County Adult High School Facts
Free Tuition to Dickson County Residents
22 Different Credits
Open Entry / Open Exit
Tailored Educational Plan
Cooperative Work Experience
A Brief Summary of the Adult High School
Much of Tennessee's public education
system operates from an old paradigm -- management of the system is based
upon a calendar cycle; students progress through the system at the same
rate; and, the teacher is the primary source of instruction. Educational
theorists continue to search for a more effective and efficient instructional
model that will fit the student regardless of his or her academic potential.
Coming to terms with student diversity is old news in educational circles.
The adult high school is an attempt to come to termswith student diversity
and needs in a practical manner.
The adult high school program
shifts the center of attention from the teacher to the student. Students
devise an education schedule tailored to their individual needs and ambitions
within a curriculum approved by the Tennessee
State Board of Education. In addition, students are provided a personal
educational plan bolstered by support team which includes counseling services.
For those students who wish, vocational training can be a part of their
For Additional Information, contact Ms. Jamey
Burns Adult Learning Center
**** 112 College Street **** Burns, TN 37029