• Education Centers

    We offer Adult Education classes in Sterling, Ashburn and Leesburg

    Adult Education Learning Center
    715 Childrens Center Road
    Leesburg, VA 20175 

    Park View High School
    400 West Laurel Avenue
    Sterling, VA 20164

    Rock Ridge High School
    43460 Loudoun Reserve Dr.
    Ashburn, VA 20148

  • Catalog

    Download a copy of our Spring 2023 catalog:

    Spring 2023 Catalog (PDF)

     

     

  • Changes & Updates

    Spring 2022 Semester

    The following classes have been cancelled:

    2022S05 Public Speaking for EL

    2022S15 Public Speaking

    2022S09 Beginning Guitar

    2022S10 Photography: Introduction

    2022S16 Are you an Entrepreneur

    The following classes changed their "START DATE":

    2022S20 MS EXCEL Intermediate 03/21/2022

    2022S21 MS EXCEL Introduction 02/07/2022

    REGISTRATION AND CLASSES START DATES:

    DEC 20  Registration for English Learners (EL) classes until January 7th, 2022

    JAN 3 Registration begins for Enrichment classes.

              Refer to our online catalog for specific classes and dates Spring '21 Catalog (coming soon)

    JAN 3 - April 13th, 2022 Registration for Practical Nursing (PN)

    JAN 24 English Learners (EL) classes begin

    JAN 24 Enrichment classes begin

    AUG 29 Practical Nursing classes begin

    For Adult Basic Education/GED and Adult High School courses, please contact the office at adult.education@lcps.org.

     

  • Registration

    Registration information and payments

    Enrichment Classes Registration:

    Online registrations can be completed here:  Adult Education Online Registration Website (New users will have to create a new account).  Returning students may already have an account. You can reset your password if you forget it.

    Once logged in, you can search by program, location or subject. Select the course you would like to take and click on "Enroll Yourself".  Review course information before submitting your request, and proceed to enter your payment in our system. Finally, you will be redirected to LCPS Payment Portal is online.  You can create another account or continue to pay as a "guest".

     

    English Learners/GED Preparatory/Practical Nursing:

    Additional steps, pre-requisites and instructions are needed. Please visit our website for further information or email us at adult.education@lcps.org

    Aditional information for registration:  

    • It is open to residents and non-residents alike (age 18 and older).
    • Registrations must be completed before attending a class.
    • It is not accepted after the start of a class.

    Senior Citizen discount:

    • A discount of 25% off is offered on some courses for citizens 60 years or over. In order to receive the discount, please email us at adult.education@lcps.org.
    • Senior Citizen discounts are not available on: English Learners, Business/ Career, Practical Nursing, Financial Awareness, Horticulture, Computer Technology/ Software or Trade & Industry classes.

    Tuition and enrollment fees:

    • Are due at the time of registration.
    • Cash/Check transactions cannot be completed outside office hours.
    • Payments are by credit card using our online system.  Please check with our office in order to use cash or check. 

    Refunds: 

    • Refunds are automatic if the class has been filled or canceled.
    • Refunds are also given if schedule changes are made by the Adult Education Office.
    • To request a refund, please please click here: Refund Request.

    NO REFUNDS are given after

    the start of class.

    If you have any additional questions, please contact the  Adult Education Office at 571-252-2939, adult.education@lcps.org

  • Adult High School

    Adult High School classes are designed for individuals who need between one (1) and ten (10) credits to complete their Standard High School Diploma requirements. 

    Ongoing Registration: 

    August 12, 2022 - February 26, 2023

    Adult High School Quick Facts

     

    • A transcript from the last school attended must be presented prior to registration.

     

    • All course work must be completed by the deadline. Classes are currently held 100% online, and self paced. Therefore students must have internet access.

     

    • Students will be assigned independent work through the Credit Recovery Program AND will be required to meet with instructors on a weekly basis.

     

    • Tuition is $300 per course payable at time of registration by credit card. We have no scholarships or financial aid available.

    • Upon completion of course work, students may obtain a transcript showing their diploma status. Diplomas are available in June.

     

     *ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ADH/GED®, Adult Basic Education, and Adult High School classes.

     

    For more information, please contact the Adult Education Office

    571-252-2930

    adult.education@lcps.org

  • English Learners (EL)

    Adult EL Classes

    Loudoun County Adult Education offers EL classes to Loudoun County residents, 18 years or older, who desire to improve their understanding of the English language. 

    Instruction is given in Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Classes range from Literacy to Advanced Levels. To determine the right level for each student, we administer a Placement Test to evaluate their English skills and they are placed accordingly.  

    Enrollment for EL Spring 2023  is closed

     EL Tuition:

    • $150.00 plus $20.00 Non-Refundable enrollment fee - Total - $170.00
    • Payment is online with a credit card.
    • Refunds are not granted once classes have started.

