Class Descriptions

The Learning Source provides a range of adult and family programming through unique partnerships at over 25 location in the Denver metro area. Below is a brief description of these programs. 

 

 

Family Literacy 

Through educational instruction in reading, writing and speaking English, parents are empowered to assist their children in their education and pursue their own educational goals, have access to community resources, and integrate into their communities. This program is free to parents of children attending one of the public schools where we offer Family Literacy classes. 

Sites: Aurora and Cherry Creek Public Schools 

 

 

Adult Basic Education (ABE)/High School Equivalency (HSE) 

Builds literacy and numeracy skills and prepares adult learners to pass tests in Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science to achieve their High School Equivalency Diploma through onsite instruction, small group work, or individualized classwork. 

Sites: The Learning Source West, East & North; Center for Work Education and Employment; Arapahoe/Douglas Works; Denver County Jail and Downtown Detention Center; Distance Education 

 

 

English Language Acquisition (ELA) 

Teaches six levels of English proficiency with a focus on competencies needed for living and working in an English-speaking society. Throughout the levels students work on the following skills: reading, listening, speaking, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. 

Sites: Arapahoe Library District; The Learning Source East & North; A/D Works – Altura 

 

The Learning Collaborative (TLC) 

Supports adult learners in foundational skill development in English and Math in partnership with Red Rocks Community College and assists students with college readiness skills for college entry and success. 

Sites: Red Rocks Community College 

 

 

Distance Learning 

Provides preparation for the High School Equivalency exams to students that may have barriers to attending traditional classes through online course work, facilitated by an instructor. 

Sites: Online; multiple locations