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About WLAE

Michelle M. Vacharakupt, Interim Director


Welcome to our site! Windsor Locks Adult Education is pleased to offer information and classes for Mandated programs that include the GED, NEDP, ESL, and Citizenship programs.  Click on “Current Brochure” to download our brochure and then contact us for an appointment to sign up for classes!

All students are required to take a test that will help us put you into the correct program.  This is FREE.  Anyone considering one of the above programs should sign up for this in advance.  Call 860-292-5805 and leave your name, age, address, and phone number, as well as the program you’re interested in joining, and we will get back to you.

About WLAE: 

State and local monies provide free State of Connecticut mandated classes for the towns of Windsor Locks and East Granby in:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • GED
  • National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • American Citizenship

Experience the power of lifelong learning!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Classes are taught online. Registration is in person at the Adult Education office at Windsor Locks High School, 58 South Elm Street, unless otherwise stated. Our brochure is mailed out twice a year to residents of Windsor Locks and East Granby.  It is also available for download in .doc or .pdf format.  You may also contact us at adulted@wlps.org or (860) 292-5805.

CANCELLATION:  Classes will not meet any evening that WLHS has  been closed for the day.  Cancellations due to weather conditions are announced on local radio and TV stations.

CIVIL RIGHTS:  In compliance with regulations of the Office for Civil Rights and Equal Opportunities practices as determined by state and federal legislation, and as a matter of policy, Windsor Locks Adult Education does not knowingly condone discrimination in employment, assignment, program, or services, on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:  All activities offered by Windsor Locks Adult Education are held in accessible locations.  Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request.  Please call the office at least two weeks in advance.

GED ACCOMMODATIONS:  Some GED candidates, because of physical, psychological, or learning disabilities, may not be able to complete the GED under standard conditions.  A separate application form is required.  Please call the office for more information.

NOTE:  Placement Testing for ALL High School Completion Programs (Pre-GED, GED, EDP) is required before beginning any of our programs.  You must call the office to register.  You will meet with our counselor to review your scores and discuss which program you should enter.

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