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Adult Education Services

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Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

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Jefferson College AEL is the only Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved program in Jefferson County and offers the following services at no charge:

HiSET (formerly GED)Test Preparation and Instruction (High School Equivalency - HSE): This free service provides instruction in Language Arts (Reading), Language Arts (Writing), Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

English Language Learners (ELL): This free service provides instruction for English Language Learners and offers individual and small group instruction. Call for more information about our next scheduled ELL orientation at (636) 481-3437 or 797-3000, ext. 3437.

Adult Literacy Program: This free service assists adults with fundamental reading skills and matches students with their own personal tutor for individualized instruction. For more information, contact our Literacy Coordinator at (636) 481-3437 or 797-3000, ext. 3437.


Important information regarding AEL for students 21 years of age and under:

All students who are 21 years of age or under at the time of enrollment in Jefferson College’s Adult Education and Literacy program, are required to provide an official drop out letter from the student’s home high school or a letter giving parental permission to enroll in Jefferson College’s AEL program if they were home schooled. This letter must be turned in at Orientation.

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