NNLC's "Give Yourself the Edge" Program of Instruction helps adults who lack their GED or High School Diploma. This program improves their basic skills and helps achieve their educational goals. We offer an ESL program designed to improve your English skills.
NNLC’s “Plug Into Choices” career pathways instructional program helps adults master communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills that will enable them to pursue college classes or vocational training.
NNLC is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to adult learners. More than 18% of all Nevadans 25 years of age and over don’t have a high school diploma and earn 40% less than high school graduates.
Education is Power
Because 45% of the adult population has basic skills deficiencies, adult education services are important to many sectors of society. Northern Nevada Literacy Council, one of Nevada’s eight Adult Basic Education programs, offers classes to provide adults in Washoe County the opportunity to improve their basic skills, English proficiency, or prepare to take the official GED test battery. Improving their skills and obtaining their GED will help these adults become effective citizens and contributing members of society.
Adult Basic Education is important because: