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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® 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® exam. 
  • Adult Secondary Education Courses are designed to prepare students for the GED® exam. Online classes are available to eligible students.
  • English Language Acquisition or English as a Second Language
  • Transition and JobSkills- Courses designed to teach AEFL 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:

Sharmila Kakac, Program Director of Adult Education
(618) 842-3711 ext. 4312


Frontier Community College- Fairfield
FCC Adult Education Brochure [PDF]
Angelique Maguire, Director of Adult Education
(618) 842-3711 ext. 4316
FCC offers off-site classes at Albion, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Flora, Newton, and Lawrenceville.

Lincoln Trail College- Robinson
Rena Gower, Academic Success Center Director
(618) 544-8657 ext. 1134

Olney Central College- Olney
Dr. Linda Shidler, Academic Success Center Director
(618) 395-7777 ext. 2265

Wabash Valley College- Mt. Carmel
Tabatha Niduaza, Academic Success Center Director
(618) 262-8641 ext. 3510


All services are based on funding and individual college guidelines.