Adult and Prison Education Resources
Adult Education provides academic
instruction to adults (16 years of age and older) who are out of school.
Students who attend want to increase their skills in order to obtain a job or
job promotion; access vocational training; enter college; support their
children in school; and/or become more active in their communities.
Adult Education, students can upgrade their Reading, Math, and Writing skills;
increase their English language proficiency; prepare for the GED®; or complete
their credits to obtain a State of Delaware high school diploma. Programs are
available through the traditional classroom format or through virtual
instruction. Programs include:
More than 7,000 adult learners are served
annually in through adult education programs; approximately 900 individuals
take the GED® test; and more than 1,100 inmates participate in prison-based
education programs. State funded family literacy programs emphasize parents
helping children with school work, building a solid literacy base by reading to
their children, and/or applying more effective parenting strategies.