Adult & Continuing Education
Providing High School Completion, ESL and Citizenship classes in conjunction with VRABE Regional Adult Based Education
Continuing Education/Enrichment Classes are offered through Wethersfield Board of Education
Wethersfield High School
Room 211411 Wolcott Hill RoadWethersfield, CT 06109
Facilitator (GED, ESL, Citizenship): 860-571-8288
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Andrew Rockett, Director of VRABE Regional Adult Based Education which includes Wethersfield Adult Education 860-870-6060
Deborah Stewart-Karsmarski, Mandated Program Facilitator 860-571-8288
Matthew Kozaka, Business Manager Wethersfield Public Schools , Supervisor of Wethersfield Continuing Education 860-571-8117
Susan Marhefki, Administrative Secretary & Enrichment/Continuing Ed Coordinator 860-571-8250
OFFICE HOURS: Monday thru Thursday 11:00AM-3:30PM | Tuesday 5:30-9:00 pm while classes are running
EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2022 THRU JUNE 30, 2022 OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 9:00AM-2:00PM
REMINDER: Our office is closed Holidays and when Wethersfield Public Schools are on vacation or closed due to inclement weather. We will work remotely if schools switch to full remote learning.
Due to COVID precautions there will not be walk-in registrations this semester.
Click here for Adobe link for SPRING 2022 Course Catalog
The SPRING 2022 catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site by clicking on the link above or the catalog photo starting January 21st. Additional copies will be available in the Adult Ed office and limited copies at each school. Due to COVID-19 only limited copies will be at local libraries this semester, however, Wethersfield AND Rocky Hill residents will receive one in their mail.
Enrichment Registration by mail begins upon catalog release. Phone in registration begins Feb 1st. No walk-in registrations allowed. Enrichment/Continuing Ed Classes are open to adult (18+) residents of ALL towns. General information and instructions on enrichment programming is on page 6 of the catalog. Registration forms are located on the inside back cover of the catalog. Also click the icons below.
EFFECTIVE 2/28/2022 THE MASK MANDATE HAS BEEN LIFTED. MASKS ARE NOW OPTIONAL WHEN IN THE SCHOOL BUILDING AND ATTENDING CLASSES. HAND WASHING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING SHOULD STILL BE OBSERVED, AND FOR THE SAFETY OF EVERYONE, IF YOU ARE FEELING ILL PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND CLASS.
Please Note: Covid cases will be closely monitored and an increase in cases could reinstate the mask requirement.
CHECK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE WHICH CLASSES HAVE ALREADY FILLED !
You MUST REGISTER in order to attend any class. Sorry, but our program does not allow 'drop-ins'.
WETHERSFIELD residency NOT required for Enrichment/Continuing Ed classes. Everyone pays the listed course fee. No discounts apply. There are no extra fees for out of Town participants.
GED prep, ESL and Citizenship information can be found in the front of our catalog, in the tabs at the bottom of this page or at www.vrabe.com. To register call 860-870-6060
The mission of the VRABE Regional Adult based Education program (which includes Wethersfield Adult Education) is to offer dynamic, multicultural services in an atmosphere of respect, appreciation, and acceptance of all. It is the goal of the Region to empower students with the knowledge and tools necessary to succeed both personally and professionally in a technologically advanced society.
VRABE Participating Towns
The following fourteen towns participate in the FREE adult-based educational programs described in our catalog and at http://www.vrabe.com. VRABE Regional Adult Based Education provides these programs which are funded by participating communities, state and federal grants, and other grant sources.
Ashford, Bolton, Colchester, Coventry, East Windsor, Ellington, Glastonbury, Griswold, Mansfield, South Windsor, Tolland, Vernon, Wethersfield, Willington.
Students not living within our fourteen-town region will be charged tuition for classes offered in the VRABE Regional Adult Based Education Program.
Pre-GED, GED, CDP & NEDP Registration and Orientation Information
Through VRABE Regional Adult Based Education we are pleased to offer access to Pre-GED, GED test prep, Credit Diploma (CDP) and National External Diploma Program (NEDP) classes.
Orientation is REQUIRED for all high school completion programs. Register for an Orientation online at www.vrabe.com or call 860-870-6060.
The next semester of GED classes will begin January 10, 2022 No in-person classes in Wethersfield this semester. Visit www.vrabe.com or call 860-870-6060 for virtual options and in-person classes at other locations.
ESL and Citizenship Registration Information
To register for ESL classes please call (860) 870-6060
Students must provide a valid, state-issued photo ID and proof of address.
Classes for ESL students will meet in Wethersfield Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:00-9:00 PM for 13 weeks per semester beginning January 10, 2022 Virtual options also available
Citizenship classes will be held virtually based on sufficient enrollment. Students registering for Citizenship must be able to read and converse in English well enough to pass an appraisal test. For additional information and to pre-register, please call (860) 870-6060.