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: Monday thru Friday 11:00AM-3:30PM | NOTE: No evening hours Spring 2021

REMINDER: Our office is closed when Wethersfield Public Schools are on vacation. 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 2021 Course Catalog

The SPRING 2021 catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site by clicking on the link above or the catalog photo starting Jan 29th. 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 Feb 4th. 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

Corrections/changes to our printed catalog:

To accommodate a change in the instructor's schedule Painting Nature in Watercolors will run 3/22 - 4/19.

Intro to Acrylic Painting meets on Tuesdays not Mondays.

Natural Support for Brain Health correct date is Wed 4/14.


NEW: SAT Prep Information has been updated. Click the box below for information.

DRIVER'S EDUCATION Spring session --we are no longer taking applications for this class


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


  • 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

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 JAN 11, 2021. 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 January 11, 2021

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.