Continuing Education Programs

Revere Community School at Revere High School

Website: http://www.revereps.mec.edu/communityschool/

Revere Community School (RCS) understands that learning is not confined to the school-day classroom nor to school-age students. RCS unites life-long learners with community and partner resources to empower its adult learners and encourage workforce development; financial literacy; health and wellness; community awareness; and civic participation. RCS offers learning opportunities from informational seminars to credit-bearing college courses for Revere and neighboring residents of all ages to contribute to a diverse, interdependent, and changing world.

Contact: Fatou Fatty                      Email: ffatty@revere.mec.edu                  

Phone: 781.333.2061 Ext 51424  

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing Program

Website: http://hiset.ets.org/test_takers

The HiSET exam is an affordable alternative to the GED® test that offers you more choices. The exam can be taken in multiple formats and multiple languages, and it provides a number of accommodations for test takers with disabilities and health-related needs.

Lare Institute – Education, Training/Young Parents Program/CIES

Website: www.americantraininginc.com

LARE Institute provides educational, occupational skill training and job placement programs.

100 Everett Ave., Chelsea, Ma 02150

Contact: Carole Giordano            Phone: 617.884.5125                      

Email: CaroleGiordano@AmericanTrainingInc.com

Job Corps

Website: http://www.jobcorps.gov

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

Contact: Sheila Costello                                 Phone: 781.397.1921

Bunker Hill Community College Adult Basic Education & Transition Programs

Website: www.bhcc.mass.edu/abe

The Adult Basic Education & Transitions to College programs are Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MADESE) grant-funded programs that offer free classes for adults to develop English language proficiency, content skills to acquire the High School Equivalency Credential, and skills to successfully transition to college-level programs.

Contact: Toni Borge                        Phone: 617.228.2108

Contact: Jodi Hasseltine                Phone: 617.884.5125

Massachusetts Education & Career Opportunities, Inc.

Website: http://www.massedco.org/educational-opportunity-center

The Educational Opportunity Centers for Massachusetts provide Postsecondary education access services to primarily low-income nontraditional students and adults who are interested in furthering their education. Career exploration and advising services are available, using technology and a variety of assessment tools provided to ensure that an education placement will be appropriate to the client’s ultimate career goals. All services are FREE!

YouthBuild/Just a Start

Website: http://www.justastart.org/

JAS offers a wide array of educational and training opportunities designed to help teens and adults find the right path to success. For teens and young adults, the JAS Summer Program offers a paid work experience and academic enrichment program for Cambridge teenagers. The JAS TeenWork Program provides job readiness training and private employer job opportunities for Cambridge youth (16-21) designed to secure jobs in settings where youth traditionally do not have access.

Contact: Kayla Quinn                     Phone: 617.492.1460 x350

SCALE at Somerville Public Schools

Website: http://www.somerville.k12.ma.us/node/25

Since 1974, SCALE has provided classes and support services to more than 1,200 adult learners annually who need basic reading, writing and math skills, English instruction for non-native speakers, or a high-school credential. SCALE’s fully accessible facilities have a computer lab and an on-site Test Center. Classes are free. Fees are charged for orientations, adult evening school, testing, and for the ADP (Adult Diploma Program).

Contact: Christine Canavan         Phone: 617.625.6600 x6938

Contact: Jean Colandreo              Phone: 617.625.6600 x6906

North Shore Community College Adult Learning Center (ALC)

Website: http://www.northshore.edu/adult_learning/

FREE basic literacy and High School Equivalency Test prep courses to help you pursue further education and job training. The Adult Learning Center offers students three levels of classes, from basic literacy through High School Equivalency Test preparation. Professional instructors, assisted by experienced volunteers, teach the small-sized classes. Students progress at their own pace.

Contact: Stacey Randell                                Phone: 978.236.1227

Military Options

Website: http://www.military.com/Recruiting/Home/