About Adult Basic Education

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    Fall classes begin Wednesday, September 8! 


    Female Student

    Lakeville Area Schools Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a part of Lakeville Area Community Education. We are located at 17685 Juniper Path, Lakeville, MN 55044. 

    Adult Basic Education provides opportunities for learners who want to:

    • Learn English or improve their English skills.
    • Earn a GED or High School Diploma.
    • Explore local career options and prepare for job entry or advancement.
    • Increase technology skills.
    • Prepare for post-secondary education.

    All classes are FREE

    Classes are for adults age 17 and older who are not currently enrolled in high school. Students must also meet one or both of the following criteria:

    • Lack of a high school credential
    • Function below the 12th grade level in basic academic areas, such as: reading or math, or the inability to read, write or understand English.

    Registration and Orientation

    To register, contact Nancy Eldomiatti, ABE Secretary, at 952-232-2162 or nancy.eldomiatti@isd194.org. All new students will complete paperwork and a short assessment which will take approximately 90 minutes.


    Program Manager

    Tracie Kreighbaum, PhD
    952-232-2161
    tracie.kreighbaum@isd194.org 

ABE Announcements

  • Lakeville Adult Basic Education is offering a FREE, 6-week Introduction to Healthcare Careers class starting Friday, October 29.

    The six-week class will be held on Friday mornings from 9am-12pm. No class on 11/26. Call 952-232-2162 to register! 

    Participants will learn about healthcare career opportunities in the area. You will also be able to study for and take the Personal Care Assistance and Community First Services and Support test (a test through the Minnesota Department of Health). Those who pass can take home a PCA/CFSS certificate on the last day of class!  This certificate is an entry level step into the healthcare field. 

    Local employers will visit the classroom and talk about immediate employment opportunities and free additional training! 

    This class is taught in English. Must score at least a 211 on the CASAS English proficiency exam. You must qualify for ABE services to participate in this course. 

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