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

 
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
 
UPDATES TO THIS PAGE ARE COMING!!!!!

WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON VERIFYING DATES FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR! PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AGAIN IN LATE JUNE TO SEE THE NEW DATES OF ENROLLMENT FOR EACH SITE!

 
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: 816-231-2700
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: 8/12/2019, 10/14/2019, 12/09/2019, 2/3/2020, 3/16/2020

MCC Longview
Location: 500 SW Longview Road, Lee's Summit, MO (Business Building Room 103D)
Phone: 816-604-2041
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9 am to 12:00 pm/Monday & Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/13/2019, 10/8/2019, 11/5/2019, 1/28/2020, 3/10/2020, 4/28/2020

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: 8/19/2019, 10/16/2019, 10/21/2019, 12/2/2019, 1/22/2020, 1/27/2020, 3/2/2020, 4/20/2020

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: 8/26/2019, 10/23/2019, 12/11/2019, 1/29/2020, 3/25/2020, 4/21/2020

"555 Olive Center"
Location: 555 Olive Street, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 3:30 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/28/2019, 10/21/2019, 12/2/2019, 1/27/2020, 3/2/2020, 4/22/2020

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: 7/29/2019, 8/5/2019, 9/30/2019, 11/11/2019, 1/6/2020, 2/24/2020, 4/13/2020

 
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 a 9 hour enrollment session over a 3-4 day period. The date listed below is the first date of enrollment and student must attend the following 3 days to be completely enrolled in the course. Below is a listing of our available sites and tentative enrollment dates.

INDEPENDENCE CLASS LOCATIONS

Truman High School
Location: 3301 S Noland Road, Independence, MO 
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 6:00 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 8/19/2019, 10/7/2019, 11/18/2019, 1/13/2020, 3/9/2020, 4/6/2020

Salvation Army
Location: 
14700 E Truman Road, Independence, 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: 8/5/2019, 9/30/2019, 11/11/2019, 1/13/2020, 3/2/2020, 5/4/2020

Maywood Baptist Church
Location: 
10505 E Winner Road, Independence, 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: 8/19/2019, 10/7/2019, 11/18/2019, 1/20/2020, 3/9/2020, 4/6/2020

 

LEE'S SUMMIT CLASS LOCATION

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: 8/20/2019, 9/24/2019, 11/12/2019, 1/7/2020, 2/25/2020, 4/14/2020

 

KANSAS CITY CLASS LOCATIONS

Literacy KC
Location: 
3036 Troost, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am & 5:30 pm
Dates of Enrollment: 7/29/2019, 9/23/2019, 11/4/2019, 1/6/2020, 2/24/2020, 4/13/2020, 5/11/2020

FEC South KC
Location: 
6025 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-231-2700
Classes: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Enrollment: Sessions begin at 9:00 am
Dates of Enrollment: 7/8/2019, 8/5/2019, 9/30/2019, 11/18/2019, 1/20/2020, 3/2/2020, 5/4/2020