Wyoming’s Adult Education 7th Best in Nation

Written by on December 4, 2019

Wyoming’s Adult Education program is one of the nation’s best.

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education administration and the National Reporting System ranked Wyoming’s program 7th in the nation’s among st adult education programs. Wyoming’s Adult Education program is jointly offered by all of the state’s community colleges, including Northwest College.

The state’s Adult Education (AE) program is administered through the Wyoming Community College Commission, has a long history of serving the people of Wyoming through AE instruction and High School Equivalency preparation programs. Wyoming AE offers academic instruction, college and career readiness skills, English as a second language classes for English language learners and more. AE focuses on strengthening basic reading, writing and math skills for adults. Enhancement of basic academic skills prepares students to transition into employment, skills training and post secondary education.

In addition to the core curriculum, Northwest College specifically offers High School Equivalency Certificate preparation and testing, college placement test preparation, basic skill building, skill-gap analysis, career guidance, English and math for the workplace, as well as WorkKeys preparation.


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