ABLE

Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE)

Ohio ABLE programs provide FREE services for individuals who need assistance acquiring the skills to be successful in post-secondary education and training, and employment. Local programs offer classes at flexible locations, and on different days and times to meet diverse needs. All students are required to attend orientation, where an assessment is given to help determine the individual’s educational needs and goals.

Services available at programs throughout all 88 Ohio counties include:

  • Basic math, reading and writing skills
  • Adult Secondary Education/GED Preparation
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Transition services – including employment and post-secondary
  • Life skills, employability skills and computer literacy
  • Family Literacy – enriching the parental role of adult learners
  • Workplace Literacy – education services offered in collaboration with business, industry, government and/or labor to increase the productivity of the workforce through improved literacy skills
  • Corrections Education – a partnership with a jail, detention center, community-based rehabilitation center or other similar institution
  • Distance Education

Contact Information: 
Kathy Hennessey
(419) 902-7605
Rhodes State College
Science Bldg. Room 119