Adult Education & Literacy


Southeastern Community College (SCC) offers learning opportunities for adults to develop the skills necessary for employment, training or post secondary education, or to earn a high school equivalency diploma. Students are assessed and services are provided based on their needs and goals. Instruction is provided at no cost to students. 

Adult Literacy

Do you want to learn how to read or improve your reading skills? Then the Adult Literacy program is for you. Trained volunteers will work with you in private, one-on-one tutoring sessions. This program is designed for adults who lack basic reading skills.

Adult Education

Adult Education classes are designed for adults who want to earn a high school equivalency diploma, or enter a college or training  program. Classes consist of a combination classroom teaching and  self-paced instruction, and online lessons and activities.

High School Equivalency Diploma

Didn't get a chance to graduate from high school? Time to fix that. 

reasons to get your hised

Take classes designed to help you pass your high school equivalency test. Subjects covered by the test are Language Arts (Reading and Writing), Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Note: you have to complete our Adult Education classes before you can take the test.

English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (ELL/ESL)

Classes are available for English language learners who want to improve their speaking, reading and writing for daily life and work. 

Are you interested in any of these programs? Click the button below and fill out the request for info. 


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Brenda Kempker
ABE/HSED Records Specialist
Phone: (319) 208-5314