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Adult Basic Education
Our mission is to inspire and prepare all students with the confidence, courage and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning.
Osseo Adult Basic Education (ABE) offers free classes for adults. Our caring, patient staff can help you achieve your goal! Learn English; improve your reading, writing, or math skills; prepare for the GED exam; earn your adult diploma, learn alongside your children in family literacy; and gain skills and certificates for getting a job or promotion.
Northwest Family Service Center
7051 Brooklyn Boulevard 200S
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Main Line: 763-566-5452
Attendance Line: 763-585-7325
The state adult high school diploma is a competency-based diploma, completed through participation in an approved Minnesota Adult Basic Education program, and recognized by the state through a diploma awarded by the Minnesota Department of Education.
English Language Learning (ELL) instruction is provided for immigrants and refugees who are learning English.
Osseo ABE partners with Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) at Willow Lane to offer family EL (English Language) classes.
Learn basic manufacturing and warehouse skills for essential jobs.
GED preparation at Osseo ABE helps adults prepare to take and pass the assessment in order to obtain a high school credential.
Our volunteering opportunities have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, find out more.
A variety of free training classes for adults are offered.