Apply Now for adult education & Workforce development classes

Students age 16-17 must have proof of withdrawal from high school prior to registration.


English-language (ESL) students may skip to Step 3: Schedule an Assessment if you need help with Steps 1 & 2.

Step 1: Complete Parkland College Adult Education Intake Form.

Call us if you need help with the form

Students age 16-17 please email proof of withdrawal*

Step 2: Complete Parkland Application

Returning students from last year may skip this step. New students will receive an email with instructions when they finish Step 1. 

Step 3: Complete Assessment (in person or online).

Office staff will send you a link to schedule your assessment or you may contact the office after completing steps 1 & 2

English-language (ESL) students may schedule their assessments here, by phone, or emailing Adult Education. 

Note: Adult Education & Workforce Development provides free classes to citizens, permanent residents, refugees, undocumented residents, green card holders, or people with certain visas (H 1-4, DV1, or K3).  International students or those who hold cultural exchange or tourist visas should apply to Parkland College international admissions.

 If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, email Parkland College Accessibility Services before scheduling your assessment. We support your right to reasonable accommodations for your assessment and classes!

Step 4: Meet your instructor (online or in-person) and start class!


 *If you are less than 18 years old: Students must be at least 16 years of age.  Students age 16-17 must provide proof in writing from the last school they attended that states they are no longer enrolled . Ask your previous school to email us the letter, or you may contact us for help. You may not schedule your assessment until we have this letter


Not ready to apply or have questions? Please email or call 217/351-2580.