Distance eLearning at Peninsula College provides expanded learning opportunities through the use of online instruction and interactive television (ITV). These methods allow you to customize a flexible schedule that will meet your individual needs and open educational opportunities to those who are unable to attend all classes in person. The Distance eLearning department supports all Peninsula College classes with online technology as well as other emerging technologies as they become available. These emerging technologies support learning for everyone – not just those separated by distance.
For additional information and current course offerings visit: www.pencol.edu.
Basic Education for Adults
Adults, with or without a high school diploma, may enroll in a variety of classes designed to upgrade basic education in reading, writing, and mathematics. They may work individually or in small groups to acquire skills needed to reach their educational and occupational goals, including skills brush up for transition to college classes.
Adults 21 and over may complete coursework and competency- based activities to complete a high school diploma from Peninsula College.
Adults 16 years of age or older who have not completed high school may attend basic skills classes to prepare for the General Educational Development (GED) test. Instruction focuses on the subject areas covered on this high school equivalency exam. Students between the ages of 16-18 must have a signed release from a Washington State high school before they take the official GED test.
Classes in English Language Acquisition are offered to individuals who want to improve their career and college readiness. Instruction is designed to help them acquire academic skills in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing English. For information and class locations, call (360) 417-6380.
Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) allows students to begin a workforce education career pathway program while improving their basic English, reading, writing, or math skills. Peninsula College offers a variety of I-BEST programs including Medical Assisting, Automotive Technology, Welding, Early Childhood Education, and others. Call (360) 417-6380 for more information.