ADULT LEARNING CENTER

 

Schedule

Classes begin:

September and

January


Classes in Session:

Monday - Friday


School Hours:

8:30 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.





Register for Classes!

Students must register in person. For information about our Registration Sessions, please download our flyer here









Online Learning at the Adult Learning Center is ideal for people with busy schedules and lifestyles. With an Internet connection you can participate anywhere, anytime time. For more information, please download our flyer here




       

TESTIMONIAL

“I like the hope, caring and understanding of the teachers. They really want you to succeed.”


Adult Learning Center Student





 

Welcome to the The Family Literacy Program at the Adult Learning Center! We’re committed to strengthening literacy and parenting skills of families of children enrolled in Boston Public Schools.


The Family Literacy Program at the Adult Learning Center is a day-time program offering adult basic education, all levels of English for adult language learners, HiSET preparation, and computer literacy classes.  Our program is free and parents of Boston Public Schools children are prioritized for enrollment.



Admission Requirements

Prospective students must come in for an information, registration session and a placement test to assess reading/writing and speaking/listening skills. Remember, there is no good or bad score. The test results are used to determine the best class for the student.


Please Note: The current wait time is usually six months.  It’s best to add your name to our wait list since we fill any open slots from the wait list.





              CONTACT US


Maria I. Harris

Director

miharris@bostonpublicschools.org


Katie Ehresman

Coordinator, Adult High School Credentialing

Adult Diploma Program & HiSET Testing

Director of Curriculum & Instruction
kehresman@bostonpublicschools.org


Karla DeLeon

Coordinator, Recruitment & Placement

kdeleon@bostonpublicschools.org



Adult Learning Center

Family Literacy Program

Madison Park Complex

Building 1

55 Malcolm X Boulevard

Roxbury, MA 02120


Phone: 617.635.9300

Fax: 617.635.9045




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Family Literacy Program

Helps parents and children learn together. A Parenting Skills Curriculum provides parents the opportunity to strengthen their parenting skills. Read more





Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Provides educational services from basic literacy and math to high school equivalency and adult diploma programs. Read more





English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Read more






HiSET(formerly known as GED) Preparation Classes

Study writing, English, social studies, science, literature and math in preparation for the high school equivalency exam. Read more





HiSET(formerly known as GED) Test Center

Computer-based only.  Read more