Adult Basic Education First Step Program

Durham Tech offers the Adult Basic Education First Step program (formerly Compensatory Education) to students with developmental disabilities and beginning adult readers who have the ability to benefit from an academic and career-focused setting. Our program focus is to accelerate academic skills in reading, math, language, and computer literacy.

Courses are free and students may enter Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses at any time and progress at their own pace. Preregistration is required. To obtain a schedule of courses or for information about the course content, registration, or placement into courses, please call 919-536-7219, ext. 3104.