Crawford County Adult Education Center

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Early Care and Education Projects (ECEP) is now accepting enrollments for the Child Development: Birth - 3 Course!

ENROLL TODAY! The class will be located at CCAEC. 

You can enroll by visiting:


Interested in FREE computer classes?

For more information on any of our FREE computer classes, please call 479-471-0019 or use the form below to begin the registration process. 

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Regular Hours: 

Monday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Get enrolled today!


New Student Orientation Schedule 


 Orientation every Monday morning at 9:00am!


 Tuesday evening each week at 5:30pm.

Check out these GED Test Websites for more information:


We are a Microsoft Authorized Testing Center. 
Please call for more information. 


2017 Women in Business Feature in Press Argus Courier

2017 Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year

Our Director Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick was named 2017 Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year!

The Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year Award was created in 1987 to honor the memory of Iverson Riggs, founder and publisher of the Van Buren Courier newspaper. This award is given to an individual (s) who has made exemplary contributions of time, talent or resources to our community. By honoring our outstanding individuals, we are recognizing the integrity and behavior that build a quality community like Van Buren.

Commitment to community service is the catalysis of change and growth. Previous citizens who have been honored by this award have been leaders who have challenged both themselves and the community to be better and to make a difference in the lives of others. Previous award recipients are leaders, but they are also everyday citizens who go above and beyond the everyday requirements. They define community service and have given freely of their time, talent or treasure. They are thinkers and they are doers. They make us proud.

Congratulations Dr. Faubus! We are so very proud of you!


to Dr. Debbie 


on being named 

Coalition on Adult

 Basic Education 





Beginning in July, CCAEC will partner with Tyson Foods for a workplace education program called Upward Academy. Free and accessible GED, ESL, citizenship, and literacy classes will be available to all plant team members. 


Congratulations to our Director, Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick on receiving a service award from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America for her 20 years services. 

Pictured right: Daniel Perry, Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick, and Jim Petty as they each received a National Service to Youth Award from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America! 

Congratulations to our

Simmons Class on

Completing their


Congratulations Vincennes University Graduates!

Thursday, December 3, 2015 we honored our first group of graduates from the Vincennes University Van Buren campus. The ceremony was held at the VBSD Fine Arts Center and fifteen graduates were awarded their degree. Distinguished guests and faculty celebrated this momentous occasion with the graduates, family, and friends. 

Darlene Lambdin created a painting for the Crawford County Adult Education Center depicting the building’s sign and an open window promising a bright future to potential students. She presented her painting to CCAEC Director, Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick as a thank you for the work of the Center. Lambdin spent time at CCAEC when her granddaughter was studying for Arkansas High School Diploma. She said that she enjoyed watching staff work with the public and provide excellent customer to students and the community. Lambdin said of the Center, “If you’ve reached a fork in the road in your life, this is the place to be.” Her granddaughter completed classes and official GED® testing in 2012. Lambdin said that she never forgot how the Center really embraced each person that came through the doors. 

Photo: Director, Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick (left) with painter Darlene Lambdin.