Upcoming Trades Classes and Certifications

Our trades training program is happy to announce a wide collection of upcoming courses that net participants certifications and college credits through the University of Alaska Southeast. Upcoming Courses: December 7 & 8, 2020: Introduction to Mechanic Shop Work Participants will learn how to work in a mechanic shop. Students will learn about safety requirements, how to use the tools …

5 Health Benefits of Adult Education

In addition to improved employment and increased income, researchers have also identified a positive correlation between education level and good health! Studies have found the following health benefits of being a lifelong learner: Lifespan: Numerous studies have shown an inverse relationship between years of education and mortality. In other words, the longer you learn, the longer you live! (Baker et …

(9/16/20): What’s New at The Learning Connection

Back to the Chalkboard While the way we deliver our vast array of services has changed, the essence of what we do still remains: “Helping people build a better life through education” We’re still offering adult education throughout Southeast Alaska. This page compiles how our existing services have changed and also details what we’re doing new. Contents: Tutoring Changes Online …

Closed for in-person services to stop spread of COVID19

The Learning Connection is closed for in-person services, in line with Alaska public schools. The closure is meant to help limit the spread of coronavirus COVID19 and protect our community. GED testing continues only for scheduled tests by appointment. Face-to-face classes, including Open Lab and What’s Up, are cancelled. One-on-one and volunteer tutoring are available by phone, videoconferencing, and distance options. …

Closed until March 30 to stop spread of COVID19

The Learning Connection will be closed until Monday, March 30, in line with Alaska public schools. The closure is meant to help limit the spread of coronavirus COVID19 and protect our community. GED testing continues today only for scheduled tests. No TABE tests will be scheduled until further notice. Classes, including Open Lab and What’s Up, are cancelled. One-on-one, in …

Join us for fall classes

We’ve started fall classes! Our current schedule, which extends through November 27, includes a variety of classes. We have two math classes, reading and writing, science and social studies. We have a new nutrition class. We also have classes for English language learning. You can find a printable schedule here.

Welcome to our new website!

We’re excited to debut our new website, created with YOU in mind. We thought a lot about our students of all ages, the services you want and need, and how you are likely to interact with our site. We made everything easier to find and have included lots of interactive elements. We hope you like it!