• Adult Education

    Carolyn Solares, Coordinator 
    21000 Education Ct., Room 531
    Ashburn, VA 20148
    Phone: 571- 252-1393

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

        Friday: By Appoinment ONLY

       Due to COVID - 19 the office is currently closed. If you need to get in touch with us please send us an email. 
     Adult Education follows the LCPS extracurricular and evening activities scheduled.

    There will be no classes when evening activities are canceled.

    Check out the Changes & Updates section for the latest class information


     All payments are ONLY ONLINE

      Starting in Fall 2019, we no longer will have the ability to mail catalogs to a residence. The catalog will be available for download on the website, www.lcps.org/adulted. Limited copies will be available at LCPS schools.

    Adult Education Sites


    Adult Education Office/North Star HS Building
    715 Childrens Center Road
    Leesburg, VA 20175 


    Academies of Loudoun
    42075 Academy Drive
    Leesburg, VA 20175 


    Dominion High School
    21326 Augusta Drive
    Sterling, VA 20164


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

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



  • Pearson Vue Testing Center


    LCPS requires that everyone must wear a mask when visiting an LCPS Building. Visitors at the Douglass School/Pearson Vue Testing Center must also complete the Covid-19 Symptom Checker BEFORE entering the building.

    To complete the COVID19 Symptom Checker BEFORE arriving at the building, please click here: Symptom Checker

    All visitors must be wearing a mask and distancing at least 6 feet from others.

    Thank you for following these necessary health requirements before and while testing.


  • Practical Nursing Program

    Practical Nursing is a 2-year program being offered

    by Loudoun County Public Schools - Adult Education. 

    It is approved by the VBN (Virginia Board of Nursing)



    Practical Nursing (PN) I:

    Tuesday through 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 own transportation to clinical experiences.  

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


    Practical Nursing (PN) II:

    Monday through Friday  9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

     (Prerequisite: Completion of PN I)

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

    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 at a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, physician offices, school and community clinics, and long-term care facilities.

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



    To enroll in the Practical Nursing Program, we need your Admission Packet:

    Enrollment for the Practical Nursing Program is now closed. 

    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)


    Important Dates:

    April 16, 2021:        Registration closes (Registration has been Extended)

    May 1st, 2021:      TEAS Assessment. The application must be received prior to the payment

                               Test fee: $65.00 (Fee must be paid by April 16th)


                                  The TEAS test will be administered at the Academies of Loudoun

                                   42075 Loudoun Academy Drive, Leesburg, VA 20175 at 8:30 AM

    To prepare for the TEAS Test, please visit: ATI TEAS Prep

    TBD, 2021: Applicants will be interviewed (Must have all paperwork submitted)

    September 7th, 2021: Classes start

    June 17th, 2022: Last day of classes

    Payment is accepted online only with a credit card.

    Practical Nursing I:  $2,700

    Practical Nursing II: $3,600 



  • Registration - Online

    Important Information!

    Note: Given the current situation with COVID-19, classes will be offered online. Some classes may not have an online option. Please read class description. If at some point classes resume to in-person option, students will be informed via email with any changes. 

    Please read carefully before continuing to register online.
    If you are new to Adult Education, please click on "Add New Account". Enter your personal information, choose a password, mailing options, and click on "Add Account"

    Please note: If you've taken courses with us before, you may already have an account. You can log in to your existing account by typing your email, click on "Forgot Password", and then reset it.
    Use this link to use our online registration system: Adult Education Online Registration Website

    Once logged on, choose your class. You may search by location, city, dates, instructor, etc. Please read all class information carefully (materials needed, date/time/location). The Enrollment Progress bar will display the percentage you already completed.

    Click on "Enroll Yourself".

    Review course information once again before submitting your request, and finally proceed to enter your payment. You will get an email confirming your successful online registration shortly after submitting your payment.

    All refunds must be requested online using the “Refund Request” please click on the web link: Refund Request. If you have any issues submitting your request, do not hesitate to contact the Adult Education Office at 571-252-1393 or send us an email to: adult.education@lcps.org
    All payments will be done online. 

    Many classes become full. To be placed on the waitlist; complete the registration form and mail/fax or call the Adult Education office DO NOT SEND PAYMENT. If a space becomes available, you will be contacted by the Adult Education office and payment will be due then. Once a class begins, the wait list becomes inactive and late registrations will not be accepted.
    Use this link to use our online registration system: Adult Education Online Registration Website

    NOTE: Senior Citizen discount option is not available when using the online registration option.

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    Registration Information: 


    To take classes with Adult Education you must 18 and older.  To receive a Certificate of Attendance, students must have a 70% of participation in class. 

     How to register for classes & make payment?

