Adult Basic Ed / GED

NOTICE: There will be no ABE on the following Tuesdays:
  • November 26
  • December 3
  • December 24
  • December 31

Basic Skills, GED Preparation, and English as a Second Language Classes

Did you know that parent's education level is directly correlated with their children's performance in school?
  • Do you want to improve your skills in reading, math or writing for your job or to get ready for post-secondary education?
  • Do you want to get your GED?
  • Do you want to improve your skills so you can help your children succeed in school?
  • Do you want to learn to speak and write English?

GED Preparation / Basic Skills Classes

Tuesday evenings
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Delano Community Ed. Center
140 Elm Avenue, Delano
Room 201
(763) 972-6210
Open weekly during the school year (starting Sept 21, 2021)

Childcare: Please call our office if you would need childcare to participate in GED preparation class. We are considering offering childcare if there is a need for it.

Additional classes, including English as a Second Language classes, are available on different days/times in many surrounding communities. Call or click here for complete schedule information.

ABE participants are 16 or older, not enrolled in secondary school, and functioning below the 12th grade level in any of the basic academic areas: reading, math, writing, and communication in English.
GED stands for General Education Development. The GED tests measure knowledge of science, social studies, math, reading, and writing. When all four GED tests are passed, the certification can be used in place of a high school diploma for applying to jobs or colleges. For more information, click here.
Volunteer to work alongside Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers to assist adult learners who are trying to improve academic skills. Volunteers might help with content such as reading, writing, math, and GED preparation or in English acquisition. Roles are either as a classroom assistant or working directly one-to-one with a student. Literacy Minnesota provides core training and ongoing support. For information and/or to register, call Terrisa at 763-682-8688 or Cheryl at 763-745-6034.

Training is required:

Step 1: Attend an orientation date
  • Monday, Oct 11 | 6:00-8:00p
    Discovery Elementary School - Room M5
    214 1st Ave NE, Buffalo
  • Wednesday, Oct 13 | 6:00-8:00p
    Wayzata / Plymouth
    17340 County Rd 6, Plymouth

Step 2: Attend core training by Literacy Minnesota
  • Saturday, Oct 16 | 9:00a-4:30p
    Discovery Elementary School - Room M5
    214 1st Ave NE, Buffalo

Step 3: Attend the final session
  • Thursday, Oct 18 | 6:00-9:00p
    Discovery Elementary School - Room M5
    214 1st Ave NE, Buffalo

For more information about tutoring opportunities or to register for the training, call: (763) 682-8688 (Buffalo area)