ASU Mid-South host for Adult Ed. Open House

ASU Mid-South host for Adult Ed. Open House

S tudents and graduates share stories of success

ASU Mid-South Arkansas Adult Education centers across the state will participate in the second annual Arkansas’ Adult Education Open House this Thursday, Sept. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Adult Ed., a division of the Arkansas Department of Career Education, and its network of centers will make current students available to answer questions about how they’ve benefitted from free programs. Teachers will also provide important information about each of Adult Ed.’s programs including GED preparation, English Language Acquisition (ELA), and Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGETM).

In West Memphis, the Adult Education center is located in the Arkansas Workforce Center on the north campus of ASU Mid-South, 2003 W. Broadway.

Refreshments will be provided. Call 870-733-6871 for information.

“Adult Education centers are improving the livelihoods of Arkansans, and it’s important to share stories of success with others who also need to get ahead,” said Dr. Trenia Miles, deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Career Education, Adult Education Division. “Our goal is to help as many Arkansans as we can become job-ready.”

“We look forward to seeing many new faces on Thursday as we participate in the Arkansas Adult Education Open House.

We know the need is great in our service areas. We have experienced what success in our program can mean for an individual and we hope to be able to work with many more people throughout Crittenden and Cross counties,” said Thomas Schlauch, Director of Adult Education at ASU Mid-South.

For the 2017-18 school year, Adult Ed. served 24,086 Arkansans statewide. Locations for each center around the state can be found at ARCareerEd.org or by calling 1-877-963-4GED (4433).

Arkansas Adult Education, a division of the Arkansas Department of Career Education, prepares a job-ready, careerbound workforce to meet the needs of Arkansas employers. For more visit ARcareerED.org.

From Deborah Yen

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