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Adult Education Services

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The commitment to provide an educational opportunity for all students is the goal of Northwest Education Services Adult Education program. Adult education services are available through the cooperative efforts of Northwest Education Services, Networks Northwest and Northwest Michigan Works!. 

Partnership to improve wages through education

Adult career training for in-demand jobs. 

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Contact Joe Parent at 231.922.7826 for more detail.


Adult Education Learning Lab programs are open year round and have daytime and evening hours.  Participants age 18 and over may start at any time and can learn for free at their own pace.  Instruction includes:

  • High School Diploma Completion Credits
  • GED Test Preparation
  • English as a Second Language Instruction
  • Adult Basic Education in the areas of reading, math and writing
  • Basic Computer Skills Instruction
  • Employability Skills
  • Postsecondary (College) Preparation
  • Distance Learning Options

To accommodate all students in the above studies, Learning Labs are located at Michigan Works! offices in the cities below. 

Cadillac - 231.876.1648

Benzonia - 231.882.9544

Kalkaska - 231.258.9304

Manistee - 231.723.5910

Petoskey - 231.348.5524

Traverse City - 231.922.3761

For more information contact the Adult Education Coordinator listed to the left.