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Welcome To College Of Adaptive Arts

College of Adaptive Arts is a cutting edge nonprofit in San Jose, CA paving a new path for adults with special needs who historically have not had access to college education to have a safe and adaptive collegiate environment to continue to learn, grow, and become the best versions of themselves. CAA provides a safe and engaging lifelong educational environment where the adult students can flourish, thrive, and push the boundaries of their full potential. CAA offers 1-hour classes in 10 Schools of Instruction, simulating a full liberal arts education that you will find at any campus of higher learning.

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CAA: An Innovative Lifelong Educational Experience

College of Adaptive Arts provides an equitable, lifelong collegiate experience to adults with special needs who historically have not had...

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where students can flourish and thrive and continue to push the boundaries of their potential.

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CAA Weekly Updates: Feb 22 - 26

Oct 29, 20183:10 pm

* Spring Quarter Schedule is here! Here are the Spring Schedule and Course Descriptions Catalog for reference and circulation, and Proclass spring registration is now live!! Currently registered students have the next 4 weeks to select their new classes before it opens up to general registration. Enjoy browsing and taking a look at the new course offerings! 🙂 * If you have created art in any of the...READ MORE

Mid-Week Updates: Sat Dance Showcase & Mon Library Lecture 😀

Oct 26, 20189:23 pm

Mid-Week Updates: The College of Adaptive Arts Mountain Movers Family welcomes you all to register for 2 free events coming up in the next week: Saturday, December 12 School of Dance Throughout the Year Video Showcase Virtual Showcase, 3 pm – 4:30 pm: * Monday, December 14, 1:30 – 2:30 pm: December 14 marks the last Library Lecture of...READ MORE

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