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Adult Basic Education

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Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a free program for adults who want to strengthen their education and professional skills. Anoka-Ramsey Community College partners with local ABE programs, Cambridge-Isanti Community Education and Metro North ABE to provide additional support in its classes at the Coon Rapids and Cambridge campuses. Anoka-Ramsey classes are supported by licensed adult education teachers and trained volunteers who provide additional in-class support to help students achieve their educational goals.

ABE programs also hold classes at their own locations. Adult education classes are for all adults who want to improve their reading, writing, math and English skills helping you develop and improve the skills necessary to be successful in college and the workplace. Having a diploma or degree does not disqualify you from enrolling. ABE classes are taught by licensed teachers. Trained volunteers provide additional hands-on support to help students meet their educational goals.

ABE offers classes in:

  • College and Career Preparation
  • English (ESL)
  • GED
  • Diploma

To enroll in an ABE class at one of our partner locations, you need to attend an orientation and intake session. Contact one of our partner locations for more information.

Cambridge-Isanti ABE
Metro North ABE

Register for a Course at Anoka-Ramsey

To take an ABE class, you need to attend an orientation and intake session.

To take a course at the Cambridge Campus, contact Caroline Nerhus at 763-689-6228.

To take a course at the Coon Rapids Campus, contact Patrick Hobot at 763-506-7845.

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