Bureau of Adult Education

The New Hampshire Bureau of Adult Education supports services to help people gain academic and English language skills that will help them advance and grow personally and professionally.

The mission of the New Hampshire Bureau of Adult Education is to:

  • provide a variety of educational opportunities to empower adults to become lifelong learners,
  • to support individuals in identifying and achieving their potential academic and/or career goals, and
  • to assist students to become active participants in their communities.

About the Bureau

Adult Education Locations

For Adult Learners

For Adult Educators

  • Professional Development

    • Professional development opportunities for school staff.
  • Preparing Students for the High School Equivalency Exam - Training for Teachers

    • There will be an in-person training for teachers on Friday, October 27, 2023 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
    • Pre-registration is required, please see flyer below for more information and registration link.
    • hse-prep-flyer-fall-2023.pdf

Funding Opportunities for Adult Education Eligible Subrecipients

The Bureau of Adult Education (BAE) at the New Hampshire Department of Education leverages Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) federal funding and state adult education funds to award grants to New Hampshire adult education eligible subrecipients based on their responses to requests for applications.

There are no open RFAs at this time.


For High School Equivalency, transcripts, employment verification, and testing:

Barbara Crosby
High School Equivalency Program Assistant
(603) 271-6699

For all other questions:

Administrator Sarah Wheeler
(603) 271-6699