Adult Education Center

Edward F. Thicksten Continuing Education Center

The Edward F. Thicksten Continuing Education Center is a full-time program providing educational opportunities for adults - particularly the undereducated and disadvantaged. While it is an integral component of the Van Buren School District, enrollment is not limited to those adults residing within the district boundaries. Any Crawford County resident is eligible for admission to the Continuing Education Center. In addition to the classes in the Continuing Education Center, outreach classes are available at various locations throughout Crawford County. The Edward F. Thicksten Continuing education Center has been in operation since August of 1995.

Programs of instruction include the following:

Adult Basic Education

General Adult Education

English as a Second Language

Adult High School Diploma

Microcomputer Technology

Community Services

Support services available at the Edward F. Thicksten Continuing Education Center include personal, educational, and vocational counseling; career orientation and job placement; community referral services; interpreter services; and computer-assisted instructional remediation.

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Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick: Director

605 Alma Blvd. Circle

Van Buren, AR 72956

(479) 471-0019