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United States Army
Aberdeen Proving Ground
Aberdeen, MD 21005-5000
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
The Education Center on Aberdeen Proving Ground provides access to several colleges such as:
The Army University Access Online.
Please contact the Education office for information regarding these schools, 410-306-2042.
The Army Continuing Education System through its many programs, promotes lifelong learning opportunities and sharpens the competetive edge of Army 2010 and beyond. ACES is committed to excellence in service, innovation, and depolyability.
Army Learning Centers at Aberdeen Proving Ground and Edgewood Area provide MOS training and preparation materials, as well as commercially prepared programs for GED preparation, CLEP, ACT, SAT, GRE, Speed Reading and many other resources. Both Learning Centers have computer labs equipped with new computers with Internet access, as well as the Lifetime Library program used to prepare for GT improvement, college admission, and college credit-yielding tests. Facilities are available for small group study.
Functional Academic Skills Training is the Commander's primary on-duty education program. FAST provides remediation in reading, mathematics, and test-taking skills. Soldiers may enroll in FAST if they score below the 10th grade in reading and/or math on the Test of Adult Basic Education. They are also eligible if their GT score is below 100.
Army Community Service Army Family Team Building Program offers classes for personal development skills and leadership skills. The Relocation Readiness Program offers such classes as English as a Second Language and American Citizenship classes.
Education center can be reached at 410-306-2042.