General Information

Faribault Area Adult Education

The purpose of the Faribault Adult Education Program is to provide opportunities for learners who want to return to school to:
  • Learn English or improve their English skills
  • Return to the workforce and sharpen their academic skills
  • Earn GED or High School diploma
  • Prepare for Post-Secondary education; college and career advancement

​Classes Available:

GED - Test preparation including open classroom for individual instruction and computer guided instruction with internet access. State GED testing is available on site. 

High School or Adult Diploma Program - Start where you left off and complete the courses needed to earn your High School Diploma. There is also a new option Adult Diploma that is a competency based program for adults. 

English as a Second Language - Learners work in multi-level classrooms to develop skills in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, pronunciation and listening. Computer skills are part of instruction. 


Classes are open to learners 17 and older who are not enrolled in high school and want to improve their skills. 


If you would like to enroll or like more information on any of our programs, please contact:

Valerie Svenby, Adult Education Secretary, or 

Cassie Ohnstad, Adult Education Coordinator

Stop by the Faribault Education Center (FEC): 340 9th AVE SW, Faribault 
*Door 22 attached to the high school on the south side near South Central College

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Para esta informacion en espanol, por favor llama a Valeria @ 507-333-6472. 
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