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Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL)

IECC AEFL offers curriculum and instruction that are aligned with the current high school standards and career-and-college-readiness expectations.  Adult Secondary Education courses are designed to prepare students for the GED® or HiSET® exam and prepare students for college and/or the workforce.
Courses Offered:
  • Adult Basic Education- Courses examine the basic skills of reading, math, English, science, and social studies.  These courses may serve as a pre-high school equivalency classes for students preparing for the GED® or HiSET® exam. 
  • Adult Secondary Education - Courses are designed to prepare students for the GED® or HiSET® exam. Online classes are available to eligible students.
  • English Language Acquisition or English as a Second Language
  • Transition and JobSkills- Courses designed to teach AELF students the skills the need to transition to college and/or the workforce.

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Individuals enrolling in the program must be 16 years of age or older
  • Individuals under the age of 18 must provide formal separation documentation from the public school system
  • All individuals enrolling in the program must complete the required assessments for class placement, advisement, and/or referrals
  • For more information, please contact the college listed below that serves your geographical area

Classes are typically offered every eight weeks.  Classes and supportive services are offered at no cost to students.

Services Offered:

  • ADA Services
  • Advisement and Assessment
  • Individualized lesson plans
  • One-on-one tutoring

Students may be eligible to receive FREE GED® practice test vouchers and/or FREE GED® test vouchers pending funding and eligibility requirements determined by each college.  Students earning their High School Equivalency credentials through IECC may be eligible to receive an IECC college scholarship. 

AEFL College Contacts:
Frontier Community College- Fairfield
Cheryl Holder, Director of Adult Education
(618) 842-3711 ext. 4316
FCC offers off-site classes at Albion, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Flora, Newton, and Noble
Lincoln Trail College- Robinson
Rena Gower, Learning Skills Center Director
(618) 544-8657 ext. 1134
Olney Central College- Olney
Dr. Linda Shidler, Learning Skills Center Director
(618) 395-7777 ext. 2265
Wabash Valley College- Mt. Carmel
Kalie Naas, Learning Skills Center Director
(618) 262-8641 ext. 3510
All services are based on funding and individual college guidelines.
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