The Armstrong Center for Community Learning (ACCL) offices are open for testing.  We are following CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health guidelines for social distancing and other related measures while in the building and test lab. 

The ACCL has a no contact policy for testing.  All testers must wear a face mask in order to be admitted into the building and test lab.  Testers are encouraged to bring their own face masks.

Thank you and be safe.

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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 the 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 a range of certificate programs ranging from high school equivalency via GED or HiSET to College Level Equivalency Programs (CLEP) to professional entry tests such as Compass for math skills and TEAS V for nursing.

The ACCL delivers a wide range of outreach programs. We have a certified Microsoft Office Specialist on staff leading courses in a variety of Microsoft programs. We administrate the Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek which offers programs focusing on the environment, “green” learning, and recycling.

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

  • Consulting
  • GED, HiSET & CLEP Exams
  • Workforce Training
  • Pearson VUE Testing Center
  • PSI/PAN Testing
  • Certiport Testing Center
  • PLATO Online Learning
  • Outdoor Discovery Center

Upcoming Events:

ACCL:  GED & HiSET Preparatory Classes with ARIN I.U. 28 every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:00 p.m. Call us to register 724-543-2599.

ACCL:  PA Liquor Control Board RAMP Training - February 3, 2022 (call us at 724-543-2599 for additional information about RAMP training)

ODC:  Valentine's Winter Forest Hike - February 13, 2022

ODC:  Basics of Cross Country Skiing - February 13, 2022

ODC:  Awakening to the Wonders of Nature - April through June 2022

ODC:  Dare 2B Tick Aware Webinar - March 16, 2022

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There are many ways to support the ACCL and its programs. Your investment in 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 your community.

ACCL Mission Statement

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