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Adult Education

The Adult Education Program is designed to meet the needs of the adult learner who wishes to increase employability skills, develop computer and financial 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 are post high school and require training or retraining for employment.  Adult Education serves all ages 16 and up.

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.

Integrated Education and Training allows students to obtain nationally recognized certifications that are applicable to different types of employment.  IET programs also offer pathways to earn certifications that will be accepted as college credit.

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
165 N Broadway
Booneville, AR 7292 7
(479) 675-4326

Instructor: Jessica Brown 

FT paraprofessional for Logan County: Lexi Norris 

Clarksville-Johnson County Adult Education Center
18 Sherwood Plaza
Clarksville, AR 7283 0
(479) 754-2620

FT Instructor: Mitchell Hook

FT Instructor: Jessica Pipkins

PT Evening Instructor:  Kelsey Forrest

PT Evening Instructor: Carla Suiter

FT Project/Program Specialist and Career Coach: Carla White

PT Paraprofessional: Maria Montelongo

Ozark-Franklin County Adult Education Center
909 N 18th Street 
Ozark, AR 7294 9
(479) 667-3520

Director/Instructor: Regina Olson 

FT Instructor:  Emily Morrow 

PT Instructor:  Christy McCollugh

PT Instructor: Linda Proffitt  

SNAP Employment and Training Coordinator:  Sherry Hesson

Paris-Logan County Adult Education Center
602 N 10th Street
Paris, AR 7285 5
(844) 963-3243 ext. 5111

FT Instructor: James Anderson

FT paraprofessional for Logan County: Lexi Norris