Community Education Division

Welcome to the Community Education Division



Community Education at Laredo College dedicates itself to providing accessibility to lifelong learning to improve the education of the community. Individuals can enhance their lives and communities through adult education and through the various workforce programs made available by the Adult Education and Literacy and Continuing Education Departments, these departments provide opportunities for creating a pathway to higher education or to employment. The Cosmetology Program offers a Level I Certificate that will prepare students with the skills and knowledge for a successful career in the Cosmetology Industry. Through Community Education, citizens can develop the skills to overcome the diverse challenges facing our society.


Sandra L. Cortez
Dean of Community Education


The Division of Community Education oversees the following departments:

  Adult Education and Literacy

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • High School Equivalency
  • EL Civics
  • Family Literacy
  • Workforce Training
  • TSIA Bootcamps

  Continuing Education

  • Professional, Industry, and Workforce Trainings
  • Corporate Trainings
  • Personal Enrichment Trainings


  • Level I Certificate



Fort McIntosh


Contact Us
Eloy Garcia Building, Room 116
Laredo College
West End Washington Street
Laredo, Texas 78040
Phone: 956.794-4982