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Office of Adult Basic Education 

The Adult Basic Education Programs administered by the Community College Board are designed to offer opportunities that will enhance the skills and abilities of individuals preparing for the workforce or preparing for additional educational opportunities. To be competitive in today's work environment, it is essential that individuals prepare themselves in the areas of math, reading, writing, communication, teamwork and computer skills. The Adult Basic Education programs will provide the needed assistance in developing these skills and abilities for individuals to move effectively into diverse work settings. If we can be of further assistance, please call our office at 601-432-6518.

Pictured from left to right:
Sandy Crist
Director of ABE/HSE
Megan Akins
Administrative Secretary
Dr. Rachel De Vaughan
Program Specialist for Adult Education

ABE/HSE Phone: 601-432-6518     Fax: 601-432-6890

Adult Basic Education

The Community College Board is responsible for administering Mississippi's Adult Basic Education Program. This program is designed to enable adults to acquire the basic education skills necessary for functional literacy; provide adults with sufficient basic education to enable them to benefit from job training and retaining programs and to retraining productive employment so that they might more fully enjoy the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship; and enable adults who desire to continue their education to at least the level of completion of secondary school.

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Mississippi Association of Adult and Community Education (MAACE)
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“The Mississippi Association of Adult and Community Education works to stimulate local, state, and regional efforts and encourage mutual cooperation and support for Adult and Community Education statewide. Through the Adult Basic Education summer conference, funded by the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, MAACE assists in providing staff development training for the professionals and a forum for Adult/Community educators to discuss techniques, methods, materials, programs, problems, and challenges which contribute to fostering the educational processes beyond traditional education programs.”

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