Degrees Courses

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Adult Basic Education offers a variety of courses and programs designed to build skills in reading, writing, oral communication, critical thinking, technology, and mathematics so adults can transition to workforce training or academic transfer programs. Students are prepared to earn Adult High School 21+ Diploma or General Education Development (GED®) and/or increase English Language Skills. Adult Basic Education programs allow students with High School credentials to prepare for a successful transition to college-level courses and to develop the behavors and values relevant to success in higher education and in the labor market.
Adult Basic Education - HS21+ is a competency-based high school diploma designed for adult learners (21 and older) who do not have a GED® or high school (HS) diploma. HS21+ encourages lifelong learning and prepares students to transition into I-BEST or other college programs to further training and education or to acquire family-wage jobs.

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COURTNEY KRESS VAN SLYKE

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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


SONJA SANDERS

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Clarkston Campus
1470 Bridge Street
Clarkston, WA 99403


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Program Outcomes

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (GED®HS21+, I-BEST, ESL

    Upon successful completion of program, the students
  • Demonstrate academic reading, math, and written and oral communication skills through the development of critical thinking and comprehension strategies.
  • Recognize themselves as learners and citizens capable of accomplishing their academic and professional goals and contributing to the larger community.
  • Engage in campus activities, utilize campus resources, and demonstrate the ability to transition to and navigate academic and professional environments.
  • Demonstraate an increase in computer literacy and proficiency in using technology for academic and professional purposes.
  • Use interpersonal skills and strategies in a multicultural context.