Job Ready: Complete a High School Degree or Get the Basic Education Skills Students NeedFind a listing of programs, including Alternative Schools, Virtual/Online programs, High School Equivalency (HSE) programs, & High School Completion.
Adult Education Programming for High School Completion (at least 20 yrs. of age)
Adult Education for Region 10 provides the following services to adults in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties:
- Adult Basic Education (ABE) – Provides instruction for reading, language, writing and math skills below the 9th grade level for adults with or without a high school diploma.
- English As A Second Language – Provide instruction in reading, speaking, writing, and understanding the English language.
- High School Completion (HSC) – Provides instruction in language arts, math, social studies, science, and writing to earn a high school diploma.
- High School Equivalency (HSE) – Provides instruction in language arts, math, social studies, science, and writing, to enable successful completion of a high school equivalency test, such as the GED.
- Integrated English Language and Civics Education (IELCE) – Provides instruction in English language and civics education combined with integrated education and training.
- Workplace Literacy – Adult education services provided at or customized for a specific workplace.
High School Equivalency Testing Program
An alternative method to achieving a high school credential in Michigan is to take and successfully complete a high school equivalency test. Preparation classes are available through Adult Education Programs and many Michigan Works! One Stops.
Alternative High School Programs “In School” or Online (16-20 years of age)
Alternative Education is a separate, non-traditional program within a K-12 public school district or a public school academy established to provide personalized educational services for students who:
- Are at risk of not graduating with their class; and/or have individual needs not being met in a traditional setting
- Require flexibility and alternative instructional models.
- Require expanded services from the traditional setting such as; online learning, institutional programs, counseling child care and/or transportation.
“In School” Alternative Education Programs-Alternative Education programming that is taught using nontraditional methods in a traditional school environment.
Alternative High School Programs Offered by Public Schools in Wayne County
Online/Virtual Alternative Education Programs– Alternative Education Programming that utilizes technology with intranet/internet-based tools and resources as the delivery method for instruction and may be offered at a supervised school facility during the day as a scheduled class period-or through self-scheduled learning where pupils have some control over the time, location and pace of their education. See MDE 2017-18 Pupil Accounting Manual for new rules for online/virutal learning.