Established in 1975
At Adult Learning Programs of Alaska (ALPA), we focus our resources on educational services to individuals with developmental disabilities. The job skills component of our mission has also been present throughout Adult Learning Programs of Alaska's history.
We are a member of the Alaska Job Center Network which is a partnership of governmental and non-profit entities who partner services and leverage resources to better meet the employment needs of communities.
Service to others is our reason for being. Our commitment to respect and dignity for all is the foundation for what we do, and we know that support at all levels is essential to guiding professional and personal growth.
We promote independent living and support the clients in everyday activities such as;
Adult Learning Programs of Alaska
A Bit of Background
At ALPA, we believe that an open mind is a valuable tool in both the classroom and the workplace. The ability to find creative solutions to unforeseen challenges can be an essential aspect of success. Therefore, we encourage every client to keep an open mind and find out how ALPA can best help you succeed.
Another necessary tool for both classroom and workplace success is a willingness to learn. Every new classroom or workplace experience requires us to learn new skills and routines. Being open to learning can be an employee's most valuable trait. The desire to learn a skill is often the best place to start.
ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMS OF ALASKA
AT A GLANCE
Adult Learning Programs of Alaska, INC is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Nonprofit Organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.
Residental Habilitation Services
Our Life Skills Training includes the following;
•How to make a Budget.
•Learning to Cook nutritionally balanced meals!
•How to do Household Chores.
•Reading and Mathematics
Computer Literacy Classes
Our computer classes supply a great opportunity for anyone trying to get ahead of the curve in the digital workplace. We offer courses on Microsoft Office Suite, Word Processing, and more.
Academic Acceleration Classes
Building Skilled Communities
Adult Learning Programs of Alaska offers classes and tutoring for adults seeking to boost their skills in reading and math for work, college entrance exams, or vocational assessments. We work with students in the Fairbanks area and throughout Interior Alaska.
Job coaches assist our clients in the job search to include;
How to make a resume.
How to fill out a job application.
Work with the clients in their job setting to ensure sucessful employment.