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Osseo Adult Basic Education (ABE) offers free classes for adults to improve academic and English skills so you can move ahead in your job, prepare for further education and training, or improve your daily life. Our caring, patient teachers will help you achieve your goal!  Learn English, improve your reading, writing or math skills, prepare for the GED exam, earn your adult diploma, develop family reading skills, study to become a U.S. citizen, learn skills for the workplace or help adults in educational settings.

For more information or to register, call 763.566.5452 or visit the Adult Basic Education Center in the Northwest Family Service Center, 7051 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN, 55429.

Adult Diploma

It is never too late to finish your high school credential!  Osseo ABE offers learners the opportunity to earn a high school diploma awarded by the State of Minnesota.  Gather past high school transcripts, experience and training from work or school and work with an advisor to see how close you might be to earning a credential.  Call 763.566.5452 for more information or to register for an orientation session today!

GED Preparation

Osseo ABE offers preparation in all areas of the GED exam: math, science, social studies, and reading/language arts.  Our GED Prep classes offer classroom instruction, computer-assisted learning, independent study, and practice tests to help students pass the GED exam.  Day and evening classes are available.  A distance learning option (i-Pathways) is also available for eligible students. 

All students are asked to pay a non-refundable $20 materials and technology fee. This is a one-time fee each year for each student.  We want all students to attend our school. All students are accepted into the program even if they cannot pay this fee. For more information or to register, please call 763.566.5452. 

 

Day Classes
Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am -1:00 pm

Evening Classes
Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Academic Skills

ABE ManOsseo ABE helps adult learners who want to improve their reading, math or writing skills.  Some learners need to brush up on their skills before taking an employment test or college entrance exam. Others are learning information for the first time.  Day and evening classes are available.  For more information or to register, please call 763.566.5452.

All students are asked to pay a non-refundable $20 materials and technology fee. This is a one-time fee each year for each student.  We want all students to attend our school. All students are accepted into the program even if they cannot pay this fee.

 

Day Classes
Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am -1:00 pm

Evening Classes
Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 


English Language (ELL/ESL)

 

Adult ELL LearnersLearn skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing English.  Osseo ABE offers six levels of ESL classes from beginning to advanced.  Students take placement tests and then are placed in a class that best meets their needs. 

Day and evening classes are available.  For more information, call 763.566.5452.  

Watch a short trailer of our Adult ESL program.

Watch a video of our Adult ESL Orientation.  

All students are asked to pay a non-refundable $20 materials and technology fee. This is a one-time fee each year for each student.  We want all students to attend our school. All students are accepted into the program even if they cannot pay this fee. 

Morning Classes

5-Day a Week Classes (at Northwest Family Service Center)

Monday-Thursday, 9:00am -1:00 pm
Friday 9:00a-12:00p

 

3- Day a Week Classes (at Willow Lane)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 am-12:30 pm

 

2-Day a Week Classes (at Willow Lane)

Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am-12:00 pm

 

Evening Classes 

Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 pm -8:30 pm

Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 pm -8:30 pm


Family Literacy

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Osseo ABE partners with Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) to offer family literacy classes.  Parents study English, participate in a parenting education class, and have learning time with their children. Children must be between 2-1/2 to 4 years old. 

To register or for more information, call 763.566.5452.

Watch a video about our ESL Family Literacy program.

 

Morning Classes

3-Day a Week Classes (at Willow Lane)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 am -12:30 pm


Volunteer Opportunities

We want community members to get involved! No level of involvement is too little! Both day and evening opportunities are available.  An application needs to be completed to get started in our volunteer program. 

For more information on volunteering in Adult Basic Education, please contact our volunteer coordinator: Marlene Stumpf-Johnson or call 763.585.7371.

Contact

Betty Tomerlin

Adult Basic Education AESP

763.566.5452