Adams County School District 14
     5291 East 60th Avenue
     Commerce City, CO 80022
  303.853.3333    303.853.3329
communications@adams14.org

Adult Education

IN THE NEWS

Telemundo did a story about the Family Literacy program in Adams 12 in partnership with Metro State.  Adams 14 has a partnership with Adams 12 to offer evening classes at Crossroads Alternative Middle School.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Morning and Evening

  • Teacher's assistant in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, Basic Reading/ Writing and/or Basic Math classes and/or Preparation for High School Equivalency (HSE) exams, e.g. GED
  • Tutoring students who need conversation practice, help with homework or with using computers and help preparing for high school equivalency exams in Social Studies, Science, Math and Language Arts

If you are interested, complete this volunteer application and register here for a volunteer information session.  If you do not hear from us within one week of submitting the application, please email adulted@adams14.org or call 303.289.4396. 

NEXT REGISTRATION

Commerce City

January 8, 9 and 10, 2018 at 9 am at the Educational Support Services (ESS) building, 5291 E 60th Ave and at 5:30 pm Adams City High School (ACHS), 7200 Quebec Pkwy.  

8, 9 y 10 de enero de 2018 a 9 am en el Educational Support Services building (ESS), 5291 E 60th Ave y a 5:30 pm en la Adams City High School (ACHS).

Northglenn

January 16 and 17 for ESL, ABE and ASE at 5:30 pm at Crossroads Middle School at 10900 Huron St.  January 18 ESL only.

16 y 17 de enero para ESL, ABE and ASE a 5:30 pm a Crossroads Middle School at 10900 Huron St.  18 de enero solo Clases de Inglés.

Westminster

January 16, 17 and 18 for ESL only at 9:00 am at the Pete Mirelez Human Services Building, 11860 N Pecost St in the Adams County Workforce Center computer lab.

16, 17 y 18 de enero para Clases de Inglés solo a las 9:00 a.m. en el Pete Mirelez Human Services Building, 11860 N Pecost St en el laboratorio de computación del Adams County Workforce and Business Center.

Complete this form if you would like us to contact you. Call 303.289.4396 or email adulted@adams14.org with questions.  Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Adams14ALC/.

Complete este formulario si desea que nos pongamos en contacto con usted. Llame al 303.289.4396 o envíe un correo electrónico a adulted@adams14.org con preguntas. Encuentranos en Facebook en https://www.facebook.com/Adams14ALC/.

Welcome to the Adult Learning Center.  

We provide services for individuals 17 years old or older.  We can serve 16 year olds only under specific circumstances.  All learners in the program have the opportunity to explore career and postsecondary education options.  We also incorporate soft skills development into all classes.  Learners are provided with options for extending learning outside of the classroom using technology.  In 2017-18 the registration fee is $55 and books are $20-35 depending on which class(es). 

Bienvenidos al Adult Learning Center.  Prestamos servicios a personas mayores de 17 años de edad.  Podemos servir a aquellos que tienen 16 añs de edad solamente bajo circunstancias especiales.  Todos los estudiantes en el program tienen la oportunidad de explorar carreras y opciones educacionales post-secundarias.  Tambien incorporamos desarrollo de habilidades sociales en todas las clases.  A los estudiantes se les proporcionan opciones para continuar el aprendizaje fuera del salón usando tecnología.  La cuota de inscripción del ciclo escolar 2017-2018 es de $55 y los libros tienen un costo entre $20 a $35 dependiendo el nivel de clase(s).  Para el horario de inscripciones, presione aquí. 

2017-18 classes include:

  • English as a Second Language - Levels 1-5
  • Family Literacy 
  • Adult Basic Education (Reading, Writing and Math for individuals with skills below high school/secondary level)
  • Adult Secondary Education (Reading, Writing and Math for individuals with skills at 9th grade equivalent or higher
  • Preparation for the high school equivalency exams (GED, TASC, HiSET)
Clases del 2017-2018 incluyen:
  • Clases de inglés como segundo idioma- Niveles del 1 al 5
  • Literacidad familiar
  • Literacidad Básica para Adultos (lectura, escritura y matemáticas para aquellos con habilidades mas abajo del nivel secundario)
  • Literacidad Avanzada para Adultos (lectura, escritura y matemáticas para aquellos con habilidades a nivel equivalente del 9no grado o más alto
  • Preparación para examenes que equivalen a la secundaria (GED, TASC, HiSET)

Through partnership with the Bueno Center High School Equivalency Program (HEP), high school equivalency exam preparation in Spanish at Adams City High School only. Call 303.718.5321 or 303.378.0399 for registration and schedule information or email ernesto.j.sanchez@colorado.edu.

En asociación con el Bueno Center High School Equivalency Program (HEP), proporcionamos clases de preparación para el examen de GED en la escuela Adams City High School solamente.  Llame al 303-718-5321 o al 303-378-0399 para inscripciones e información sobre los horarios puede mandar un correo electrónico al ernesto.j.sanchez@colorado.edu.

Other services:

  • Assessment administration (TABE, CASAS)
  • Monthly computer basics classes
  • Career exploration and job search
  • College advising

Otros servicios:

  • Administración de pruebas (TABE, CASAS)
  • Clases de computación básica, mensualmente
  • Exploración de carreras y búsqueda de trabajos
  • Asesoramiento universitario

2017-18 locations:

Adams County School District 14

  • Educational Support Services, 5291 E 60th Ave, Commerce City, CO 80022 - Morning classes
  • Rose Hill Elementary School, 6900 E 58th Ave, Commerce City, CO 80022 - Morning classes, family literacy only
  • Adams City High School, 7200 Quebec Pkwy, Commerce City, CO 80022 - Evening classes

 

Adams 12 Five Star Schools

  • STEM Launch K-8, 9450 N Pecos St, Thornton, CO 80260 - Morning classes, family literacy only
  • McElwain Elementary, 1020 Dawson Dr, Denver, CO 80229 - Morning classes, family literacy only
  • Crossroads Alternative Middle School, 10900 Huron St, Northglenn, CO 80234 - Evening classes

 

Adams County Workforce and Business Center, 11860 N Pecos St, Westminster, CO 80234 - Morning ESL classes only

Staff:

Jessie Hawthorn, Program Coordinator, 720.322.8129, jhawthorn@adams14.org
Olga Mijares, Administrative Assistant, 303.853.5571, omijares@adams14.org
Natalia Devlin, Instructional Coach, 720.322.8122, ndevlin@adams14.org 
Guadalupe Macias, Evening Program Assistant - Adams City High School, 303.853.7850, gumacias@adams14.org

English as a Second Language Instructors:

Ethel Byrd-Farr, erbyrd@adams14.org
Margie Domingo, margiedomingo@hotmail.com
Dudley Fechner, dfechner@adams14.org
Blake Pendergrass, bpendergrass@adams14.org

Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education Instructors:

Cedric Lindsay, clindsay@adams14.org
Richard Paiz, rpaiz@adams14.org
Sherry Romero, sromero@adams14.org

Photos from 2016-17 GED Graduation

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