Adult Education Basics

Adult Education Basics

Metropolitan Region 2 and
Capital Region 4

The Spring 2019 AEB Regional Programs use an exciting immersion approach to learning. Participants receive an individual assessment and based on the results are placed into a 78-hour adult education basic skills course. Find out more about course topics, important dates, and download the application form.

The Adult Education Basics (AEB) Program helps employees improve their language, math, reading, and writing skills. This program helps improve performance at work, meet and understand job requirements, prepare for college courses, master skills needed in every day life, and enhance self-esteem and motivation.

Components of the AEB program:

  • Pre and post assessments to determine employee skill level at the beginning and end of a course
  • One-on-one advice and support from Partnership advisors
  • Classroom training in a variety of topics including:

    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • Enhance Your Skills: Reading, Writing, and Math Basics
    • High School Equivalency (HSE) Prep
    • Essentials of Writing
    • Fundamental Math Skills
    • Reading Comprehension

Partnership instructors are trained to deal with all educational levels in complete confidence. You will find our small class settings and courses to be very supportive. You will be able to leave your fears behind, look to others in your classes, and discover you are not alone.

Partnership advisors can refer you to local adult education classes and explain possible financial assistance available to improve your math, reading, writing, and English (ESOL) skills. To speak with an advisor, call (800) 253-4332 (option 2) or email

See other programs and services the Partnership offers by visiting the catalogs, applications, and publications page.

Updated: December 5, 2018