adult education

Adult Education

The Adult Education Program is designed to meet the needs of the adult learner who wishes to increase employability skills, develop computer literacy, earn a high school diploma equivalency, learn English, or improve basic skills in reading, math and language.

Mission Statement

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus Adult Education is committed to motivating and encouraging our students to continue their education and to function as a competent member of society.

General Information

The Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus Adult Education is fully approved and funded by Arkansas Department of Career Education -- Adult Education Division.

Program Options

Adult Education is available to those students who require the Arkansas High School Diploma or who require training or retraining for employment.

Basic Skills Enhancement provides a review of academic areas for the high school graduate in need of upgrading skills to enter higher education, military, or the workforce.

English as a Second Language (ESL) allows adults to learn to speak, read, and write English as their second language.

Workplace Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) Certification allows students to obtain certification through the State of Arkansas in six certification areas: Employability, Customer Service I, Customer Service II, Bank Teller, Office Technology, and Industrial.

Workplace classes may be arranged with local businesses or industries to upgrade employees' basic skills needed on the job. Contact 479.667.3520 for more information.

Adult Education Program Director

Regina Olson
West Annex
(479) 667-3520


Booneville-Logan County Adult Education Center
2932 State Hwy. 10 East
Booneville, AR 72927
(479) 675-4326
Instructor: Christy McCollough

Charleston-Franklin County Adult Education Center
125 West Main Street
Charleston, AR 72933
(479) 275-9758
Instructor: Natalie Cadena
Sherry Milligan

Clarksville-Johnson County Adult Education Center
400 West Cherry Street
Clarksville, AR 72830
(479) 754-2620
Instructors: Shirley Freeman
Jessica Pipkins
ESL Instructor:  Edith Gutierrez
Administrative Specialist III: Carla Murphy

Ozark-Franklin County Adult Education Center
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 667-3520
Director/Instructor: Regina Olson
Instructor:  Carole Harmon
Administrative Specialist III: Sherry Hesson
Project and Program Specialist:  Kaci Nally

Paris-Logan County Adult Education Center
103 East Pine Street
Paris, AR 72855
(479) 438-2113
Instructor: Carla Suiter