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Director

Lori Hart
P: 203-783-3461
E: lhart@milforded.org

Important Dates

There will be NO Classes on the following Dates:

 

Sept. 24.......Orange Ave. only
Sept. 30.....................All bldgs
Oct. 3 ....................Foran only
Oct. 9 ........................All bldgs
Oct. 10 ..................... Law only
Oct. 23-24 .................All bldgs
Nov. 5 ........................All bldgs
Nov. 27-28 .................All bldgs

 

Free Academic Courses

Students must register IN PERSON for any of these FREE Academic Courses.

Registration for GED®/ESL/CITIZENSHIP courses will take place exclusively at the Parsons Complex, 70 West River Street from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the GED/ESL classroom, August 20-23, 2019. Please call to set up an evening appointment, if needed: (203) 783-3461.

You must bring the following when you register for GED® /ESL/CITIZENSHIP. No registration form is needed.

  • Proof of age (must be at least 17 years for GED® Prep course)
  • Proof of Milford residency
  • Photo ID

The registration process will take approximately 2 hours, including skills assessment and evaluation. Please plan accordingly.

NO CHARGE for materials for GED/ESL/CITIZENSHIP courses: The Milford Adult and Continuing Education Program is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 10-73a, there is no fee for registration, books or materials to any adult enrolled in the Citizenship, ESL, or high school completion programs. All Academic Classes (ABE/Pre-GED, GED, ESL, and Citizenship) are FREE to Milford residents.

ABE/GED® Preparation

Improve your academic skills in Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Language Arts in order to prepare for the GED® exam. Adult Basic Education (ABE) focuses on strengthening basic academic skills. The ABE course is considered the Pre-GED class. General Education Diploma (GED®) Preparation continues skill development as students prepare for the GED® exam. Basic computer skills are also reviewed. Students become familiar with the official GED.com website and the test registration process. All sessions are led by certified teachers.

DAYTIME COURSES
Start September 4

Monday | Wednesday | Friday
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Parsons Complex
Instructor: Rachel Yakubik

EVENING COURSES
Start September 4

Monday | Wednesday | Thursday
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Foran High School Room 305
Instructor: Emily Guerrucci

TECHNOLOGY AND CAREER EDUCATION will be provided to both GED and ESL Students

GED® Test Information

To register for the GED® EXAM (separate from the GED Preparation Course), you first must meet with Lori Hart, Director of Adult Education.
Students may begin the process by going online at GED.com, but registration will not be complete until they have met with the Director. Appointments are held at the Parsons Complex and can be made by calling (203) 783-3461.

Test Location
The actual test site is determined at the time of registration. Joseph A. Foran High School is NOT a test location.

GED® Test Accommodations
Available for qualified individuals with a disability. Contact Lori Hart at (203) 783-3461 or Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Dept. of Education at (860) 807-2111.

National External Diploma Program (NEDP): For adults who have acquired their academic skills through life and work experiences. Contact the West Haven Adult Education Dept. at (203) 937-4375 for more information.

Transcript Info: Transcript requests may be downloaded online at portal.ct.gov/SDE/adult-ed/GED.

GED® Exam

To register for the GED® EXAM (separate from the GED Preparation Course), you first must meet with Lori Hart, Director of Adult Education. Students may begin the process by going online at GED.com, but registration will not be complete until they have met with the Director. Appointments are held at the Parsons Complex (70 West River Street, Milford) and can be made by calling (203) 783- 3461.

Eligibility/Items Required

  • At least 17 years of age and a Connecticut resident
  • Officially withdrawn from high school for at least 6 months
  • Photo ID
  • Withdrawal Form from high school (parent/guardian signature required for those younger than 18).

Costs

  • FREE - Younger than 21
  • FREE - Veterans with 181 days of Active Duty
  • $13    - Age 21 or older

Fees are non-refundable. Make check or money order payable to Milford Adult Education.

English as a 2nd Language

Students improve their reading, writing, speaking and understanding of English. Two course offerings available, depending on student fluency. All sessions are led by certified teachers.

DAYTIME COURSES
Start September 4

 

Beginner/Low Intermediate
Monday | Wednesday | Friday 
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Parsons Complex
Instructor: Rachel Yakubik

High Intermediate/Advanced
Monday | Wednesday | Friday
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Parsons Complex
Instructor: Teresa Cavaliero

EVENING COURSES
Start September 4

 

Beginning/Low Intermediate
Tuesday | Thursday
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Foran High School, Room 346
Instructor: Charlene Convertino

High Intermediate/Advanced
Monday | Wednesday
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 
Foran High School, Room 308
Instructor: Claudia Anderson

U.S. Citizenship Preparation

This course is designed to prepare prospective United States citizens for the naturalization examination. There will be a brief overview of U.S. History, the Constitution, and the governmental process. Discussion about the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of citizenship are included in the course. Sessions led by certified teacher.

EVENING COURSE
Starts September 4

Monday | Wednesday
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Foran High School, Room 309
Instructor: Eric Anderson