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Adult & Community Programs




EASTCONN promotes and supports lifelong learning for parents, workers and citizens of northeastern Connecticut. Whether it’s high school completion, job training, or parenting support, our Adult Programs are designed to develop interests, increase abilities and expand options.


Contact Your Local Adult Programs Office

Willimantic Area: 860-423-2591
Danielson Area: 860-779-3770
Email: aded@eastconn.org
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Deaf and hard of hearing individuals may dial 711 for Connecticut Relay Services.


GED & High School Completion

There are 3 ways to earn your GED/High School Diploma and they're all FREE!  Choose from among the GED, the Adult High School Credit Diploma and the National External Diploma Program. Our counselors can help adults determine which program is the best option for you. Learn more here.

Learn English & U.S. Citizenship

If you are 17 years old or older, and not enrolled in public schools, you can take our FREE classes in English speaking, listening, reading and writing. We focus on English skills that you can use in your daily life, on the job, in stores, and in school. We offer scheduling options that work with your schedule - attend classes online or in the morning, afternoon or evening at one of our many convenient locations. Learn more here.

EASTCONN also offers classes designed to prepare adults to pass the American Citizenship Test, with a special emphasis on questions used by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Classes are provided free to residents of 21 northeastern Connecticut towns. Classes are available online or at our conveniently located adult learning centers in Willimantic and Danielson. Learn more here.

Employment & Training

Through your local American Job Center East offices, all job seekers in Eastern Connecticut have free access to information, free staff guidance, and free employment and training services. Get started with us today and jump-start your job, training and career search! Learn more here.

Employer Services

With EASTCONN Employer Services, local businesses can customize cost-effective training packages in literacy and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL), customer service, Microsoft Office, or manufacturing that meet their workforce development needs. Training can be provided in the workplace or at a convenient EASTCONN adult education site. Online classes are also available. Learn more here.