Adult Basic Education

Pathways to empowerment through life-long learning

Adult Basic Education offers instruction and programs for adults 16 years of age or older who are not enrolled (or required to be enrolled) in secondary school; do not have a secondary diploma (or its recognized equivalent) or are unable to speak, read or write the English language. Classes and services are offered at the Belleville, Sam Wolf Granite City and Red Bud campuses; the East St. Louis Community College Center; and at many extension centers throughout the district. All classes are free.

For more information, call or email:

618-235-2700, ext. 5525
toll-free in Illinois 866-942-SWIC (7942), ext. 5525
lea.maue@swic.edu

 

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