Adult Education Scholarships Available
Vermont Residents: VSAC offers grants for Adult Education courses.  Call Stacey King for eligibility and to sign up for grants.
Stacy King - 877-961-4369
New Hampshire Residents: for scholarships contact New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
Adult Night Classes at River Bend

River Bend offers a wide range of educational opportunities for adults including traditional evening and night courses at the Center as well as online courses and CCV classes.


Current Listings and Applications:  CDL Course, Heavy Equipment. ALL DATES ARE TO BE DETERMINED. 

Prove your skills and start your new career this year!


Heavy Equipment - The Heavy Equipment Operation Program is designed for people who want to gain experience operating specific pieces of heavy equipment and includes classroom and online training, simulation, and live equipment operation.  Choose only the modules which fit your interest, or take all three modules to maximize your career opportunities. This is a modified program; please see the flyer to the right for more information.

CDL Training - the CDL course is for people looking to gain their CDL license. 

Please click on the buttons to the right to find out more about each program. 

For questions about the Welding, CDL,  and/or Heavy Equipment courses, please contact Tracy Puffer at


Registration and Online Payments Information




The LNA course schedule is TBA.  Please check back regularly for updates. 


Looking for a class that is not offered at River Bend?  Search for the class at one of the other Career and Technical Centers in Vermont. Visit the website below and see what is being offered at any one of the Regional Centers across the state.


Vermont Adult Technical Education Association




Our instructor-facilitated on-line courses are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners.


Check out all the on-line courses now available. All courses run for six weeks (with a two week grace period at the end). Courses are project oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office, any time of the day or night.

Start Dates: New course sessions begin each month.


Classes start on January 17th. Visit our Online Instruction Center for all start dates.

For questions about the LNA or Online courses, please contact please contact Tracy Puffer at




Visit our Online Instruction Center or log onto:

Click the Courses link, search the department for course title you are interested in and select the Enroll Now button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your email and choose a password that will give you access to the online classroom.

  • When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your email and the password you selected during enrollment.