ABOUT BIDDEFORD ADULT EDUCATION
We are located at 189 Alfred Street 2nd Floor in Biddeford. You can park on either the Myrtle Street or Clark Street side and enter the building from the side doors. There is an elevator marked with a yellow arrow hanging from the ceiling. We have 2 offices, one is located directly to the left off the elevator and the other is located at the top of the stairs on the Clark Street side of the building.
There are 5 major categories we offer:
Career Advancement Improvement – there are many different types of courses to help you improve or advance in your job; or help you get a job. We offer Healthcare Training, Certificate Program, Business & Skills Training, Tools & Trades, Computers & Technology, and Workforce Training.
English Learners of Other Languages (ELL) – this prepares non-native English learners with advanced skills to communicate in English, to improve job skills and to further their academic studies.
Family Literacy/Early Childhood – these courses give people the guidance, support, and training necessary to improve their literacy skills and the literacy skills of their family.
HiSET/High School Diploma – we offer you a choice on how you would like to achieve your High School Diploma.
HiSET (formerly known as GED) is a series of five tests covering writing, science, math, literature and arts, and social studies. These tests require the test taker to apply reading, math, language, and critical thinking skills. Tests are taken one at a time, and can be taken in any order. Passing the HiSET test series allows you to earn your High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED).
High School Diploma offers academic classes and individualized programs is an opportunity for adults who have not completed high school to earn their diploma.