Post-Secondary Education

Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) – ABE Academy

Campuses in Hickory & Taylorsville (Catawba & Alexander counties)

Services/Programs Description

Offers consistent and intensive contextualized classroom instruction in reading, writing, math, oral/written communication, and technology, with a focus on career exploration and workforce preparation. CVCC's ABE Academy lasts for 3 years, but the community college itself also offers additional certificate classes for interested students.


Must be at least 18 years old



Phone Number(s)

(828) 632-8221

(828)327-7000, Ext. 4268

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