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Adult Education

Earn Your High School Diploma
A new job or promotion can be yours by earning your High School Equivalency Diploma. Students can get a high school diploma by taking the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET). Tennessee offers free Adult Education classes and testing in every county of the state.
Tennessee Adult Education Offers
High School Equivalency prep classes during the day, at night, and on the weekends
Online classes for Distance Learners
Basic computer skills
Workforce Preparation
Individualized and small group instruction
For more information call (731) 627-2511
Tennessee Adult Education division delivers educational services to adults who are over the age of 17 (unless granted an exception) lacking a high school diploma and no longer under compulsory attendance to public high school. Through Adult Education classes across the state, adults are assessed to determine their level of education and provided coursework to improve their skills in math, science, social studies, reading, writing and employability. This focused instruction is designed to equip the student with the knowledge necessary to earn a High School Equivalency Diploma and enter employment and/or postsecondary education.  Adult Education also offers the opportunity to earn digital literacy and essential soft skill certificates for those individuals who need to learn basic computer or professionalism skills. The learner will develop and demonstrate skills that are critical for success in the workplace. In addition to the administration of the Adult Education program grant, Tennessee Division of Adult Education is also responsible for the oversight and compliance of testing-centers administering High School Equivalency exams.

Adult Education in Tennessee prepares students to be college and career ready, while earning a High School Equivalency Diploma. With a strong commitment to quality and efficient instruction that meets the needs of students, programs across the state help these students gain academic skills and credentials to transition to postsecondary education, be successful in the workplace, and contribute to their communities. Adult Education participants English language learners have the opportunity to master oral language and reading/writing skills.

TCAT Northwest District 7 & 8 Class Sites