Adult Basic Skills

Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE) classes

ABLEMiami Valley Career Technology Center offers several self-paced, non-graded courses designed to improve basic skills, prepare for the GED, or to aid in career advancement.

Three self-paced, on-line courses in KeyTrain correspond to three commonly used WorkKeys® tests: reading for information, locating information, and applied mathematics.

The Bridge class is a 4-week course that includes guided, independent and group activities designed not only to enhance students’ skills for success in the workplace but also to prepare the student for enrollment into MVCTC’s career tech programs with emphasis on basic math calculations and improving the reading processes.

ABLE classes are held at many locations and times for your convenience. ABLE classes help students prepare for the GED, work or post-secondary education.

For more information on Adult Basic Literacy Education, click here.


GEDIt’s never too late to achieve you goals! Free GED preparation classes are available throughout the area.

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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

ESOLEnglish classes for speakers of other languages are designed to help the students improve their skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing and knowledge of the American culture. Students from a wide variety of countries benefit from English instruction to obtain employment, improve academic success and make new friends. MVCTC has a history of assisting foreign-born persons living in the Dayton Metro area. Our English for Speakers of Other Languages course has been taught to hundreds of adults at all levels.

For more information on English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL), click here.

Distance Learning

Distance_LearningWith this program, adult learners can prepare for the GED test, refresh skills for entrance tests and determine your own study schedule. Learning is flexible with your work and family schedules and online materials are available 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week! All that’s required from you is internet access, an email address, basic computer and reading skills and attendance at an ABLE orientation GED Testing Schedule.

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