Aspire - Ohio's Adult Basic Literacy Education Program


Learn More, Earn More

Flexible Learning without Fees

To get a good job today, you need basic academic and workforce skills, and access to affordable, high-quality higher education options. Aspire is more than a high school diploma, equivalency, or GED®, it is access to confidence-building skills to help you excel in the workplace and position yourself to meet your personal and professional goals.

Click on one of the buttons to the right to contact or learn more about the Aspire program nearest you.

Through Aspire, you can:

  • Improve your reading, math, writing, and English
  • Prepare for the GED®
  • Prepare for adult education program or college 
  • Learn to speak and write English more effectively

 Aspire will prepare you to meet your next goal, whether you are seeking your high school diploma, equivalency, or GED®, U.S. citizenship, English proficiency, future educational opportunities, or better job skills. 

The best part? It’s FREE.

 Aspire classes are free to anyone 18 and older. Sixteen- and 17-year-old students must be officially withdrawn from school.

Aspire Learning Environment

  • Informal - classes are flexible and informal, not your traditional classroom design
  • Individualized - learn what you need to know, at your own level, to meet your own needs
  • Solo or Group Learning - study alone or with others; your classes will include group learning, tutoring and computer skills
  • Self-directed - participate in just one or a combination of services based on your own personal goals
  • Helpful - receive guidance and instruction from teachers who are there to help you with your studies