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Adult Education and ESL Division

Contact Us

  • Grayslake, Building 4, Room 418
  • (847) 543-2021 or
    (847) 543-2445
  • adulteducation@clcillinois.edu
  • Schedule during the time classes are in session:
    • Monday - Thursday
      8 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • Friday
      8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Saturday
      9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Schedule during the time classes are not in session:
    • Monday - Friday
      8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Holidays Observed

The Adult Education and ESL division provides educational opportunities to adults who have not acquired a high school diploma. These are:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) provides instruction in basic reading, general language development, mathematics and life-coping skills to adults who have not completed high school.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes provide instruction in English speaking, reading and writing to adults whose primary language is not English.
  • High School Equivalency (HSE) classes prepare adults who have not completed high school to take an ICCB approved HSE exam. Classes offered in English and Spanish.
  • Job Readiness training provides adult instruction in job search processes.