Campus Notebook

KC Adult Ed classes open enrollment in January

Kishwaukee College Adult Education department’s classes for High School Equivalency preparation and English as a Second Language will hold an open enrollment for students on select dates for two weeks, beginning the week of Jan. 16. Students should register at the class sites in the local communities. All classes are offered free of charge to participants.

High School Equivalency classes offer students an opportunity to prepare for the high school equivalency exam. There are also HSE classes conducted in Spanish being offered. The ESL classes help adults with limited English proficiency learn the basics of speaking, listening, reading and writing with practical applications to daily life.

HSE classes taught in English are offered in DeKalb at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden (use the rear entrance). A class that focuses on math and science meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Enrollment for this class is open on Jan. 17 and 22 and Feb. 7 and 12. A class that focuses on language arts and social studies meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Enrollment for this class is open on Jan. 16 and 18 and Feb. 6 and 8.

HSE classes also will be held in Sycamore at Sycamore High School, 555 Spartan Trail (EntranceW2/Room T-160), on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. that will cover math and science preparation. Students may enroll at the class site on Jan. 16 and 18 and Feb. 6 and 8.

There also will be HSE preparation classes at Kishwaukee College on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. The classes cover Language Arts and Social Sciences. Students may enroll at the class site on Jan. 17 and 22 and Feb. 7 and 12. There are also classes covering math and science on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Enrollment is open on Jan. 16 and 18 and Feb. 6 and 8.

There is a Spanish HSE math and science preparation class (taught in Spanish only) at Kishwaukee College in Room C1203 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. There is limited childcare available for children from birth to 10 years old whose parents are attending the Spanish HSE preparation classes at KC. Students may enroll at the class site on Jan. 16 and 18 and Feb. 6 and 8.

There are English as a Second Languages classes at the beginning/low intermediate level in DeKalb at Christ Community Center, 316 N. Sixth St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. There is limited childcare available for children from birth to 10 years old whose parents are attending the ESL classes at KC. Students may enroll in the beginning/low intermediate classes at this class site on Jan. 17 and 22 and Feb. 7 and 12.

There is a class for high intermediate/advanced level at Kishwaukee College on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. in Room C1207 and another class in the evening from 6 to 8:15 p.m. in Rooms C1207 and C1209. There is limited childcare available for children from birth to 10 years old whose parents are attending the ESL classes at KC. Students may enroll in the intermediate/advanced classes at the class site on Jan. 16 and 18 and Feb. 6 and 8.

The Adult Education department is accepting applications for ESL and HSE preparation instructors. For more information, contact Jaime Schrader, director of Adult Education, at 815-825-9420 or email jschrader1@kish.edu.

For information on classes or placement testing for ESL classes, contact the Kishwaukee College Adult Education department at 815-825-9420. Se habla espaņol: 815-825-9405.

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