Adult Education

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Community Education Program and the Adult Education and Non-Traditional Academic programs of Orchard View Schools. We hope this learning experience will prove beneficial and assist you in meeting your individual needs. 

The Adult and Community Education staff is here to serve your best interests. It is our intent to provide directions, counseling, and an educational program suited to your individual needs and desires. 

Comprehensive programs are provided in the following areas:

  • Adult Based Education (ABE)
  • Adult Enrichment Program
  • Adult High School Completion (HSC)
  • Business & Industry (B&I)
  • Community Publications
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • High School Equivalency Preparation (GED)
  • Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope. (PATH)
  • LINKED Muskegon
  • Muskegon Township Library
  • Read Muskegon
  • Licensed Child Care Centers 
  • Licensed Head Start
  • Licensed Preschool
  • Non-credit Community Education
  • Enrichment Classes
  • Nurse Aide/Home Health Care Certification
  • Senior Citizen Program
  • Travel Program
  • Vocational Training
  • Walk for Your Health
  • Youth Employment and Training Program
  • Youth Enrichments (after school classes)

Our dedicated and professional l staff provides a free personalized education plan for all adult learners orver the age of 16, seeking to further their education within any of the following areas:

  • 18 Credit High School Diploma
  • ABE – Adult Basic Education
  • Virtual or Hybrid Learning
  • Ged – General Education Diploma
  • Career Tech
  • Personalized Curriculum

Proudly educating our community for over 50 years.

now with six convenient locations. Offering virtual learning, or face to face instruction, we are sure to have something that works best with your schedule. Call or enroll today at

Orchard View 
OVAE Center – Main Campus 
2900 E Apple Ave
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Mona Shores 
Glenside Campus 
1213 W. Hackley Ave
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Muskegon Heights 
Muskegon Heights Campus 
2603 Leahy St
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West Michigan Works!
Terrace Plaza Campus 
316 Morris Ave
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Muskegon Area
Career Tech Center
200 Harvey St
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Muskegon Community College
Carolyn I. & Peter Sturrus Technology Center 
388 West Clay Ave
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