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Adult Basic Education - ABE

  • College
  • Literacy Education
  • Personal Development/Life Skills
  • Remediation & Tutoring
  • Summer Program
  • Workforce Development & Continuing Education
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27533-8002
(919) 739-6908
(919) 736-1707 (fax)
Hours:
At least 10 hours/week. Class length varies according to the student's Individual Education Plan.

About Us

Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a program of study geared to adults who lack competence in reading, writing, speaking, problem solving, or computation at a level necessary to function in society, on read more
  • About

    Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a program of study geared to adults who lack competence in reading, writing, speaking, problem solving, or computation at a level necessary to function in society, on the job or in the family setting.
    ABE is a competency-based curriculum focused on basic reading, writing, communication and math skills. ABE provides the foundation for basic skills needed for additional studies in Adult High School or GED. The curriculum explores ways to enhance job performance, self-esteem, critical thinking skills and other life skills. Prepares students for a Career Readiness Certificate. Classes available, on or off campus and distance learning.

  • Highlights

    • 40 million adults nationwide need to improve their basic skills, until then, adults cannot effectively compete for jobs!
    • 50% of NC's adult population performs below average in information processing skills.
    • Prepares students for a Career Readiness Certificate, which is steadly becoming a prerequisite for job employment.
    • Classes are offered in mornings, afternoons, and evenings either on campus or through distance learning.
    • GED and English as a Second Language classes are offered at sites throughout Goldsboro and Wayne County.