Educational Services

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Education Support Services Program provides free Adult Education classes throughout Ocean County.

Registration is required.

(Registration includes intake, assessments and orientation.)
Adult Basic Skills Consortium of Ocean County offers Adult Basic Skills (ABE), NJ High School Diploma Prep Class (HSE) and English as a Second Language (ESL).

Registration Dates:
March 18, 2019
July 8, 2019 (at select locations)
Southern Regional High School
Toms River North High School
Brick Library
Lakewood Library
Holy Family Church

Please call 609-494-8861, ext. 185 for times and locations.
Classes are subject to change.

Program offers college and career readiness skills, assist students interested in post-secondary education or training, obtain citizenship skills and resources to enter and/or retain employment.

All classes and services are provided by the Ocean County Basic Skills Consortium through a grant from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Adult Education Program
Eligible participants who have a need will receive individualized education and job readiness plans. Program has been designed to increase participants educational levels to enter training, obtain HS Diploma, learn English and career/job skills to achieve self- sufficiency.
First Step to Self Sufficiency
Eligible participants will gain employability skills through a variety of workshops, identify barriers to employment, resume building, work readiness credential and computer skills. Each participant will create an individualized plan to build skills towards self-sufficiency.
Next Step to Employment
Eligible participants have the opportunity to gain employability skills as well as stackable credentials. Program provides job related workshops to increase skills for participants seeking employment and/or career training. Participants will be provided training and work experience relevant to the jobs in demand in Ocean County.

All participants must be verified for eligibility through the Ocean County PIC Office. Programs funded through a grant provided by the Ocean County Department of Human Service.