Adult Education

Registration and Information

For more information on any of the Adult Education programs, you can contact Len Schmidt,  Assistant Director of Adult Technical Education via email – or phone (802) 382-1005.

Or you may choose to contact Denise Senesac,  Administrative Assistant via email – or phone (802) 382-1004.

Click to download our registration form

Financial Assistance

Many students can receive tuition assistance from Vermont Student Assistance Corp, Vermont Department of Labor, or Vermont Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. Local contact information for these varies by applicant, but in general is as follows:

VSAC – Cathy Hunter  877-961-4369

Vermont DOL – Michelle Thompson 802-382-4029

Voc Rehab – Sue Scott 802-388-4671

If you have been denied or are ineligible for these programs, you may qualify for a partial scholarship through the Hannaford Career Center.  Click here to complete a Hannaford Career Center adult student scholarship application


New next semester:

Intro to American Sign Language

Intro to Light Construction



 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Look for Welding classes Winter/Spring 2016; $550.



Skilled Butchers and Meat Cutters Program

These classes include Food Safety and Sanitation, Poultry Processing, Meat Processing and Fabrication, Meat Processing and Merchandising, and Advance Livestock Processing.  To be offered in Spring 2016 but it is recommend that students enroll and pursue tuition support promptly.


Students may take the course independently online or arrange for assistance through PAHCC; $75.


Fundamentals of Natural Gas

Offered Winter/Spring 2016. Required for State of Vermont Certification; $650 includes test and materials.

 7-Dec 1; 12 Hrs; N. Shepard; $165.


Divide and Conquer: Basic Math

; N. Reigle; FREE!

A review of basic math, including all four basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), fractions, decimals and percents.   This course will help prepare you for GED, pharmacy technician, LNA, college, etc. Also offered Monday and Thursday mid-day at CCV.

Finding the Unknown: Basic Algebra

N. Reigle; FREE!

This course covers ratios, percents, negative numbers, exponents and scientific notation, and solving and graphing equations. Includes a brief review of fractions, percents and decimals. This course will help prepare you for GED, pharmacy technician, LNA, college, etc. Also offered Monday and Thursday mid-day at CCV.

Pharmacy Technician

This is a preparatory course which leads to completion of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board licensing exam. Topics include regulation and control, terminology, calculations, routes and formulations, and inventory management. Class focus is on pharmacy practice and procedure but good math skills are required. It is highly recommended that students contact Vermont Adult Learning (VAL) at 388-4392 to schedule a free math assessment before beginning the course. VAL provides math instruction and support at no cost and students are encouraged to use this resource before and during the course.


Licensed Nurse Assistant Program (LNA)

This course will prepare the student to apply for Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) licensure with the State Board of Nursing. The program is targeted to individuals who are interested in an entry-level position in healthcare and immediate employment. Official signed verification of immunizations/titers is mandatory and must be presented to the instructor. $1,920. Call 382-1004 for schedule.

Computer Applications

Spring offerings will include Quickbooks 1 and 2, Excel 1-4, Word 1-4

Details coming soon!

Cooking and Eating Sustainably

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op Series to be announced

Daytime Technical Programs

Adults without high school diplomas (or with a GED) may apply for free training in daytime technical programs. Tuition is charged to adults with a high school diploma and non-Vermont residents.  Call (802) 382-1004 for more information or to apply. Fall semester registration is open now.

Class Cancellation Information

Adult division evening classes will be cancelled any time that the Hannaford Career Center or Middlebury UHS classes are canceled.  In addition, some classes may be cancelled because of other reasons or storms that develop later in the day.  Cancellation information will be posted here.



Tuition refunds may be requested by individuals by notifying the PAHCC Adult Education Office at 802-382-1004 of your intent to withdraw from a class. Students who withdraw at least five business days before the beginning of a class will receive a full refund.   Students who withdraw after this date may receive a pro-rated refund at the discretion of the Assistant Director for Adult Education not to exceed the pro-rated schedule for institutional payees listed below.

Tuition refunds will be made to institutional payees based on the following schedule:

  • Attendance of two weeks or less…………………………..refund 80% less $50 registration fee
  • Attendance of two to three weeks………………………..refund 60% less $50 registration fee
  • Attendance of three to four weeks ……………………….refund 40% less $50 registration fee
  • Attendance of four to five weeks………………………….refund 20% less $50 registration fee

If a student notifies PAHCC of their intent to withdraw later than five weeks after the start of a course, no refund shall be issued.

If an individual class is rescheduled due to inclement weather or other reason, students will be given a choice of either a make-up class or pro-rated refund.  If a course offering is cancelled by PAHCC due to low enrollment or any other cause, students will be issued a full refund.

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Register using one of the following ways:
• WALK IN – 8 AM to 3 PM, Monday-Friday
• FAX IN – (802) 388-2591

eMail to

• BY MAIL OR PHONE – (802) 382-1004


You will not be contacted unless class is cancelled. Classes are filled on a first-come, first served basis.