Adult Education

The Berlin Adult and Continuing Education Program operates on a two semester schedule, spring and fall. A brochure of course offerings is sent to all residents of Berlin via the Berlin Citizen, and is also available online.

 

 Spring '17 Brochure / Enrichment Offerings

 

 

GENERAL INFORATION

ADMISSION:

All enrichment courses are non-credit and offered to residents and non-residents who are 16 years of age or older. High school students may attend enrichment classes with the permission of the principal.

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT:

If your registration is received by Berlin Adult Education on or before Friday, September 12, 2014, you may reduce the course tuition fee by $2.50 (Early Registration Discount). Registration forms turned in after that date will not be eligible for the discount.

CLASS CANCELLATIONS:

Unless otherwise noted, evening enrichment classes are held on days when Berlin Public Schools are in session. If schools are closed due to inclement weather, or for any other reason, an announcement will be made over the Berlin Public Schools telephone Line (860-828-8594) and on WFSB TV after 2:00 p.m. When schools are closed there are NO adult education classes scheduled.

CONFIRMATIONS:

Unless you are notified by phone or mail to the contrary, assume you are enrolled and your class will meet as scheduled. No written confirmation will be mailed to you. In the event a class is filled or cancelled, every attempt will be made to notify you. Berlin Adult Education reserves the right to cancel courses due to low enrollment.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:

All activities offered by Berlin Adult Education are held in accessible locations. Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request. Please contact the Adult Education Director at  860-828-6577 ext. 2639 for more information.

REFUNDS:

Refunds will only be given if...

  1. Adult Education cancels a class

  2. A class is full

WE DO NOT ISSUE REFUNDS. WE CANNOT GIVE A REFUND IF COURSE DATES ARE CHANGED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. A VOUCHER WILL BE ISSUED IF A REQUEST IS MADE IN WRITING.

REGISTRATION:

All registrations for enrichment courses must be done through the Adult Education Office (no exceptions). Registrations will be accepted on a firstcome, first-serve basis. Mail-in registration begins immediately. PAYMENT must be included with registration.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT:

The Berlin Board of Education prohibits sexual harassment or intimidation of its students and employees. Any student or employee who believes he or she has been the subject of discrimination/sexual harassment should contact the Adult Education Director at 860-828-6577 ext. 2639.

STATEMENT of NON-DISCRIMINATION:

The Berlin Board of Education is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, martial status, military or veteran status, national origin, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, or past or present physical or mental disability in any of its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.

STUDENT REGULATIONS:

Smoking or use of tobacco and/or alcoholic beverages is not permitted in any school building or on school grounds at any time.

EXPERIENCING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES?

If you need additional help with learning the course content, please speak with the Berlin Adult Education Director. Additional assistance is available to any student experiencing difficulty with any of the classes. Please call  860-828-6577 ext. 2639.

 

Director Of Adult Education

Adam Leonard | profile  
 860-828-8135
 berlinaded@berlinschools.org


OFFICE MANAGER

Judy Varley


LOCATION

139 Patterson Way
Berlin, CT 06037 


OFFICE HOURS
M-TH: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

All classes meet at Berlin High School, unless otherwise noted.
Although students are encouraged to enroll at the beginning of the semester, students may enroll at any time.
THE FOLLOWING COURSES ARE FREE: 
  • GED
  • English as a Second Language
  • Citizenship

PLACEMENT TESTING for GED, ABE and ESL classes will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20 through Thursday, Jan 22, from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

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