Adult Education Classes at Wellspring

The goal of our college preparatory and college-credit coursework is to provide students with the tools needed for college and/or career readiness.

We offer FREE Foundation and College Readiness classes for adults of all ages wanting to improve their academic skills in the areas of reading, writing, math and computers. Courses may be eligible for college credit upon successful completion of the program. We can help by:

  • Prepare students for college or career readiness programs in Computers, Math and English
  • Increase a student’s academic self-confidence
  • Prepare a student to take the Accuplacer Exam
  • Earn potential college credit at North Shore Community College
  • Assist students with additional academic advising including college and scholarships

Fall 2022 Course Offering:

Foundations – English Composition
This class is designed for students who are either preparing to take the HiSET or who would simple like to increase their knowledge of English Language Arts. Throughout the course, we will read one full-length text, several short stories/essay, and several poems. We will review conventions of grammar, literary devices and their uses, and the basics of writing a college-level argumentative essay. Each week, students will participate in analytical discussions and throughout the course, they will develop their ability to discuss literature at a high-level. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to take College Readiness English Composition.

Next Session:

  • September 13, 2022 – December 15, 2022
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays; 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Classes are held remotely via Zoom
  • Laptops and hotspots are available to loan, on a first come, first serve basis
  • Assistance available in navigating remote learning

Foundations – Mathematics
This class is designed for students who are either preparing to take the HiSET or who like increase their ability to perform foundational mathematical operations. Focus will be placed on Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division of Integers, Decimals, and Fractions. Operations will include both positive and negative numbers, along with an introduction to variable usage. Exponents and Powers will also be investigated. Students will be encouraged to not only perform the operations, but to explain the processes through spoken and written language. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to take College Readiness Mathematics.

Next Session:

  • September 13, 2022 – December 15, 2022
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays; 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Classes are held remotely via Zoom
  • Laptops are available to loan, on a first come, first serve basis
  • Assistance available in navigating remote learning

For more information or to register please contact Margaret Waugh at mwaugh@wellspringhouse.org

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