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Adult Education

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The Adult Education Department at Northeast offers the following services:

  • Preparation for citizenship testing
  • Instruction in basic skills such as reading, writing, and mathematics (ABE)
  • Preparation and testing for a high school diploma (GED®)
  • English language learner (ELL)
  • Integrated Education and Training

The program is free to anyone 16 years of age or older and not enrolled in a secondary school. Students who are under the age of 18, must meet the requirements of Nebraska Revised Statute 79-202 (nebraskalegislature.gov). Students are requested to attend an orientation session to register and take diagnostic tests to determine what skills are needed and develop a learning plan.

Programs Available

Class Locations

  • Madison
  • Norfolk
  • O'Neill
  • South Sioux City
  • Tyson - Madison and Dakota City
  • Wakefield
  • West Point
  • Northeast Students will Receive Free Summer Tuition and Financial Boost This Fall

    Northeast has announced several new financial programs to assist students this summer and fall, including free summer tuition, debt forgiveness program, grant aid from the federal government, and the newly released College Access Scholarship.

    Additional Resources

    Need Assistance or More Information?

    Norfolk, O’Neill, and West Point:
    For more information about Adult Basic Education classes, please call (402) 844-7255 or (402) 844-7256, email adulteducation@northeast.edu, or stop by our Norfolk office at Northeast's Norfolk Campus. 801 East Benjamin Avenue, Maclay Building, Room 180.

    South Sioux City:
    For more information about Adult Basic Education classes, please call (402) 241-6415, email adulteducation@northeast.edu, or stop by our South Sioux City Extended Campus at 1001 College Center, South Sioux City.