HSE/Basic Literacy

Basic Literacy and High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Programs

_DGP6001aVita Education Services offers free Adult Basic Education (ABE) /Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs for adults who wish to improve their reading, writing and math skills.  Students are focused on the core goals of improving their literacy skills in order to obtain their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma, gain and keep employment, or transition to a Training Program or Post-Secondary Institution.

Climbing the Stairs to Success

climberVita’s Literacy and HSE programs are designed to help individuals move sequentially through our step system of educational levels. There are six educational levels.  Programming is based on these levels, which are shown below. Students’ educational levels are determined in the beginning of each term for proper placement in a program. Students’ successes are measured by the completion of core goals or advancement from one educational level to the next at the end of each term.

Vita offers small group tutoring, independent and computer-assisted learning, class instruction, and distance learning. These program options vary according to educational level and location.

High Adult Secondary
Low Adult Secondary
High Intermediate ABE
Low Intermediate ABE
Beginning ABE
Beginning Literacy

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