Adult Basic Education

White Bear Lake Area Schools Community Services and Recreation Department, in cooperation with North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Community Education and Mahtomedi Community Education, offer full-service Adult Basic Education (ABE) programming for all area residents.
For more information, click here for more information on the many free classes offered, GED Diploma and testing, and how to register.

View our program flyers

Watch videos about a few or our programs.

English as a Second Language
This FREE program serves adults in our community who are learning the English language.
- Improve your English language skills.
- Beginning, intermediate or advanced level classes

- For more information visit our ESL webpage.

GED Diploma
A self-paced program designed to help you study and prepare to take the GED tests. Day or evening drop-in classroom training is available at no cost to adults in our community.

Career Pathways
Harmony Adult Education trains adults in the fields of Information Technology (IT), School Paraprofessionals and Health Care. Classes are offered at no cost to students. These career fields have a variety of entry level jobs and opportunities for growth.