Desktop Schools Popup

Select a School

Adult Basic Education | ABE

Desplácese hacia abajo para español.
Hoos u-deg Soomaali.

ABE offers programs for adults to improve their skills so they can move ahead in their jobs, prepare for further education, or improve their daily lives. Learn English, earn your High School Diploma or GED, prepare for the ACCUPLACER® college placement assessment or the citizenship exam, increase your reading, writing and math skills, or attend school with your preschooler in Family School! Our caring, patient teachers will help you achieve your goal. Full schedule.

REgister now

Begin ABE registration online and we will contact you for an appointment to complete your registration and placement tests. For more information email or call 952-431-8316.

Cedar Valley Learning Center | CVLC
office 952-431-8316 fax 952-431-8319
address 14420 Glenda Drive, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Dakota Valley Learning Center | DVLC
office 952-388-1980 fax 952-388-1995
address 4679 144th Street W, Apple Valley, MN 55124


Free classes! Fall classes begin the week of September 8. There will be in-person and online classes. New students please come to our new student registration at either CVLC or DVLC, Wednesday, September 1, from 9:00 a.m. to noon or Tuesday, September 7, 9:00 to noon or 4:30-7:00 p.m. You may register anytime classes are in session as well. Full schedule.

Current Registered Students
We are looking forward to seeing you beginning September 8. See the full schedule. Please continue to work on MobyMax, Read Theory, USA Learns or Edmentum/Plato at home.


Masks are required in all District 196 buildings for ages 2 and up. The safety of you, your family and our staff is our primary concern. Guidance on use of masks will change to recommended after the transmission level in Dakota County drops to moderate for seven consecutive days, or additional guidance is provided. Visit district COVID-19 dashboard and 2021-22 COVID-19 Operational Plan for Students, Families and Visitors to Schools for more information.


A Proud Partner of the American Job Center Network


learn now!

ABE Graduation 2021

Connect with ABE on Facebook