Adult Education 

Parkland College Adult Education provides many free classes to help you get the skills you need to start college or find a good job. Explore the links below and in the menu to find the right ones for you!


College Prep classes for Career (IELCE): No high school diploma required; English-Language-Learners welcome. Click on a career path to learn more.



English as a Second Language (ESL): From beginning classes for those who speak no English to advanced English Communications for Career Pathways, all Adult Education classes are Free!


High School Equivalency (HSE) instruction: Classes are not required to take high school equivalency (HSE) tests (HiSet, GED ®), but we have test prep classes for those who want help getting ready.


Basic Skills Classes: Helps adults of all ages and educational levels improve their reading, writing, math, and basic computer and technology skills training classes (available upon request). 


Follow us on Facebook: Parkland College Career & Technical Education for updates on future classes.


Our Support

In Fiscal Year 2022 (FY’22), approximately 48% ($232,204) of the total cost of the Parkland College Adult Education and Workforce Development Program is provided through federal funds under Title I and Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.


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