Adult Basic Education classes offered locallyAdult Basic Education (ABE) classes are currently being offered in Alexandria through Community Education.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes are currently being offered in Alexandria through Community Education at the new Adult Basic Education location at 1204 Highway 27 West (Alexandria Technical and Community College interior design building).
These free classes offer assistance in preparation for the tests of General Educational Development (GED), ACCUPLACER tests, as well as with basic reading, writing, spelling, math, and everyday living/coping skills, such as completing forms, balancing a checkbook, passing the written driver’s license test, etc.
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered for adults whose native language is not English.
Citizenship preparation is also available.
Free online GED or ACCUPLACER test preparation classes are available and can be accessed from any Internet-connected computer that meets minimum hardware requirements. Also offered online are English as Another Language and basic brush-up classes in reading, writing and math.
ABE is now partnering with the Workforce Centers to offer a free online preparation program for the National Career Readiness Certificate.
Anyone aged 16 or older who has basic educational needs and is not presently enrolled in a high school is welcome to attend. The program is informal and allows students to set their own goals and work at their own pace toward these goals in a friendly atmosphere. Students can begin at any time during the year and finish when their goals have been completed.
For information or to register, call ABE at (320) 762-3312.