ATI PHILOSOPHY


ATI believes that there should be no barriers to education. Educational opportunities should be made available to all who wish to learn, regardless of their current situation or past experiences in formal educational settings.  We prepare individuals with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to participate in the world of today and tomorrow efficiently. We instill a sense of individual purpose, self-value, and courage in our students, motivating them to reach beyond what they can currently see.

ATI mission


Our mission is to provide adult learners affordable, quality instruction by experienced educators. We offer courses and programs for various curriculum and individual needs, including prerequisites for other educational institutions, job requirements, and personal and professional development.

ati facts

GEORGE Cajas

George Cajas has over 25 years of experience in vocational training, business management, and computer science. Harvard University, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning certifies him to practice higher education and advances in learning. The University of Witwatersand certifies him with Strategic Implementation of Teaching with Technology. Mr. Cajas has completed an Executive Program with MIT Management Sloan School in Business and Digital Technology and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.  Mr. Cajas is scheduled to begin a fall semester with Yale School of Management Executive Education in an Accelerated Management Program.


ATI founder & director

ATI GOALS


  • Encourage the pursuit of learning in individuals.
  • Provide quality instruction by experienced Instructors. 
  • Promote educational and professional development. 
  • Provide leadership, consultation, and guidance to learners.

our FACULTY

ANDrew Cajas

Mr. Cajas handles the direction of the GED and Adult Basic Education (ABE) academic services. As a multilingual-Multicultural Instructor he has international teaching experience in both the United States and in China.


He holds a Bachelor of Science from University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s degree from University of California, Los Angeles.

Irma balderrama-torres

Mrs. Balderrama handles the week-by-week direction of Career Counseling services. As a bilingual-multicultural counselor she has over 15 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling and assessment.


She holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and an Independent Vocational Evaluator for the State of California Rehabilitation Department.

  • Motto: "Empowerment through Training and Education"
  • Money Awards: Over $22,000 in Scholarships and Incentives provided to students
  • Over 100 PC and Laptops awarded to students
  • Established: December 1998
  • Graduates: Over 2,0000
  • School Colors: Navy Blue and Gold
  • School Mascot: Eagle



SHARON Martinez

Sharon Martinez received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. 


She also received her Master’s of Science Degree in Public Administration in Management from the University of Southern California. 

I founded Advance Technical  Institute to accomplish one goal and one goal only: To prepare individuals with the foundational knowledge and necessary educational skills needed to participate in the workforce of today and tomorrow effectively!