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Adult Basic Literacy Education

The Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) program is committed to helping you reach your goals. The ABLE program provides each student with an individualized education plan that matches each student's needs. The program also has scheduling available that meets the needs of the students.

Who We Are

The Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) is available to adults with or without a high school diploma who are interested in any of the following:

  • Preparing for the GED test
  • Improving skills in reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Improving speaking, reading, or writing skills in the English language
  • Civics/citizenship instruction
  • Basic computer skills
  • Academic preparation for college or training program entrance exams
  • Job readiness skills such as creating a resume or improving typing skills 

Why should you choose the Fostoria ABLE program?

  • For personal satisfaction
  • Small class sizes
  • Instruction at an individual pace
  • Confidentiality
  • Classes are FREE

Academic Skills

Improving reading, writing, math, or computer literacy skills for:                    

  • Understanding materials found in the home, workplace, or the community                                            
  • Preparing for job related training or advancement                                         
  • Improving basic computer skills for home, educational, or job related purposes   

Special Needs/Accommodations

Adult Basic Literacy Education Brochure



Gail Browning

ABLE Director

1001 Park Avenue

Fostoria, OH 44830

Ph. 419-334-6901, ext. 4701


Anitha Thomas,

ABLE, ESOL Instructor

Heidi Clark, ABLE Aide

Brenda Pagal, ESOL Aide


419-379-1371 or



ABLE Classes:

T & TH - 9:00-11:30 am

W - 9:00-NOON


Additional Information:

How To Register
New Student Orientation
ABLE Schedule/Calendar

Additional Resources 


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