Adult Basic Education (ABE) provides reading, writing, and math instruction for adults functioning below the 9th grade level. Instruction is often contextualized around the interests of the students and/or the high demand jobs in the area.
Adult Secondary Education (ASE) provides high school equivalency preparation classes for the attainment of a HiSET or GED credential. Instruction is often integrated with occupational training leading to certification in a high demand job sector. Transition to post-secondary and/or employment is emphasized.