Adult Learners' Training and Assistance Program (ALTA)


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PA 211 North East PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
General Information
Description of ProgramSince 1987, the Adult Learners' Training and Assistance Program (ALTA) has existed to enhance the basic skills of adult learners.
ObjectivesMission is to offer educational programs that are accessible and flexible in delivery. The ALTA Program fosters values for lifelong learning, respect for diversity, and development of students as contributing members of society. Educational goals are set by individual learners and are defined by the adult learner's perceived roles as workers, family members, and community members.
LocationLuzerne
Geographic AreaLuzerne County
Public TransportationLCTA bus
Intake ProcedureCall ALTA office.
Funded ByThe ALTA Program is funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) and the Workforce Investment Act.
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsAdults (16yr & older) of Luzerne County.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees to participants.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationOffice: Weekdays 8a, to 5 pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NamePeggy Rood
Contact's PositionProgram Director
Contact's Phone570-740-0325
Contact's Emailprood@luzerne.edu
Physical Site Address 11333 South Prospect Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipNanticoke, PA 18634-3899
Mailing Address 11333 S. Prospect Street
Mailing City, State, ZipNanticoke, PA 18634-3899
Main Phone570-740-0325
Other Phone800-377-5222
Fax570-740-0238
Program Emailprood@luzerne.edu
Web Addresswww.luzerne.edu/workforce/alta.jsp
 
Director Information
Director's NamePeggy Rood
Director's PositionProgram Director
 
Additional Information
Update typeE-mail
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Luzerne County Community College
This Program: Adult Learners' Training and Assistance Program (ALTA)
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GED Preparation - LCCC Hazleton Learning Center
GED Preparation - LCCC Nanticoke
GED Preparation - LCCC WB Learning Center
Life and Work Skills for Literacy and Beginning ABE/ESL - ALTA LCCC