Connecticut State Department of Education
Adult Education
Adult Education Overview
Adult Education programs are free to Connecticut residents aged 17 and older who are no longer enrolled in a public school.
Directory of Providers
Instructional programs are provided predominantly through local school districts and through various community and faith-based organizations.
GED Testing
The primary aim of the General Educational Development (GED) testing program in Connecticut is to provide a second opportunity for individuals to obtain their high school diplomas.
Legislation and Funding
Connecticut General Statutes Sections 10-67 through 10-73d and Title II of the Federal Workforce Investment Act govern adult education activities in Connecticut.
Leadership and Curriculum Projects
These projects represent innovative activities conducted in partnership with other stakeholders that are aimed at improving the quality and access of adult education services to Connecticut residents.
Policies and Procedures
This information is designed to help adult education providers adhere to the requirements relative to program operation and accountability.
Reports
These documents provide information about the learners who participate in adult education and the outcomes they achieve. They also present analyses on special topics, projects, or activities.
Teacher Certification
Providers receiving adult education funds through the Department of Education must have teachers who are certified in accordance with the Department's certification regulations.