Adult Education

Helena Adult Learning Center focuses on preparing students for employment and/or college. This includes preparation for the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test).

HiSET Testing Center provides the students the opportunity to take the HiSET Exam without accessing other services offered through the Adult Learning Center.

Helena Adult Learning Center Services include:

  • Creating career or college pathway plan
  • Preparing for higher education, including trade programs and certifications
  • Increasing skills required for employment
  • Building literacy and math proficiency
  • Preparing for HiSET

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.


About the Program

Mission Statement

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.

Goals

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.

Instruction

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.

Community

The Helena Adult Learning Center will be an integral partner with referring agencies providing academic support for mutual clients.

Community Partners

Helena College of The University of Montana

Career Training Institute

Montana State Job Services

Florence Crittenton

Montana Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Lewis and Clark Literacy Council