WHAT PROGRAM IS RIGHT FOR ME?
Adult Education programs meet a variety of needs and learning styles.
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.
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.