A. Dorsey Educational Center has a rich and positive tradition in the Liberty
City area of Miami. It was established in 1936 as the Miami Dorsey High School.
In 1970, its focus was changed to meet the needs of the adults in the community
by becoming a fully operational adult center. D .A. Dorsey currently offers a
full complement of adult basic education courses. These include English for
Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and basic reading, writing, and arithmetic.
There is an adult high school completion program that meets all credit
requirements for a high school diploma as well as General Education Diploma
(GED) preparation course. Certificate programs are available for various
vocational areas. Classes are offered Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m.
and 2:10 p.m.. Evening classes are offered Monday through Thursday between 5:00
p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Day care and Financial Aid are also available.