Adult Education Improvement

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Your Success is Our Top Priority

We are here to help you with . . .

  • English and/or Math and/or Digital Skills
  • Preparing for the GED
  • College Readiness
  • Career Readiness

Improve your Math, Reading, and Writing skills through College of Western Idaho (CWI) Adult Education (AE) program. We are dedicated to providing you the skills needed to meet your goals in the workplace and the community. All AE classes and services are 100% FREE.

Adult Education at the Boise Ada County Center

Boise AE at Ada County Center flyer

ESL Bridge to English 101

If you are a new or returning student, register for AE by scheduling one appointment. The appointment may take up to two hours even though it appears as 30 minutes on the calendar. The appointment might include taking the 90 minute placement test(s) in reading and/or math, filling out paperwork, signing up for study, and setting up necessary accounts/tech. If needed, the lab teacher may have you make another appointment to complete the process.

If you have been asked to post-test for AE, please schedule one appointment for each test we asked you to post-test in. The test is 75 minutes. If you are taking two post-tests, book them 2 hours apart.

Note: Testing and registration for Adult Ed takes place in our Boise Adult Center for Education (the Adult Ed Lab) at the Mallard Place Building.

If you have questions, please call us at 208.562.2575 or email: boiseadulted@cwi.edu

Schedule an Appointment for the Ada County Center

To schedule the official GED test, go to your ged.com account.

Adult Education at the Nampa Canyon County Campus

Nampa AE at Canyon County Center flyer

To register for AE, schedule one appointment to complete a Reading GOALS test and a Math GOALS test. Testing can take up to 3 hours. After testing is completed you will be scheduled to come back to complete your paperwork and create a study plan to fit your needs. If you have questions, please call us at 208.562.2068 or email:  nampaadulted@cwi.edu.

Note: Testing and registration for Adult Education takes place in our Nampa Adult Center for Education at the Canyon County Center.

Schedule an Appointment for the Canyon County Center

To schedule the official GED test, go to your ged.com account.

Adult Education at the Mountain Home Library

To register for Adult Education, you will need to attend an orientation and testing session any Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday beginning September 6, 2022, at the library from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Your first visit will be about 2 1/2 hours.

Adult Education at the Mountain Home Library Flyer

Adult Education at the Payette Library

To register for Adult Education, you will need to attend an orientation and testing session any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday beginning January 4, 2022,  at the library from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Your first visit will be about 2 hours.

Adult Education at the Payette Library flyer

Centennial Job Corps

For current information, please call 208.442.4500 or email jobcorps@labor.idaho.gov or visit us at Idaho Job Corps

COVID Update

When you are at CWI, you must follow the school's policy.

When you are in a CWI building:

  1. Stay home if you feel sick
  2. Masks are optional
  3. Stay 6 feet from each other
  4. Wash hands or use hand sanitizer often         

If you have questions, call Boise Adult Ed at 208.562.2575 or Nampa Adult Ed at 208.562.2068