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Adult Education

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About Adult Education

Adult Education, as part of the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA), provides services to adults to build the knowledge and skills necessary for high school equivalency, employment, post-secondary opportunities, and economic self-sustainability.

En Español

La Educación para Adultos, como parte de la Ley de Oportunidades e Innovaciones Laborales (WIOA), brinda servicios a adultos para desarrollar el conocimiento y las habilidades necesarias para la equivalencia de escuela secundaria, empleo, oportunidades postsecundarias y autosostenibilidad económica. Para aplicar, llame a su programa local.

Get Enrolled

Find out how to get enrolled in Adult Education!

New Pathways

For adult students in Tennessee, the pathway toward attaining their High School Equivalency Diploma has never had so many options to meet their needs. Learn more about the different exams that can be taken and applied toward HSE Diploma attainment.

HiSET and GED Eligibility Requirements

Learn about the HiSET and GED exams and their eligibility requirements and how adult learners can earn a High School Equivalency Diploma in Tennessee.

Find Your Program

Learn about programs nearest you for Adult Basic Education (ABE) or English as a Second Language (ESL). Thank you for your interest in furthering your education here in Tennessee.

Diploma Sender Information

Request a copy of your diploma or transcripts

Adult Education Grantees

This page lists the agencies that are awarded Adult Education grants for the 2023-2027 period. This followed the 2023 Request for Applications (RFA) for organizations to receive grant funding to implement adult education programs across Tennessee.


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To contact Adult Education, call us at 1-800-531-1515 or send us an email at