"It's never too late to graduate."
About Adult Basic Education (ABE)
The ABE program assists students who lack the literacy skills needed for effective citizenship and employment. This program increases learners' basic knowledge and provides assistance in meeting life goals such as securing better employment, obtaining citizenship or a driver's license, acquiring a secondary credential, or participating more in civic and community activities.
Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Management, Cosmetology, Computer Networking, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Marketing, Automotive, Construction Technology, Surveying, Visual Communications, Office Technology, Supervision & Management, Education, or Accounting.
The GCC Advantage
GCC's Adult Basic Education program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Individuals wanting to enroll in GCC's Adult Basic Education program must be 16 years of age and not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under Guam Law; and is:
- basic skills deficient;
- does not have a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, and has not achieved an equivalent level of education; or
- an English language learner who has limited ability in reading, writing, speaking, or comprehending the English language and whose native language is a language other than English or lives in a family or community environment where a language other than English is the dominant language.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Basic Skills, English as as a Second Language (ESL), and transition into Adult High School Diploma or GED® program.
Program MissionThe mission of the Adult Education Programs is to introduce adult learners to the English language (ESL), prepare them to obtain their GED® or Adult High School Diploma, and assist them to transition into postsecondary career and technical education programs.”
Foundation Building, 2nd FloorPhone: 671.735.6008-11
Fax : 671.734-6002Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org