Business Name: Conway Adult Education Center Location: 125 Center St. (corner of Robins and Center)
Date opened: Aug. 27, 2012
Number of employees: 30
What type of business is it? Community Education
What specifically does your business do? Prepare adults for the workplace, higher education, Arkansas High School Diploma(GED), English as a Second Language Classes, and industry specific classes
Owner or Manager Name: Director Ruth Ann Williams, Superintendent Greg Murry
Why did you decide to open this business/location? CAEC has moved to a new location accessible to the Conway Community and to the surrounding counties.
What is the best part about owning/operating this business? Adult and Continuing Education is a wonderful field to be associated with in many ways such as gratification of helping people, seeing them get promotions and other job opportunities, succeed in education, learn English for the first time and many more.
What has been the biggest surprise that has happened since opening this business? Every day are surprises; wonderful people.
What is the best piece of advice you received before going into this business? Be flexible
What is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone starting out in business? Be open to change.
What makes your business unique to Conway and Faulkner County? We are the only Adult Education program serving Faulkner County through the Department of Career Education and the majority of our programs are free access to all adults.