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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/Professional and Personal Development courses. The site is also available for internal and external space reservations.

Adult Education Department
Pamela Lynch, 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

Department of Professional and Personal Development
The department of Professional and Personal Development offers classes daily, evenings, weekends, online and in intensive workshop formats to attract students who want to earn industry certification such as Basic Nursing Assistant or Food Service Sanitation as well as students who want to take classes for personal enrichment or recreational purposes.

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





Faculty & Staff


Auxiliary Services ​Department
Jessica Holloway​ Auxiliary Services ​Director
Eduardo Jones ​Chief Engineer
Courtney Richardson ​Senior Store Keeper, Central Stores (Mail) ​
Staff ​Reprographics (Print Shop)


Adult Education Department​ ​ ​
​Pamela Lynch ​Dean ​(312) 850-7292
​Henry Horace ​Adult Education Manager (312) 850-7420​
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


Department of Professional and Personal Development
​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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