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
REGISTER EARLY for best choice of FALL 2021 CLASSES!
Fall 2021 classes will meet in-person! You must register before
you can take a class.
To make a registration appointment call 860-561-6900, text 860-986-2864, or complete a Testing Reservation Form.
Registration appointments are available all summer!
Testing Reservation Form
If you want to be in an adult education class, please submit the Testing Reservation Form provided here. Once we have your reservation, we will contact you to schedule the test needed to start any program. When you come to take the test, please bring your photo ID and proof of address as you will also register at that time. We will help you find the class that will be best for you.
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.
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 Richard Ledwith, Human Resources Director and Coordinator of ADA and Title 9, at or firstname.lastname@example.org (860) 561-6691 or Melissa Caballero, Director of Special Education and 504 Coordinator at (860) 561-6606 or email@example.com.