Adult Education

Photo of HSE 2017 graduation

***Per the Governors Order***

All Students in the Adult Education program are required to be vaccinated or be tested a minimum of once per week for COVID-19 in order to attend classes.


***Por orden de los Gobernador.***

Todos los estudiantes en el programa de Educación para adultos deben vacunarse o hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 al menos una vez por semana para poder asistir a clases.

 

Do you need…

Our Adult Education classes may be right for you! These free classes will not only give you the educational skills needed to earn your High School Equivalency, but they will also make you college ready. Our High School Equivalency classes cover all of the areas required for your GED exams, English/Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Math. Here at South Suburban College we have Weigh More Options when it comes to earning your High School Equivalency. We offer day and evening classes in full-time or part-time formats. Our High School Equivalency classes are offered in three convenient locations: SSC Main Campus, South Holland; SSC Oak Forest Center, Oak Forest, and at the Thornton Township Center in Riverdale. For more information contact South Suburban College Adult Education at (708) 596-2000 x2240.

Are you interested in a career in computers, but don’t have a High School Diploma? No problem! South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department offers bridge and integrate classes to start you on your path to a great career. Regardless of how long you have been out of school we have a program that can meet you where you are at. For more information contact Raylynn Stokes at (708) 596-2000 x2475.

The South Suburban College Adult Education program is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Priority registration is given to continuing students who are making progress in their studies. Waiting lists will be taken as classes have a maximum number of students who can be served.

For the purpose of compliance with Section 511 of Public Law 101-166 (the Stevens Amendment) Federal Funds of $395,020 provides approximately 38% of the support of these programs.

A placement test will be given, please expect to stay at least three hours. Please bring the following items for registration:

  • Current Illinois-Issued Photo ID, Valid Matricula, or Passport
  • High School Withdrawal Letter (for students under 18)
  • Medical Card (If Applicable)
  • No Children Allowed
***Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, all classes will meet in person and online***
Registration will be by appointment only. Please contact ext. 2411 or 2475 to schedule.

Mask must be work at all times during the testing/registration process.

 

GED®/High School Equivalency (HSE) Class Offerings SPRING 2022

A placement test will be given, please expect to stay at least three hours..

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CLASS REGISTRATION DATES:

 

Wednesday, November 3rd; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Thursday, November 4th; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Monday, November 8th; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Wednesday, November 10th; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Tuesday, November 16th; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Thursday, November 18th; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Monday, November 29th; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

Wednesday, December 1st; 10:00 AM & 5:00 PM at the Main Campus Room L233

 

***ALL CLASSES FREE OF CHARGE***

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR ADULT EDUCATION AND ESL REGISTRATION

DUE TO HIGH DEMAND ONLY A SELECT FEW CLASS TIMES REMAIN! PLEASE PICK FROM THE CLASSES BELOW. CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

 

SSC MAIN CAMPUS
15800 S. State St., South Holland, IL

General Studies (English, Science, and Social Studies):

12-Week classes: January 18th – April 7th

General Studies classes are offered two days a week at the following time:

Monday & Wednesday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

High School Equivalency Math:

High School Equivalency Math classes are offered two days a week at the following time:

Tuesday & Thursday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

NEW ONLINE HSE:

12-Week classes: January 18th – April 7th

This will be an Asynchronous Online Class

 

WELDING ICAPS:

12-Week classes: January 10th – May 11th

Monday – Thursday

Times to be announced

 

MEDICAL BRIDGE/CNA ICAPS:

12-Week classes: January 10th – May 11th

Monday – Thursday

Times to be announced

 

HSE for ESL:

Students in this class plan to take the GED (HSE) exam in English and/or transfer to college/university

12-Week classes: January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 


OAK FOREST CENTER
16333 S. Kilbourn Ave., Oak Forest, IL 60452

High School Equivalency all subjects – MORNING

January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

Late Start: High School Equivalency all subjects – LATE AFTERNOON

January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

  • 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Late Start: High School Equivalency all subjects – EVENING

January 31st – April 6th

Monday – Thursday

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

South Suburban College’s English as a Second Language Program offers tuition free courses for individuals who are interested in improving their English speaking, writing, and digital literacy skills. The first step to this process is to take an assessment and register for classes.

Non-native students may improve their English skills in levels from beginning to advanced in our program. Each level includes a civics component to familiarize students with American history and government. Classes include:

  • Speaking
  • Understanding
  • Reading
  • Writing

El programa de English as a Second Language (Inglés como Segundo Lenguaje) en South Suburban College es un programa para los estudiantes quienes necesitan mejorar el Inglés en este país. Cada nivel incluye un componente cívico para familiarizar a los estudiantes en la historia y el gobierno de los Estados Unidos. Clases incluyen:

  • Recitar/Discurso
  • Comprensión
  • Leer/Lectura
  • Escribir/Escritura
  • Matemáticas

For more information, please download our brochure at the link below or call the South Suburban College ESL Center at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2408 or ext. 2410. Para más información, por favor descargue nuestro folleto en el eslabón abajo o llame a South Suburban College ESL Center al (708) 596-2000 extension 2408 (Se habla Español).
If you need more information about our classes, please call (708) 596-2000 x2240.

Para información en español, llame al (708) 210-5740 o envíe un correo electrónico a Latino@ssc.edu.


A placement test will be given, please expect to stay at least three hours. Please bring the following items for registration:

  • Current Illinois-Issued Photo ID, Valid Matricula, or Passport
  • High School Withdrawal Letter (for students under 18)
  • Medical Card (If Applicable)
  • No Children Allowed. Only Person Registering/Testing Allowed
***Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, class sizes limited with Blended Online/in person instruction***
Registration will be by appointment only.
Mask must be work at all times during the testing/registration process.


***Debido a Covid-19 clases son 50% en persona y 50% en linea*** ́
Inscripciones por cita previa solamente. Se debe usar un cubrebocas en todo momento durante todo el proceso de prueba/registro.
Please contact ext. 2408 to schedule.

 

English as a Second Language Class Offerings FALL 2021

All Students will take a Placement Test at the Time of Registration

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASS REGISTRATION DATES:

FECHAS DE INSCRIPCIONES:

 

Wednesday, November 3rd; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Thursday, November 4th; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Monday, November 8th; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Wednesday, November 10th; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Tuesday, November 16th; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Thursday, November 18th; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Monday, November 29th; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

Wednesday, December 1st; 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM at the Main Campus Room 1243

***ALL CLASSES FREE/GRATIS OF CHARGE***

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR ADULT EDUCATION AND ESL REGISTRATION
PARA HACER UNA CITA PARA EL REGISTRO DE ESL DE EDUCACIÓN DE ADULTOS

SSC MAIN CAMPUS
15800 S. State St., South Holland, IL

Online Class

January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Asynchronous Online Class available as well!

In Person Class

January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. *NEW*
  • 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

 

HSE for ESL:

Students in this class plan to take the GED (HSE) exam in English and/or transfer to college/university

12-Week classes: January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m


OAK FOREST CENTER
16333 S. Kilbourn Ave., Oak Forest, IL 60452

English as a Second Language

January 18th – April 7th

Monday – Thursday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

An individualized volunteer tutoring program designed for adults who need to increase their competencies in basic reading, writing, listening and math.