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.

 

 Fall 2017 Brochure / Enrichment Offerings

 

 

GENERAL INFORmATION

ADMISSION:

All enrichment and non-credit courses are offered to residents and non-residents who are 17 years of age or older. High School students may attend enrichment classes with the permission of the principal.

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT:

If Berlin Adult Education receives your registration on or before Monday, October 2, 2017, you may reduce the course tuition fee by $2.50. Forms received after this 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 otherwise noted, evening 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 on NBC- 30 and WFSB after 2:00pm.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:

All activities offered by Berlin Adult Education are held in accessible locations. If you are in need of assistance, please contact the office at 860.828.8135.

REFUNDS:

Refunds will only be given if, 1) Adult education cancels a class, or 2) a class is full. We cannot issue refunds 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 completed through the Adult Education office (no exceptions). Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Mail-in registrations begin immediately. Payment must be included. 

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 860.828.8135.

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, marital 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.

PLACEMENT TESTING:

GED, ABE and ESL placement testing will be held Tuesday, September 5th – Thursday, September 7th.

 

Director Of Adult Education

Judy Michalski | profile  
 860-828-8135
 berlinaded@berlinschools.org


OFFICE Assistant

Mary Pacyna | profile


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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