Adult Education Courses


Registration and Information

For more information on any of the Adult Education programs, you can contact Len Schmidt,   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 to print, or complete an online registration here.

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

Fall 2016 Classes:

Complete course listing will be available July 1.  We expect to offer the following:

Licensed Nurse Assistant (LNA) Program (110 hours) $1920

Daytime class M 3-6:00P/Th 12-3:30P/F 12-3:30  Aug 15-Sep 30  J Jacobs

Evening class M/W 5:00P-8:30P Sep 19-Nov 23

These programs are for individuals who are interested in a beginning level skilled care position in health care and immediate employment.  Official verification of immunizations is mandatory.  Criminal background check may be required prior to completion of program or employment.  Daytime program starting late August.  Evening/weekend program starting mid-September. These classes fill up quickly.  Call 382-1004 to reserve a space on the waiting list.

Personal Care Attendant (40 hours) New class!

For entry-level employment in home health care or for personal  care in a residential health care setting.  Builds skills and confidence for success in LNA program and a career in health care.  Wednesday and Friday mornings Oct. 4- Nov. 18. M Tichacek

CDL Driver Training New class!

Mon-Thur 7A-12P,  Sept 15-Oct 28  $5200 Class A,  $3500 Class B

Pending  State approval, the Hannaford Career Center will team up with Giroux General Transport of Barre to offer classroom and behind-the-wheel CDL driver training in Middlebury.  Register and pay for this course directly with Giroux General Transport at 802-476-4679. More information available at    Clean driving record, background check, and random substance testing required.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Level I

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Level II – New class!

Intro to Residential Construction

Quickbooks Level I

Quickbooks Level II – New class!

Word Levels I-IV

Excel Levels I-IV

Using Google Apps at Work and School New class series!

Use these free, powerful applications to work and collaborate more effectively with others!  Sign up for one class or the whole series.  Taught by Teri Fitzgerald,

Google Docs

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; Oct 11-25; 6 hours; $75.

Are you getting the most out of your Google Docs? This series of classes will start with the basics of creating a

document and lead you through the key components to make your documents look professional by setting the margins, fonts, and colors you need; share editing or reading privileges by applying the proper sharing settings as needed; insert images, tables, and equations; and provide comments on the document to co-workers or students. Each class will have guided instruction and time to apply the skills to a document of your choice for use in your particular area or classroom.


Google Drive

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; Nov 8; 2 hours; $25.

Need help organizing your Google Drive? Learn to create folders, move files, upload files & folders, and take control of your drive! Same class format as Docs.  Review sharing and privileges.


Google Spreadsheets

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; Nov 15-29; 6 hours; $75.

This series of classes will introduce the power of spreadsheets for organizing lists, data, formulas, and graphs. Note: It is helpful to understand the basics of Google Spreadsheets to make the most of the data received by a Google Form.


Google Forms

Tue; 4:30-6:30P; Dec 6-20; 6 hours; $75.

Use Google forms for a simple survey, a quiz for students or feedback from clients or parents; includes basics of Flubaroo.

Mental Health First Aid
–  Oct 21 8:00A-4:00P N ReillyUnderstanding and Responding to Disruptive Behaviors New class!

Cooking And Eating Sustainably w/MNFC


On Line Classes:

We offer access to online class through Ed-2-Go.  The link on the left will take you to their course offerings







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.