Aspire Wayne County 
Administrative Offices
Wayne County Schools Career Center Adult Education Center
518 W. Prospect Street
Smithville, OH  44677

Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can reach us at 330-988-1007.

About Us:
Aspire helps Wayne County, Ohio adults prepare to take the  High School Equivelency Exam, as well as college and vocational school entrance exams. Classes focus on helping students learn to read, improve math and writing skills and/or improve English language skills. The program also promotes family literacy, positive parenting and lifelong learning.


Our Programs:
We are a partnership of three programs: Adult Readiness Education (Aspire), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and Families Learning Together (FLT).
Our Funding:  
All of our programs are offered FREE to the Wayne County Community.  Aspire is a program of Wayne County Schools Career Center - Adult and Community Education.  All services provided are FREE through grants from the Ohio Department of Higher Education/University System of Ohio-State ABLE Office, Ohio Association of Adult and Continuing Education, HOPE Fund,  United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties, and Orrville Area United Way.  Supplemental grants have been provided through the Dollar General Literacy FoundationWooster Rotary International Literacy CommitteeWayne County Community Foundation, and the Sisters of Charity Foundation.



Literacy Education includes :

Aspire- Adult readiness program

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Families Learning Together

High School Equivelency Exam Preparation


For information on the new Adult Diploma Programs offered at no cost through a grant from the Ohio Department of Education, click here.