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Adult Education

Armando Mata

Dean of Adult Education

Free classes are offered at Truman College and other community sites:

• English as a Second Language (ESL)

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

• GED® preparation classes (classroom instruction and online)

• Workforce preparation and Healthcare Bridge Classes

• Citizenship classes



  • Adult Education classes are intended for people who live in or near Chicago. They are not appropriate for students with F1, F2, H1, J1, or J2 visas, nor are they appropriate for short-term visitors to the U.S.     
  • 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.



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Contact Information

(773) 907-4350
(773) 907-4364
1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Room 2424
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