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Welcome to IU5 Adult Education Program
The Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit Adult Education Program provides ABE, GED, ESL and Workforce Preparation programming to adults in Erie, Warren and Venango counties. The three county region consists of several urban areas – the cities of Erie, Franklin, Oil City and Warren, and a number of smaller communities such as Albion, Corry, Girard, Harborcreek, Union City, Fairview and North East.
For more information and to register for one of our classes, call: 814-734-8455 or 1-800-677-5610 extension 8455. 

The program consists of:

GED classes:   Classes are designed to prepare our students for the GED exam in the following subject areas:  Math, Social Studies, Science, Reading and Writing.
Adult Basic Education:   Classes are designed to meet each individual's skill level.
ESL:   English as a Second Language classes are offered for the foreign speaking students.  Included in these classes is instruction in Civics education.
Academic Assessment:   GED Pre-testing and Reading and Math evaluations are offered at several locations, by appointment.

ABE/GED Class Locations


City Mission

Erie 16501

Corry High Ed. Council
Corry 16401


Erie County Technical School

Erie 16509


Fairview High School

Fairview 16415


Franklin Public Library

Franklin 16323


4 N.I.N.E. Place

North East 16428


Iroquois High School

Erie 16511


Mercyhurst West

Girard 16417


Northwestern High School

Albion 16401


Oil City Transit Building

Oil City 16301


The Porreco Center

Erie 16506


Quality of Life Learning Center

Erie 16510


Union City High School

Union City 16438


Warren Forest High Ed. Council

Warren 16365



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