English as a Second Language
PUENTE’s English as a Second Language Program builds English-language literacy through a combination of classroom instruction and technology-enhanced curriculum. Financial literacy and core digital skills, including keyboarding and Internet navigation, are integrated into this comprehensive, four-level program.
Adult High School Diploma and HiSET Certification
PUENTE’s Adult High School Diploma and HiSET Certification helps individuals who are no longer within the traditional school system to earn a high school diploma through a combination of counseling and customized academic plans. Students with limited time for study may choose to prepare for the HiSET, a comprehensive equivalency examination that demonstrates mastery of required high school subject matter.
Digital Initiative Courses
PUENTE’s Digital Initiative Courses prepare students for the workforce through instruction in Networking, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and Intuit QuickBooks. Internet-based instruction is integrated into the curriculum through online projects that include workgroup collaborations, e-mail, web research, and job posting. For students seeking more specialized training, PUENTE offers the A+ Certification Preparation program that includes hands-on experience covering the core components of software, hardware, and computer networks.