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Adult Education

Non-credit opportunities to acquire foundational academic skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and the English language.

Free! Career Pathways for the 21st Century Program

This program offers career exploration and skills improvement for adults interested in training for a career in one of the state's high-demand industry sectors, including health care, hospitality, information technology and more.

ESL - English as a Second Language

Basic English classes for people whose primary language is not English.

GED® to College and Careers

CCRI offers a College Readiness/ Dual Enrollment for learners without a high school credential. This class enables a student to obtain the education they need to secure a good paying job to support themselves and their families.

GED® Prep Classes

These classes are designed to help you make progress toward passing the GED® exams; if you are more prepared and attend classes and complete homework, the likelihood you will pass the tests increases.

GED® Testing Sites

CCRI hosts two state approved testing sites where individuals can take the GED® (General Education Development) exam in order to achieve a high school equivalency diploma.

Transition to College Program

The Center for Workforce and Community Education (CWCE) partners with five adult education programs providing transition or bridge to college and career programs for nontraditional adult students returning to academic life.

Rhode Island Resource Hub

The Rhode Island Resource Hub gives adult users the ability to:

  • Identify their workforce and education goals, levels, and preferences,
  • Access resources within the RI Resource Hub
  • Create an account and save resources for their next visit
  • Develop and selectively share plans to achieve their goals.

This page developed and maintained by CWCE. Send comments and suggestions to jnash@ccri.edu .

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Last Updated: 2/15/17