• Adult Basic Education (ABE)

    Minnesota Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a state-wide system that serves approximately 65,000 adults annually. ABE students are working towards a high school credential, learning English, improving basic skills such as literacy and math, and/or preparing for post-secondary education or employment.

    Adult Basic Education classes are:

    • designed for adults
    • learner centered
    • available to start year round
    • confidential
    • free of charge
    • self-paced
    • offered in person or virtually

    Adult Education Volunteers Needed

    Help adults learn basic skills in reading, writing and math. Volunteers may attend workshops to learn how to tutor adults using various techniques. Opportunities are also available to tutor foreign-born adults in English as a Second Language. Call (651) 982-8302 to volunteer today!

    ABE Location

    Forest Lake Area Schools Education Center
    943 9th Ave SW
    Forest Lake, MN 55025

  • Family Learning

  • Citizenship Test Preparation

  • ABE Technology Lab

  • English Language Learners

  • Basic Skills Refresher/Accuplacer Preparation