The Greatest Path to Economic and
mission of the Office of Adult and Continuing Education is to promote lifelong
learning whereby affordable education opportunities exist for the adult learner
to advance their economic and social mobility.
The focus of our programming is to enable everyone from the individual
seeking a career change, a high school diploma or a new hobby to be able to fulfill
his or her aspiration.
is the powerful force that supports change.
The sobering fact is that college graduates typically have more earning
power than the less educated. In
addition, the wages of the high school graduate are seemingly stagnant. Consequently,
there must be an occupational shift in order to initiate mobility.
is my explicit desire to change the economics for those who have the drive,
determination and personal will to seek the next
rung on the ladder of achievement. The Office of Adult and Continuing Education will provide the resources, assistance and
educational experiences necessary for all learners to pursue their desired
pathway and vision for success.
Office of Adult and Continuing Education offers a variety of courses and programs.
Courses/Programs are based on community needs and desires and can change each
semester. The current content areas are:
Instruction for enjoyment in creative
arts, computer studies and do-it-yourself
Business & Industry Education
Instruction for entry-level employment,
apprenticeship training and customized services for retention and promotion
(funding sources are available for each)
Instruction for English Language
Learners (ESOL) and those who desire a high school equivalency diploma
(all instruction and the TASC™ Test are at no cost)
Health Occupations Education
Instruction for Home Health Aides,
Nurse Assistants and Practical Nurses
Instruction for professional development or personal enrichment; highly interactive; instructor lead; convenient six-week format; and over 300 courses from which to select
Office of Adult and Continuing Education staff and I pledge our support to
enrich your life through education. Thank
you for your interest in our programming.
Adult and Continuing Education
Wisdom Through Diligence Knowledge With Honor