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Adult Education Center

The Adult Basic Education Center (ABE) through PWSCC is designed to provide individualized and group instruction to adults in four specific areas. Instruction and instructional materials are free to individuals 16 years of age and older. Materials covered are below college level and, as possible, draw from expressed individual and community needs. We also tutor our graduates as they enter post-secondary education or training. Classes in non-credit ELL (English Language Learner) are offered several times a week. We are a GED testing site and are available for those who need it. Our focus is literacy and life-long learning; however, we will happily assist any student who walks through our doors. Our computer lab is open to all students and to the community.

Contact Information

The ABE Center of PWSCC is located at 303 Lowe St in Valdez, AK. Our hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday – Friday in Room 128. We also have outreach sites on the Copper Basin and Cordova Campuses.

ABE is closed from June 1 – July 31, 2015
For more information or questions concerning tutoring, testing, GED, ELL, or Adult Basic Education, please contact the appropriate coordinator at each of our campuses:

Main Campus, Valdez
Michael Holcombe
PO Box 97
Valdez, AK 99686
Phone: 907.834.1671 or
Email: mholcombe AT pwscc DOT edu
Copper Basin Extension Center
Joey Eastman
PO Box 730
200 Ridley Circle
Glennallen, AK 99588
Phone: 907.822.3673
Email: jeastman AT pwscc DOT edu
Cordova Extension Center
Susan Banks
PO Box 1248
100 Fisherman Way
Cordova, AK 99574
Phone: 907.424.7598
Email: sbanks AT pwscc DOT edu