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On Ramp to I-BEST

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) pairs a professional or technical program with Adult Basic Education courses; including reading, writing, and math skills. I-BEST provides educational access and support for students to progress further and faster along career pathways.​​

Learning Options Include

Currently only offered on the Mount Vernon campus

  • College knowledge and employability skills
  • Reading, writing and math
  • College credit
  • Scholarships available
Work toward a certificate in:
  • Allied Health
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine Technology
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Office Technology
  • Welding

How to Register for Classes

Follow these steps to get started: ​

  1. Contact the location you wish to attend to get the current entrance assessment schedule.
  2. Bring a check or money order in the amount of $25.00 to the entrance assessment appointment to pay your tuition fee.
  3. Upon completion of the assessment students will be placed in appropriate​ course level and can begin their studies.


We offer day and evening classes at a cost of only $25 per quarter! A tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

Contact Us

Mount Vernon Campus

Basic Education for Adults
Lewis Hall L-127