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Adult Basic Skills

Welcome to SPCC's Adult Basic Skills Department! Our mission is to assist adults to learn and to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency, assist adults who are parents to obtain the educational skills necessary to become full partners in the educational development of their children, and assist adults in the completion of a high school education.

The Adult Basic Skills program provides educational opportunities for adults to improve their reading, writing, mathematics, and communication skills through five major program components - Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development, Adult High School, English for Speakers of Other Languages, and Compass Education (formerly Compensatory Education).

Admission Requirements

  • Adults 18 years of age or older who have not completed high school
  • Orientation and placement testing are required.

Class Locations

  • Classes are provided in Monroe, Wadesboro and locations throughout Anson and Union counties.
  • Morning, afternoon and evening classes are offered.
  • Computer-assisted labs are available.


  • Instruction is provided free of charge to all students in Adult Basic Skills classes.
  • Books and other study materials are furnished at no cost to the student.

Adult Basic Skills schedule - Union County (PDF)

Adult Basic Skills schedule - Anson County (PDF)

Denise Wilson

Denise Wilson

Adult Basic Skills
Jerry Caudle

Jerry Caudle

GED Union County
Robin Pittman

Robin Pittman

Adult High School
Union County
Shana Payne

Shana Payne

In Anson County, contact