Adult Education


Main Office:

420 N. HIGH ST.


PH: 517-645-4792

FAX: 517-645-0392

Email: hicksj@pps.k12.mi.us




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Potterville Adult Education

Student Testimonials

“…I constantly felt looked down upon for not having achieved a high school diploma. Through the PAE Program I will achieve both of my goals of a HS diploma and a newfound level of confidence…”

-J. Terry, 23


“The PAE Program has/is helping me get my ticket to better jobs, better money, as well as a better future…”

    -M. Wyman, 30


“PAE means another chance at being a role model for my kids. It means having a better chance at life and a chance to not just help myself but to one day help others as well as make my community and family proud.”

            -L. Benn, 25


“When I found out they offered it, I was so happy because I thought that there were no other programs. I thought I would never finish. Now I am going to give it all that I got to get it done.”

                           -D. Picard, 54







Classes Available In

Lansing – Charlotte - Potterville










It is the policy of Potterville Public Schools that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, marital status or handicap shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program conducted by this education facility.


Funded by Adult Education Grant Funds

Revised 1/17


What is Adult Education?

Adult Education gives people a second chance. It provides the opportunity to earn a General Education Development Certificate (GED) and build a brighter future for individuals and families.


The Potterville Adult Education Program (PAE) has provided services to thousands of adults in the tri-county area for over 20 years. Supportive and talented staff helps make the program welcoming and rewarding.


The Program Offers:

1.      High school diploma (if qualified)

2.      GED or other High School Equivalent (HSE) preparation

3.      Adult Basic Education

4.      Internet based / computerized instruction.

5.      Distance learning

(The opportunity to work from home)

6.      Customized individualized instruction

7.      Tutoring

8.      Open enrollment

9.      Employment skills

10.   Proven results

How do I get started?

Call or visit the Potterville Adult Education office to inquire about enrollment or to ask general questions!


420 N. HIGH ST
TELEPHONE: 517-645-4792
FAX: 517-645-0392

“You have set yourself a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.”

Hellen Keller –Author, First Blind/Deaf Person to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree


“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

Nelson Mandela –Winner of the Nobel Prize


“Never quit. Never give up.”

Gabby Douglas –Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Gymnastics


“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

Dr. Seuss –Children’s Author


“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”

B.B. King –Singer, Musician, Songwriter


“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt – U.S. President


“I have not failed.

 I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Thomas Edison –Famous Inventor

Education is the key to your future!


It will help you get a better job

and make a better life.





Potterville Adult Education


Š       Small personalized classes and a flexible schedule

Š       Individualized attention from caring staff

Š       Employment assistance and career development

Š       High School Diploma (on-line) with career and technical certification in a variety of interests

Š       Counseling and Support Groups

Š       Educational Field Trips and Social Activities

Š       Computer Training

Our Mission

To create a safe, caring,

respectful environment for

learning in which students

acquire the skills they need to

succeed in life and in work.


Already Have a Diploma or GED???


Come in and brush up on your skills!