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Adult Basic Skills - English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes are offered to limited English proficient students to develop communication skills, function effectively in jobs, pursue a higher degree, and participate as members of the community. Course pathways include Adult High School 21+ program, GED&Reg; tests, college, or current or future work. Students enrolled in IDEA (Integrated Digital English Acceleration) courses learn English and college and job skills. Classes may be taught using a team teaching model to facilitate classroom and on-line learning. Students are assessed at entry and placed at one of VI ELA levels and progress is measured every 45 hours through CASAS.



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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


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Clarkston Campus
1470 Bridge Street
Clarkston, WA 99403

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Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of program, the students will:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrate an increase in computer literacy and proficiency in using technology for academic and professional purposes.
  • Use interpersonal skills and strategies in a multicultural context