Northern Essex Community College – Adult Literacy Program


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    ABE or Adult Basic Education is an umbrella term that describes a range of educational services for adults; from basic literacy, numeracy, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), and Transition to College.

    These programs help adult learners to develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence that will serve them in their roles as family members, parents, community leaders and employees, as well as with post-secondary education and training

    See the website for details about how to register. CLASSES ARE FREE.


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Seniors: 60+
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Education and Job Training, English as a Second Language, GED, Computer, Job Readiness Skills