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Brainerd Adult Basic Education Class Offerings

Brainerd ABE offers Digital Literacy Skills (Basic Computer Skills) along with ABE Core Content
  • Brainerd ABE is a Northstar Digital Literacy Test site.
  • Go to www.digitalliteracyassessment.org for more information or call (218) 855-8166.
Earn A GED Diploma    (Go to ged.org for more information about the GED.)
Prepare for GED Testing through classes with Brainerd ABE. Schedule Official GED Tests at ged.com.
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts          
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Science
  • Social Studies
Enroll in our free GED Preparation Classes to improve knowledge in the GED content areas and build confidence for computer-based testing. 

We will help you prepare and register for GED Testing.


Accuplacer Preparation

 Improve skills in reading and math before taking the Accuplacer placement test.  

  • Brainerd ABE charges NO tuition fees.
  • ABE provides textbooks, so there are no books to buy.

Boost Your Readiness For Employment    (Go to www.act.org for more information about the NCRC.)

Prepare for the Work Keys Exam to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).  

Content includes:

  • Reading for Information
  • Applied Math
  • Locating Information.
The NCRC helps job applicants verify skills for prospective employers.  (Improve workplace computer skills  by earning a Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate.)


Brush-Up The Basics

  • Skills Brush Up: Reading, Writing, Math, and Basic Computer

Access Online Learning

  • Many classes offered include access to online learning.  Eligibility requirements apply.

ABE Math0001 (Sponsored by CLC) (See CLC course listings for ABE at clcmn.edu to register.) Offered for FALL and SPRING Semester.

This is a Basic Math class that meets at Central Lakes College.  Students enroll in this class to increase basic math skills and improve Accuplacer Test scores.  

Brainerd ABE serves community members throughout Brainerd Lakes Area.  

Brainerd ABE Consortium Membership includes the school districts of Brainerd, Crosby-Ironton, Pequot Lakes, and Pine River- Backus.

Brainerd Adult Basic Education offers confidential, self-paced learning, personal education plans, small group classes, individualized instruction, free classes, flexible schedules, and ongoing enrollment.


Brainerd ABE…Celebrating Over 50 Years of Teaching Adult Learners!

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