ISD ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Welcome to our Adult and Community Education Website.  This site will provide basic information concerning classes offered at our various sites for: English as a Second Language, High School Equivalency Preparation, and Community Education.

Please note each site has a phone number, but if you are having difficulty reaching a particular site or have general questions contact us at the number below.

 

Main Office: 816-231-2700

 

Holiday Schedule/No School Days

November 19-25
December 21-31

  • Salvation Army December 17-January 6
  • SCOPE December 7-January 13

January 1-6
January 21
February 14 & 18

 
BASIC INFORMATION

What our classes offer to you:

  • Basic English Skills instruction in reading, writing, speaking, and listening
  • College and Career Readiness Skills
  • Program of study to meet your needs
  • Teachers committed to student success
  • Volunteer Tutors for one-on-one attention
  • Convenient class locations within community
  • Class sites on bus routes
  • HiSET exam preparation
  • Annual graduation ceremony for HiSET
  • Assistance with college enrollment
  • Financial Assistance for the HiSET exam fees
 
OTHER SERVICES OFFERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL INDUSTRIES
  • English Language Acquisition
  • Citizenship Preparation
  • Digital Literacy
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • CNA Certification
  • Hospitality Trades Certification (ServSafe)
  • YouthBuild Construction Trades
  • CAD Certification
  • Professional Sewing Certification
 
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

This program is designed for adults 18 and older who are no longer enrolled in school. Our program will accept 17 year olds with proper documentation. Students are required to attend a 6 hour enrollment session offered over a 2 day period.  The following is a listing of our locations that offer ESL Classes along with the tentative dates of enrollment.  

Maywood Baptist Church
Location: 
10505 E Winner Road Independence, MO
Phone: 816-313-5578
Classes: Monday & Wednesday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and Monday & Wednesday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 12:00 pm or 6:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/6/2018, 9/17/2018, 11/5/2018, 1/7/2019, 4/1/2019

MCC Longview
Location: 500 SW Longview Road, Lee's Summit, MO (Business Building Room 103D)
Phone: 816-604-2041
Classes: Monday & Wednesday 9 am - 12:00 pm/1:00 pm - 4:00 pm/6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am, 1:00 pm, or 6:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/7/2018, 9/18/2018, 11/6/2018, 1/8/2019, 4/2/2019

Woodland (LINC) Women Only Class
Location: 711 Woodland Ave, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday & Wednesday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am
Dates of Enrollment: 8/27/2018, 10/8/2018, 11/5/2018, 1/28/2019, 4/8/2019 

Guinotte Manor
Location: 1100 E 4th Street Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am
Dates of Enrollment: 8/27/2018, 10/1/2018, 12/10/2018, 1/14/2019, 3/4/2019

"555 Olive Center"
Location: 555 Olive Street, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm & 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 5:30 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/20/2018, 10/8/2018, 11/12/2018, 1/22/2019, 4/2/2019

Don Bosco School of English
Location: St. Anthony's Parish, 309 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 11:30 pm/Monday thru Thursday 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm/Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 5:30 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 7/30/2018, 8/6/2018, 9/24/2018, 12/3/2018, 1/7/2019, 2/25/2019, 4/15/2019

 
HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATION (formerly known as GED)

These classes are designed for adults 18 and older who are no longer in school.  Our program will accept 17 year olds with documentation stating student is no longer enrolled in high school.  Students are required to attend enrollment sessions offered over a 3 day period. Below is a listing of our available sites and tentative enrollment dates.

JACKSON COUNTY CLASS LOCATIONS

Truman High School
Location: 3301 S Noland Road, Independence, MO 
Phone: 816-313-5578
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 6:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/20/2018, 10/1/2018, 12/3/2018, 1/22/2019, 3/4/2019

Salvation Army
Location: 
14700 E Truman Road, Independence, MO
Phone: 816-313-5578
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am
Dates of Enrollment: 7/30/2018, 9/10/2018, 10/29/2018, 1/14/2019, 3/11/2019, 4/22/2019

Maywood Baptist Church
Location: 
10505 E Winner Road, Independence, MO
Phone: 816-313-5578
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm / Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am
Dates of Enrollment: 8/13/2018, 9/24/2018, 11/12/2018, 1/28/2019, 3/18/2019

MCC Longview
Location: 
500 SW Longview Road, Lee's Summit, MO (Business Building Room 103D)
Phone: 816-604-2041
Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 6:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/14/2018, 9/25/2018, 11/13/2018, 1/29/2019, 3/19/2019

 

KANSAS CITY CLASS LOCATIONS

Don Bosco - St. Anthony's Parish
Location: 
309 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Enrollment: Session begins at 3:30 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/14/2018, 10/2/2018, 12/4/2018, 1/15/2019, 3/5/2019, 4/30/2019

Clymer Community Center
Location: 
1334 Vine Street, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am
Dates of Enrollment: 8/20/2018, 10/1/2018,11/13/2018,1/22/2019, 4/2/2019

FEC South KC
Location: 
6025 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-4:00 pm/Monday & Wednesday 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 7/9/2018, 8/27/2018, 10/8/2018, 12/3/2018, 1/22/2019, 3/25/2019, 5/13/2019