Adult Basic Education
Take Advantage of Free Classes to Build Your Skills
Need to strengthen your English speaking or writing skills? Want to improve your understanding of mathematics or basic computer skills so you can pursue higher paying jobs? Ready to prove to yourself and your family that you can earn a high school degree – and maybe even go on to college? NECC can help you do it all!
Our programs will help you develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence that will help you in your education, your career, and in your role as family member, parent, and community member.
High School Equivalency Test Prep (GED and HiSET)
The High School Equivalency Test (for GED and HiSET) prep program provides basic skill instruction in Language Arts Reading and Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Math to prepare you to obtain your high school credentials and to succeed in your next steps. MORE about HISet High School Equivalency
Transition to College
The Transition to College program prepares you to transition into and complete college education or training through academic instruction, advising, a three-credit college success course, and two three-credit computer courses. MORE about Transition to College
The ESOL Program offers classroom instruction in reading, writing, oral communication and grammar incorporating basic computer skills, Math and Career Ready 101 skills. MORE about ESOL
ESOL Bridge to College and Careers
The ESOL Bridge to College and Careers program offers pre-college English language instruction in reading, writing and oral communications while developing computer skills, college and career skills, and Math skills. MORE about ESOL Career Programs
These program are funded by grants from Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Smith Family Foundation, and Eastern Bank .