Meriden Public Schools

Adult & Continuing Education

Lois B. Lehman  |  Director of Adult Continuing & Career Education
Richard Tanasi  | Site Coordinator of Adult Continuing & Career Education               
Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday   7am-2:30pm   and   3pm-8pm                                                                          Location:  121 Gravel Street, Room 178 (Maloney High School)                                       

The Office of Adult and Continuing and Career Education provides state mandated instruction for students ages seventeen and older who are no longer in traditional Meriden Public Schools' programs but who may continue their education through alternate adult routes. Adult and Continuing & Career Education provides courses in high school completion, GED® instruction, English as a Second Language and citizenship preparation.  The community benefits from general enrichment programs that are offered for an enrollment fee.

Meriden Adult Education, in close collaboration with the Midstate Chamber of Commerce as well as numerous businesses throughout the community. Adult Education assists community agencies whose clients are not able to attend classes conducted in the traditional high school locations as well. The Casa Boricua, Meriden Community Action Agency, Wheeler Clinic and the YMCA, are such agencies.

Continuing Education

Adult Education is a multi-dimensional program of academic, cultural, physical and vocational activities designed to meet the needs of individuals from seventeen years of age through late adulthood. It provides programs for those who wish to complete their public school education, GED®, Spanish GED® and/or become U.S. citizens.

It also provides enrichment and skill training programs and develops programs to assist the clients of Meriden's community agencies. Programs and courses are diversified to meet the needs of more than 4,000 adults each year. Examples of such courses include basic academic subjects, art, computer skills, opera, crafts, and foreign languages. Educational counseling is also available who attend Adult Mandated classes.

Course offerings and general information about Adult Education are described in Meriden Adult Education catalog, a publication inserted in the Record Journal and Post and on the Meriden Adult Education website @ The catalog is also available at Maloney High School, 121 Gravel Street, Room 178.

Meriden Adult Education Website    Spring 2024 Registration Flyer English/Spanish

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