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Adult Learning Center

Adult Learning Center

Donations Are Needed!
With a gift of $100 to the Adult Learning Center for High School Equivalency Testing (HiSET), you can provide a worthy student the opportunity to complete a HiSET and move on to college, job training or a new career path.

FREE basic literacy and High School Equivalency Test prep courses to help you pursue further education and job training.

The Adult Learning Center offers students three levels of classes, from basic literacy through High School Equivalency Test preparation. Professional instructors, assisted by experienced volunteers, teach the small-sized classes. Students progress at their own pace.


Where & when are the classes held?

The Adult Learning Center at North Shore Community College is located on our Danvers Campus: One Ferncroft Road, Danvers, Math & Science Building, Room 223. Classes meet three mornings a week from September to June.


How can I enroll?

Anyone who has not completed high school, is at least 16 years old, and is not currently in school can enroll.

  1. Call (978) 236-1227 to schedule an appointment with a program counselor.
  2. Take an assessment test.
  3. Add your name to the wait list for the class that will fit your needs.


What skills are taught in our classes?

  • Oral Communication - English language skills
  • Reading - Vocabulary skills to reading comprehension
  • Writing - Grammar, punctuation and essay/report writing
  • Math - Basic arithmetic to algebra and geometry
  • High School Equivalency Test Preparation

For more information, contact us at (978) 236-1227 or srandell@northshore.edu. TTY phone (978) 236-1231.

For volunteer opportunities, contact Stacy Randell at (978) 236-1227.

The Adult Learning Center is funded by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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