Portland Adult Education offers a variety of courses in four program areas.
PAE offers courses in trimesters each school year:
Trimester 1: September - December
Trimester 2: January - March
Trimester 3: April - June
**Registration starts about one month before each trimester begins**
Courses are offered at various times throughout the school year to accommodate work and family schedules.
If you would like to learn a new language, join an exercise class or brush up on your art skills, Enrichment courses are for you.
The Academic program includes classes in Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies to help you achieve your goal.
To gain skills for an entry level job, improve your skills for a promotion, or re-enter the workplace, look at our Workforce courses.
This program includes courses in English, Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.
High School Credentials
We can help you determine if a diploma or the HiSET (formerly GED) is the right credential for you.
New Mainers Resourse Center
The New Mainers Resource Center (NMRC) is a program serving immigrants, refugees and employers in the Greater Portland area.
We want to place you in the right course and encourage you to schedule an intake appointment:
Search Courses and Register
Find Academic classes and register on our online portal. Please note we do not accept online or mail-in registrations for these classes: