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Central Vermont Adult Basic Education, Inc.

Listing Last Update: August 19, 2016


46 Washington St Ste 100
Barre, VT 05641

Primary Contact

Carol Shults-Perkins

(802) 476-4588

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Educational services

  • Reading and writing
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for high school equivalency
  • English language
  • Math
  • How to use Computers/Technology
  • Volunteer at a Program
  • Information about the GED Test
  • Other

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Program Overview

Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE) has provided free adult education and literacy services in Washington, Orange, and Lamoille Counties of Vermont for 50+ years.

Free individualized education services:

  • Basic skills programs: reading, writing, math, computer literacy
  • English Language Learning and preparation for U.S. citizenship
  • High school diploma and GED credential programs
  • Academic skill readiness for work, technical training, and college

Locations – We have six learning centers – Barre, Montpelier,
Waterbury, Morrisville, Bradford, and Randolph. Students are also taught at job sites, libraries, in homes, and other locations to reduce barriers to participation such as transportation and childcare.

Flexible, personalized learning – Students receive
intensive, personalized instruction to address their goals, learning styles, schedule, challenges and for success. They are taught one-to-one and in small, supportive groups. CVABE uses proven teaching methods to assist students with achieving their unique learning and life goals. We also teach students to use computers and other technology-based resources to help
with reaching their education and career goals.

Mission Statement

Our mission is two-fold: providing basic education for adult students and involving the entire community in the encouragement of their efforts.

Program’s Demographics/Metrics

CVABE serves over 500 adults and teens annually, ages 16-90+, in all 47 towns and cities of central Vermont.

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