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Who Can Attend AEL Classes?

Students must be 19 years or older. Age exceptions for 16,17, & 18 year olds can be made if qualifications are met. See qualifications below.

 

  • 16 years old: court order with docket/case number
    • The court order must state " Adult Education and Literacy Program."
    • parent or guardian must be present to sign required paperwork at orientation

 

 

  • 18 years old: high school Student Withdrawal Form and parent permission.
    • parent or guardian must be present to sign required paperwork at orientation

  

  • For home-schooled individuals: 17 & 18 year old home schooled students should present a Home School Form.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ORIENTATION:

NOTE: STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED INTO AN ORIENTATION SESSION ONCE IT HAS BEGUN.                                

  • Registered for orientation.

  • Students will remain in classroom for the entire orientation.

  • Please allow time for traffic and misdirection.

  • Children are NOT permitted to attend an orientation.  

       

What to bring to orientation?

  • Knowledge of your Social Security # (A social security card is not required to attend class.)
  •  A valid government issued identification card with photo, DOB, & current address.                                   

  • A positive attitude; willingness to work hard.

  • All students need to attend a mandatory orientation before entering an AEL (ESL or GED) class.

  • All instructional services, including books, are provided free of cost.

 

For questions and more information please call 979-532-6301.

Wharton County Junior College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, disability, political affiliation or belief, status as a beneficiary of programs financially assisted under Title I, WIOA on the basis of citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or status as a participant in any WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity”.

 The link below provides information on discrimination complaint procedures.

http://www.wrksolutions.com/equal-opportunity-is-the-law

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