The Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center (AIALC) is a full service adult learning center providing adult education, vocational, and job readiness programs to Newport County youth and adults. 

Its success lies in offering comprehensive services including, but not limited to, academic and vocational assessment, literacy and numeracy instruction, workplace literacy, computer literacy, job readiness skills, ABE/GED and ELA (English Language Acquisition; formerly “ESL”) instruction, high school completion and vocational training and counseling services that are based upon the findings of recent research and the best practices recommend by the National Literacy Resource Center.

To register for a class or to learn more about our programs, please call (401) 847-7171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



The future NEW home of the Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center Program

The Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center program will be moving to the

Newport Gateway Building 23 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, RI.

Our program will be located on the second and third floor.


We look forward to welcoming students back in August of 2022 to our new location.