WHAT PROGRAM IS RIGHT FOR ME?

Adult Education programs meet a variety of needs and learning styles. 

Programs Offered

Adult Basic Education [ABE] provides instruction in math and English reading and language for adults who test below 9th grade level.  Adults who hold a high school diploma or equivalency certificate may be eligible for ABE.

High School Completion [HSC] gives adults an opportunity to complete requirements for a high school diploma through a local school district.  Requirements of each program vary based upon local Board of Education diploma expectations.

Adult Secondary Education [ASE] provides instruction in math and English reading and language for adults who test between the 9th and 12th grade level.  Adults who hold a high school diploma or equivalency certificate may be eligible for ASE.

Many people have heard of the GED test.  High School Equivalency [HSE] includes all tests approved by the State of Michigan to demonstrate equivalency.  These tests include GED, HiSET, and TASC.  Different programs will offer preparation and/or testing for specific tests.

Other Programs

English as a Second Language [ESL] instructs English language learners in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.  Many programs incorporate instruction in cultural traditions, civic engagement, and workplace related skills.

Some schools offer literacy instruction or workplace-specific teaching.