Adult Basic Education (ABE) Classes consist of instruction sessions that provide basic skills for adults who are performing below the ninth grade level in Reading, Writing, Mathematics, and other basic skills. Check the schedule link for classroom-based instruction near you or call the regional office at (804) 769-1156 to speak with one of our office staff members.


English Language Learners (ELL) Classes consist of instruction designed to increase the skills of adults with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Many programs also include civics related instructional activities such as health, family, financial literacy, and preparation for the citizenship test.


GED and High School Equivalency (HSE) classes consist of instruction designed to prepare adults whose goal is to acquire a GED Certificate. Instruction focuses on the four subjects measured by the GED test: Reasoning through Language arts, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematical Reasoning. Qualified adult learners have several options to prepare for the GED: Classroom-based instruction, On-line Instruction, & subject-specific instructions.


PluggedInVA is a career pathways program that prepares adult learners with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in postsecondary education, training, and high-demand, high-wage careers in the 21st century.

2019/2020: Businesses, organizations, & adults interested in establishing a career pathway program through PIVA please contact Danielle Robinson at