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Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education

These programs are free and open to adults aged 18 and older. Contact the Basic Skills Office for more information about enrollment.

828.327.7000 ext. 4353ABE

ABE Academy

Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a program of instruction designed for adults who function below the high school level. Instruction is offered in reading, writing, math, oral and written communication, and technology, according to the North Carolina Adult Education Standards. ABE Academy offers consistent and intensive contextualized classroom instruction which meets these requirements with a focus on career exploration and workforce preparation. Students enrolled in ABE Academy will share a common goal of transitioning into the workforce or additional educational programs. All students enrolled in ABE Academy have the right to a positive learning environment where they may achieve their educational goals.

For more information about ABE Academy, please contact Vickie Vinson at 828-327-7000 ext. 4268 or you may send her an email.


ABE Academy classes are also available at CVCC's Alexander Center in Taylorsville. Call 828.632.8221 for more information about class days and times.