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CNA Specialized ABE/ELL Program

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) specialized in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and/or high level English Language Learners (ELL) is a unique program which offers additional instructional time for students. This program follows the I-BEST model which refers to Integrated Basic Education Skills Training. In the I-BEST program, students have the benefit of two instructors. One is a subject matter expert, and the other is a specialist in basic skills such as English, reading and math.

For residents of Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties, there may be funding available. All applicants must take a placement test, and a criminal background check.

There is no planned programming for this specialized training at this time. If you are interested in CNA programming please visit  or contact Gateway's New Student Specialist to learn more: