Adult Basic Education

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    Programs, usually offered by community adult schools or as evening classes at local high schools, that provide instruction in fundamental learning skills for adults who have never attended school or have interrupted formal schooling and need to raise their level of education to increase their self-confidence and/or prepare for an occupation. Emphasis is placed on basic reading, language and mathematics to strengthen functional skills in communication, computation and personal-social interaction.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Basic Education (Bennett) - Morgan Community CollegeProvides education programs for students seeking enhancement of life skills, academic skills, or greater proficiency in the English language. Morgan CountyAdult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)Adult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)
    Adult Basic Education (Burlington) - Morgan Community CollegeProvides education programs for students seeking enhancement of life skills, academic skills, or greater proficiency in the English language. Classes are also offered in Brush, Burlington, Hugo and Limon.Morgan CountyAdult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)Adult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)
    Adult Basic Education - Education and Employment CenterFormerly Education and Life Training Center Adult continuing education focusing on employment skills training, including coursework in four main tracks: -Computer technology and Skills -Medical Office Training -Language and Literacy -Life Skills Coursework Additionally, ELTC supports technology-based job-seeking efforts by providing refurbished computers to students at economical prices. The Agency accepts donations of computers meeting minimum required specifications to help fulfill this initiative. Workshops are offered off-site at the Loveland Library and The Community Life Center at the Matthews House in Fort Collins.Larimer CountyEducation and Employment CenterEducation and Employment Center
    Adult Basic Education (Fort Morgan) - Morgan Community CollegeProvides education programs for students seeking enhancement of life skills, academic skills, or greater proficiency in the English language. Morgan CountyAdult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)Adult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)
    Adult Basic Education (Limon) - Morgan Community CollegeProvides education programs for students seeking enhancement of life skills, academic skills, or greater proficiency in the English language. Morgan CountyAdult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)Adult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)
    Adult Basic Education (Wray) - Morgan Community CollegeProvides education programs for students seeking enhancement of life skills, academic skills, or greater proficiency in the English language. Morgan CountyAdult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)Adult Basic Education (Morgan Community College)
    Adult Education (Alton Street) - Asian Pacific Development CenterProvides morning, afternoon and evening classes for adult immigrants and refugees. Classes are approximately two hours long, held three - four times a week, on the following topics: - ESL - Adult Basic Education - Citizenship (no cost) - Computer - Job readiness - Self-sufficiencyAdams CountyAlton Street - Asian Pacific Development CenterAsian Pacific Development Center
    Adult Education - Centro San Juan DiegoProvides the following adult education classes in Spanish: - Adult Literacy - English as a Second Language - Basic and Intermediate Computer classes - GED Preparation - US Citizenship (also available in English) - Bachillerato (Mexican High School) - Financial Education - Tax Preparer CertificationDenver CountyCentro San Juan DiegoCentro San Juan Diego
    Adult Education Classes - Spring Institute for Intercultural LearningProvides classes focused on community English Language Acquisition (ELA), workplace ELA, Adult Basic and Secondary Education, GED preparation, citizenship, and customized workplace classes for the hospitality industry. Spring Institute offers classes at different levels to fit each client's proficiency level. Curriculum and class times vary depending on location, and there are nine locations throughout Metro Denver.Denver CountySpring Institute for Intercultural LearningSpring Institute for Intercultural Learning
    Adult Learning Assistance Program (Craig Campus) - Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeCollege placement testing and advising; GED pre-assessment, practice tests and preparation; college prep classes in basic math, reading and writing; tutoring; distance learning materials.Moffat CountyColorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College
    Adult Learning LabThe Adult Learning Lab offers self-paced, academic and computer skills courses for developing entry level job skills. WIA, DHS, and VocRehab clients are provided an environment that enables an individual to gain confidence and skills. The Adult Learning Lab is also available to the public on an hourly fee basis. Assessments Available: Prove It! Assessment System - $25 per module Testing for... Software Skills (Over 50 available) -- select 1 or several Office Skills (14 modules) Legal Staff Skills Medical Staff Skills (3 Modules) Bookkeeping Skills Profiles Career Coach - $100 The profile is an assessment that looks at cognitive abilities, occupational interests, and behavioral traits. The individual scores in each area are reported on a scale. The Career Coach report will provide a list of careers and explanations of how closely the user matches each of them. The Career Coach uses the O*Net (Occupational Information Network) for the classification of careers. WorkKeys by ACT WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system measuring "real world" skills that employers believe are critical to job success. These skills are valuable for any occupation - skilled or professional - and at any level of education. There are 9 tests offered: Reading Math Locating Information Teamwork Observation Listening Writing Business Writing Applied Technology Mesa CountyMesa County Workforce CenterMesa County Workforce Center
    Center for Adult Learning Fort Collins - Front Range Community CollegeOffers classes in Reading, Writing, Math improvement, GED preparation and English as a Second Language, and Citizenship to adults age 17 and over.Larimer CountyFront Range Community College (Larimer County)Front Range Community College (Larimer County)
    Center for Adult Learning Loveland - Front Range Community CollegeOffers classes in Reading, Writing, Math improvement, GED preparation and English as a Second Language (ESL), Citizenship (as needed) to adults age 17 and over.Larimer CountyFront Range Community College (Larimer County)Front Range Community College (Larimer County)
    Center for Workforce Development (E Severn Pl) - Community College of AuroraProvides Adult Basic Education (ABE), GED instruction, and healthcare classes through the Bridge Program to equip individuals for entering the healthcare field. Evening classes available.Denver CountyE Severn Pl - Community College of AuroraCommunity College of Aurora
    Colorado Northwestern Community College (Craig Campus) - Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeProvides education to prepare learners for careers in nursing, automotive, cosmetology, nursing, massage therapy and business. General Education and Learning Assistance are available at this location in Craig.Moffat CountyColorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College
    Community Life Centers (Grant Ave) - The Matthews HouseOffers case management, community navigation, parent education, and recreation in one consolidated location to help families reduce barriers while working towards self-sufficiency. The community life centers also offer different classes to the community. Some classes are available in Spanish, and all are free. Some of the classes offered include: - Zumba and Latin Rhythms - Open Gym - Adult Education in Spanish (Elementary and High School Level) - Community Garden - ESL - Computer Literacy in Spanish - Homework Assistance - GED Preparation English and SpanishLarimer CountyGrant Ave - The Matthews HouseThe Matthews House
    Montrose Adult Education CenterOffers classes and tutoring in - Basic literacy and numeracy - HSE (high school equivalency) test preparation - ESL (English as Second Language) classes ranging from beginner to advanced - STEM Prep Health Lab and Industrial Trades preparation classes - Basic computer skills - Listening comprehension. Call or go online to see the full list of courses offered and schedules for each class. Volunteer tutors may be available for those needing one-on-one help. Information on free, online English lessons, questions about money and finances and career information can also be found on the agency's websiteMontrose CountyMontrose Adult Education CenterMontrose Adult Education Center
    Project Access/Options 4 Change/Staying the Course - Catholic Charities of PuebloProvides participants the basic life-skills, knowledge and training for academic assessment courses. The courses will focus on developing career and education plans and also provides ongoing support to address social service needs. Participants will explore their strengths and self-improvement through goal setting. Participants 18 – 26 years of age receive life skills education and complete remedial courses in a post-secondary environment. Students receive additional support addressing challenges face in post-secondary education as well as matching their career goals.Pueblo CountyCatholic Charities Diocese of PuebloCatholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo

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