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Valley Regional Adult Education

Listing Last Update: February 4, 2021


54 Grove St.
Shelton, CT 06484

Primary Contact

Debra Hansen

(203) 924-6651 Ext:2005

Educational services

  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

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Program Overview

Academic Programming for obtaining your high school credentials or to learn and improve your English language skills. Academic classes are FREE to Valley residents. We are open 12 months a year with day and evening classes. There is free parking and close to the bus lines. Our staff is friendly and caring, our teachers and counselors are state certified.

Enrichment Programming with classes for adults in Arts & Crafts, Career & Work, Cooking, Dance, Digital Photography, Fitness, Garden, Home, Mind & Body, Personal Development, Recreation, Technology, World Languages and more. Also offered are day trips to New England and New York attractions and two overnight trips a year.

Established in 1970, Valley Regional Adult Education (VRAE) provides educational services to the residents of Ansonia, Derby, Monroe, Seymour, Shelton and Trumbull. Adults come to Valley Regional Adult Education to attend our free Academic Programs or to take advantage of numerous enrichment classes offered in each Valley town.

Mission Statement

VRAE mission statement

At Valley Regional Adult Education, we are committed to developing a sense of community education in which local citizens, schools, agencies, and businesses work together to address the educational needs of the Valley Community. Our goal is to be a vital organization, responsible for creating an environment that continually fosters 100% engagement of students and staff through:

Innovation and Creativity

Hours of operation: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Cost info: All academic classes are FREE to students that live in our coverage area. A small fee is charged to students out of the area.

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