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Adult Education & Literacy

The Adult Education and Literacy Program provides adults with sufficient basic education that enables them to effectively acquire the basic educational skills necessary for literate functioning; participate in job training and retraining programs; obtain and retain employment; and continue their education to at least the level of completion of secondary school and preparation for post-secondary education.  We have many partners throughout our 11 counties of the North Texas Workforce Board and continually seek to build new partnerships to improve our services to communities and provide our classes at no cost to the students. 

Adult Education and Literacy Program Services provide the following:

  • English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)
  • Adult Basic Education and Literacy (ABE)
  • Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency Preparation (formally GED) Classes (HSE)
  • Academic Work-Based Readiness and Life Skills (Workplace AEL and Preparation Activities)
  • Integrated Education and Training (IET)
  • Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IETCE)
  • College & Career Readiness Classes (Transitions)
  • Financial Literacy



Vision and Mission of Adult Education and Literacy


To deliver education, workforce, and post-secondary education and training transition outcomes for students through innovative service delivery and partnerships that result in efficiencies, alignments, and accountability.


To promote and support a responsive and accountable system that creates value and supports local solutions to addressing the educational and workforce development needs of Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) customers, businesses, and community stakeholders. 


To support increases in employment, postsecondary education and training transition, skill gains, and secondary completion through demonstrated approaches that integrate system services and leverage community partnerships.


Check out our List of Classes, Dates & Times for Registration:


If you are a student and would like to register for our Adult Education and Literacy services, please fill out the following form:


If you are a Community Partner and referring a student to our education services, please fill out the following form: