Adult Basic Skills

General Information
Description of ProgramAdult Basic Education/Literacy students who need remedial instruction prior to entering GED Preparatory instruction are placed in NNLC's multi-culture reading and writing classes based on assessment scores. The student is given an orientation regarding their learning process/responsibility in the ABS learning environment and NNLC has had success as ABS students "learn by teaching" when they accept the responsibility of helping a fellow classmate learn English.
LocationWashoe County
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsAdults 18 years of age and over who lack a high school diploma, GED, or sufficient basic skills to obtain or retain employment.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone.
Hours of OperationMon-Thur 8 am-6 pm, Fri 8 am-1 pm
Contact Information
Contact's NameBarbara Brockhoff-Taylor
Contact's PositionCoordinator of Tutor Services
Contact's Phone775-356-1007
Contact's EmailThroughwebsite
Physical Site Address 11400 Wedekind Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipReno, NV 89512
Mailing Address 11400 Wedekind Road
Mailing City, State, ZipReno, NV 89512
Main Phone775-356-1007
Program EmailThroughwebsite
Director Information
Director's NameVicki Newell
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone775-356-1007
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Northern Nevada Literacy Council (NNLC)
This Program: Adult Basic Skills
Affiliated Services: Adult Basic Education