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Programs, usually offered by community adult schools or evening classes at local high schools, that provide instruction in fundamental learning skills for adults who have never attended school or have interrupted formal schooling and need to raise their level of education to increase their self-confidence and/or prepare for an occupation. Emphasis is placed on basic reading, language and mathematics.

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Community Action - Main Office - Adult Education / Career DevelopmentHelps individuals prepare for the General Educational Development (GED)or High School Equivalency (HiSET)tests by providing instruction that improves reading, writing, and math skills; enhances job readiness; and encourages career exploration or advanced training options. Support services and case management are also available. Tutors provided on a case-by-case basis.JeffersonCommunity Action - Main OfficeCommunity Action
Corry Higher Education Council - Adult Education and Workforce TrainingThe Corry Higher Education Council provides or facilitates the availability of adult education and workforce training opportunities. This includes such programs as: Free GED or HiSET preparation classes for those without a high school diploma; Adult Basic Education Classes for those with a diploma but who want to further their skills in reading, writing and math; basic computer classes such as Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks; workforce skill classes that can lead to entry-level jobs in such areas as welding, machining and blueprint reading; and the opportunity to earn a college degree from Mercyhurst University in Corry, in Business Administration or Liberal Arts. The Hi-Ed can provide financial assistance for work-skills related classes for those with a financial need, and also makes available adult college scholarships. The Hi-Ed also hosts Pennsylvania CareerLink services.ErieCorry Higher Education Council - Adult Education and Workforce TrainingCorry Higher Education Council
Jefferson County - DuBois Area Vocational Technical School - Adult ProgramsJeff Tech offers a wide range of Adult Education opportunities including: Adult Integrated Programs (full time), Online Courses, Short Courses & Workshops and our Practical Nursing Program.JeffersonJefferson County - DuBois Area Vocational Technical SchoolJefferson County - DuBois Area Vocational Technical School
Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit # 5 - Quality of Life Learning Center - Adult Education & GED PrepA variety of adult education opportunities, including basic reading, writing and math skills; High School Equivalency Exam preparation, and English as a Second Language (ESL). More information is available on Facebook at Tri-County Intermediate Unit # 5 -Quality of Life Learning CenterNorthwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit #5
Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9: McKean County Career Link: Adult Basic Education (GED Support)Students can brush up on skills in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science in preparation for the GED test or as they seek to enter or advance in employment. Distance learning also is available.McKeanSeneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9: McKean County Career Link: Adult Basic Education (GED Support)Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford: Continuing Education and Regional Development Provides adults and youth with opportunities for work training, professional development, and personal enrichment that are affordable and accessible. Many youth camps are available in the summer months as well. McKeanUniversity of Pittsburgh at Bradford: Continuing Education and Regional DevelopmentUniversity of Pittsburgh
Workshops and classes - Firetree PlaceVariety of workshops and classes for adults and teens. Please contact them directly for current offerings. Past examples include: Career Club for Teens Cooking Classes Dance Classes Basic Car & Home Repair Work Readiness/Job Search Entrepreneurship Classes Gardening Computer ClassesLycomingFiretree Place - WilliamsportFiretree Place

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