Our students at NDEC - Lawrence hail from many parts of the globe, bringing together a wonderful mix of culture, language, tradition, and aspiration.

Adult literacy and the development of self-esteem provide students with the life skills that support family growth, employment opportunities and community participation.


The students want to better their lives by becoming citizens, getting a drivers license, buying a house, or getting a new job, but they don’t always know where to begin. We show them how to take manageable steps toward creating the life they want in this country.



   PH  978 . 682 . 6441   |   354 Merrimack Street  |  Suite 210   |   Lawrence MA  01843    | FAX  978 . 974 .  9840

Adult Learning Center

  Instructor: Amy White RN, BSN
  Cost/Fee: $10 fee - 3-part placement test
  Course Fee: $625.00-Includes:

  • Non Refundable Application fee
  • Tuition
  • Job Readiness
  • Computer Lab Fee
  • CORI
  • Text and work book
  • CPR/1st Aid
  • Career Ready 101®(ACT WorkKeys®)

  Requirements: high level of English, clean CORI, physical, flu shot, and TB test, proof of  health insurance, successful completion of all class components, including HHA Exam, Nurse Aide  Exam, First Aid and CPR tests, 3 ACT WorkKeys® Exams. No certificates can be issued until all components are completed successfully.

All fees must be paid in advance of the course start date. * All course dates are subject to change.   Following completion of the course, the Red Cross Certification test is required to become a CNA.     See flyer below for current test dates.

                              

Program > Program Information >Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide Training Program (NA/HHAP)

Notre Dame Education Center - Lawrence

Current enrollment information is on the flyer below.

Call 978 682 6441 X 12 for further inf.

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program (NA/HHAP)

Nursing Assistant Program  - For individuals seeking to become nursing assistants and/or to pass the state test to become certified nursing assistants. The program also includes Home Health Aide certificate.   This NA/HHA Program includes both classroom instruction and clinical experience and review of soft skills for employment.

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The Notre Dame Education Center - Lawrence (NDEC-L) is a nonprofit, community-based organization founded in 1996, dedicated to empowering low-income, under-educated adults in Lawrence, MA to improve their lives and the lives of their families. NDEC-Lawrence is sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

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The Notre Dame Education Center-Lawrence (NDEC) is a community of learning where low-income  adults are empowered to improve and enrich their lives and the lives of their families in an environment that is welcoming, respectful and dignified.  Through access to quality direct services, collaboration and advocacy for positive change, NDEC provides goal-oriented education, skills training, language and literacy development, enrichment opportunities and support services.  NDEC assists and supports adult learners to achieve their next steps and reach their full potential as productive, contributing workers in the community and in society.
(Approved by the board 3-6-2017)

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