About Us

Pathways to the Future is an alternative high school program offered by Lake Land College in cooperation with the Regional Office of Education #11 in Charleston as well as the Regional Office of Education #3 in Vandalia. Pathways serves the student population of Lake Land College’s district between ages 15 and 21 who have dropped out or are at-risk of dropping out of high school. The program includes high school transfer credit courses, high school credit recovery, high school equivalency (HSE), career exploration, and job-keeping skills. Pathways has four classrooms sites located in Charleston, Effingham, Mattoon, and Shelbyville.

Programs Offered

Students enrolled at Pathways will be given the opportunity to participate in dual enrollment classes. These classes are offered at Lake Land College facilities at no cost to the student. Students participating in these programs will have the opportunity to complete college course work as a part of their high school studies.