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Providers of Basic Education for Adults

Basic Education for Adults programs include several types of education.  Abbreviations for the programs in the provider table below are:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) 
  • English Literacy and Civics Education (EL/C) 
  • GED®/High School Equivalency (HSE)
  • High School 21-Plus (HS21+)

 

Provider Table 
Agency/Institution Name/Title/Email Phone/FAX ABE ESL  EL/C GED®/HSE HS21+

Bates Technical College
1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405-4895

Pete Hauschka
Dean of Instruction 
253-680-7217
253-680-7201 (fax)
 X  X    X  X

Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484

Tuan Dang
Associate Dean of Basic Studies & English Language Institute  
425-564-2460
425-564-2690 (fax)
 X X X X  

Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225-1599

Rod Taylor
Associate Dean
360-752-8431
360-752-7231 (fax)
 X X X X  

Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute Street NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837-3299 

Tyler Wallace
Director of Basic Skills  
509-793-2305
509-762-2696 (fax)
X X X X X

Cascadia College
18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8205

Lyn Eisenhour
Associate Dean for Student Learning

425-352-8548
425-352-8177 (fax)

X X X  X

Centralia College
600 West Locust
Centralia, WA 98531-4099

Kelli Bloomstrom
Interim Dean of Transitional Studies
360-496-5022
360-330-7502 (fax)
 X X X X X

Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98661-3529

Monica Wilson
Transitional Studies Program Manager
360-992-2780 X X X  X

Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Tacoma, WA 98499-4098

Patricia Lange
Director of Transitional Studies
253-579-5524 X X X X

Columbia Basin College
2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301-3379

Daphne Larios
Associate Dean for Basic Skills & Transitional Studies
509-542-4562
509-546-0404 (fax)
 X X X X  

Community Action of Skagit County
2221-B Riverside Dr
POB 1507
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-5427

Lynn Christofersen
Community Services Division Director
360-416-7585 x1148
360-416-7599 (fax)
X X   X  

Edmonds Community College
20000 68th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912

Allison Cohen
Interim Dean for Developmental Education  
425-640-1393
425-640-1016 (fax)
 X X X X X

Everett Community College
2000 Tower St
Everett, WA 98201-1390

Katie Jensen
Dean of Basic Skills and Adult Education 
425-388-9581
425-388-9304 (fax)
 X X X X X

Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P Smith Dr
Aberdeen, WA 98520-7500

Diane Smith
Associate Dean for Transition Programs & Extended Learning
360-538-4181
360-538-4299 (fax) 
 X X X X X

Green River College
12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092-3622

Anne Dolan
Director of Transitional Programs
253-833-9111 x4609
253-288-3455 (fax)
X X X  X
Highline College
2400 S 240th St
PO Box 98000 MS 19-1
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800
Jeff Wagnitz
VP of Academic Affairs

Steve Washburn
Director of Adult Basic Education
206-878-3710 x3373
206-870-3780 (fax)

206-878-3710 x3627
206-870-3780 (fax)
 X   X  X

Hopelink
11011 120th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98033-3577

Kelli Graham
Adult Education Supervisor
425-361-3703
425-483-5251 (fax)
X X X X  X

Lake Washington Institute of Technology
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034-8505

Mihaela Cosma
Adult Basic Education Director
425 739-8331

 X X X X X

Literacy Source
3200 NE 125th Street
Seattle, WA 98125

Lynn Livesley
Executive Director
206-782-2050
206-781-2583 (fax)
X X X X  

Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple Street
Longview, WA 98632-0310

Theresa Stalick
Director of Transitional Studies 
360-442-2583
360-442-2589 (fax)
 X X X X  X

North Seattle College
9600 College Way N
Seattle, WA 98103-3599

Curtis Bonney
Dean of Basic and Transitional Studies
206-934-4551
206-934-3784 (fax)
 X X X X  X

Northwest Indian College
2522 Kwina Road
Bellingham, WA 98226-9278

Bernice Porterrint
Dean of Academics & Distance Learning
360-392-4205 X     X  

Olympic College
1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337-1699

Teresa McDermott
Associate Dean of Adult Education
360-475-7484
360-475-7508 (fax)
 X X X X  X
Peninsula College
1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362-6660
Laura Brogden
Associate Dean, Basic Education and Corrections
360-417-6381
360-417-7962 (fax)
 X X X X X

Pierce College
1601 39th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374-2222

Lori Griffin
District Chair for Transitional Education  
253-864-3285   X X X X X

Renton Technical College
3000 NE Fourth St
Renton, WA 98056-4123

Jodi Novotny
Dean for Basic Studies 
425-235-2464
425-235-2399 (fax)
 X X X X X

Rural Resources Community Action
956 S Main Street, Ste B
Colville, WA 99114-2505

Clyde Brown
Education Program Supervisor  
509-685-6136
509-684-4740 (fax)
 X X      

Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway 2BE3122
Seattle, WA 98122-2413

Deborah McLaughlin
Director, Basic and Transitional Studies 
206-934-4142
206-934-4384 (fax)
 X X X X X

Seattle Vocational Institute
2120 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98144-2219

Reza Khastou
Director of Basic and Transitional Studies
206-934-6304
206-934-4939 (fax)
 X X   X  X

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133-5667

Brigitte Kidd
Associate Dean for Transitional Studies
206-546-4788   X X X X X

Skagit Valley College
2405 East College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-5899

Joan Youngquist
Dean of Academic Education 
360-416-7675
360-416-7878 (fax)
 X X   X  X

South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512-6292

Dawn Murphy
Associate Dean for Transition Studies 
360-596-5504
360-664-0780 (fax)
 X X X X

South Seattle College
6000 - 16th Ave SW, RS 001
Seattle, WA 98106-1499

John Bowers
Dean for Basic and Transitional Studies
206-934-6869
206-934-7963(fax)
 X X X X

Sound Learning
133 W Railroad Ave/POB 2529
Shelton, WA 98584-5077

Shannon Klasell
Adult Program Coordinator
360-426-9733
360-427-8610 (fax)
X X X X

Spokane Community Colleges
POB 6000 MS-1001
501 N Riverpoint Blvd
Spokane, WA 99217-5320

Sarah Stiffler
Acting Assistant Dean Basic Education for Adults
509-279-6206  X X X X

Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466-6100

Rebecca Jayasundara
Director of Adult Basic Skills
253-566-6048
253-566-6070 (fax)
 X X X X X

Tacoma Community House
POB 5107
Tacoma, WA 98415-0107

Jason Scales
Client Services Director
253-383-3951
253-597-6687 (fax)
X X X X  

The Rescue Mission
POB 1912
Tacoma, WA 98401-1912

Challenge Learning Center
425 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98402-1207





Robin Gashi
Education Manager
253-383-4493 ext. 1108



253-383-4462
253-383-0142 (fax)
X        

Walla Walla Community College
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362-9270

Darlene Snider
Dean of Transitional Studies
509-527-4265
509-524-5229 (fax)
 X X X X X

Wenatchee Valley College
1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801-1741

Joey Walter
Dean of Workforce Education & Transitional Studies 
509-682-6614
509-682-6791 (fax) 
 X X X X  X

Whatcom Community College
237 W Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226-8033 

Carla Gelwicks
Director of Transitional Learning
360-383-3061
360-383-4062 (fax) 
 X X X X

Yakima Valley College
POB 22520
S 16th & Nob Hill
Yakima, WA 98907-2520

Marc Coomer
Interim Dean of Basic Skills
509-574-4914
509-574-4731 (fax)
 X X X X X

 

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