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Pay it Forward this Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Proud Rio Salado student smiling. Learn, Prep, Spread the Word about Rio Salado's Adult Education Programs Kathleen Hall

Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is Sept. 20-26 and we hope you’ll join us in championing this effort by sharing news about our award-winning adult education programs. 

Rio Salado is more than a college.  We offer GED® test preparation, English language classes and career training to help students prepare for college and career success. 

Classes Begin this October. Registration fees are being waived until Oct. 30.

  • The next set of English classes begin Oct. 5. Enrollment deadline is Sept. 28.
  • The next set of GED test prep classes start Oct. 12.  Enrollment deadline is Oct. 7.

Both are 16-week-long sessions.

Instructor-led, live online classes are now available. Limited in-person services are scheduled to resume Oct. 12 for students who do not have access to technology and other qualifying students. 

Rio Salado serves as the principal provider of GED test preparation programs for the Maricopa Community Colleges and the largest provider of adult basic education in the state of Arizona, earning the Arizona Department of Education Adult Education Program of the Year Award, three years in a row. 

Connect a friend or family member with our adult education team at 480-384-9620 and Learn more about our adult education programs:

This inspiring video will provide a glimpse into the life of Kathleen Hall, one of many adult students who has overcome obstacles to pursue a college education— and found help and guidance through Rio Salado’s adult education programs.

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