Adult Basic Education (ABE) provides accessible, high-quality educational programs to help community members overcome communication, education, and employment barriers and achieve a higher quality of life.
Clients Served in 2017-18
Estimated Clients Served in 2018-19
Did You Know
ABE currently provides adult basic education programs at:
Field Club Elementary
Gomez Heritage Elementary
The Kroc Center
These courses are highly interactive and provide hands-on experience where appropriate.
Adult Basic Education provides the following courses in Spanish for the community:
English as a Second Language (ESL): Students will learn to read, write, and communicate the English language through written, oral and situational experiences.
Level One and Level Two
Basic Literacy: Students will learn to read and write in their native language, Spanish, through consistent practice in the classroom.
Computer and Media Literacy: Students will learn and expand on basic skills needed for the use of computers, smartphones, and other technology.
GED (General Education Diploma): Students will learn and develop their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation for the GED exam.
Pre-GED: Students will refresh their knowledge on basic educational skills in preparation for the GED course.
Aiming to develop reading, writing, and math skills
Tutoring: Students will be provided with extra assistance if needed in order to help them succeed on the GED exam.
For GED Math and Computer
U.S. Citizenship Education and Preparation: Students will learn and discuss topics that will appear on the civics portion of the Citizenship interview. They will also be exposed to a mock interview and be provided assistance with filling out their request forms.