Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE)

ABLE Is More Than A GED

To get a good job today, you need basic academic and workforce skills, and access to affordable, high-quality higher education options.  The idea is to improve your reading, math, writing or English skills, prepare for the GED test, prepare for college or an adult certificate training program or to get a better job.


Program Information

The Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) program of the Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division offers no-cost classes in GED preparation, math/reading/writing refresher skills, employability, and post-secondary entry preparation.

Classes are offered at various day and evening times in Piqua, Sidney, and Troy. Participation in Information and Registration Session is required. These sessions are scheduled monthly. Prepare for the GED test through ABLE's no cost preparation classes then schedule and complete your test through Upper Valley Career Center's GED Testing Center.

 ABLE is a part of the Ohio Board of Regents/University System of Ohio.

Ohio Higher Ed University System of Ohio

 

Peg Morelli, ABLE Director
937.778.1078 or 1.800.589.6963
morellip@uppervalleycc.org

ABLE Office Location:

Garbry Conference & Learning Center
5 East State Route 36
Piqua, Ohio 45356

 


ABLE Class Locations:

Piqua
Applied Technology Center (ATC)
8901 Looney Road
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Mondays & Thursdays
5:00 – 9:00 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sidney
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
231 North Miami Avenue
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM  or  5:00 – 9:00 PM

 

Troy
First United Church of Christ
120 South Market Street
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Mondays & Wednesdays
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM or 5:00 - 9:00 PM

 

Bradford
Bradford Public Library
138 E. Main Street
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Fridays
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

 

Class Schedule / Information & Registration / GED Practice Test

  July-December 2013                January-June 2014

 

ABLE Bridge Programs

 

Medical Readiness

Prepare for the next step with a solid foundation in health care related course such as learning skills, study skills, reading, writing, communication, and Internet/computer skills.

Medical Readiness also includes an important introduction to Medical Terminology, Basic Math and Pharmacology Math. Participation in Medical Readiness is a great way to see what it takes to be a successful student in a full time health care training program and gain a head start by earning CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications.

The Medical Readiness course prepares students to advance to Home Health Aide, State Tested
Nursing Assistant, or Practical Nursing - all offered at Upper Valley Career Center.

Participation requirements are:
    Must be a high school or GED graduate;
have a high school release; or be 19 years or older.
    Must maintain a 90% attendance record in the course.

Class Schedule: April-May: Dates and times to be determined. Call 937.778.1078 to register. Space is limited.
Class Location: Upper Valley Career Center ATC and on-site in long-term care friendly visit.
Class Cost: No charge **May include a registration fee.
 

 

 

Naomi Baker, Bridge Program Coordinator
bakern@uppervalleycc.org
937.778.1078 or 1.800.589.6963