TENNESSEE adult education


E arn $10,000 more per year than those without a High School Diploma

Qualify for a new job or promotion

Qualify for Hope Scholarship, TN Promise, and TN Reconnect

For assistance call or click the link below.

  • 1-844-688-7944

Visit:    tn.gov/adulteducation

This project is funded under an agreement with the
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.


Adult Education Offers

  • High School Equivalency prep classes during the day, at night, and on the weekends
  • Online classes for Distance Learners
  • Basic computer skills
  • Workforce Preparation
  • Individualized and small group instruction
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Eligible Populations

Those eligible for Adult Education services are individuals who:
  • Are at least 17 years of age (16 if emancipated)
  • Are not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under state law
  • Lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills to enable the individuals to function effectively in society 
  • Do not have a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent
  • Are unable to speak, read, or write the Engish language

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