Resources for Adult Literacy Education

Arizona Department of Education – Adult Education Services

1535 W. Jefferson St. Bin #26 Phoenix, AZ 85007

(602) 258-2410

Arizona Adult Education Services provides comprehensive literacy services to learners 16 years of age and older who are not enrolled in a K-12 school. It offers access to quality educational opportunities to support employment, job training and higher education aspirations. By assisting adult learners to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for effective participation in society, we help citizens realize their potential, businesses benefit and communities thrive.

GateWay Community College

Washington Campus 108 N. 40th St. Phoenix, AZ 85034

Central City Campus 1245 E. Buckeye Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85034

Deer Valley Campus 2931 W. Bell Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85053

(602) 286-8000

GateWay Community College has built a legacy of innovation, pioneering vision and responsiveness to the needs of our community: the first technical college in Arizona; first to use community advisory committees; first to tailor courses to the needs of business and industry; first to offer classes at off-campus locations; even the first to install a computer. GateWay Community College offers more than 150 degree, certificate, as well as trade, technical and workforce training options to fit your life, your budget and your goals for the future.

Maricopa County Adult Probation Department

Glendale Location 6655 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, AZ 85301

(602) 372-5769

Phoenix Location 1022 E. Garfield St. Phoenix, AZ 85006

(602) 254-7030 ext. 240

Mesa Location 245 N. Centennial Way Mesa, AZ 85201

(602) 372-550

The Education Centers supported by the Adult Probation Department are equipped with personal computers at each site. Adult Basic Education (ABE), GED preparation, ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages), and Job-skills classes are taught. Maricopa County Adult Probation Department's Education Program is a community-based education program open to probationers and members of the community.

Rio Salado College Adult Education

6 Locations in Maricopa County


Rio Salado College has been offering in-person adult education classes since 1978 and is the largest provider in Arizona. Adult education classes prepare students to be college and career ready by offering GED preparation, workforce preparation, and English language acquisition classes.