County / Local Role
West Virginia has a statewide network of ABE
Programs, most of which are operated through county boards of education.
Each county board of education designates one employee to serve as
County Adult Basic Education Director. This individual is responsible
for coordinating the scheduling of ABE classes, hiring teachers, and
overseeing financial and attendance reports.
In addition, some volunteer and library-based literacy programs and
community-based organizations receive ABE funding to deliver services.
Each program designates an individual to oversee the operation of
West Virginia Department of Education
Building 6, Room 230
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 26501
Phone: (304) 558-0280
Fax: (304) 558-3946
ABE Hotline: 1-800-642-2670