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Western Connecticut Regional Adult & Continuing Education
10 Crosby Street, Danbury, CT  06810       
Main Office Phone:  203-797-4731    
Fax:  203-731-8288 


WERACE (Western Connecticut Regional Adult and Continuing Education) is a regional program that provides FREE State mandated Adult Education services to adults 17 years of age and older. We provide a  full range of free adult education programs, including  high school completion, GED preparation, and ESL instruction to adults who live in the towns of Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown, Redding and Ridgefield. WERACE programs address basic literacy needs, and teach the necessary skills to transition to higher education, training or employment. The mission of WERACE is to promote learning as a lifelong process. We strive to provide learners with the necessary tools  to be successful citizens, workers, family members, and parents in today's world. 

 

Nondiscrimination 
WERACE is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Inquiries regarding WERACE's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Terence Cunningham, Program Director, 203.797.4731.
 
General Accessibility and Accommodation 
All activities offered by WERACE are held in accessible locations. Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request. Please contact Dr. Joanne Brogis, Guidance Counselor, at 203.797.4731.
 
General Educational Development (GED®) Test Accommodations 
Accommodations for the GED® test are available for qualified individuals with a disability. For more information, contact  Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Department of Education at (860) 807-2110. 
 
No Charge for materials for mandated courses
WERACE is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec.10-73a and does not charge fees for registration, textbooks or materials used in mandated program areas.