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
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: Mon-Thurs 11:00-3:30
5:30-9:00 pm Mon, Tues & Wed when classes are in session
NEW - We will be closed Fridays beginning 2/28 while our Spring semester is in session
Click here for Adobe link for SPRING 2020 Course Catalog
The Spring 2020 catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site by clicking on the link above or the catalog photo starting Jan 17th. Additional copies will be available in the Adult Ed office, at the Wethersfield, Rocky Hill , Cromwell,Berlin, West Hartford, Glastonbury and Newington Public libraries, the Keeney Cultural Center and Wethersfield Town Hall by Jan 20th. Wethersfield residents will receive one in their mail.
Enrichment Registration by mail begins upon catalog release. Phone in registration begins Jan 23rd. 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.
Reminder: Our office is closed and classes do not meet when Wethersfield Public Schools are on vacation or closed due to inclement weather.
3/23/20 -Per Governor Lamont's announcement that schools will be closed at least thru 4/20 we will need to re-evaluate our program schedule. Once we have come to some decisions we will update the link below and/or emailing instructors and participants. Thank you for your patience and stay well!
Please click here for rescheduling information: Schedule Changes
- 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
Location and General Information
Location: Wethersfield High School, Room 211
411 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
General Information: 860-571-8250
NEW Office Hours: 11:00 am - 3:30 pm Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs, 11:00 - 3:00 pm Fridays
(NOTE: We will be closed Fridays when Enrichment classes are in session)
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesdays while Enrichment classes are in session
Sept - June when day school is in session
Closed Weekends, Holidays and when Wethersfield Public Schools are closed for vacations or inclement weather.
Facilitator (GED, ESL, Citizenship): 860-571-8288
Hours: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Mon & Wed when Adult Ed classes are in session
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, apprecition, 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 at Wethersfield High School will begin JAN 13, 2020 . Classes meet Monday, and Wednesdays evenings 5:30 - 9:00 PM.
ESL and Citizenship Registration Information
In-person registration for ESL classes will take place on
JAN 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm at Wethersfield High School. Students must bring a valid, state-issued photo ID and proof of address.
Classes for ESL students meet Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:00-9:00 PM for 13 weeks per semester.
Citizenship classes will be held at Wethersfield High School 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.