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

OFFICE HOURS: Mon-Thurs  11:30-3:30  Fri  11:30-3:00 pm
5:30-9:00 pm Mon, Tues & Wed when classes are in session

Reminder: Our office is closed and classes do not meet when Wethersfield Public Schools are on vacation
or closed due to inclement weather





 Click here for Adobe link for SPRING 2017  Course Catalog      

 The catalog can be viewed and/or printed from this site beginning Jan 12th. Additional copies are available in the Adult Ed office, at  the Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and Newington Public libraries, and Wethersfield Town Hall beginning Jan 14th. Enrichment Registration begins Jan 19th.  Enrichment/Continuing Ed Classes are open to adult 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. Also click the icons below.





  • Check with your class instructor for make up dates if your class was impacted by snow cancellations. NOTE: Finishing Works In Progress schedule has been changed to 4/19-5/3. There is still space available.
  • You MUST REGISTER in order to attend any class. Sorry, but our program does not allow 'drop ins'.
  • GED prep, ESL and Citizenship information can be found in the front of our catalog, in the tabs at the bottom of this page or at www.vrabe.org
  • Classes are already beginning to fill. Please check the link below before registering.







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.


SPRING 2017 semester GED classes at Wethersfield High School will begin JANUARY 9, 2017. Classes meet Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays evenings.

ESL and Citizenship Registration and Information

In-person registration for ESL classes will take place on

JANUARY 9, 2017 at 6:00  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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