Our Adult Education Department focuses on the curriculum, instruction and program operations tailored specifically for our adult students. We work with members of business and industry to determine the specifically for our adult students. We work with members of business and industry to determine the programs needed most and we modify the curriculum to meet industry needs. We also offer specialized training to private companies at the request of industry partners.

Contact: Dr. John Mulcahy, Adult Education Administrator Main Line: 623.738.0024



West-MEC is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education is located at 7840 Roswell Road, Building
300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350.

Telephone: 770-396-3898 | Fax: 770-396-3790 website: www.council.org

John Mulcahy

Dr. John Mulcahy

Assistant Superintendent of Adult Education and Professional Development

“Career and Technical education is a key ingredient in enabling students to achieve economic independence. I’m proud to be part of the effort at West-MEC.”

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Bill Gahn

Adult Education Services

“I enjoy helping people improve their lives.”

Douglas Dowd

Douglas Dowd

Adult Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor

“Aviation is my life if it flies we can fix it.”

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James Lipsey

Adult Welding Technology Instructor

“Everyday I use the hands of a surgeon and the genius of a artist. I fuse metal together using electricity and fire to build The world! What do you do?”
Lizeth Fils-Aime

Lizeth Fils-Aime

Adult Education Services

“It brings me great satisfaction to help individuals achieve their dream of obtaining post-secondary education to obtain a better future for themselves and their families.”

Ron DeCandia

Ron DeCandia

Adult Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor

“Focused, disciplined and rewarding program for the students.”

Paul McClendon

Paul McClendon

Adult Education Coordinator

“I am glad to be a part of life-long learning, for myself and West-MEC students.”


Suzie Smith

Adult Education Services

“The only thing better than seeing an adult student commit to their goals through education is when they realize they can also live their dreams. Education changes lies and I am excited to be a part of that.”