Wethersfield Adult Education

Now in Full Collaboration with Vernon Regional Adult Based Education

Steven PhelpsDirector of Vernon Regional Adult Based Education      
(VRABE)  which includes Wethersfield Adult Education   860-870-6060 x15

Deborah Stewart-Karsmarski, Facilitator   860-571-8288

Susan Marhefki, Administrative Secretary & Enrichment Coordinator  860-571-8250

HOURS: Mon-Thurs  11:30-3:30  Fri  11:30-3:00 pm

5:30-9:00 Mon, Tues, Wed when classes are in session


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Click here for FALL 2015  Course Catalog        

 The catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site. Additional copies are available in the Adult Ed office, at  the Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and Newington Public libraries, and Wethersfield Town Hall beginning August 15th. Enrichment Registration begins August 19th.  Classes are open to residents of all towns. General information and instructions on enrichment programming is on page 7 of the catalog. Registration forms are located on the inside back cover of the catalog.





HOURS:  11:30-3:30 Mon thru Thur 11:30-3:00 Fri

NOTE:   CLASSES WILL NOT MEET ON WED 11/25/15 for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Our office will be closing at 1:00 pm on Wed Nov 25th and will reopen Monday, Nov 29th.


***The final Yoga classes have been changed from Wed 12/9 to Mon 12/7 due to instructor's schedule.***


GED prep, ESL and Citizenship information can be found in the catalog, in the tabs below or at www.vrabe.org



  Click on Key below for Driver's Education Information 




     Click picture below for classes no longer available



 We now accept Mastercard, VISA, and Discover card payments. See details on the registration form on the inside back cover.

Please remember to list an email address on your registration form. You will receive a system-generated receipt once your payment is processed.

For security reasons, we do not store your credit card information once processed.  If you register for an additional class you will have to give us your information again.

Please check the tabs below for high school completion, ESL and Citizenship program information and residency requirements.

FREE College Transition Program -- Enroll Now!!   Click here for more information on the REACT program which provides academic support in Math and English for students with a high school diploma or a GED and would like to enroll or start taking courses at a community college.


Enrichment/Continuing Education: 

Questions regarding Enrichment/Continuing Ed classes can be directed to 860-571-8250. (See office hours in the tab below)

Share a talent, skill or hobby! Click here to print the Course Proposal Form.  Complete and submit today for the upcoming catalog!! We are always looking for new courses to add to our program.



Location and General Information

Location: Wethersfield High School, Room 211
411 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109

General Information: 860-571-8250
Office Hours: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm Mon - Thurs, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm Fri 

Sept - June when day school is in session

Closed Weekends, Holidays and when Wethersfield Public Schools are closed for vacations or inclement weather.


Facilitator: 860-571-8288
Hours: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm   Mon, Tues & Wed when Adult Ed classes are in session

Mission Statement

The mission of the Vernon Regional Adult based Education program (which includes Wethersfield Adult Education) is to offer dynamic, multicultural services in an atmosphere of respect, apprecition, and acceptance of all. It is the goal of the Region to empower students with the knowledge and tools necessary to succeed both personally and professionally in a technologically advanced society.

VRABE Participating Towns

The following fourteen towns participate in the FREE adult-based educational programs described in our catalog and at http://www.vrabe.org. Vernon Regional Adult Based Education provides these programs which are funded by participating communities, state and federal grants, and other grant sources.

Ashford, Bolton, Colchester, Coventry, East Windsor, Ellington, Glastonbury, Griswold, Mansfield, South Windsor, Tolland, Vernon, Wethersfield, Willington. 

Students not living within our fourteen-town region will be charged tuition for classes offered in the Vernon Regional Adult Based Education Program.


Pre-GED, GED, CDP & NEDP Registration and Orientation Information

Through Vernon Regional Adult Based Education (VRABE) we are pleased to offer access to Pre-GED, GED test prep, Credit Diploma (CDP) and  National External Diploma Program (NEDP) classes.

Orientation is REQUIRED for all high school completion programs. Register for an Orientation online at www.vrabe.org  or call 860-870-6060 ext 15.


Fall 2015 semester GED classes at Wethersfield High School will begin Sept 14, 2015  Classes meet Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays evenings.

ESL and Citizenship Registration and Information

In-person registration for ESL classes will take place on

Monday, September 14, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Wethersfield High School. Students must bring a valid, state-issued photo ID and proof of address.

Classes for ESL students meet Monday and Wednesday evenings for 13 weeks per semester. 

Citizenship classes will be held at Wethersfield High School based on sufficient enrollment. Students registering for Citizenship must be able to read and converse in English well enough to pass an appraisal test. For additional information and to pre-register, please call (860) 870-6060 ext 15.

Wethersfield Public Schools

127 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: 860-571-8100

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