Adult Basic Education (ABE)
 
The Adult Basic Education program provides instruction for students to build academic skills in reading, writing, vocabulary development, and math.
 
The program serves: 
  • Students whose academic skills are below 9th grade level.
  • Remediation and to prepare for entering college, career training, or the workforce
  • Pre-HiSET (students who want to pass the HiSET battery of exams)
  • Students transitioning from Advanced ESL.
ABE class uses research-based teaching methods to build reading, writing, math, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in a blended learning environment.
 
Placement is based on the students assessment scores.  Students take the California Adult School Assessment System (CASAS) at orientation.  The results determine if this class is the best fit.  CASAS Reading Score 220-235.
 
Counseling services available to all students 
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