Adult Education provides students with a variety of services including high school equivalency (HSE) preparation classes at no cost. Students age 17 and older, who are separated from high school, may attend free HSE preparation classes at the Workforce Development Center in Mattoon, the Kluthe Center for Higher Education and Technology in Effingham, the Eastern Region Center in Marshall, the Western Region Center in Pana, as well as sites in Charleston, Paris, Shelbyville and Sullivan (schedule is listed below). Many adult students find that earning a HSE diploma is the first step in preparation for returning to school or entering the job market. Workplace readiness including resume building and related programming are also a part of our HSE classes. A HSE graduation ceremony, complete with caps and gowns, is also held each year.
For the Fall semester 2023, prospective students will need to attend an orientation before starting class. Orientations are held monthly. Attend one of the following orientations and begin classes in any one of our eight locations.
The orientation schedule for October 2023 is as follows –
Class schedule for the Fall semester 2023 is as follows —
The GED is one high school equivalency test offered in the state of Illinois. Currently, the test is computer based and is comprised of four sections. Each section costs $36 for a total cost of $144. This is the only cost associated with the GED that Lake Land College Adult Education is unable to cover. For more information about the GED, you can visit www.gedtestingservice.com.
If you have questions please contact Adult Education at 217-238-8292 or email@example.com
For individuals that English is not their native language, Lake Land College provides non-native speakers with an introduction to the language with an emphasis on skills needed to function in American society. Classes are offered at the Kluthe Center in Effingham, Workforce Development Center in Mattoon, Eastern Region Center in Marshall, and the Newman Catholic Center in Charleston.
There is no cost associated with this programming. Students are immersed in the English language via reading, writing and speaking activities. Adult Education serves individuals from beginning to advanced levels. Students are assessed upon their entrance into the program and are matched to a corresponding level within the Cambridge Ventures Series. Ventures is a standards-based, integrated-skills series meant to help students achieve their academic and career goals.
For further information about the class location, date, and time, please contact us.
The orientation for the Fall Semester 2023 is as follows:
Marshall, Eastern Region Center224 South Sixth Street, Marshall, IL 62441
Mattoon, Workforce Development Center, Main Campus5001 Lake Land Boulevard, Mattoon, IL 61938
Monday, August 21st at 9 AMORTuesday, August 22nd at 9 AM
For a current schedule, contact Adult Education at 217-238-8292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Para las personas que no hablan inglés como su lengua materna, Lake Land College proporciona una introducción al idioma con énfasis en las habilidades necesarias para funcionar en la sociedad estadounidense. Las clases se ofrecen en el Centro Kluthe en Effingham, el Centro de Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral en Mattoon, el Centro de la Región Este en Marshall y el Centro Católico Newman en Charleston.
Las clases son gratuitas. Los estudiantes se sumergen en el idioma inglés a través de actividades de lectura, escritura y conversación. La Oficina de Educación para Adultos atiende a personas desde niveles principiantes hasta avanzados. Los estudiantes son evaluados al ingresar al programa y se les asigna un nivel correspondiente dentro de la serie Cambridge Ventures. Ventures es una serie basada en estándares y habilidades integradas destinada a ayudar a los estudiantes a alcanzar sus metas académicas y profesionales.
Para obtener un horario actualizado, comuníquese con la Oficina de Educación para Adultos al 217-238-8292 o email@example.com.
Para obtener más información sobre la ubicación, la fecha y la hora de la clase, por favor no dude en contactarnos.
La fecha y la hora de la primera clase (orientación):
El horario de clases para el semestre de otoño de 2023:
The belief of Adult Education is that attainment of the GED is no longer the ending point, but rather a starting point. Vocational programming at Lake Land College Adult Education is meant to provide individuals with post-secondary educational opportunities that will increase student marketability in the workplace and allow for sustainable wages for the individual and their families. ICAPS fosters a partnership between Adult Education and Career & Technical Education by integrating both technical training and basic skills education into the educational experience, delivering education in a team taught environment, and culminating in educational functioning level gains and industry recognized credentials.
Students are required to attend an orientation in order to enter into the ICAPS program. On top of classroom instruction individuals may be required to attend regular tutoring sessions. Eligibility is determined by several factors, including but not limited to: skill level, educational attainment, socio-economics and current employment status. Students must be at least 18 years of age and preferential treatment will be given to individuals without a GED or high school diploma.
Students enrolled in this Pathway will be enrolled in Basic Nursing Assistant coursework in an effort to earn their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate. Students will have to pass a competency exam required by the Illinois Department of Public Health before earning their CNA certificate.
Students will be introduced to the Northstar Digital Literacy program in an effort to gain basic computer skills in three main areas: essential computer skills, essential software skills, and using technology in daily life. Classes are free of charge.
Classes currently unavailable.
Students will earn an 11 credit hour certificate from Lake Land College. This is a stackable certificate. Students who earn the 11 hour certificate can either elect to enter the workforce upon completion of the certificate or continue on at Lake Land to pursue a Certificate in Welding Technology (26.5 credit hours) or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Welding (65.5 credit hours).
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