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The Adult Education and Employment department is dedicated to helping adults acquire the academic, employability, and life skills they need to achieve meaningful employment and economic self-sufficiency. The program offers adult education classes and operates an Employment Resource Center that assists people with their employment needs.
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Adult Education Classes Fall 2014
Upcoming Registration Dates/ Fechas de Registro
Literacy and GED Preparation
MORNING CLASSES: Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. until 12:30PM
- Adult Basic Education Classes
- Pre-GED Classes
- GED Classes
GED EVENING TUTORING GROUPS: Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm -8pm
Monday, March 30th and Tuesday March 31 10 -12pm
Tues., March 31 and Thurs., April 2
Registration Monday January 12 and Tuesday January 13 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
ESL (English as a Second Language)
ESL 1-4: Monday – Thursday
9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday April 1 and Thursday April 2
from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Please note the registration process takes about two hours. Classes listed above begin on Monday, April 13, 2015
Unless noted otherwise, all classes below are offered to students 18 and older. 16 and 17 year olds may be eligible with proper documentation.
We are pleased to partner with Centro Romero, to present High Beginning/Intermediate Citizenship classes. Classes are held at HACC Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
This class is ongoing. Students should bring their permanent residency card and social security card for their first class.
Students can register on Mondays and Wednesdays during class.
We also offer Individual tutoring year round. If tutoring is prefered, please contact Adult Volunteer Literacy Coordinator, Theresa Hale at email@example.com or call 773-262-6622 x 264.
Questions? Contact Melanie Sampson, Adult Education Coordinator, at 773-262-6622 x 256 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Handler Certificate Class
Did you know that Illinois law requires that individuals who have contact with food at their job are required to have a Food Handler Certificate? Whether you need this certificate to help you keep a job or get a job, our two day class will help prepare you to take the test. Contact Maya at email@example.com or at 773-573-8253 to sign up or ask questions.
Note: An email address is required.
For students interested in GED distance learning, Adult Education offers online classes for eligible students. Students must have qualifying scores, basic computer skills, and regular access to the internet. If you are interested, click on the i-pathways link to see sample lesson plans or contact the Adult Education Coordinator at 773-262-6622 x 256 with questions.
Howard Area Community Center is now an official City of Chicago Community Reentry Support Center, offering support to youth and adults with criminal background.
Fresh Start Training Programs (Re-entry services for youth and adults with a criminal background)
For more information, and for next available training dates.
Contact: Charles Hardwick
(773) 262-3515 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Center Specialist
Employment Services & Workshops
Walk-in computer lab for employment-related purposes:
Monday-Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Walk-in Employment Resource Center:
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
FREE! Computer Classes
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Howard Area Employment Resource Center
7637 N. Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: (773) 262-3515
January 5th-8th Introduction to Basic Operating Systems
January 12th-15th Internet Research Concepts- How to Perform Effective Job Searches
January 19th- 22nd *Introduction to Protecting Your Computer: Malware & Spyware
January 26th- 29th Basic Computers and Resume Writing Concepts
February 2nd- 5th Introduction to Completing On-line Employment Applications
February 9th-12th “Stop Pecking!”: Learning Proper Keyboarding Technique
February 16th- 19th Introduction to Int. MS Word 2010
February 23rd – 26th Introduction to Int. MS Excel 2010
March 2nd -5th Introduction to Int. MS PowerPoint 2010
March 9th-12th Intro to Computers & Resume Writing
March 16th- 19th Using Social Media to Secure Employment
March/ April 2015
March 30th -April 2nd Introduction to Basic/ Intermediate Operating Systems
April 6th-9th Internet Research Concepts-How to Complete On-Line Employment Applications
April 13th- 16th Introduction to MS Excel 2010 & Google Sheets
April 20th – 23rd Basic Computer and Resume Writing Concepts
April 27th- 30th *Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2010 & Google Presentations
May 4th- 7th Using Social Media to Secure Employment
May 11th-14th Intermediate Keyboarding Concepts and applications
May 18th- 21st Introduction to Intermediate MS Word 2010
May 25th- 28th Introduction to Intermediate MS Excel 2010
June 8th- 11th Introduction to Google Docs
June 15th- 18th Introduction to Operating Systems- Windows 8 & 8.1
June 22nd 25th Introduction to Intermediate MS Publisher 2010
June 29th -July 2nd Introduction to Basic/ Int. Operating Systems
July 6th- 9th Internet Research Concepts-How to Perform Effective Job Searches
July 13th- 16th Intro to Basic Computers & Resume Writing
July/ August 2015
July 27th -30th Introduction to Completing On-line Employment Applications
August 3rd- 6th “Stop Pecking!”: Learning Proper keyboarding Technique
August 10th-13th Introduction to Intermediate MS Word 2010
August 17th- 20th Introduction to Intermediate MS Excel 2010
August 24th-27th Intro to Com. Basics & Resumes
August/ September 2015
August 31st-Sept. 3rd Introduction to MS Publisher 2010
September 7th-10th Introduction to Operating Systems
September 14th- 17th Using Social Media to Secure Employment
September 21st -24th Introduction to MS Office 2010 Suite Keyboarding Shortcuts
September 28th-Oct 1st *Introduction to MS Office Suite 2013
October 5th-8th Intro to Computer Basics and Resume Writing
October 12th- 15th Introduction to Basic & Intermediate Email Concepts
October 19th –22nd *Protecting Your Computer: Trojans, Adware, and Tracking
Oct. 26th- Oct. 29th “Stop Pecking!” Learning Proper Keyboarding Technique
November 2nd -5th Completing On-Line Job Applications
November 9th- 12th *Introduction to MS Word 2010 & MS Word 2013
November 16th- 19th Intro to Computer Basics and Resume Writing
November 23rd-26th NO CLASS-THANKSGIVING
November/ December 2015
November 30th-Dec. 3rd Intro to MS Excel 2010 & MS Excel 2013
December 7th-10th Introduction to Basic Operating Systems
December 14th- 17th *The Year 2015 in Review: What I Learned and the Classes I Want”
FOR MORE INFO CALL 773.262.3515.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Rev 3.28.14
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE 2015 COMPUTER CLASS SCHEDULES BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS BELOW:
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES- September-December 2015 Computer workshop schedule-2
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES- June-September 2015 computer workshop schedule-2-1
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES- March- June 2015-1
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES- January 2015- March 2015 computer workshop schedule-1
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Rev 1.15.14
Open to adult education students who attend class and their 3 month – 5 year old children.
Our staff assists parents to assume their role as the first and most important teachers of their children, helping mothers and fathers with children birth to five to:
- Build their parenting skills
- Increase their knowledge about child development
- Learn how to interact positively with their young children
- Develop strong, loving parent-child bonds
Contact: Guadalupe Narvaez (773) 262-6622 ext. 260 or email@example.com
HACC Family Literacy in the News
Click here to download the Secretary of State’s Illinois Literacy Spring 2012 Newsletter.HACC’s Family Literacy program is highlighted on page 2, in an article about Family Reading Night 2011!