The West Hartford Adult Education program provides
opportunities for adults to improve their English (ESOL), improve basic skills (ABE), earn a high school diploma, or attain citizenship (CIT). Our mandated adult education programs are free to adults 17 and older who live or work in West Hartford and are no longer enrolled in a public school.
We serve adults who live in West Hartford, work in West Hartford, or have children enrolled in West Hartford Public Schools.
Fall 2023 Registration opened August 1, 2023. Registration is required to take a class.
Call 860-561-6900 or text 860-986-2864 with questions.
Or complete the Registration Form and submit here.
2 Easy Steps to register in an adult education class:
Complete and submit the Registration Form here.
You can complete the registration form in either English or Spanish.
Take a test. The test will help us place you in the right class. When we receive your form we will contact you to schedule the test. When you come to take the test, please bring your photo ID and proof of address.
In accordance with CT General Statute Sec. 10-73a (C), the West Hartford Board of Education does not charge residents a fee for any classes, textbooks, or materials used in the mandated academic programs for adults.
All classes are held in handicapped accessible locations. Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request. To discuss accommodations, please contact Andy Tyskiewicz at 860-561-6900.
We offer a variety of free beginner, intermediate, and advanced, and other specialized ESOL classes that help speakers of other languages improve their ability to speak, listen, read, and write in English. Day and evening classes meet for two hours twice a week at several locations in West Hartford. Some classes offer free childcare for children ages 4 to 10.
Affirmative Action Policy Statement
West Hartford Adult and Continuing Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws, nor does it unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with prior criminal conviction. Inquiries regarding the department’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Julio Duarte, Executive Director of Human Resources and Coordinator of ADA and Title 9, at or firstname.lastname@example.org 860-561-6691 or Melissa Caballero, Executive Director of Pupil Services and 504 Coordinator at 860-561-6606 or email@example.com.