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
Please leave a message and your call will be returned.
Melissa Iles, 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 10:30AM-3:00PM | Tuesdays 5:30 -8:00 PM Evening hours start when classes are running . CLOSED Fridays.
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.
Our FALL 2023 catalog is now available and ONLINE registration will be open starting Fri 8/25 at noon. If you have bookmarked our site previously don't forget to REFRESH your screen to get the correct link.
Enrichment classes are open to adult (18+) residents of ALL towns. Limited enrollment and popular classes fill quickly - we encourage you to register promptly.
Check back periodically as we may add new classes to online registration that are not listed in the catalog!
Register online using the link below to acces our secure site on MySchoolBucks:
Online registration is the quickest way to register. Remember to mark your calendar! Check your email for important information just prior to your class date (including your junk/spam folder) 📧
CHANGES TO PRINTED CATALOG REFLECTED IN ONLINE REGISTRATION SITE:
Basic Sewing 101 - Session 2 added
Seascapes and Beach Scenes in Watercolors DATE CHANGE: Class will run 10/11 thru 11/15
You MUST REGISTER in order to attend any class. Our program does not allow 'drop-ins'. Sorry, children cannot be brought to your class in lieu of a babysitter.
WETHERSFIELD residency is NOT required for Enrichment/Continuing Ed classes. MINIMUM AGE: 18. Everyone pays the listed course fee. No discounts apply and 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.org. To register call 860-870-6060
CHECK THE LINK IN THE BOX BELOW TO SEE WHICH CLASSES HAVE ALREADY FILLED or OPEN THE PDF ABOVE !
CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND PRINT THE MARTIAL ARTS CLASS WAIVER.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND PRINT THE WAIVER FOR PERSONAL EUPHORIA FITNESS CLASSES.
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 trimester of GED classes will begin 9/11/ 2023 Visit www.vrabe.com or call 860-870-6060 for virtual options and in-person classes at various locations.
ESL and Citizenship Registration Information
To register for ESL classes please call (860) 870-6060 or visit www.vrabe.org
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 Next tri-mester begins 9/11/2023 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.