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 Fri 11:30 -3:00

5:30-9:00 pm Mon, Tues & Wed when classes are in session

Click here for Adobe link for FALL 2019 Course Catalog

The Fall 2019 catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site by clicking on the link above or the catalog photo. Additional copies are 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 . Wethersfield residents will receive on in their mail.

Enrichment Registration by mail begins upon catalog release. Phone in registration begins Aug 21st. 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

Reminder: Our office is closed and classes do not meet when Wethersfield Public Schools are on vacation or closed due to inclement weather.


  • Our FALL 2019 semester is coming to a close. Check back mid-Dec for details on the SPRING 2020 catalog release.
  • Check back in December for updated information on the next session of DRIVER'S ED .
  • The next SAT class schedule will be updated in December - check back on the link below.
  • 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.org
VRABE NRF Flyer Wethersfield Jan. 2020 11.14.19.pdf

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

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, 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.org. 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.org 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.