Valley Regional Adult Education

Academic Classes

 We're Here When You Need Us

  • Safe Environment
  • Open 12 months a year
  • Day and Evening Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Convenient Location             
  • Friendly, Caring Staff
  • State Certified Teachers
  • School Counselors Available
  • Digital Literacy

Classes are FREE to residents of Ansonia, Derby, Monroe, Seymour, and Shelton.
A small fee is charged for non-residents.


2021-2022 Student Handbook

2021-2022 Academic School Calendar

2021-2022 COVID Policy for Staff & Students

Learn more about the Academic Programs that we have to offer:

  Adult High School Credit Diploma (AHSCD)

  • Students attend credit-based classes and graduate with an Adult High School Diploma. Classes are offered in regular classroom settings at convenient times.

  • GED® Program
    Do you need your high school diploma? Do you need to get a better job? Are you interested in taking a college class? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, the GED® may be right for you.

  • National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
    The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) provides a unique way for adults to earn a high school diploma. It is a computer-based high school diploma program for adults who have acquired their academic skills through life and work experiences.

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    If you have limited knowledge of the English language, ESL classes will provide you with the language skills to enable you to live, work and study in the United States. Each class includes speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary development, and grammar instruction.

  • Citizenship Preparation
    Citizenship classes teach American History and U.S. Government, to prepare students for U.S. Citizenship.

 If you have questions give us a call at 203.924.6651 or email



Valley Regional Adult Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Inquiries regarding Valley Regional Adult Education nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Valley Regional Adult Education, 203-924-6651. 

General Accessibility and Accommodation:

All activities offered by Valley Regional Adult Education are held at accessible locations. Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request. Please contact Valley Regional Adult Education, 203-924-6651.

General Educational Development (GED®) Test Accommodations:

Accommodations for the GED® test are available for qualified individuals with a disability. For more information, contact Valley Regional Adult Education, 203-924-6651 or Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Department of Education at 860-807-2110.


No Charge for materials for mandated courses Valley Regional Adult Education is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec.10-73a and does not charge fees for registration, textbooks, or materials used in mandated program areas.

Valley Regional Adult Education
54 Grove Street
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-6651

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