Adult Basic EducationIt's Never Too Late for Education! 

To apply for an ABE waiver:

  • Call (425) 352-8158 OR
  • Email eslabe@cascadia.edu or
  • Go to the Library Annex (the small building across from the Library - LB1) and we will help you fill out an application and interview you about your needs

Adult Basic Education

If you are enrolled in Adult Basic Education (ABE), which includes ESL, GED test preparation, and English and math fundamentals you may qualify to have your tuition and other fees waived through a federal or grant-funded waiver program.

The waiver amount depends on your needs. It can cover the ABE tuition of $25 per quarter, and it may also cover other expenses such as campus parking permits or bus passes.

 

ESL

About These Classes

English as a second language (ESL) classes help develop your reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in English. 

 

New students are required to attend an educational interview prior to enrolling in these classes. During the educational interview, you will be assessed to determine your program placement, select your class schedule, and register for the class. 

We offer daytime and evening classes.

To Register

For New Students: Educational Interview

New students are required to attend an educational interview prior to enrolling in these classes. During the educational interview, you will be assessed to determine your program placement, select your class schedule, and register for the class. Educational interviews are scheduled on a regular basis.

 

To sign up for an educational interview:

 

 If You Have Taken Classes Before

If you are already enrolled in an ESL class at Cascadia, your teacher will register you for the next quarter.

If you took ESL classes at Cascadia in the past and then skipped a quarter or more, call us at (425) 352-8158.

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Adult High School Completion

How to Apply

Apply for the Adult High School Completion program to earn college credit while working toward your high school diploma and a college degree. (You must be 18 or older.)

 

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GED Test Preparation

About These Classes

These classes help you:

  • Improve your reading, writing, and math skills
  • Prepare for the all five of the official GED tests

 

We offer daytime and evening classes.

  

For New Students: Educational Interview

New students are required to attend an educational interview prior to enrolling in these classes. During the educational interview, you will be assessed to determine your program placement, select your class schedule, and register for the class. Eductional interviews are scheduled on a regular basis.

 

To sign up for an educational interview:

 

Students under 19 years of age must have a release form from high school.

  

 

If You Have Taken Classes Before

If you are already enrolled in a GED class at Cascadia, your teacher will register you for the next quarter. Before the next quarter begins, you should receive a reminder letter in the mail.

 

If you took GED classes at Cascadia in the past but skipped a quarter or more, call us at (425) 352-8158.

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English and Math Fundamentals

About These Classes

These classes help you:

  • Improve your reading, writing, and math skills
  • Prepare for the college placement (COMPASS) test or the 5 GED tests
  • Reach your own personal goals for employment or future education

 

We offer daytime and evening classes.

 

To Register

For New Students: Educational Interview

New students are required to attend an educational interview prior to enrolling in these classes. During the educational interview, you will be assessed to determine your program placement, select your class schedule, and register for the class. Eductional interviews are scheduled on a regular basis.

 

To sign up for an educational interview:

 

 If You Have Taken Classes Before

If you are already enrolled in an English or math fundamentals class at Cascadia, your teacher will register you for the next quarter. Before the next quarter begins, you should receive a reminder letter in the mail.

 

If you took English and math fundamentals classes at Cascadia in the past but skipped a quarter or more, call us at (425) 352-8158.

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