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Meachell Walsh
Director, 775.327.2357

Brenda Gonzales
Accountability Specialist, 775.327.2356

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GBC's ABE/ESL Programs

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:

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.

Schedule of Classes
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday and Tuesday: 6 - 8 pm

Horario De Clases
Lunes - Jueves: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Lunes y Martes: 6 - 8 pm

Owyhee Adult Learning Center

300 College Avenue
Owyhee, NV 89832

Schedule of Classes
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pahrump Valley Adult Learning Center

551 E. Calvada Blvd.
Pahrump, NV 89048

Schedule of Classes
Tuesday and Thursday
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Horario De Clases
Martes y Jueves
5:30 - 8:30 pm

West Wendover Adult Learning Center

2332 Florence Avenue, Room 180
West Wendover, NV 89883

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

Schedule of Classes
Monday - Thursday
4:30 - 6:00 pm

Horario De Clases
Lunes - Jueves
4:30 - 6:00 pm

Winnemucca Adult Learning Center

5490 Kluncy Canyon Road
Winnemucca, NV 89445

Schedule of Classes
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Monday and Wednesday
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Horario De Clases
Martes, Miércoles y Jueves
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Lunes y Miércoles
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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