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Adult Education Program Celebrates Achievements of 74 Students

TRAVERSE CITY, MI—The Northwest Michigan Works! Adult Education program will honor 30 graduates receiving a high school diploma and 34 students who have completed the GED certificate at a commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m. at NMC’s Milliken Auditorium in Traverse City.

The adult education program serves the community by helping adult learners enter the workforce ready for success. “All of our adult learners have an individualized learning plan with goals directly related to employment,” says Christy Nelson, Adult Education Coordinator.

Adult education services are available through the cooperative efforts of the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District (TBAISD), Networks Northwest, and Northwest Michigan Works!. The program operates seven Learning Labs in Northwest Michigan and a high school completion program at the TBAISD Career-Tech Center. Adult Education Learning Lab programs are open year round and have daytime and evening hours. Participants may start at any time and can learn at their own pace.

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