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EdAdvance Adult Education SPRING 2022 Catalog

Our Classes

CDP - Adult Credit Diploma Program


with Kim Gioia

Calendar Jan 5, 2022

Do you have credits that you earned in high school? This is a program for adults who want to earn a diploma by attending evening classes, taking classes online and receiving credits for qualifying work or military experience. Students select English, Math, Science, Social Studies and elective classes to earn the 23 credits needed to graduate. Online classes are offered through Connecticut Adult Virtual High School and Odysseyware. Evening classes are offered.

You must meet with our school counselor, Kim Gioia, to be enrolled in CDP classes. Registering here solely expresses interest in the program. Kim Gioia will receive a copy of your registration and will contact you.

Will run

NEDP - National External Diploma Program - Free


with Kim Gioia

Calendar Jan 5, 2022

NEDP® is a flexible, self-directed, online program that allows adults with life and work experience to demonstrate skills that they have learned which are equivalent to a high school education. This program is suited for adults for whom attending a regular class would be difficult because of other commitments. Clients meet periodically with an advisor for feedback and assessment to complete tasks to document their competency. Visit and call our school counselor at 860.567.0863 to get more information about this program.

Registering solely expresses interest in the program. Our counselor, Kim Gioia, will reach out to you.

Will run

Paraprofessional Assessment Exam - Litchfield 9AM


with Linda Coscia

Calendar Jun 9, 2022 at 9 am


Please check back after July 1st for more Paraprofessional Assessment dates. We'll contact you if a spot opens for June 9th, 2022.

BEFORE coming to EdAdvance for testing:

You must wear a mask to enter our building and keep it on for testing.

If you are sick or have been sick within the past two weeks, have recently been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or have recently traveled to a highly infected area, we strongly urge you to stay home to help ensure the safety of the test center staff and other test takers. Please reschedule your exam in this case.

EdAdvance offers the online 2.5hr Paraprofessional Assessment at the Litchfield location (355 Goshen Rd). A ParaPro needs to satisfy one of the following; An Associate Degree or two years of College to demonstrate, through a state or local academic assessment, knowledge of, and the ability to assist in, the instruction of Math, Reading and Writing for grades K-12.  More detail about the assessment can be found by searching at  If you do NOT have an Associate Degree, you need to take this assessment.

EdAdvance cost is $85 (90 questions, multiple choice, on computer, no calculators, scrap paper/pencil provided).

Please create an account, register online at, Adult Education Enrichment, Paraprofessional Assessment, sign up for date you would like to come in.

Spots fill quickly! Recommended practice sites:, 

You will take results home, a score of 457 for Connecticut is needed to pass the Assessment. Out of state scores may vary. ETS will mail your results to your home in about 4-6 weeks from Assessment date. You can get this report anytime by calling ETS customer service (on website).

You must PAY online by MasterCard or Visa to be counted in the limited seats available. There is a $1.99 non-refundable convenience fee automatically added to your credit card charge. For additional dates or questions contact us 1.800.300.4781. Please bring a current photo ID with you on day of the Assessment. You MUST wear a mask.

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Bronx Zoo
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Bronx Zoo


Hailed as America’s largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo will take you on an adventure through the African Plains to the Himalayan Highlands.  Your total experience pass includes full admission, zoo shuttle, Wild Asia monorail, the Butterfly Garden, Bug Carousel, Congo Gorilla Forest, Jungle World, and Tiger Mountain.  Food is available for purchase.

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