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Adult Literacy Services

Adult Literacy Services

Adult Literacy Services

The Adult Literacy Services program’s mission is to provide students with educational and workforce training opportunities to enhance their lives as individuals, workers, and members of the community. Students can access courses designed to support development of basic literacy skills, English-language acquisition, high school completion preparation and short-term career training programs. Students interested in registering for classes must be at least 18 years old and fully withdrawn from public school. For more information, call the Adult Literacy Services Office at 240-500-2313.

Program Registration Requirements

All students are required to attend Orientation and complete pre and post assessments. Students can access upcoming Orientation dates and times through the links provided below. All classes, with the exception of NEDP, have no fee. Internet websites and other on-line resources are provided; however, students must purchase textbooks if recommended. Students must be 18-years-old and fully withdrawn from high school to enroll in ASL courses. Funding for the Adult Education Program is provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, and Hagerstown Community College.

Resources

The Adult Literacy Program is administered by HCC, and classes are offered on the campus of HCC and at other sites throughout the county. Through this program, HCC involves a number of partners including, CASA, DORS, Family Center, Head Start, Housing Authority of Hagerstown, Judy Center, Washington County Board of Education, and Western Maryland Consortium.