Gain College Credit from UAS for Passing the GED: Reasoning Through Language Arts Exam

The University of Alaska Southeast has officially implemented a new policy connecting GED Reasoning Through Language Arts test results with offered writing courses. Students who pass the exam can gain access to UAS writing classes and possibly even earn college credit! The course and accreditation available per score is as follows: GED: Reasoning Through Language Arts Score Course (or accreditation) …

Online Module FAQ

As we teased early in December, we’ve been diligently working on online modules to help our students study for GED exam. While there is still plenty of work to be done on these learning resources, we’re ready to release our online modules beta! Have further questions about how to access them or how they work? Don’t hesitate to contact us: …

Online GED Modules

Introducing Our Next Ambitious Project Near the end of summer, our team began working on online GED modules. The purpose of this project was to provide an additional layer of support for students wanting to achieve their alternative diploma. Since many of our students maintain full-time jobs, they could only allocate time for one tutoring session a week. This made …

Under the Surface of Adult Education

The purpose of adult education is often reduced to an employment requirement. Under the surface of this portrayal contains the broad and deep list of actual benefits. Benefits 1. Health & Well-Being Education encompasses everything, including nutrition. Personal development, fulfillment, and leading a healthier lifestyle are founded on intelligent decisions and education. The healthier the individual, the healthier the community. …

Kindness Festival Kickoff

Day 7: Finale! Week 1: Kindness to Myself Day 1: Nutrition Day 2: Education Day 3: Literacy Day 4: Stress Management Day 5: Language Day 6: Community Theme Calendar Day 7: Final Celebration With today being the last day of week one of the Kindness Festival, we wanted to say thank you. We’re incredibly thankful for the continued support we …

Free Week-Long Construction Trades Class

Looking to earn 2 Nationally Recognized Certifications (OSHA 10 and NCCER)?The Learning Connection is hosting a free week-long introduction to construction trades course. The class runs from January 11-15th and will net participants OSHA 10 and NCCER certifications. Contact Karragh to find out more:[email protected](907) 523-7237

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. …