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
The Voices of Adult Learners Celebration brings together adults from literacy, GED and ESL education programs to share their compelling stories.
Students enrolled in literacy and adult education programs have composed a variety of writings about family, work, education and life changes. This is a Virginia Festival of the Book
event, free and open to the public.
Read the stories submitted for this years' event.
Join 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.
PluggedInVA is a program that prepares adult learners with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the workforce and in college. The program offers: Customer service training and national certification; 9 credits through PVCC; Virginia Career Readiness Certification; Computer skills and certification; Career exploration and tools for workplace success; Intensive 5 day schedule with supportive instructors; Meetings and workshops with local employers. Find out more