Wethersfield Adult Education
Now in Full Collaboration with Vernon Regional Adult Based Education
Steven Phelps, Director 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
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 18th. Enrichment Registration begins August 24th. 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.
Wethersfield residents will begin receiving their catalogs in the mail and it will go live on our site on or around August 18th. Enrichment Registration BEGINS August 24th. Our fall catalog will feature old favorites and great new offerings! See you in September!!!
- ENRICHMENT REGISTRATION BEGINS AUG 24TH AND CLOSES ONE WEEK BEFORE CLASS START DATE OR WHEN IT HAS FILLED, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
- You MUST REGISTER in order to attend any class. Sorry, but our program does not allow 'drop ins'.
- Please click the icon below for CLASSES THAT ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE before you mail in your form.
- CORRECTIONS to the printed catalog: The Alzheimer's class meets on Tues Nov 15th; Spin Class information has been updated -see pg 15 for details.
- 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
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.
Hours: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Mon, Tues & Wed when Adult Ed classes are in session
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.
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.
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 2016 semester GED classes at Wethersfield High School will begin Sept 12, 2016 Classes meet Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays evenings.
In-person registration for ESL classes will take place on
Sept 12, 2016 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.