ABLE and Safety Training

 

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. 

Class Schedule / Information & Registration / GED Practice Test

July 2015 - December 2015


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, Troy, and Greenville. 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
Adult Technology Center (ATC)
8901 Looney Road
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Mondays & Thursdays
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Mondays & Thursdays
5 PM – 9 PM

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

Classes Meet:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5 PM – 9 PM

Troy
First United Church of Christ
120 South Market Street
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays
9 AM – 1 PM
Mondays & Wednesdays
5 PM – 9 PM

Greenville
Edison- Darke County Campus
601 Wagner Avenue
937.778.1078

Classes Meet:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9 AM – 11:30 AM & 12 PM – 2:30 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5 PM – 9 PM

 

ABLE Bridge Programs

 
B2B | Backpacks to Briefcases Bridge Program
 
Upper Valley Career Center Adult Basic & Literacy Education (ABLE) and Edison Community College have partnered to provide this new bridge program offering. B2B|Backpacks to Briefcases bridge program will focus on important life skills and knowledge needed to be successful in post-secondary training.  Individuals will learn how to prepare for continuing education from the research phase through enrollment.  Topics covered will include: Steps to Enrollment, Pre-Entrance Testing, Academic Planning, How to Apply for Financial Aid, Test Taking Strategies, Career Options, Job Outlook, and much, much more!  Successful B2B students will receive a certificate of completion.*  In addition, students who complete this course and enroll at Edison Community College within 24 months will receive credit for Edison’s GEN 101S, First Year Experience course.  There is NO cost to attend Backpacks to Briefcases.
 
Successful B2B students will receive a certificate of completion.  In addition, students who complete this course and enroll at Edison Community College within 24 months will receive credit for Edison’s GEN 101S, First Year Experience course.  There is NO cost to attend Backpacks to Briefcases. Participants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.
Class Start Dates: June 1-24, 2015, Mon/Wed, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  OR  July 6-29, 2015, Mon/Wed, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Class Location: Upper Valley Career Center Adult Technology Center, 8901 Looney Road, Piqua
Class Cost: No charge
To Register: Call Mary Ellen Buechter at 937.689.0818. Space is limited.
 
 
Blended Bridge Program
 
Prepare for the next step with a solid foundation in health care, industrial or business office related courses. All students will take core courses consisting of: math, study/learning skills, and online learning management then branch off into specialty areas.
  • Health Care students will receive an introduction to: Medical Terminology and an Introduction to Nursing
  • Industrial students will receive an introduction to: Blueprint Reading, General Industrial Safety, Dimensional Metrology and Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Office Professional students will receive an introduction to: Windows 8.1, Internet Skills, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Publisher
Class Start Date: Fall 2015
Class Location: Upper Valley Career Center Adult Technology Center, 8901 Looney Road, Piqua
Class Cost: No charge
To Register: Call Mary Ellen Buechter at 937.689.0818. Space is limited. 
 

Questions?

Contact:
Mary Ellen Buechter, Bridge Program Coordinator