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Adult Education

What is 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 (HiSET), employment, post-secondary opportunities, and economic self-sustainability.

Free Services offered by Tennessee Adult Education and American Job Centers:

Basic Education for Adults (ABE)

Improve your math, writing, and reading skills.

Preparation for the High School Equivalency Diploma

Prepare for the HiSET test and earn your high school equivalency diploma.

Integrated English Literacy and Civic Education (IELCE)

Learn to read and communicate in English, improve your math and employability skills, and prepare for US citizenship.

Digital literacy

Learn to use the Internet and improve computer skills, including word processing, typewriting, and other personal digital literacy goals.

Useful skills for work

Develop professional, interpersonal, and 21st-century social skills.

College and career

Explore your college and career options and apply for financial aid.

About

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 (HiSET), 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 (HiSET), empleo, oportunidades postsecundarias y autosostenibilidad económica. Para aplicar, llame a su programa local.

Get Enrolled

Find out how to get enrolled in Adult Education!

HiSET®

Learn about the HiSET exam and vouchers that waive exam fees

Contact Us

Call us at (844) 224-5818 or email us at adulteducation@tn.gov.

Find Your Program

Find your local program!

Diploma Sender Information

Request a copy of your diploma or transcripts