Founded in 1962, Portage Adult Education has been providing opportunities to the residents of northwestern Indiana to complete their high school diplomas and improve math and English skills. It serves more than 500 students on an annual basis. The center is also a testing center for General Education Development examinations. Portage Adult Education offers the English as a Second Language program courses. In addition, it operates more than 25 sites in northwestern Indiana counties. The center provides a range of initial assessment and life skills instruction courses for adults. Portage Adult Education is a part of Portage Township Schools.