The IVCC Adult Education Program Mission Statement:The Adult Education program at Illinois Valley Community College provides a partnership within the community to teach and guide a diverse population of adult learners as they identify and reach their personal goals.

ag00051motion hand_ADULT EDUCATION CLASS REGISTRATION INFORMATION: All new and returning students are required to attend a registration session before returning to or joining a class. Students interested in spring semester classes (starting January 17, 2017) should call the numbers below before Dec. 21, 2016.

  • High School Equivalency (HSE) seekers and Adult Basic Education (ABE) students should call Cindy at 815-224-0358.
  • Students whose primary language is not English and who are interested in English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes should call Sara (English or Español) at 815-224-0355.

All class offerings and services are subject to change or cancellation.

OFFICE STAFF HOURS AND LOCATION: Adult Education offers free Adult Basic Education (ABE) and High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation classes (traditional and online), English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes and citizenship information at the IVCC Oglesby and Ottawa campuses. The Adult Education office is located in the IVCC Peter Miller Community Technology Center (CTC Room 220), 815 North Orlando Smith Road, Oglesby, IL. For information, contact Cindy at 815-224-0358 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or cindy_lock@ivcc.edu. 

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For ABE/HSE/ELA instructors only:  Link to the Professional Development and Continuous Quality Improvement form for logging professional development hours, e.g., workshop, special training or conference

The Adult Education program at Illinois Valley Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. For more information, call Luke at 815-224-0432.   The GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of Pearson Vue and the American Council on Education® and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education. For the purpose of compliance with Section 511 of Public Law 101-166 (the Stevens Amendment), approximately 42% or $160,004 federal funds support this publication.