The purpose of the Adult Learning Center is to provide for the literacy needs of adults in the community. Literacy is defined as the individual’s ability to apply reading, writing, and computational skills to a career and to everyday life. Furthermore, all staff are committed to recognizing individual needs, assisting each student in achieving his or her highest potential, and promoting the desire for lifelong learning.
Local, State, and Federal Policy
The Helena Adult Learning Center will strive to meet all policy guidelines, as required, and report information in a timely and accurate manner as directed.
The Helena Adult Learning Center will provide an environment for students that includes: flexible scheduling, high quality instructors, and curriculum materials so that students will see an increase in their educational functioning level.
The Helena Adult Learning Center will be an integral partner with referring agencies providing academic support for mutual clients.
1. Helena Adult Learning Center focuses on preparing students for employment and or college readiness. This includes preparation for the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test).
2. HiSET Testing Center provides the students the opportunity to take the HiSET Exam which is the high school equivalency test without accessing other services offered through the Adult Learning Center.
Helena Adult Learning Center Services include:
Orientation, advising, and minimum-hours of attendance are considered part of a student’s obligation for accessing the FREE services provided by the Adult Learning Center. Class sessions are offered every six weeks.
Helena College, University of Montana
Career Training Institute
Montana State Job Services
Montana Vocational Rehabilitation Services
TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers
Lewis and Clark Literacy Council