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Adult Education (AED)

The AED department allows eligible students to take free classes to prepare for jobs in the current economy. The department operates under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

High School Equivalency

Your HSE will give you the credential and opportunity to go forward in your education and life. Harper College classes can help prepare you for the exams and college success.

  • Free High School Equivalency (HSE) classes to help you pass the HSE Exams and obtain a HSE Diploma.
  • Convenient classes offered morning and evening.
  • Resources to transition into College level courses.
  • Classes offered at multiple locations.
  • Convenient registration opportunities four times each year.

Get started on your HSE

Learn basic English

You are important to our college and community. We can help you learn English to prepare for a better job, help your children with their homework, or become U.S. Citizens.

There are 10 levels of ELA classes:

  • 001/002 Beginning ESL Literacy
  • 003/004 High Beginning ESL
  • 005/006 Low Intermediate ESL
  • 007/008 Intermediate ESL
  • 009/010 Advanced ESL

Get started with English classes

Adult Educational Development
Building D, Room D164
847.925.6223

Hours:
Monday - Friday 
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.