Adult Education Services

Welcome to Gadsden State's Adult Education Services!

Gadsden State’s Adult Education Services helps individuals advance their academic skills through a variety of teaching methods. Class sites are in Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne and Etowah counties.


Adult Education Services offers free courses in GED preparation, English Literacy Acquisition, Non-Traditional High School Diploma Options, ACCUPLACER preparation and Career Pathways. In addition, Adult Education Services offers MSSC Certification Training throughout the academic year for those wanting to master core competencies of manufacturing. A unique TRIO program that can also be beneficial to Adult Education students is also available. The Educational Opportunity Center provides services that take adult learners from successful completion of their high school equivalency to enrollment in a higher learning institution.


There are a number of online resources available for those studying for the ACCUPLACER or GED exams. Resources are also offered to those working on their English language skills as well as researching career and college options.

Online Enrollment 

  • Please be sure to list a good working phone number AND email address in the application.

Once your application is submitted someone from the Adult Education department will contact you. 

Contact Adult Education at Anniston site: 256-832-1206. Gadsden site: 256-439-6957