Thomas Jefferson Adult and Career Education (TJ ACE)

Serving adults in the Charlottesville region including
Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson Counties. Our goal is to provide quality services and convenient access to adult education. Through strong community partnerships, we strive to offer the best instruction to area adults in GED Preparation and English for Speakers of Other Languages—ESOL instruction.


Voices of Adult Learners—TJ ACE at the Virginia Festival of the Book

Call for Stories—It's time again to start writing your stories for the Voices of Adult Learners Virginia Book Festival Event on March 19, 2015. Click on this post to download rules, tips, and entry form. Sixteen cash prizes will be awarded this year. Write on themes such as work, education, humor, or family. Be creative! Download "10 Tips for Writers"; Rules; and Entry Form. Deadline for entries is February 18, 2015.



Charlottesville Festival of CulturesJoin us on May 9, 2015 at Lee Park—Downtown Charlottesville 10a-4p

Come and celebrate the cultural and linguistic diversity of our local community. The 12th Annual Festival of Cultures will be a day of free family-friendly fun with all-day entertainment: music, dance, song, and storytelling. Enjoy hands-on cultural crafts activities, visit cultural exhibits, food, and artisan vendors. The Festival is a gathering place where all can meet, share in, and learn about each others' cultures. Here you can take a passport and "travel the world in Lee Park". The Festival is organized by us with the involvement and support of many other individuals and organizations and provides an opportunity for building bridges of communication between new Americans and established residents. The Festival is in Lee Park on Market Street next to Main Branch of the Library in downtown Charlottesville. 
This event is FREE and open to the public.



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  • You Are Invited!
    Posted Mar 4, 2015, 6:10 AM by Webmaster, TJACE
  • Thomas Jefferson Adult and Career Education working to offer GED alternative There was a great article in Sunday's Daily Progress about a new path to GED program that we'll be offering. "Introduced in 1975, the National External Diploma Program ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2015, 4:53 PM by Webmaster, TJACE
  • Upcoming "See for Free" Events Is the GED in your future? Come take the official GED Ready Practice Test and See for FREE. Find out if you are ready to pass the GED test or ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 6:13 PM by Webmaster, TJACE
  • Voices of Adult Learners—Call for Stories Call for Stories—It's time again to start writing your stories for the Voices of Adult Learners Virginia Book Festival Event on March 19, 2015. Click on this post ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 4:15 PM by Webmaster, TJACE
  • Plugged In Earn college credit and workplace computer and customer service skills at the same time. Find out more about our Plugged In program. A new class starts in January.
    Posted Feb 18, 2015, 5:29 PM by Webmaster, TJACE
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