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West Side Learning Center

Jessica Holloway

Auxiliary Services Director

As the satellite location for Malcolm X College, the West Side Learning Center currently offers Adult and Continuing Education courses. The site is also available for internal and external space reservations.

Auxiliary Services Department
Jessica Holloway, Director
The department oversees the day-to-day operations related to Campus Building Management and Operations in an effort to provide an efficient, safe and well-maintained environment for students, faculty, staff and the general public.

Supervises and directs the daily operations of the college’s (includes the WSLC):
Central Stores and Mail Room
Reprographics (Print Shop)
Janitorial Services
Facilities Management

Adult Education Department
Dr. LeMario Jackson, Dean
Adult Education is a comprehensive program of free classes for adult students who need to learn or improve their English language or basic literacy skills, obtain a GED certificate, or prepare for the Citizenship exam.

AE Registration Schedule (time slots may vary between Main and WSLC)
Monday thru Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

AE Instruction Schedule (time slots may vary between Main and WSLC)
Monday thru Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.

Adult Education Department services include:
GED Preparation classes (classroom instruction or online)
English as second language (ESL)
College readiness
Workforce preparation and Bridge classes
Basic reading and math skills

Continuing Education Department
Dr. Sharon Bryant, Dean
Continuing Education (CE) offers classes daily, evenings, weekends, online and in intensive workshop formats to attract students who want to earn industry certification such as Certified Nursing Assistant or Food Service Sanitation as well as students who want to take classes for personal enrichment or recreational purposes.

Continuing Education Department services include:
Food Sanitation
Food Service Sanitation - Recertification
Homemaker/Home Health Aide
Medical Billing/Coding (Computerized)
Nursing Assistant (Basic)
Personal Trainer




Faculty & Staff


Auxiliary Services ​Department
Jessica Holloway​ Auxiliary Services ​Director
Eduardo Jones ​Chief Engineer
Michael Byrd​ ​Senior Store Keeper, Central Stores (Mail) ​
William Stewart, Jr.  ​Coordinator, Reprographics (Print Shop)


Adult Education Department​ ​ ​
Dr. LeMario Jackson​ ​Dean ​(312) 850-7300
​Pamela Lynch ​Associate Dean ​(312) 850-7292
Diane Brandon​ ​Coordinator (Early School Leaver Transition Program) ​(312) 850-7269
​Lee Willis ​Adult Education Transition Specialist (Gateway) ​(312) 850-7282
​Ted Fields Adult Education Transition Specialist (Gateway) ​(312) 850-7282
​Linda Ollins ​Adult Education Coordinator ​(312) 850-7096
​Christ Andronis ​Adult Education Coordinator ​(312) 850-7276
​Lautauscha Davis ​Adult Education Curriculum Coordinator ​(312) 850-7272
​Akemi Haynie ​Curriculum Specialist ​(312) 850-7272
​Raeann Caldwell ​Administrative Assistant ​(312) 850-7280
​Lillian Bell ​Adult Education Manager ​(312) 850-7424
​Felicia Welch ​College Clerical Assistant II ​(312) 850-7428


​Continuing Education Department ​
Dr. Sharon Bryant​ ​Dean ​
​Jacquelyn Johnson ​Project Coordinator ​
​Monique Carter ​Coordinator II (AE) ​
​Sherry Ross ​Certified Nursing Assistant Lecturer ​
​Yvette Martinez ​College Clerical Assistant I
Maria Talavera​ ​College Clerical Assistant II ​



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Contact Information

(312) 850-7420
(312) 859-7440
4624 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60644
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Building Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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