     EL Classes: 

    • Twice a week - 13 weeks. 26 sessions total 
    • Daytime and Evening Classes
    • In-person or online.
    • Requirements: 
      • Students must have an email address and internet access.
      • For online classes, students need access to a computer.  
      • Recommended: Headphones with microphones, computer skills, MOTIVATION, self-direction, organizational skills, and network support. 
    • Semesters: Fall and Spring of every school year

    DAY Time Classes

    (In-Person and Online)

    IN-PERSON @ The Adult Education Learning Center (Leesburg)

    Monday and Wednesday; OR Tuesday and Thursday

    9:00 - 11:30 AM; OR 11:45 AM - 2:15 PM

    (Days and times will depend on the placement test results)

    ON-LINE  Via Google Meet

    Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 AM

    Evening Classes

    (In-Person and Online)

     

     IN-PERSON:

     Adult Education Learning Center (Leesburg)

           Monday and Wednesday   6:30 - 9:00 PM

     Park View HS (Sterling)

           Monday and Wednesday    6:30 - 9:00 PM

     Rock Ridge HS (Ashburn)

           Tuesday and Thursday      6:30 - 9:00 PM

    ON-LINE  Via Google Meet

    Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

         

    Important Dates: 

    Dec 12th to Jan 13  Enrollment for Spring 2023

    Feb 6th & 7th    EL Classes Start

    May 11th           Last Day for Tue & Thu Classes

    May 15th           Last Day for Mon & Wed Classes

    Enrollment is closed.

     



    1. Clases de Inglés (EL)

      Clases de inglés para adultos

      El departamento de Educación para Adultos del Condado de Loudoun ofrece clases de inglés (EL) residentes, mayores de 18 años, que deseen mejorar su comprensión del idioma inglés.

      Se imparte instrucción en lectura, escritura, comprensión auditiva y expresión oral. Las clases van desde nivel básico hasta nivel avanzado. Los estudiantes tomarán una prueba de nivel antes de unirse a las clases de EL y serán ubicados en una clase de acuerdo a su nivel de inglés.

      El Registro para el Semestre de Primavera 2023 está cerrado.

      Matrícula: 

      • $ 150.00 más $ 20.00 de tarifa de inscripción no reembolsables - Total - $ 170.00
      • El pago es en línea, con tarjeta de crédito
      • Reembolsos: No se procesarán después de comenzadas las clases.

      Clases:

      • Dos veces por semana - 13 semanas. 26 sesiones en total.
      • Ofrecemos clases Diurnas y Nocturnas
      • Las clases son presenciales o en línea
      • Requisitos: 
        • El estudiante debe tener correo electrónico y acceso al internet 
        • Para las clases en línea, el alumno también necesitará acceso a una computadora
        • Se recomienda tener audífonos con micrófono, habilidades de computación, MOTIVACION, ser disciplinado y organizado.
      • Semestres: otoño y primavera de cada año escolar

      Clases Diurnas

      (Presenciales o en línea)

      Presenciales en El Centro de Educación para Adultos (Leesburg)

      Lunes y miércoles; O martes y jueves

      9:00 a 11:30 AM; O 11:45 AM a 2:15 PM

      En Linea - Vía Google meet

      Martes y jueves

      9:00 AM a 11:30 AM

      Clases Nocturnas

      (Presenciales o en línea)

       Presenciales:

      Centro de Educación para Adultos (Leesburg)

       lunes y miercoles

       6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

      Park View HS (Sterling)

      lunes y miercoles

       6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

      Rock Ridge HS (Ashburn)

      martes y jueves

      6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

      En Linea - Vía Google meet

      Martes y jueves

      6:30 - 9:00 PM

      Fechas importantes:

      12-Dic al 13-Ene Registro para Primavera 2023

      6-Feb & 7-Feb   Comienzan las Clases de EL

      11-Mayo           Ultimo día de clases para los martes y jueves

      15-Mayo          Ultimo día de clases para los lunes y miércoles

      Registro para el Semestre de Primavera '23 está cerrado.

      Importante:

      Todas las comunicaciones son a través del email que se haya indicado en la solicitud de Inscripción

      Asegúrese que el email sea del estudiante matriculado, y revíselo periódicamente

       

      Para mayor información, envíenos un correo electrónico a:

      adult.education@lcps.org

      Puede escribirnos en español

    2. GED Prep Program

      General Educational Development (GED) Preparatory Class Information 

      We provide basic skills instruction to adults whose math and reading skills have been assessed at or below the GED® readiness level.   

      In-Person Classes: 715 Childrens Center Road, Leesburg, VA 20175

      • Mondays & Wednesdays
      • 6:30pm - 9:00pm

      Online Classes: Must have access to: Telephone, computer & Internet

      • Tuesdays
      • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

      Workshops: Build your language & math skills in four-week sessions. All levels welcome.

      • Wednesdays
      • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
      • Start Dates TBD

      Registration: Registration December 12, 2022 - January 13, 2023. - Deadline extended! Sign up now.

