are then prepared to enter the fields of electronics, medical, nursing, business, automotive and court reporting.
Students from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds attend the Charles Jones Career & Education Center to take advantage of a wide selection of career technical and academic programs.
Adults who are interested in attending any of the courses offered at the Charles Jones Career and Education Center must attend an orientation held on Wednesday mornings at 8:15 a.m. During the orientation, potential students are given an overview of program offerings, school policies and an introduction to the various community partners who provide a valuable support system for our students. Students are given the opportunity to discuss the program with instructors, visit the classrooms and ask questions specific to the program area.
After this orientation, the students are given an assessment test (basic reading and math).
CAJ has books available for purchase in the main office. You may also purchase your books through any online vendor provided you use the correct ISBN number for the same edition. Textbooks may be purchased used. However, study guides and workbooks MUST be purchased new without markings of any kind.
Career Training Programs vary in cost. Please check the individual program information in our online program catalog for details. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Please visit the Financial Aid Office for further information.
Policies are in our catalog and every student registering at CAJ is issued a student handbook at the time of registration. It is the responsibility of each student to fully read the handbook which includes all student information and policies for the Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center.
You can get a copy of your transcript by printing out and completing the Academic Transcript/Duplicate Certificate Request form and bringing it in to our office along with the $20.00 processing fee payable in the form of cash, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, or Mastercard. You can also mail in the form with your payment. However, only money orders or cashier’s checks are accepted for requests by mail.
Official GED transcripts can be obtained from the official GED testing agency which changed on January 1, 2014. The web address is: http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service For GED transcripts prior to 1990, you must contact the test center where you took your final test.