ABOUT US

The Armstrong Center for Community Learning (ACCL) provides personal and professional advancement opportunities as well as a variety of outreach programs and periphery services to a six-county region northeast of Pittsburgh.

Core programs provide online and in-class programs empowering learners of all levels the ability to expand their knowledge base and reach for new opportunities. We offer programs tailored to learners’ needs using PLATO Learning courses. Our on-site test center provides certificate programs ranging from high school equivalency via GED or HiSET, College Level Examination Programs (CLEP), and professional entry tests such as Compass for math skills and TEAS V for nursing.

The ACCL delivers a wide range of outreach programs. We offer Microsoft Office certification testing. We operate the Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek which offers nature and environmental educational programs for children and adults.

The ACCL is a regional resource providing educational and learning opportunities for learners of all ages.

Upcoming Events:

GED & HiSET Preparatory Classes with ARIN I.U. 28 every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the ACCL classroom.  Call us to register 724-543-2599 ext. 221.

TEAS Preparatory Classes for students entering nursing school, taught by instructors from ARIN I.U. 28 every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in the ACCL classroom.  Class begins on February 7, 2023.  Call us to register 724-543-2599 ext. 233.

Armstrong Nature Book Club: Deeply Rooted - Second Tuesday of Each Month

Monthly Nature Lessons for Elementary Age Homeschool Students - Second Tuesday of Each Month

Nature Photography Class for Every Season by Professional Photographer Donna Weckerly - April 11, July 6, October 7, 2023

Fire Craft Workshop - February 11, 2023

Youth Water Quality Education & Engagement Activity: CWM Environmental Tour - February 23, 2023

Youth Water Quality Education & Engagement Activity: Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority Tour - March 18, 2023

Life in a Vernal Pond Program - March 25, 2023

Young Explorers Camp - June 5 - 9, 2023

Discovery Camp - June 26 - 30, 2023

PA Liquor Control Board RAMP Training - August 3, 2023 (call us at 724-543-2599 for additional information about RAMP training)

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DONATION CENTER

There are many ways to support the ACCL and its programs. Your donation to the Armstrong Center for Community Learning is an investment in the future of our community. Your donations help us succeed in our vision to be a valued asset and respected partner of the educational community meeting the needs our region's life long learners as well as helping to strengthen the workforce, promote innovative technologies, classes, instructors, degrees, certifications, programs, classrooms, equipment and learning, for students right here in our community.

ACCL Mission Statement

The ACCL is a regional resource that provides educational and career opportunities.

Armstrong Center for Community Learning

Armstrong Center for Community Learning