Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner. The mission of AEPP within the New York State Education Department is to promote, develop, and support adult education programs with the goal of providing adult students with successful pathways and transitions to post secondary education, apprenticeship training, and the workforce.
Noemi Acosta earned her high school diploma thanks to adult education. With her sights set on a career in teaching, she currently tutors adults in the same high school equivalency program. “I want to be in front of the classroom, and I want the children to remember me with the same affection that I . The Adult Education Center is a performance-based school. Attendance is voluntary. The student population is comprised of approximately 2,000 adults. It is a diverse ethnic, multicultural and mobile population. New students take diagnostic tests before entering classes.
The Maine Adult Education Portal is a statewide network of websites for Maine's local adult education programs, including course search, online registration, adult education news, and more. Friends of Portland Adult Education; About Us. Hours and Locations; Mission Statement; Our History; Friends Of PAE Facebook; Notices and Calendars. Course Calendar. Current Notices. Summer Learning Lab Hours; Summer Office Hours.