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Adult basic education classes are available through Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College at Ashland, Balsam Lake, Hayward, Ladysmith, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior. Classes are intended to help adults prepare for the GED/HSED exams, meet college entrance requirements, receive course and program support, maintain employment, enter the workforce with confidence and achieve personal goals.

Classes are flexible and free and available to those 18 years of age and older.

Brush up on basic skills such as reading, English, grammar, science, social studies and math as well as computer basics, study skills and test-taking strategies. WITC’s faculty and staff will work with students virtually, in an open lab or in a structured class setting. Students can enroll at any time.

For more information or to sign up, contact a campus near you:

  • Ashland area: Jennifer Olson, 800.243.9482 ext. 3118
  • New Richmond area: Becky Peterson, 800.243.9482 ext. 4291
  • Rice Lake area: Brian Tarwater, 800.243.9482 ext. 5308
  • Superior area: RaeAnn Johnson, 800.243.9482 ext. 6210

WITC is grateful to all its community partnerships. Your support of the WITC Foundation is essential to student success. For information on how to contribute, visit

WITC will become Northwood Technical College in August 2021. A nationally top-ranked college and a designated 2020-21 Military Friendly® School, WITC serves the educational and career needs of more than 15,000 residents of Northwestern Wisconsin each year. With multiple campuses, WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. WITC is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( For more information, call 800.243.WITC or visit WITC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer and Educator.

Last Update: Jun 24, 2021 1:00 pm CDT

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