• Adult Education

    We are committed to providing a dynamic and inclusive adult education program that opens doors to new opportunities and empowers individuals to achieve their educational and employment goals. We believe that education is a lifelong journey, and everyone deserves the chance to pursue knowledge and skills that can transform their lives. Join us at the Lawrence Adult Education Center and embark on a transformative educational journey.



    August 2024 Enrollment is Now Open

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

    Adult Education (ABE/GED) 

    Sessions begin August 19, 2024. 

    Mandatory Orientation Monday, August 19 – Thursday, August 22nd (Must attend all 4 days to complete enrollment)

    GED Classes will start the following week, on Monday, August 26th.

    August GED Enrollment Form

    $25 Material Fee due at orientation (Cash, Check, or Money Order)

    English Language Acquisition (ESL) 

    Classes start August 19, 2024. 

    Mandatory Orientation August - (Dates will be announced soon) (must attend all 4 days to complete enrollment)

    English Language Acquisition 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 contact the program coordinator 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.
  •  Bill DeWitt

    Bill DeWitt - Director
    (785) 330-2133
    Lawrence Adult Education Program (GED/ESL)
    Peaslee Technical Center
    Suite 100
    2920 Haskell Ave.
    Lawrence, KS 66046
    Phone: (785) 832-5960
    Ashley Eicholtz - Program Coordinator
    (785) 330-1797
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