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SVAE Adult High School Graduation; Bob Harper, Ed.D. to Serve as Keynote Speaker

June 1, 2017 by Jason Sholl 0 comments

2015-svae-graduation.jpgSan Jose, CA: Silicon Valley Adult Education (SVAE) will hold its annual adult high school graduation on June 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the Metropolitan Education District campus located at 760 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose. Governing Board Members and Superintendent Alyssa Lynch will present high school diplomas to 37 adult graduates. The keynote speaker will be Bob Harper, Ed.D, Director of Campbell Adult and Community Education.

“I’m very proud of this year’s adult high school graduates,” SVAE Principal, Gloria Curd, said. “Each student worked hard in their studies and created new opportunities that strengthen their future. Congratulations to each student for their amazing achievement at SVAE!”

The ceremony will feature surprise awards and scholarships for select students. Names will be announced at the ceremony and include a lifelong learner award, an outstanding graduate award, and four students will receive scholarships to assist them in continuing their educational pursuits.

The adult graduation ceremony will also feature student speakers and music by the San Jose Metropolitan Band, led by Music Director Gregory Bergantz. SVAE offers a variety of day and evening classes, including: English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Skills, Adult Secondary Education, GED and HiSET Preparation and Testing, Medical Assisting, and more. 

About Metropolitan Education District: MetroED provides Career Technical Education and academic programs to over 2,600 high school and adult students in Santa Clara County. From its campus located centrally in San Jose, California, the district operates Silicon Valley Career Technical Education and Silicon Valley Adult Education. Register for a free campus tour or get more information at:

Jason Sholl

Public Information Officer
Metropolitan Education District
Phone: (408) 723-4245