Adult Basic Ed/GED

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
763.972.6210
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.

What is ABE?

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.

Volunteer to Tutor Adults

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:

Step 1: Attend an orientation date

  • Monday, Oct 1 | 6:00-8:00p
    Monticello Eastview Elementary-Room 401
    9375 Fenning Ave NE, Monticello
  • Wednesday, Oct 3 | 6:00-8:00p
    Interfaith Outreach (IOCP)
    1605 County Rd 101, Plymouth

Step 2: Attend core training

  • Saturday, Oct 6 | 9:00a-4:00p
    STMA High School-health room
    5800 Jamison Ave NE, St. Michael

Step 3: Attend the final session

  • Thursday, Oct 11 | 6:00-8:00p
    Monticello Eastview Elementary-Room 401
    9375 Fenning Ave NE, Monticello

For more information about tutoring opportunities or to register for the training, call: 763-682-8688 (Buffalo area)