      • This application requires at least 10 to 15 minutes to complete.
      • Classes start February 6, 2023 - May 8, 2023
      • All students must take a placement test before classes start.
      • GED Prep Application

      Tuition: 

      GED Prep Classes - $180 

      • $160.00 + $20.00 Non-Refundable enrollment fee = $180.00 per semester  
      • All materials included.

      Workshops - $45.00 each.  All materials and testing included.

      Ready to Test? - Create a free account at www.ged.com.

      Our own Pearson VUE testing center is now open.

      Learn how a GED can change your life: Graduate Stories - GED.

    3. Practical Nursing Program

      Practical Nursing is a 2-year program being offered

      by LCPS - Adult Education Learning Center

      (Classes are during the day)

       

      Practical Nursing I-II (PN I-II): 

      -Tuition:  $2,700

      -Tuesday to Friday; 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

      First-year of the two-year Practical Nursing pathway. 

      Class units include:

      • Geriatric nursing; 
      • Nursing skills;
      • Nutrition;
      • Growth and development;
      • Nursing fundamentals;
      • Administration of medication; and
      • Anatomy and physiology.

      There is a 40-hour clinical experience at a long-term care facility. Students must provide their transportation to clinical experiences.  

      After successful completion of Practical Nursing I and 2, students are eligible to take the Certified Nurse Aide Exam.   

       

      Practical Nursing III (PN III):

      -Tuition: $3,600

      - Monday to Friday; 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

       (Prerequisite: Completion of PN I and II)

      Second-year of the two-year Practical Nursing pathway. Labs build on the skills gained in PN I and II

      Class units include:

      • Medical-Surgical;
      • Nursing;
      • Pediatric Nursing;
      • Mental Health Nursing;
      • Maternal/Newborn Health; and
      • Nursing Leadership.

      There is a 400-hour clinical component completed in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, physician offices, school and community clinics, and long-term care facilities.

      After successfully completing Practical Nursing III, students may apply to the Board of Nursing and sit for the NCLEX-PN licensing examination to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.

       

      Admissions Prerequisites:

      • Admission Packet
      • TEAS Test 
      • Transcripts
      • Resume: Full name with all experiences or interests relevant to nursing or health care.
      • Background check
      • Physical
      • Immunization forms (Varicella, MMR, Hep B, and Tdap)
      • TB screening
      • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
      • 3 Personal References  Download Personal References (PDF) 
      • Panel Interview (finalists only)

      Mandatory TEAS Assessment:

      April 20, 2023

      10:00 a.m. at the Adult Education Center

      715 Childrens Center Rd. Leesburg, VA 20175

      NOTE: Applications must be received before the payment can be submitted.  

      The test fee is $65.00                           

      Prepare for the TEAS Test, please visit: ATI TEAS Prep

      Payment is accepted online with a credit card.   

      Conditional Approval by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

      BON Report

       

    4. Pearson Vue Testing Center

      ATTENTION TEST CANDIDATES!

      Although masks are no longer mandatory, LCPS encourages the continued use of masks while community transmission rates remain high.

      The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration and LCPS require those that are non-vaccinated to wear masks while transmission levels are high. Those that are vaccinated may elect not to wear a mask. 

      Explore the world of certifications.  Success will be at your fingertips.  For more information visit Pearson VUE.

      Testing Center Location: 

      Adult Education Center (Entrance D3)

      715 Childrens Center Road, SW

      Leesburg, VA 20175

      Phone: 571-252-2930

      adult.education@lcps.org

    5. ADA Forms

      If you need accomodations, please download, and fill out the following ADA Forms.  Once completed email them to Leave & Disability Programs at LCPSLeaveDisability@lcps.org or fax to 571-252-1699

      ADA - Student Info

      ADA - Medical Provider

    6. Student Forms

      Forms:

      Refunds: Refund Request (not granted once class has started) 

      ADA Forms: (Once completed email them to Leave & Disability Programs at LCPSLeaveDisability@lcps.org or fax to 571-252-1699)

    7. FERPA Law

      The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

      FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students."

      Click here to read full information regarding the rights of eligible students.

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      715 Childrens Center Rd. Leesburg, VA 20175

       

       

      Carolyn Solares, Supervisor

      Perla Arias, Bookkeeper

      Alexandra Teverino, Program Support

       

      Office Hours

      Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

      Friday: By appointment only.

       

      Phone: 571.252.2930

      Email: adult.education@lcps.org 

       

       

       

    • Non-Discrimination Disclosure

      The LCPS Adult Education Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to adult students.  If you need accommodation, please download and fill out the following ADA Forms: ADA-Student Info and ADA-Medical Provider   

      Once completed, email them to Leave & Disability Programs LCPSLeaveDisability@lcps.org or fax to 571-252-1699

    Last Modified on January 20, 2023