Adult Education & Literacy

Welcome Adult Education & Literacy Department

“The capacity to learn is a gift; The ability to learn is a skill; The willingness to learn is a choice.”
― Brian Herbert, House Harkonnen

Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Adult Education & Literacy Program is to equip adults with the educational opportunities necessary to become self-sufficient individuals and to provide a linkage to career pathways.

Our Purpose:

  • To assist adults to become literate and to obtain the necessary knowledge and skills for employment and self sufficiency.
  • To help adults with children become full partners in their education.
  • To enable adults to complete their secondary school education.
  • To provide students the opportunity to enter higher education or receive a workforce education certification.


Are you:

  • In need to improve your basic academic skills?
  • An adult seeking your high school diploma?
  • 16 years of age or older and no longer enrolled in high school?
  • A non-native English speaker, 18 years or older, and wants to learn to speak, read, and write the English language?
  • A working adult interested in improving your workforce skills?
  • In need of assistance preparing for careers and/or further educational training?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is the program for you.


We offer:

  • The Most Experience Program.
  • Dedicated staff helping individuals interested in furthering their education or looking for a new job opportunities.
  • Classes available all year-round! 
  • A variety of locations: Laredo College Ft. McIntosh and South campuses as well as area throughout Webb, Jim Hogg, and Zapata Counties.


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