GED/HSE and ESL

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ECC offers a variety of classes for English Language Learners and/or those seeking their High School Equivalency Certificate/GED®.

English as a Second Language (ESL)


English as a second language instruction can benefit any non-native English speaker, regardless of language group or nationality.

Preparing for the High School Equivalency Exam


ECC offers free pre-college level courses for those who do not have a high school diploma, and want to prepare to earn their high school equivalency certificate (GED®, HiSet®, or TASC™, for Illinois Residents).

 Disclosure of Federal Participation

Approximately $620,075 (38%) of the Illinois Adult Education and Literacy Program cost at ECC is federally funded under Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.

English Language Learner