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 REGISTRATION INFORMATION:                

  • High School Equivalency (HSE) seekers and Adult Basic Education (ABE) students should call Cindy at 815-224-0358.
  • i-Pathways is an distance learning High School Equivalency preparation website. If you are interested in preparing for the GED or HiSET tests from a remote location such as your home or the library, follow the link IVCC i-Pathways Online to begin registration in the program or call Cindy at 815-224-0358 for more information.        
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship students whose primary language is not English should call Sara (English or Español) at 815-224-0355.   

Adult Education Fall Semester Important Dates:
June 1-August 1, 2019 - Registration period for fall semester classes. Call the numbers above for registration times and dates.  
August 19 - Fall semester classes begins -  class schedules coming soon.
August 19 - September 9  - Late registration period for classes with openings. Call the appropriate numbers above for registration times and dates.
December 5, 2019 - Fall semester ends.

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 as a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship classes at the IVCC Oglesby and Ottawa Center 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.