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Adult Education

Armando Mata

Dean of Adult Education

Register for Adult Education classes today.        



The following free classes are offered at Truman College, the satellite location, and other community sites:  

English as a Second Language (ESL)​

• Adult Basic Education (ABE) to develop reading and math skills

• GED® preparation (classroom instruction and online)

Healthcare Bridge GED® preparation classes

Basic Computer Skills​


• Career Exploration

• Citizenship   



  • In general, students must be at least 18 years old in order to enroll in adult education classes. However, 16 and 17 year-olds may register with an official release letter certifying that they are no longer attending high school. (Recent arrivals to Chicago age 16 and 17 must have a parent or guardian fill out a form verifying that they have never attended a Chicago-area public school.)  
  • Adult Education classes are intended for people who live in or near Chicago.  
  • Students who hold J1 visas are not permitted to take Adult Eduction classes. ​



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Contact Information

(773) 907-4350
(773) 907-4364
1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Room 2230
Chicago, IL 60640
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Monday - Thursday:
8:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
9:00 am to 12:30 p.m.



​Lakeview Learning Center                 

3310 N. Clark Street                  

Chicago, IL 60657                  

(773) 907-4400