Vision and Mission
New Britain Adult Education will increase a student’s ability to succeed in post-secondary education by delivering a high quality education with instructional activities based on scientific research, effective use of technology, and assessment to ensure that students are enrolled in a program that meets their goals and objectives. The mission of the New Britain Adult Education program is to assist all students to become literate and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to advance in their career choices through effective, high quality education, while partnering with community agencies.  If you have any question please give us a call at (860) 299-6106. Our fax number is (860) 505-0572.

2018-2019 Student Registration Information
Registration will take place from Monday, August 6 - Friday, August 24. For the first trimester, students must attend orientation (offered only on Monday and Tuesday) before registering in any program. Registration will be closed after August 24, 2018. Registration for the second trimester will begin on October 29, 2018.

Orientation and registration for all programs
Orientation and registration for all programs will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays. Session 1 will be from 9:30 - 11:00 AM, session 2 will be from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM and session 3 will be from 2:00 - 3:30 PM. Documentation required is as follows: Photo ID, immunization records, transcripts and withdrawal forms.

Testing by appointments for all programs
Testing and appointments for all programs will be on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Session 1 will be from 9:30 - 11:00 AM, session 2 will be from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM and session 3 will be from 2:00 - 3:30 PM.

Fridays - Make-Up Day is by appointment only
Fridays are held for make-up days and is by appointment only. Session 1 will be from 9:30 - 11:00 AM and session 2 will be from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM.

We offer numerous programs at the Adult Education Center. For more information on each program, please click the links at the top of the page.
  • Adult High School Credit Diploma Program (AHSCDP)
    This program is a way for students who withdraw from school to complete their high school education, by earning credits for specific core and elective courses.
  • CT Virtual High School
    The Connecticut Adult Virtual High School program provides students enrolled in at least 2 classes in the New Britain Adult High School Credit Diploma program the option of earning up to 7.0 credits online.
  • General Education Development (GED)
    The General Education Development (GED) program focuses on the development of reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and technology skills in preparation for the GED exam. Students enrolled in the GED program can take periodic practice tests to assess their progress and readiness to take the GED exam. The exam is offered at various sites throughout the state.
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
    Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes are offered to assist students in improving reading, writing, and mathematical skills. These classes are designed to support students who wish to improve their basic skills for employment and/or prepare for entry into the GED classes and Credit Diploma Program.
  • National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
    No new students will be accepted into the National External Diploma Program after June 30, 2018 as we will no longer offer this program.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    ESL classes are designed to help adults improve their English skills in listening, reading, and writing. Classes are offered for English Language Learners based upon the students speaking, reading and writing skills. Upon entering, students will take a listening and reading test to determine classroom placement.
  • Citizenship
    This course is designed to help prepare students to pass the U.S. Citizenship interview and become American citizens. It also assists in improving English language skills while learning American history, civics and government. Students learn about the naturalization process and develop skills and strategies to pass the interview section of the Immigration and Naturalization Service test. The ability to understand and speak limited English is a requirement. The class will meet for six weeks.