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Meachell Walsh
Director, 775-753-2109

Brenda Gonzales
Accountability Specialist, 775-753-2126

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GBC's ABE/ESL Programs

Due to potential COVID-19 closures, please contact your local center to confirm that live classes are in session.


Call your local center for more information.

The ABE/ESL Program at Great Basin College serves students whose primary language is not English and who wish to improve their English language skills to allow them to better function in the community and/or to prepare them for academic coursework. The program also assists students in gaining Basic Education skills and helps prepare students for taking the High School Equivalency (HSE) exam.

The ABE/ESL Program offers these educational opportunities at the following locations throughout GBC’s service area in Nevada:

Battle Mountain Adult Learning Center
835 North 2nd Street, Room 4
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
(775) 753-2126

Elko Adult Learning Center
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801

The Adult Learning Center building in Elko also houses the Adult High School Diploma Program, which the college supports in cooperation with the Elko County School District.

Lovelock Adult Learning Center
765 Western Avenue
Lovelock, NV 89419
(775) 753-2126

Owyhee Adult Learning Center
300 College Avenue
Owyhee, NV 89832

Pahrump Valley Adult Learning Center
551 E. Calvada Blvd.
Pahrump, NV 89048

West Wendover Adult Learning Center
2332 Florence Avenue, Room 170
West Wendover, NV 89883
(775) 753-2126

The Wendover ESL Program is a 21st Century grant collaboration between Great Basin College and the Elko County School District.

Winnemucca Adult Learning Center
5490 Kluncy Canyon Road
Winnemucca, NV 89445

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