Adult Education

  • Adult Education Community Programming and Outreach (AECPO) is dedicated to building a strong future by providing community-based programs, activities, and services.

    Our Programs

    Adult Basic Education (ABE)

    These tuition-free pre-GED classes help students improve basic academic skills such as reading, writing and mathematics in order to transition the GED program. For more information, download the ABE/GED Brochure (PDF).

    GED Classes General Educational Development (GED)

    GED classes help students prepare for the GED test subjects – mathematics, science, social studies, arts/literature and writing skills. The cost is a minimal fee of $3.00 per credit hour. For more information, download the ABE/GED Brochure (PDF). Eligible students may also earn their GED through the i-Pathways online program.

    English as a Second Language (ESL)

    The English as a Second Language program assists individuals who need to improve their English skills for academic, professional, or personal purposes. For more information, download the ESL Brochure in English (PDF) or the descargar ESL Brochure en Español (PDF).

    Project CARE (Community Adult Reading Experience)

    Project CARE is Morton College’s volunteer adult literacy program, which uses trained volunteer tutors to teach adult students seeking assistance with reading and writing,and/or adults who are learning English as a Second Language. For more information, download the Project CARE brochure (PDF).

    Bridge to Healthcare Careers

    The Bridge to Healthcare Careers Program introduces students to careers in the field of health care while improving their academic skills in preparation for taking the GED Tests (if required) and enroll in Morton College's Healthcare Career Certificate Programs.

    Financial Assistance

    Eligible Adult Education students may receive Public Aid assistance to help pay for tuition, books, fees, transportation, and child care services. For more information, please contact Silvia Garza at (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2364.

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  • Interested in Teaching?

     AECPO Teaching

    Opportunities may include:  

    ESL (English as a Second Education) 
    ABE (Adult Basic Education) 
    GED (General Educational Development) 
    To apply, complete an application for employment.