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Hiawatha Valley Adult Education staff is here for adults who want to succeed in learning. Our licensed teachers will work with you one-on-one, in small groups, and in classroom settings. Daytime and evening classes are available.  Click on the links to the right for class information.


There is no charge for our classes and you can enroll at any time after completing orientation. Our staff can answer your questions and help you find the program that is right for you.


For more information and registration times, call 651-385-4656, email or click button below to fill out a registration form.


Class Calendars




Welding/Manufacturing/Forklift Classes

In partnership with Minnesota State College Southeast and Workforce Development Inc., HVAE is once again offering welding, manufacturing and forklift classes.  The class is funded by a DEED grant so there are criteria to meet to take this class.  Click on link below for flyer about this class and start on a path to a new career today! 

Class Brochure


Lake City Classes

ABE/GED and ELL class have been added in Lake City on Mondays!  ABE/GED class will be from 4:00 - 5:30pm at the Lake City Public Library and ELL class will be from 6:00 - 8:00pm at Bluffview Elementary. New ELL students should arrive at 5:00pm on the first day of class. Please check calendar (above) for schedule.


Class Sessions

Most of our classes are open enrollment meaning you can start at any time.  Be sure to check our schedule (see links below) as teacher and navigator class times are subject to change.

ABE/GED classes are held in Room 313 (GPS Center) at Minnesota State College Southeast in Red Wing.  

We also have two career training programs that have been added - CDL Permit Preparation and Administrative Assistant training.  Click on the links for more information.

Computer Literacy Class

Students needing computer literacy skills are invited to take our computer literacy class.  People looking for computer skills for work can also take the computer literacy class.  Click HERE for times and information on this class.


Volunteers Needed 

We are looking for volunteers to work in our ELL classroom - classes are held on Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6:00 - 8:00pm.  



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Call us: 651-385-4656

Find us: 2451 Eagle Ridge Dr.  Red Wing, MN 55066

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