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

Funding Opportunities for Eligible Adult Education Subrecipients

After Dark

The Bureau of Career Development (BCD) and Adult Education (BAE) at the New Hampshire Department of Education have released a Request for Applications for the CTE After Dark pilot program designed to increase access to occupational skills training through an integrated model for eligible participants. 

Information Session will be on December 14, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
Applications are due on January 14, 2023

STAR Pilot Program RFA

The New Hampshire Department of Education's Bureau of Adult Education is issuing a request for applications from AEFLA eligible subrecipients to pilot a 16-week STudent Achievement in Reading (STAR) program in a current Adult Education & Literacy Program.

Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Jan. 25.

Contact: Sarah Wheeler, Administrator, Bureau of Adult Education Sarah.L.Wheeler@doe.nh.gov.

RFA Overview

Adult Education Locations

For Adult Learners

For Adult Educators

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. 


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