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Adult Basic Education


Different Ages
Different Reasons
Different Futures
One Common Goal!

Improve Reading and Math Skills
Would you like help with your basic skills such as reading, writing or math? If yes, ABE classes are for you! Skills assessments and pretests help you set goals and make a plan for meeting those goals.

ESL (English as a Second Language)
Listening, speaking, reading, and writing along with the skills of pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, play a role in effective communication. They are integrated with the basic English skills being taught in these free classes. We also offer citizenship training.

Career Planning
We offer help with career research, resume, and interviewing skills.

Distance Learning
Online learning options are available to meet your unique needs.

College Preparation
We help you prepare for entry exams, apply for financial aid and provide career planning tools.

GED Preparation and Testing
Work at your own pace with one-on-one tutors to prepare you to pass the GED exam.

Adult Diploma
Minnesota's new standard adult high school diploma is a standard competency-based diploma that is issued by the state department of education for adults that complete an approved ABE program. This is a third option for high school completion.

Life Skills
Teachers will meet with you for basic life skills, instruction, and resources.

Detroit Lakes Adult Basic Education
M State Detroit Lakes, Room E103
900 Highway 34 East
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501