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 Adult Education and Literacy  

The mission of the WCJC Adult Education and Literacy program is to provide English as a Second Language (ESL) course, High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation course, Transitions to College/TSI courses, and Integrated Education and Training courses to adults who reside within Wharton County Junior College service areas and assigned service areas by the grant recipient, Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC). The AEL program integrates active learning skills and informative literacy components into the teaching/learning process taking place in the classroom. Through the provision of professional staff, print and non-print materials, digital technologies, physical facilities, and supportive equipment, the WCJC AEL program provides the delivery of instructional services at no cost to the students. In keeping with the role and scope of the institution, the WCJC AEL program also offers its services and its facilities for community use. 

AEL Offerings:
  1. English as a Second Language (ESL)
  2. High School Equivalency (HSE)/GED
  3. College Prep/TSI Math or Reading/Writing Prep Courses
  4. Career Pathways/Integrated Education and Training (IET) 

If you are interested in taking an HSE/GED or ESL class, please submit an Interest Form and attend an orientation/registration and testing session. For more information, please click on the AEL Registration and Orientation link. 

Adult Education and Literacy Program

AEL Main Office: (979) 532-6301
Physical Address: La Dieu Building, Suite LAD 111 located at 911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, TX 77488
Fax: (979) 532-6585

AEL Admissions and Registration Office

AEL Admissions Office: (281) 239-1586
Physical Address: Fort Bend Technical Center located at 5333 FM 1640, Richmond TX 77469

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