Adult Basic Skills/English as a Second Language (Transitional Studies)


The Adult Basic Education program offers day,evening, and online classes in Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, High School Completion (HS+) and high school equivalency (GED® )testing preparation. Classes offered enhance career, educational, and personal opportunities for individuals. The program offers integrated math, reading, writing, oral communication, digital literacy, and employment skills toward High School Completion credentials, college admission, and/or career changes. The curriculum is based on Career and College Readiness Standards. Students are placed in classes based on their current skill level. Students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. More information is available in the Basic Skills Office in Bldg. 10, Rm. 102, or call 253-589-5702 for more details. There is a $25 tuitionper quarter for each student enrolled in Basic Skills classes. Tuition waivers are available for eligible students.