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Best Trade Schools in Marin County, CA

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1385 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato, CA 94949 Rating

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5.0 (8)
4.4 (7)

Why choose this provider?

Homeward Bound of Marin is a provider of homeless shelters and services for homeless families and individuals. Its primary job-training program, Fresh Starts Culinary Academy, serves low-income students from the community and residents of Homeward Bound. It helps students learn essential skills for a future in the fast-paced culinary business. The institute's executive director, Mary Kay Sweeney, was honored in the Marin Women's Hall of Fame in 2016. She earned a Nonprofit Leadership Award from the North Bay Business Journal.

1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato, CA 94949
WebsiteLicense: 105039 Rating

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4.4 (224)

Why choose this provider?

College of Marin caters to students of all ages in Marin County and neighboring areas. It helps students gain associate degrees and certificates or prepare for transfer to four-year colleges and universities through a variety of credit and noncredit courses, as well as community education classes. Its program offerings cover the fields of business, earth and environment, technology, visual and performing arts, and health and wellness. College of Marin, which was established in 1926, received the Dr. John Rice Diversity and Equity Award in 2020.

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480 Redwood St Suite #43, Vallejo, CA 94590 Rating

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4.8 (37)

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Vallejo Nursing School has been offering Nurse Assistant Training Programs since its establishment in 1997. Serving Marin County and the adjoining communities, the school provides theoretical and clinical classes that are available mornings and evenings for students who wish to continue working while building their careers in nursing. The school was founded by Josephine O. Diaz, a registered nurse with over 15 years of experience in long-term care and over 30 years of nursing practice.

Compare our Top Trade Schools

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Homeward Bound of Marin
1385 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato, CA 94949
College of Marin
1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato, CA 94949
Vallejo Nursing School
480 Redwood St Suite #43, Vallejo, CA 94590