Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Adult Basic Education classes offer instruction in math, vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing skills. These skills are needed for success in the workplace, the community and for education. Adults, 16 years of age and older who meet certain requirements, are eligible to enroll. In addition to excellent instructors, many classes also have literacy volunteers who work one-on-one with students. Classes are offered at all four college campus locations, as well as other locations in the community. The flexible schedule includes morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes.
Adult Secondary Education (ASE)
Preparation classes for the General Educational Development (GED®) exam or other accepted High School Equivalency (HSE) exams are available for adults, 16 years of age and older, who have not graduated from high school. These classes prepare students to take and pass all four tests for the GED® credential. Successful students will receive a high school equivalency diploma. Classes are offered at the Aurora Downtown Campus, as well as other locations in the community. The flexible schedule includes morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes.
Spanish GED® Exam Preparation
Preparation classes for the General Educational Development (GED®) Exam are offered in Spanish, and the tests can be taken in Spanish. Bilingual instructors teach these classes at the Aurora Downtown Campus and other locations in the community. An assessment test is required before beginning the classes. Visit the Adult Education office at the Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 457, for a testing appointment.