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Become an Adult Learner Member

Adult learners have an amazing story to tell! We want legislators, funders, and the general public to hear about your successes and your journey.

When you join COABE, you amplify our voice from 79,000 practitioners to include the 1.5 million adult learners in the adult education system.

Sign up today to reap the benefits of membership!



Donate to Support an Adult Learner

Make a gift today and you can help COABE tackle critical education issues and make a positive impact on adult basic education issues around the nation. By supporting COABE, you’ll help us achieve lasting results for both educators and adults.


With your support, we can help adults build a better life for themselves, their families, and their communities.


The Coalition on Adult Basic Education is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization.


find a program

There’s an adult school near you.

  • Free or low-cost classes
  • Learn office skills to get a better job
  • Pick up that high school equivalency or GED
  • Improve your English

What are you waiting for?