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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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,  Director of Finance and Operations Wethersfield Public Schools ,   and Supervisor,  Wethersfield Continuing Education                                      860-571-8117

Susan Marhefki, Administrative Secretary & Enrichment/Continuing Ed Coordinator  860-571-8250

Operational Information

OFFICE HOURS: Monday thru Thursday  10:30AM-3:00PM  | Tuesdays 5:30 -8:30 PM  Evening hours start when Continuing Ed 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.  

Click here or on the photo for Adobe link for SPRING 2024 Course Catalog 

 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. Sold out classes are removed and indicated on the pdf.

Check back periodically! We may add new classes to online registration that are not listed in the catalog! 

 REGISTER ONLINE using the link below to access our secure site on MySchoolBucks: 

register online now

Our SPRING 2024 catalog  began mailing to  Wethersfield and Rocky Hill residents on Jan 25th. The PDF will be online to view or print and ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT NOON  MON JAN 29TH.  Some copies will be delivered to Weth, Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Berlin and Newington Public Libraries. 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 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/UPDATES TO PRINTED CATALOG REFLECTED IN ONLINE REGISTRATION SITE:

   pg 13 - ABC's of Planning For the Future of Your Loved One With Special Needs    correct virtual class time is 6:30 -8:00 pm not 9:00pm

     **NEWLY ADDED CLASSES:    


filled & cancelled classes
Directions & classroom locations
SAT Prep info
Teaching/new course proposal form
Enrichment Program Info
Print an Enrichment registration form
Drivers Ed info

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 trimester of  GED classes  will begin 12/4/ 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 12/4/2023  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.