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

Upcoming Events

  • Pathways to High School Completion Webinar May 20 at 3 p.m.

    • The New Hampshire Bureau of Adult Education has partnered with YouScience to create the Pathways to High School Completion Resource Guide. The guide will provide guidance to counselors, parents, and students in navigating the various opportunities for earning high school credentials and post-secondary planning. The webinar, starting at 3 p.m. on May 20, will break down the different sections of the guide and describe the different options that are available to students, such as adult education, high school equivalency testing, and career and technical education.


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