Chisago Lakes offers full-service ABE programming for all area residents. Adult Basic Education provides free educational programs and services for students, who wish to receive their GED, brush up on basic skills, obtain job skills, or study English as a Learning Language. Late afternoon, morning, and evening classes are available.
Free Adult Basic Education and GED preparation to...
Increase your wages
Develop job seeking skills
Get your GED
Prepare for higher education
Learn skills to help with your child's homework
Develop computer skills
Learn English language skills
Learn how to read
English-Language Learning (ELL) Classes
Begin working on your English skills today! English-Language-Learning classes are free classes for foreign-born adults. Come join our community of English learners in a comfortable, friendly environment.
General Education Diploma (GED) Classes
The time to earn your GED is now! Register and prepare by taking practice tests. Our staff will help you work on the subjects you need.
Basic Skills Brush-Up Classes
Brush up on the reading, writing, and/or math skills you need to advance at work, pursue additional educational goals, help your children with school work, or increase your confidence.
You may sign up for private tutoring, if you would like to learn how to read or if you would like to learn English. Confidential tutors are trained by the Minnesota Literacy Council. Call 612-875-5095. (If you would like to volunteer to become a tutor, please call 612-875-5095. Tutor training is provided.)