The Fall River Adult Basic Education Program
Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, this free of cost program serves adults age 16 years or older who seek to strengthen their academic skills and/or earn a High School Equivalency Certificate for employment, education, or future training.
Program Offerings to meet your individual needs:
- Small classes, offering a positive learning environment with supportive instructors
- 5 levels of instruction, both day and evening
- Instruction in reading, writing, math and High School Equivalency Test preparation
- Individual goal-setting and assessment of progress
- Computer-assisted learning
- Free books and materials
Program supports to help you succeed
- Educational advisement and referral services
- Individual and classroom tutoring services
- Help with High School Equivalency Testing accommodations
- Career counseling and transition information
- Access to BCC student services and campus activities
- Student leadership opportunities- Student Health Team
Applicants should contact the educational counselor at (508) 678-2811 x2373 to schedule a placement assessment in reading and math. The results help determine which class will best meet your needs. All new learners will receive a full program orientation upon notification to begin classes.
To experience success, students must maintain good attendance, set goals, and work toward achieving their goals.