WV Adult Education

Adult Education Program (A.E.) 

Adult Education (A.E.) services provide adults with educational opportunities to improve literacy skills necessary to become self-sufficient and to participate effectively in the workplace, home, and community.

Adult Basic Education students at Eastern work on Algebra using accessible visual learning materials.

A.E. programs deliver instruction for: 

  • TASC ('Test Assessing Secondary Completion™' replaces GED® in WV to earn a WV High School Equivalency Diploma) preparation;
  • improving academic skills such as reading, math and writing;
  • developing speaking and writing communication skills for ESL students.

Instruction is provided by qualified teachers in a conveniently located, supportive, and student-centered learning environment. All instructional services and materials are free.

A.E. Program Offerings:

  • Basic Skills Instruction (math, reading, writing)
  • Computer Instruction & Certifications
  • Customer Service Certifications
  • Digital Literacy Certification
  • Employment Skills Instruction: Job applications, resumes, cover letters, interviewing
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Microsoft Office Certification
  • Online Instruction
  • Preparation for college entrance & Accuplacer Exam
  • TASC (replaces GED® in WV to earn a WV High School Equivalency DiplomaTest Preparation
  • Test Preparation: WorkKeys™, Civil Service, ASVAB
  • Testing: TASC (replaces GED® in WVPractice Test; TABE testing
  • Tutoring for Eastern students
  • Work Ethics Certifications

View A.E. Program Offerings Flyer

View Accuplacer Prep Flyer

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Adult Education services are offered in all six counties in Eastern’s service district. Instruction is offered in-person or online. For more information, contact an office near you or http://wvde.state.wv.us/abe/

Hardy County (At Eastern Campus, full-time program) 

Instructor and referral contact: Vera Shockey 
Hours: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Friday
Location: Eastern WV Community & Technical College
Phone: 304-434-8000 or 1-877-982-2322; ext. 9234
Email: vera.shockey@easternwv.edu or vera.shockey@k12.wv.us

Grant County (full-time program) and Pendleton County

Instructor and referral contact: Amanda Barger 
Hours: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - noon, Friday
Location: 65 Spring Avenue Suite A, Petersburg, WV
Phone & Fax: 304-257-1277
Email: amanda.barger@k12.wv.us  

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Instructor and referral contact: Amy Lough
Location: 108 South Fork Rd., Moorefield, WV
Phone: 304-530-6076
Email: amy.lough@wvesc.org

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