GREAT RIVERS – Adult Education Consortium

All Fall classes will begin virtually and you will need the ability to access email and the internet to participate.

To register please fill out this Great Rivers Adult Education new student registration form and our staff will contact you within two business days. If you have trouble registering please text or call: Susie Evans at 651-270-3266 or email her at

Fall Classes:

  • Citizenship
  • English as a Second Language for Adults (ESL)
  • ESL – Pronunciation
  • ESL – Grammar and Writing
  • GED Prep
  • High School Diploma
  • Microsoft Office Classes
  • Ready for Work – Job Skills
  • Financial Literacy & Living on Your Own
  • English for the Workplace
  • Pre-GED for ESL
  • Hastings Parent Forum 

Our Mission and Vision

The mission of the Adult Basic Education program is to provide learners with a comfortable, challenging, learning and networking environment to enhance work, English language and life skills.

Our vision is to partner with learners to create opportunities where students attend regularly, set personal goals, use technology and make progress while collaborating with community and educational organizations to create pathways for success.

Student Eligibility

In order to be eligible for our classes you must:

1. Be 17 years of age or older; AND
2. Not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under State law; AND
3. Meet one or more of these conditions:
     a. Unable to speak, read or write English;
     b. Do not have high school diploma or equivalent;
     c. lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills.
     *An exception is made for Work-Based Project Learners and Transition to Employment students referred by the Workforce Center or MFIP to be allowed in conditional content classes.

Tilden Community Center

310 River Street
Hastings, MN 55033
651-480-7670 Main Registrar Office
651-480-7680 Fax

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