Adult Education

At Washtenaw Literacy there are FREE ADULT LITERACY TUTORS dedicated to helping you prepare to pass the GED test. Free Adult Tutors help adults learn to read, write, speak English, do math, and enhance computer skills. We know that a literate community is a strong community. Visit Washtenaw Literacy or email/call for more information at (734) 337-3338

Foundation of CARE Boot Camp – Launch your healthcare career! – Caring for the Aging Responsibly through Education. This accelerated two-week, long-term healthcare training program will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in direct patient care . This may include the opportunity for paid on-the-job training. See flyer for more details. 

Foundation of C.A.R.E. Boot Camp - Launch your Healthcare Career

C.A.R.E. - Caring for the Aging Responsibly through Education.  This accelerated two-week, long-term health care training program will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in direct patient care.  This may include the opportunity for paid on-the-job training.

Training includes: CPR certification (pass exam), patient care, essential soft skills and four continuing education credits at WCC.  Upon successful completion of this boot camp, you will receive the opportunity to interview with one of our employer partners.

Dates: November 6th-November 17th
Classes: Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm
No Experience Necessary

Boot camp may be low to no cost!

(734) 390-9675

Washtenaw Community College is excited to announce a new initiative called Advance Ypsi that will give Ypsilanti High Schools (YCS) students and adults in the community an opportunity to obtain an education and training for high-wage, high-demand jobs to fill employer talent needs. Interested in signing up or need more information? Visit the link to apply for this FREE education program!


To register, you must be at least 16 years old by July 1 of the enrolling year.

Ann Arbor Public Schools Free GED preparation classes are offered in two locations in Ann Arbor (although you do not need to be a resident of Ann Arbor to enroll), 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays at Malletts Creek Library, 3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway and Mondays and Wednesdays 6-9 p.m. at Pathways to Success Campus, 2800 Stone School Rd., Room 210. Satellite classes are also offered at the Chelsea District Library, 2215 Main St. and the Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine St.

Ypsilanti locations:

  • Parkridge Community Center: In-person Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Christian Love Fellowship Church: In-person and virtual on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. with childcare provided.
  • Mosaic part of Our House for current or former foster youth: In- person and virtual on Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Contact: Beth Carlson at or 734-997-1250

Ypsilanti Township -In partnership with WCC, Lincoln and Ypsilanti areas offer the GED Pathways program, Adult Basic Education, and ESL for students ages 18 and older. A combination of direct student instruction, computer-based strategies, and counseling support are available. Classes meet Monday through Thursday at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center, 2025 E. Clark Rd. (on the bus line)

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) Offers GED Plus, helping students 16 years and older to complete their high school equivalency and providing guidance for a career path. A blend of career and GED classes, this program offers an array of support services including counseling, tutoring, and job readiness assistance.The program focuses on key skills needed for college readiness and career performance. There is a $30** fee per semester. Student Center Building, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Ann Arbor and at the Harriet Street Center in Ypsilanti.

**Scholarships available

Integrated Education and Training (IET) Program

A hands-on learning experience on WCC’s campus. Students learn to build academic skills, develop a career path, and receive added support while learning skills to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS). Preparing for the MOS gives students basic computer skills to succeed as a college student and in the workplace. Individuals working on a GED or who have a high school diploma are encouraged to participate. All applicants must attend a mandatory orientation. Cost is $30. Call to register for the orientation: 734/677- 5006.

Build your English vocabulary
Enhance your understanding of American culture
Gain knowledge about careers and college
Improve your pronunciation
Learn to use correct grammar
Practice listening, speaking, reading and writing in English
To be eligible you must:
Be at least 18 years old
Have photo identification
ESL classes are held at:
Ypsilanti Township Community Center
2025 E. Clark Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

For more information about ESL classes at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center, submit this form now and a member of our staff will contact you promptly. You can also call or text 734-219-3781.
Appointments will take at least one hour.

ESL Class



See Flyer for Winter Schedule January 8, 2024-April 28, 2024


ADA & Accessibility

Our School Strives To Ensure Our Website Is Accessible To All Our Visitors 

Washtenaw ISD is committed to providing a website that is fully accessible and we are currently in the process of developing a new website to better meet the needs of our customers. Our new website will include improvements to ADA compliance and accessibility, and during this transition, we remain committed to maintaining our existing website's accessibility and usability. 

ADA Compliance

Non Discrimination

It is the policy and commitment of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any legally protected characteristic, in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment policies in accordance with Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, executive order 11246 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other pertinent state and Federal regulations.

Non Discrimination Information

ADA and Title IX Coordinator ADA and Title IX Coordinator
Brian Marcel
Associate Superintendent
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1402
Cassandra Harmon-Higgins
Executive Director, HR & Legal Services
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1311