Adult Education

Tays Event Center
2400 N. Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575) 439-3812
Fax: (575) 439-3810

Director AE/ASC
Maria Saenz

Program Coordinator
Veronica Hernandez

Administrative Assistant
Intake & Assessment

Josie Brusuelas

Lead Instructor
Judie Strawderman

Adult Education

Adult Education Building Entrance

Adult Education(AE) Mission Statement

AE provides assessment, High School Equivalences preparation, High School refresher classes, ELA and citizenship classes. The Adult Education Program offers classes at the Tays Center and Mescalero Empowerment Center. The TABE assessments and curriculum are used for preparing and teaching the students enrolled in our classes. The classes will run from January until May 2016

Registration is required before entering into the classes. This applies to High School Equivalences, ELA (English Language Acquisition), Citizenship classes. To register, visit the Adult Education office located at the Tays Center or call (575) 439-3812.

NMSU-A offers GED® computer based test and HISET paper and pencil based test. AE strongly encourages students to take an assessment test and AE classes before signing up for the GED® or HISET test.

NMSU-Alamogordo Adult Education Class Session 1 and 2 for Spring 2016.(schedule)

The AE program has implemented managed testing arrangement. This means that no testing will be allowed during the week of classes and students may not join a class one the session has started (unless approved by the Director). The orientation/assessment period for Spring 2016 will take place the week of January 11—14. By appointment. Classes will start on January 20, 2016.

There will be another orientation/assessment on March 14-17, 2016. By appointment. Classes will start on March 21-May 12.

Please ARRIVE PROMPTLY for the orientation/assessment, and plan to spend the entire 3 hours.

You will fill out registration forms and receive important information about the Adult Education program. You will do an assessment in Math and Language Arts, each 45 minutes long. You will receive your class schedule depending on the results of the assessment.

Classes will be Monday through Thursday. We do offer morning and evening classes. The time a student comes to class depends on the results of the assessment.

There is a $10 annual registration fee to be paid during orientation. Proof of hardship will be required to waive fee.

AE Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00—5:00. Office is closed on Friday

Please contact AE at (575) 439-3812.