Adult Basic Education (ABE)

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is designed for the student who has taken a long break from education and would like a refresher course that will review and focus on the basics. ABE is a non-degree program that helps strengthen skills in reading, writing, and math, to the pre-college level. If you’ve got your sights set on college, but first want to boost your academic skills then ABE is the course for you. By reviewing and focusing on the basics, students become better prepared to keep up with advanced classes. ABE can also teach students better study and learning habits, which will help them, succeed where they might have otherwise found difficulty. All classes are direct instruction and instructor led.

Our program will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Prepare for the TABE Assessment Test
  • Become a better reader
  • Improve your math skills
  • Flexible schedules-days, and evenings
  • Self-paced curriculum
  • Central downtown metro location
  • **FREE tutoring for enrolled students**

 

Costs

$192 per 45 hours
$22 for Reading textbook
$45 for Math textbook

 


Getting Started

Step 1: Apply
Apply in person at the EGTC 6th floor registration desk, 1860 Lincoln St., Denver, or with our online application.

Step 2: Assessment
A free assessment test of reading and math is required before registration. The assessment takes approximately 2.5 hours. A photo ID is required. For testing hours, call 720-423-4759.

Step 3: Register
You may register for the program in-person after assessment testing.

 

Orientation

All incoming or prospective students are required to attend an orientation prior to the start of class. Also, all students with questions about the GED® and/or ABE courses and college programs are invited to attend. Information about courses, one-on-one meetings with teachers and administration, resource guides, and registration information will be available.

Students should bring TABE results and registration information if possible.

2017-2018 Catalog

Upcoming Related Events

Monday, September 25, 2017
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Time: 7:30am
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
New CAD Classes Begin
Time: 7:30am
Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Water Quality Management Classes Start
Time: 7:30am to 4:30pm

From our students...

Emily Griffith has helped me to apply for grants and with financial assistance, they have helped me enroll for all the classes needed to obtain the certificates needed for the field.

Thomas Schimmer
HVAC Student

From our teachers...

I love when students return and tell me how much they appreciated the program and what they learned.

Kristi Martin
Faculty