Shoreline Adult Education Policy Statements

Funding Statement

Funding for Shoreline Adult Education is derived from competitive federal grants (52%), state funds contributed to our five towns (10%) and local funds from our boards of education (38%).

Statement on Instructors and Courses

The Adult Education Programs are sponsored by the North Branford, Branford, Guilford,  and Clinton Boards of Education. Instructors are selected for their expertise in specific areas; however, we do not promote the private services of the instructors nor the companies with whom they are associated. We disclaim any and all responsibility for any activity participants may pursue based upon information offered or discussions conducted in our adult education classes. The participants are solely responsible as to how this information and knowledge is applied by them.

Statement of Non-Discrimination 

Shoreline Adult Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present historyof mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  Inquiries regarding Shoreline Adult Education's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to

General Accessibility and Accommodation

All activities offered by Shoreline Adult Education are held in accessible locations.  Accommodations for individuals with a disability are available upon request.  Please contact Christine Bjork, or 203.488.5693. 

General Educational Development (GED®) Test Accommodations 

Accommodations for the GED® test are available for qualified individuals with a disability.  For more information, contact our disability contact person,  Christine Bjork,, 203.488.5693. 

You may also contact Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Department of Education at


No Charge for materials for mandated courses 

Shoreline Adult Education is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 10-73a and does not charge fees for registration, textbooks or materials used in mandated program areas. 


Our Guarantee

Our courses are chosen for enrichment and education and we want our students to be satisfied. If a problem results, please contact the office via email at or phone 203.488.5693.

Program Policy

It is sometimes necessary to change faculty, course content, location, time and date. Every effort is made to assure accuracy in this brochure but errors and/or omissions may occur. Your understanding is appreciated and suggestions to help us improve are welcome.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued unless the class cancels. Trips are nonrefundable but are transferable to another person. Refunds for craft, computer or cooking classes must be requested 1 week prior to start date due to the cost of supplies. A full refund is given only when Adult Education cancels a course.  Regrettably, NO other refund requests can be honored. There will be no refunds for snow days and canceled class(es) will be made up. 

Shoreline Adult Education 185 East Main Street
Branford, CT 06405

Fax: 203.315.5149

Towns Served: Branford, Clinton,
Guilford, North Branford