Arizona Adult Education Services provides comprehensive literacy services to learners 16 years of age and older who are not enrolled in a K-12 school. It offers access to quality educational opportunities to support employment, job training and higher education aspirations. By assisting adult learners to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for effective participation in society, we help citizens realize their potential, businesses benefit and communities thrive.

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Effective August 1, 2019, GED® testing candidates in Arizona can earn their High School Equivalency Diploma by passing the  four (4) GED® required sub-tests in English, Spanish, or a combination of the two languages. Please CLICK HERE for more information.



2019 VRATE Expo
2019 AZTESOL State Conference
2019 COABE Virtual Conference
Image of a poster for the upcoming 2019 VRATE Expo being hosted at the Glendale Civiv Center on 11/15 and 11/16.

The 2019 VRATE expo will be hosted at the Glendale Civic Center for two days this year: Friday, November 15th and Saturday, November 16th. Free to the attending public. Register here.

Image of poster for the AZTESOL State Conference from November 1-2, 2019 and hosted in the Program for Intensive English (PIE) at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, AZ.

AZTESOL State Conference: November 1-2, 2019 Flagstaff Conference theme is “Bridging Content and Language Learning” Register here.

Poster for the 2019 COABE Virtual Conference

The 2019 COABE Annual Virtual Conference will be on October 29th and October 30th. Register here.



Other Useful Resources

Integrated Education and Training (IET)
Arizona Adult Literacy
Zip Code Project
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This article explains how Integrated Education and Training (IET) can help build the skills required to obtain employment in the construction industry. Click to read the full article.



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Arizona Adult Literacy Week 2019 was celebrated between March 3 and March 9. Find out some of the many great things our programs did to raise awareness of this very important proclamation.
Screenshot of the Zip Code Project Website
The Zip Code Project is an initiative by the Arizona Department of Education dedicated to assisting disconnected youth ages 16-24 that are neither employed nor attending school. The goal is to find them opportunities so they can succeed in life. Learn more here.


Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning
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The goal of the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning is to improve opportunities for educational growth by promoting and inspiring lifelong learning and adult literacy in Arizona. Learn more here.