West ABE Website

At this site you can find alternative class dates/locations, more information about GED testing, and more!

Basic Skills, GED Preparation, and English as a Second Language Classes

Did you know that parent's education level is directly correlated with their children's performance in school?

  • Do you want to improve your skills in reading, math or writing for your job or to get ready for post-secondary education?
  • Do you want to get your GED?
  • Do you want to improve your skills so you can help your children succeed in school?
  • Do you want to learn to speak and write English?

GED Preparation / Basic Skills Classes

Tuesday evenings
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Delano Community Ed. Center 
140 Elm Avenue, Delano 
Room 100 / 102
Open weekly during the school year (Alternate night week of Nov. 6)

Childcare: Please call our office if you would need childcare to participate in GED preparation class. We are considering offering childcare if there is a need for it.

Additional classes, including English as a Second Language classes, are available on different days/times in many surrounding communities. Call or click here for complete schedule information.

ABE participants are 16 or older, not enrolled in secondary school, and functioning below the 12th grade level in any of the basic academic areas: reading, math, writing, and communication in English.

What is GED?

GED stands for General Education Development. The GED tests measure knowledge of science, social studies, math, reading, and writing. When all four GED tests are passed, the certification can be used in place of a high school diploma for applying to jobs or colleges. For more information, click here.

Adult Basic Education: For adults of all ages who want to acquire or improve their math, reading, grammar and/or writing skills for work, training, college or for personal enrichment. For more information, click here.

Experience the rewards of tutoring in only a few hours per week. Help adults learn basic English skills or improve their reading, writing, math or GED subject areas to gain skills needed to become self-sufficient, pass tests, obtain jobs or advance to post-secondary training.

Training is required:

Attend one WEST Adult Basic Education Tutor Orientation:

  • Wednesday, Jan 20 | 6:00 - 8:00p
    Buffalo Discovery Center
    301 - 2nd Ave NE, Buffalo

Then attend the two day combination English and Literacy Training:

  • Saturday, Jan 23 | 9:00a - 4:00p &
  • Monday, Jan 25 | 6:30 - 9:30p
    Buffalo Discovery Center
    301 - 2nd Ave NE, Buffalo

For more information, or to register, call 763.682.8688