Our Mission: Dover Adult Learning Center helps adults in the Strafford County area enhance their life-coping skills and improve their lives through basic education, job training, high school completion, and enrichment classes. We help our students become more effective lifelong learners, family members, workers, and citizens.
At Dover Adult Learning Center, adults throughout Strafford County get a second chance, a fresh start or a new opportunity to realize their goals. Each year, 3,000 adults take advantage of the educational services that Dover Adult Learning Center provides. We are the adult literacy agency for Strafford County and the community education provider for Dover. We offer Adult Basic Education classes in Dover, Rochester, Farmington, and at the Strafford County House of Corrections. We schedule high school credit courses in Dover and other high schools in the county, varying by term. We are a GED testing center. +/-250 people pass the GED here each year. We provide English for Speakers of Other Languages classes in Dover and administer the Strafford County Adult Tutorial Program for adults unable to attend classes and/or needing additional assistance. We provide life skills classes for clients of Community Partners. We offer classes from astronomy to computers, cooking, drawing, crafts, digital photography, Reiki, and whittling. Our on-site computer teaching lab features small classes at convenient schedules.