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 211

411 Wolcott Hill RoadWethersfield, CT 06109

General Information:

860-571-8250


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

Operational Information

OFFICE HOURS: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday 11:00AM-3:30PM | NOTE: School buildings will be closed Wednesdays.

REMINDER: Our office is closed when Wethersfield Public Schools are on vacation or closed due to inclement weather.

Due to COVID precautions there will not be walk-in registrations this semester.

Click here for Adobe link for FALL 2020 Course Catalog

The FALL 2020 catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site by clicking on the link above or the catalog photo starting Aug 20th. Additional copies will be available in the Adult Ed office and limited copies at each school. Due to COVID-19 copies will not 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 Sept 3rd. No walk-in registrations allowed. Enrichment/Continuing Ed Classes are open to adult residents of ALL towns. General information and instructions on enrichment programming is on page 7 of the catalog. Registration forms are located on the inside back cover of the catalog. Also click the icons below.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our Fall 2020 semester of Adult and Continuing Education classes will be held virtually in our effort to provide learning opportunities safely. View our catalog now for many returning favorites or try something new!

For information regarding GED prep, ESL and Citizenship preparedness classes and registration call (860) 870-6060.


Corrections/Updates to printed catalog:

Due to COVID precautions we will not be accepting walk-in registrations. The printed catalog said to call for an appointment but that has changed.

No Driver's Ed session for Fall 2020

  • 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 or extra charges apply.
  • 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

Mission Statement

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 if GED classes will begin AUG 31, 2020 . Classes meet virtually on Monday, and Wednesdays evenings 5:30 - 9:00 PM.

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 virtually Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:00-9:00 PM for 13 weeks per semester beginning September 14th

Citizenship classes will be held 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.