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Adult Learning

The Region 1 Adult Learning Center provides services that help adults increase knowledge and improve skills that are essential in today's changing world. The Adult Learning Center is a grant-funded program through the ND Department of Public Instruction.  Services are available to anyone 16 or older seeking basic academic/life skills or a high school equivalency (GED).

Crighton Building - Room 108 & 109
Monday – Thursday, 9 am to 7 pm; Friday, 9 am to 12 pm

 

GED Preparation

People preparing for the GED tests are encouraged to enroll at the Adult Learning Center for instruction; both morning and night classes are available. Registrations are announced on our monthly calendars and are generally held in August, October, January, and March. For more information, please call or stop at the Adult Learning Center!

English Language Learning (EL)

People who want to learn English as a foreign language may sign up to take EL classes. EL classes are held as a group throughout the week; both morning and night classes are available. Registrations are announced on our monthly calendars and are generally held in August, October, January, and March. For more information, please call or stop at the Adult Learning Center!

College Preparation

The Adult Learning Center holds an event with WSC admissions to provide information regarding WSC, FAFSA, and the Williams County Scholarship. GED graduates from Williams county qualify for the scholarship. The ALC introduces students to WSC staff for enrollment and helps with any college-related questions. Each student can receive a campus tour to prepare them for enrolling at WSC.

Job Readiness Skills

The Adult Learning Center will help students organize a personal list of activities, awards, past employment, and more. This information can be used to create targeted resumes. Students may also receive help researching the company where he/she may get a job interview, completing an application, preparing cover letters and resumes, practicing for interviews, and preparing thank you letters and follow-up phone calls. Please note, the ALC staff is available to help the student understand and complete workplace documents, but cannot complete or submit these documents for a student.

Websites for Job Readiness include:

Study Skills

Students will learn the different learning styles and learn many different study skill techniques to help in college and employment.

Contact

Amanda Piesik
Adult Learning Center, 115
p. 701.774.4221

Paul Jacobson
Adult Learning Center, 116
p. 701.774.6236

Renee Gerard
Adult Learning Center, 113
p. 701.774.4525

Brandi Marum
Adult Learning Center - Rough Rider Center, Watford City
p. 701.822.3112

Testing Center:
Austin Proctor,
Adult Learning Center, 110
p. 701.774.6223

North Dakota State Contact for More Information:
Stanley Schauer, State Director
Adult Education and Literacy, Department of Public Instruction
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
p. 701.328.2271
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