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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.

Adult Basic Education courses serve adults (18 years or older) who need to upgrade their skills in reading, writing, and math.

The State of Washington requires that students are administered a placement test upon entry. The assessment used in the CASAS Test which evaluates a student’s current reading skills and is used for placement purpose only.

Program of study is then determined individually.

Instruction is offered via individual study, structure courses, learning communities, and computers.

Adult Basic Education programs allow students with High School credentials to prepare for a successful transition in higher education and in the labor market.