The Region 1 Adult Learning Center provides services that help adults increase knowledge and improve skills that are essential in today's changing world. The Adult Learning Center is a grant-funded program through the ND Department of Public Instruction. Services are available to anyone 16 or older seeking basic academic/life skills or a high school equivalency (GED).
Western Star Building - Testing Center Room 108 & GED Classroom 144
Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am to 4 pm
Friday, 9 am to 12 pm
People preparing for the GED tests are encouraged to enroll at the Adult Learning Center for instruction; both morning and night classes are available. Registrations are announced on our monthly calendars and are generally held in August, October, January, and March. For more information, please call or stop at the Adult Learning Center!
English Language Learning (EL)
People who want to learn English as a foreign language may sign up to take EL classes. EL classes are held as a group throughout the week; both morning and night classes are available. Registrations are announced on our monthly calendars and are generally held in August, October, January, and March. For more information, please call or stop at the Adult Learning Center!
The Adult Learning Center holds an event with WSC admissions to provide information regarding WSC, FAFSA, and the Williams County Scholarship. GED graduates from Williams county qualify for the scholarship. The ALC introduces students to WSC staff for enrollment and helps with any college-related questions. Each student can receive a campus tour to prepare them for enrolling at WSC.
Job Readiness Skills
The Adult Learning Center will help students organize a personal list of activities, awards, past employment, and more. This information can be used to create targeted resumes. Students may also receive help researching the company where he/she may get a job interview, completing an application, preparing cover letters and resumes, practicing for interviews, and preparing thank you letters and follow-up phone calls. Please note, the ALC staff is available to help the student understand and complete workplace documents, but cannot complete or submit these documents for a student.
Websites for Job Readiness include:
Students will learn the different learning styles and learn many different study skill techniques to help in college and employment.
Keith Rath, Director
Western Star Bldg. Adult Learning Center, 101
Katherine Heasley, ALC Instructor
Western Star Bldg. Adult Learning Center, 137
Western Star Bldg. Adult Learning Center, 102
Adult Learning Center Coordinator
Brenna Lordemann, ALC Instructor
Western Star Bldg. Adult Learning Center, 103
North Dakota State Contact for More Information:
Stanley Schauer, State Director
Adult Education and Literacy, Department of Public Instruction
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440