Welcome to Amador College Connect   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to Amador College Connect

This is about to be you.

We’ll help you break through barriers
with FREE one-on-one support.

What’s stopping you from achieving your dreams?

Gain access to one of many
colleges & programs right here with us!

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Featured Program

Early Childhood Education

Our community needs YOU! Get rewarded for becoming an Early Childhood Educator through Amador College Connect and the Amador Quality for Kids incentive program. Earn your degree or certificate and participate in an apprenticeship program to gain experience.

Amador County needs more childcare opportunities and the kids in our community deserve professional level care. Let us support you in becoming Amador County’s newest top Early Childhood Educator.

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Did you know it’s been scientifically proven that giving can boost your physical and mental health? It just feels good to know we can help others. When you choose the convenience of automatic giving, you just sign up once and you’re done! Ultimately, your regular giving lowers our fundraising costs by reducing administrative fees, therefore freeing up more support for our students.

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With your generous donations,
we can continue our mission!

We offer completely FREE services to over 200 Amador and Calaveras County residents. Our students are earning online degrees, certificates, and high school/college credits. Ranging from ages 14 to 70 and beyond, they are paving the way for the progression of our community’s success!

Donations of any size are welcome, appreciated, and important!

As a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization, we depend on the generosity of our community’s individuals, businesses, and organizations to help us thrive.

Hollie Hamilton

Hollie Hamilton has been in a steady mode of academic progress here at Amador College Connect since March of 2022. In fact, we are excited to announce that she has been voted in as our newest student representative board member! Hollie began her college journey in 2001, but being a single mom...

Brittany Osa-Oni

When Brittany Osa-Oni came into Amador College Connect back in June of 2023, she knew she wanted a better future for herself and her family. She had been a stay-at-home mom for three years and found out about ACC from a family friend, Meg Newell, who has worked with ACC since 2018. Brittany's goal...

Michael Garcia

My name is Michael Garcia, and I am the culinary instructor at Argonaut High School. I have lived in Amador County for close to 25 years and attended Argonaut from 2005-2008 before getting my diploma from Independence High. I have been working in kitchens since I was 14 years old when I got...
Celina

Celina Clark

“Don’t be afraid to try it out because you don’t know what type of opportunities are out there until you muster up the courage to try.”
– Celina Clark

Justin Wilson

“Don’t give up…you’ve got the inspiration and determination, that’s what you need to succeed.”
– Justin Wilson

Alec Raines

Alec Raines

“It’s nice to think I’m in college while in high school.” – Alec Raines

Laura Ellison

“Enjoy the journey and know that you don’t have to do it alone…It’s never too late!”
– Laura Ellison

Jennifer Autote

Jennifer Autote

Although she faced a challenge going to school full time while taking care of her family, Jennifer has earned both her Medical Administrative Office Technician Certificate and Medical Coding Specialist Certificate, has continuously made the Honor Roll, and is now on track to complete her degree at the end of Fall semester 2021.

They did it!

Why not you?

They did it!

Why not you?

Hollie Hamilton

Hollie Hamilton has been in a steady mode of academic progress here at Amador College Connect since March of 2022. In fact, we are excited to announce that she has been voted in as our newest student representative board member! Hollie began her college journey in 2001, but being a single mom...

Brittany Osa-Oni

When Brittany Osa-Oni came into Amador College Connect back in June of 2023, she knew she wanted a better future for herself and her family. She had been a stay-at-home mom for three years and found out about ACC from a family friend, Meg Newell, who has worked with ACC since 2018. Brittany's goal...

Michael Garcia

My name is Michael Garcia, and I am the culinary instructor at Argonaut High School. I have lived in Amador County for close to 25 years and attended Argonaut from 2005-2008 before getting my diploma from Independence High. I have been working in kitchens since I was 14 years old when I got...
Celina

Celina Clark

“Don’t be afraid to try it out because you don’t know what type of opportunities are out there until you muster up the courage to try.”
– Celina Clark

Justin Wilson

“Don’t give up…you’ve got the inspiration and determination, that’s what you need to succeed.”
– Justin Wilson

Alec Raines

Alec Raines

“It’s nice to think I’m in college while in high school.” – Alec Raines

Laura Ellison

“Enjoy the journey and know that you don’t have to do it alone…It’s never too late!”
– Laura Ellison

Jennifer Autote

Jennifer Autote

Although she faced a challenge going to school full time while taking care of her family, Jennifer has earned both her Medical Administrative Office Technician Certificate and Medical Coding Specialist Certificate, has continuously made the Honor Roll, and is now on track to complete her degree at the end of Fall semester 2021.

We connect you to college with a variety of FREE services
  • FREE One-on-One Support
  • Application Assistance
  • Enrollment Assistance
  • Scholarship Assistance
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Tutoring
  • Exam Proctoring
  • Coursework Assistance
  • Computer & Internet Access
  • Financial Aid Application Assistance
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Who we are…

Amador College Connect is a completely free local resource center that quickly and easily connects people to online college classes and other programs/coursework by providing help at every step of the process, from filling out financial aid forms to signing up for classes, tutoring, and more.

Amador Giving Tuesday

Give where you live!

The Tuesday following Thanksgiving is the day for charitable giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season.

Amador Community Foundation gives this nationally recognized annual giving campaign a special local twist. By making ONLINE donations at giveamador.org on #GivingTuesday, your dollars will go further, thanks to Matching Grant Sponsors.

In 2019, Amador Community Foundation matched $40,000 of donations to Amador County non-profits!

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