English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes at Aurora Fox Valley start the week of September 18, 2023. Please join us for an information session on September 12 at Aurora Fox Valley campus, Room 218, from 10-11 A.M. or 7-8 P.M.

English Language Acquisition (ELA) and High School Equivalency (HSE) classes begin the week of September 18, 2023 at the Plano campus. Please join us for an information session on September 13 at the Plano campus, Room 207, from 10-11 A.M. or 7-8 P.M.

Do you have educational goals you want to achieve? We’re here to help with classes and resources. Courses are typically offered in a variety of formats such as face-to-face and online. Our adult education programs are tuition free:

Get started by choosing which program you are interested in.

English Language Acquisition (ELA)

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Formerly known as English Second Language (ESL)

Start Improving Your English Skills
(includes information session video)

High School Equivalency (HSE) Programs

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Earn a short-term career-focused certificate so you can get a better job quickly!


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“The best part of the program was the opportunity to improve my English and build my resume and career.”

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“It doesn’t matter how old you are. If you come, the teachers will be more than helpful.”

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“My advice for any future Waubonsee students would be JUST GO FOR IT! Take the opportunity and run with it!”

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Available Hours:
Mon. - Thur. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact Us

Adult Education
Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 457
(630) 966-4600

Our advisors and counselors are bilingual.