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Adult Education
The Knox County School District's Adult Education and Family Literacy Program provides opportunities for residents of Knox County to empower themselves in the areas of educational advancement, job opportunities, community resources, economic development, and social skills. The District operates a learning center that also provides outreach services at several sites in the community, including the elementary family resource centers.

The Knox County Adult Education & Family Literacy Center is located on the Knox County Middle School Campus and is open Monday through Thursday 8:00- 4:00 and night classes offered Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 - 8:00. All services are free of charge.

Services Provided by Adult Education

GED (General Education Development) - Provides instruction to adult learners who are studying for their GED.

Adult Literacy - Offers one-on-one instruction to improve lower-level reading skills.

Family Literacy - Combines adult education, children's education, interactive parent-child activities, and parenting.

ACT Preparation - Provides instruction to those who are taking the ACT.

Postsecondary Education - Assist learners to transition to institutions of higher learning.

CDL (Commercial Driver's License) - Assist those who are studying for the CDL test in one-on-one sessions.  Workbooks and videos are provided.

Workplace Essentials Skills Training- Focuses on providing tailored curriculum or classes that benefit the employer as well as the employee/prospective employee.

Job Readiness - Teaches students job seeking skills, employment documents and employment process.

Computer Classes - Provides instruction in basic and introductory computer classes, including typing/keyboarding.

English-as-a-Second Language - Provides instruction to those who have limited English proficiency needed to gain competence in the English language.

ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) - Provides instruction to those taking the ASVAB test.

Basic Skills Development - Helps the adult learner to improve his/her reading, mathematics, and writing skills.

Contact Information

Julia Walsh-Hembree

Knox County Public Schools
Opening Minds to a World of Possibilities

Phone: (606) 546-3157   Fax: (606) 546-2819
200 Daniel Boone Drive, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906