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.
Interested in joining our mission by supporting the IVCC Adult
Education or I-READ Adult Literacy programs with a donation through the
IVCC Foundation Office? Find out more here. Printable Donation Form
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NEW NAMES AND ACRONYMS FOR GED AND ESL CLASSES: Former GED classes are High School Equivalency (HSE) classes and former ESL classes are English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes.
The Adult Education fall semester will begin August 22, 2016.
All new and returning students will be required to attend a pre-registration
session before returning to or joining a class. Beginning June 1, High School
Equivalency (HSE) seekers and Adult Basic Education (ABE) students should schedule
a pre-registration session by calling Cindy at 815-224-0358. Students whose
primary language is not English should schedule a pre-registration session for
English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes by calling Sara (English or Español) at 815-224-0355. Adult
Education scheduling is subject to change or cancellation.
English Language Acquisition - ELA: Formerly ESL classes, ELA classes are designed to help non-native speakers of the English language who reside within the district. ELA and Citizenship classes - call Sara at 815-224-0355 for registration and enrollment instructions. Para preguntas en español llame a Sara.
High School Equivalency - HSE: Formerly GED classes, HSE classes are for any adult 16 or older who hasn’t received a high school diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) certificate. Adult Basic Education/HSE classes - call
Cindy at 815-224-0358 for registration information for the next
semester. Cindy will begin taking names of prospective students for spring
semester ABE/HSE classes beginning November 2, 2015.
ABE/HSE and ELA Class Schedule
HSE GRADUATION - Annually in May: Have you completed HSE testing and received your High School Equivalency (formerly GED certificate), but haven't received communication from Adult Education - e.g., First Class Tuition-Free Waiver letter, scholarship opportunities, HSE graduation information? Contact Cindy Lock at 815-224-0358 to see if you qualify.
Click i-Pathways Program to begin registration in IVCC's i-Pathways HSE Online program. Call Cindy at 815-224-0358 for more information or visit the i-Pathways Website used by IVCC's Adult Education program for HSE online instruction.
SRAVTE, Illinois Valley Services:
Services include programs for single parents, displaced homemakers and single pregnant women. Call Edna at 815-224-0347 or email email@example.com
for more information.Adult Education Program Partnerships:
Adult Education partners with area agencies and programs to bring a variety of services to IVCC district residents and students.
ASK CINDY - Do you have a question regarding Adult Education or the services we provide that you would like answered in an email reply? Click here.
OFFICE STAFF HOURS and LOCATION: Adult Education offers free HSE
preparation classes (traditional and online), ELA classes, Citizenship
information and Literacy services throughout the IVCC district. The
Adult Education offices and classrooms are located in the IVCC Peter
Miller Community Technology Center (CTC Room 220), Oglesby, IL. For
information, contact Cindy at 815-224-0358 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. -
4:30 p.m. or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 224-0432. The GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of 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.