Everyone's journey is different.

Adult education offers classes, programs and services to assist with improving basic skills, preparing for a high school equivalency credential and developing English skills.

Adult Education

Our adult education classes help people develop English skills or prepare to take the official test to earn their high school equivalency (GED) as an alternative to a high school diploma. These classes are free, noncredit classes for people 16 years of age and up.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Strengthen and develop your English language skills for employment, college and personal development.

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High School Equivalency (GED)

Prepare to take the GED. Topics include reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and the constitution.

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Workforce Transitions

We help people facing challenges with their transition into college or a career. 

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Family Literacy Program

The Family Literacy Program offers childcare to parents who are enrolled in Adult Education classes. 

This program offers on-site childcare with educational activities for children whose parents are attending Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency preparation classes or ESL classes. Classes and funds are limited to select locations. Contact program coordinator Patti Wragg at 815-825-9386 or pwragg@kish.edu for more information.

Due to COVID-19, onsite childcare services are currently unavailable.

Contact Us

Mari VeseyAdministrative Assistant-Adult Education & Perkins SupportP815-825-9420Emvesey@kish.edu
Jaime SchraderDirector of Adult Education & Perkins SupportP815-825-9408Ejschrader1@kish.edu

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