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KC offers GED, ESL classes

Published: Saturday, July 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Kishwaukee College will offer free GED preparation and basic skills improvement classes this summer. Finish your GED before the test changes in January 2014.

The following requirements must be met prior to starting classes:

• Students must live within the Kishwaukee College District at least 30 days prior to starting classes.

• Students age 16 to 17 must provide a letter of separation from their high school upon entering class.

Register for these free classes at the locations listed below during class, or register at the college. The classroom capacity at each location may limit the availability of enrollment openings.

• First Lutheran Church, 324 N. Third St., DeKalb, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 8 through Aug. 5. (Use Third Street main entrance.)

• Sycamore High School, 55 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9 through Aug. 6. (Park in back along baseball field; entrance: W2/ Room: T-167.)

• Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, 9 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9 through Aug. 6. (Use rear entrance.)

• Rochelle United Methodist Church, 709 Fourth Ave., Rochelle, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9 through Aug. 6. Enroll July 8 through July 12. (Enter through Hicks Hall.)

Also availble are GED classes with a special focus; GED en Español

• Conexión Comunidad, 637 N. 11th St., DeKalb, Lunes y Miércoles, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Julio 8 – Agusto 5. Pueda registrarse solo Miércoles. (Se habla español 815-825-2086, ext. 3130.)

Young Adult GED Class (ages 16 to 21)

• Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Road, Malta, Room A-220, 9 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 8 through Aug. 5. (Use South Parking Lot A. Enter through Conference Center.)

Also offered are English as a Second Language classes from July 8 through Aug. 6. Register for these free classes at the locations listed below during class, or register at the college.

• Conexión Comunidad, 637 N. 11th St., DeKalb, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9 through Aug. 6. Enroll July 8 to 12. (Use front or side entrance.)

• Westminster Presbyterian, 830 Annie Glidden, DeKalb, 9 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 8 to Aug. 5 and noon to 2:15 p.m. July 8 through Aug. 5. Enroll July 8 to 12. (Use rear entrance.)

• Rochelle United Methodist Church, 709 Fourth Ave., Rochelle, 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9 through Aug. 6. Enroll July 9 to Aug. 6. (Enter through Hicks Hall.)

Advance English classes also are available at Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Road, Malta, July 8 through Aug. 6.

• 9 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Room A-221. Enroll July 8 to 12.

• 9 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Room A-244. Enroll July 8 to 12.

• 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Room A-217. Enroll during any class. (Use South Parking Lot A. Enter through Conference Center.)

Limited childcare may be available for ages 0 to 10 based on location and sufficient enrollment by July 12. For a volunteer tutor, call Pat Olson at 815-835-2086, ext. 3200.

It is the policy of Kishwaukee College to provide reasonable accommodations for students having disabilities so that they may equally participate in classroom activities. For information, contact Kate Storey at 815-825-2086, ext. 3190, or kate.storey@kishwaukeecollege.edu.

For information, visit www.kishwaukeecollege.edu/go/adult_ed/ or call the Adult Education Department at 815-825-2086, ext. 3180 (Room C-1210). Se habla español, 815-825-2086, ext. 3130.

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