Next Adult Education Sessions begin on October 23rd, 2023

    Next English Language Acquisition (ESL) Classes begin in January 2024

    Our classes or delivered in person at a convenient time that you select.  We offer flexibility to accommodate certain life situations, but by signing up, you are committed to meeting in person.

     If you are interested in enrolling for our next GED (October) or ESL (January), please click on the link below:

    GED Enrollment Link for October 2023 Session- available now 

    GED Enrollment

    Mandatory Orientation October 23rd-26th (must attend all 4 days to complete enrollment)

    GED Classes will start the following week, on Monday, October 30th.

    *Materials Fee: $25 (Annual)   

    ESL Enrollment for January 2024- (must attend all 4 days to complete enrollment)

    Mandatory Orientation January 8th-11th

    ESL Enrollment Form

    *Materials Fee: $25 

    *Non-Permanent Resident Visas Materials Fee: $100

    A GED or ESL staff member will contact you with additional details.

    Please EMAIL if you have any questions.

    *If you anticipate the materials fee to be a barrier to enrollment, please get in touch with the program director for alternatives.

Adult Learning Center

  • graduate image Individuals have achieved their Kansas State High School Diplomas through GED completion for more than 40 years. Many Adult Learning Center clients further their education, achieve job promotions, and improve their employment position. You may earn your Kansas State High School diploma through successful completion of the GED test.  Make that life change now through the Lawrence Adult Learning Center, a tried-and-true program.

    Major programs offered through the Adult Learning Center include:
    Basic Reading and Math Skills: This program will teach basic reading and math skills and strategies essential in improving the participant’s knowledge base. Identified individual learning needs will determine the skills and strategies to be covered.

    GED Preparation: Math, reading, writing, social studies and science classes, vital for successful completion of the GED exam, are provided to students. 

    English as a Second Language: This program integrates English language listening, speaking, writing and reading instruction.  Fall and spring semester classes are offered.

Diploma-Completion Program

  • Did your class graduate without you? The Lawrence Diploma-Completion Program may be just what you are looking for to accomplish the goal of completing your high school diploma. The Lawrence Diploma-Completion Program opened August 1, 2004. It is located in the College & Career Center at 2910 Haskell Ave. The program is primarily designed to accommodate students who are 18 years of age or older and whose class has already graduated from high school.Students who enroll receive a transcript review by high school counselors to determine how many credits are needed to complete requirements to receive a high school diploma. Upon completing the necessary credits, students receive a Lawrence Free State High or Lawrence High School diploma, depending on which school they previously attended or the attendance center boundary where they currently reside. Students also receive a completed transcript and grade point average.

    The Lawrence Diploma-Completion Program is open August - June. Don't miss this opportunity to "complete a diploma and complete a dream" with the Lawrence Diploma-Completion Program.  Call us at 785-330-4803 for more information.

    Diploma Completion Program hours are as follows:
    Monday - Tursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  •  Bill DeWitt

    Bill DeWitt - Director
    Lawrence Adult Education Program (GED/ESL)
    Peaslee Technical Center
    Suite 100
    2920 Haskell Ave.
    Lawrence, KS 66046
    (785) 330-2133
    Fax: (785) 832-5966
    Ashley Eicholtz
    Ashley Eicholtz - Administrative Assistant
    Lawrence Adult Education Program (GED/ESL)
    Peaslee Technical Center
    Suite 100
    2920 Haskell Ave.
    Lawrence, KS 66046
    (785) 330-1797
    Fax: (785) 832-5966
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