    • You MUST register before attending a class. Registrations are processed in the order received, and are not accepted after the start of a class. 
    • Online Registration: (Credit card payment is ONLY accepted with online registrations) for General Adult Class not for English Learners (EL) classes.  
    • English Learners (EL) classes registration, payments and testing will be done online. 
    • GED Preparatory Classes MUST attend an Information Sessions before registering. 

    Where do I find my Textbook/Supply List?

    • Supply and Textbook Information can be found on our website site, please click on the link Supply & Textbook. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at adult.education@lcps.org. Please indicate your class name in the subject area and your e-mail will be forward to the instructor.


    Are there any Fees when registering for classes?

    • Online payments have an extra fee depending on course. 
    • How do refunds work? Refunds are returned to students in the form of a check if class is cancelled due to low enrollment or Schedule changes are made by the Adult Education Department & it can take up to three weeks for processing. Refunds must be submitted before the class starts, to request a refund please fill out the Refund Request Form. Once you fill out the form it will be sent directly to the Adult Education Office.


    • NO REFUNDS will be given after the start of class. NO Switches will be allowed after the start of class.

     Do you offer senior citizens discounts?

    • Seniors Citizens must be 60 years of age or older, who reside in Loudoun County may register for SOME Classes and receive 25% off the regular tuition fee. In order to receive the discount, please email adult education office for instructions. 

    • Discounts are NOT available when paying by Credit Card.  >Senior Citizen Discount are NOT AVAILABLE for the following Classes; this message will be displayed in our Catalog below each subject (No Senior discount available) 

    Business & Computer Software

    English Classes

    Financial Awareness


    Trade & Industry

     If you have questions regarding the senior citizen fees, please contact the Adult Education office.

      What happens if LCPS Schools are closed? 

    • Adult Education follows the LCPS extracurricular and evening activities schedule. There will be no classes when evening activities are canceled.  Classes will NOT Meet when schools are closed for Holidays (NOTE: Teacher workdays are not considered Holidays)
    • For emergencies or school closing; schools may close all day or close early.  If the schools are closing or are closed; announcements will be made over the Local Radio, TV stations and Adult Education website, www.lcps.org/adulted.


    Local Radios: WTOP 103.5 FM/1500 AM, WINC 92.5 FM, WMAL 630 AM & WROX 107.3  

    TV Stations: WRC TV 4, WTTG TV 5, WJLA TV 7, WUSA TV 9 & New Channel 8 


  • Adult Education Catalog

    Cover of the Adult Education Catalog Spring 2021

    Download Spring 2021 Catalog



  • Changes & Updates

    Note: Given the current situation with COVID-19, classes will be offered online. Some classes may not have an online option. Please read class description. If at some point classes resume to in-person option, students will be informed via email with any changes. 

  • Adult High School


    The 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, 2020 - February 26, 2021 

    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 June 4th, 2021. 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 BUT 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.

    • Note: If in-person classes resume, meeting with Instructors will be held at Park View High School located at: 400 W. Laurel Avenue, Sterling VA 20164.


    • 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



  • English Learners (EL)

    Loudoun County Adult Education offers EL classes to Loudoun County residents 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

    Classes meet twice a week - 13 weeks 

    Students MUST register and take a placement test prior to joining the EL classes.

    Fall 2021 Semester:
    Open Enrollment: July 12th to August 6th, 2021
    Classes will start on August 30th


    Participants enrolling must have access to:

    ·      Smart Phone (Mobile)

    ·      Computer & Internet

    Recommended and important online courses skills:

    ·      Computer skills

    ·      Motivation

    ·      Self-direction

    ·      Organizational skills

    ·      Network of support

    Payment is due when you register - Credit Card ONLY.

    Tuition - $150.00 plus $20.00 Non-Refundable enrollment fee - Total - $170.00

    Before classes start, you will be notified of your class and teacher information. 

    Daytime Classes (Adult Education-New Building)
     Time, days & level will depend on the Placement Test
             Mon-Wed OR Tue-Thu
               9:00 AM – 11:30 AM  OR 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM
    Evening Classes (Adult Education-New Building, Park View HS, Rock Ridge HS)
              Mon-Wed OR Tue-Thu
              6:30 - 8:30 PM

    For more information email us at adult.education@lcps.org   

  • English Learners (EL) - Aprenda Inglés

    El programa de Educación para Adultos del Condado de Loudoun (Loudoun County Adult Education) ofrece clases de inglés (EL) a los residentes del Condado de Loudoun.

    La instrucción incluye: Comprensión, lectura, escritura, y conversación. Se ofrece en diferentes niveles, desde nivel básico hasta avanzado.


    Las clases de EL son dos veces por semana durante 13 semanas


    Los estudiantes DEBEN registrarse y tomar un examen de ubicación de nivel.

    Semestre Otoño 2021: 

    Registraciones: Julio 12 a Agosto 6, 2021
    Las clases comenzarán el 30 de Agosto, 2021 

    Los participantes deben tener acceso a:
    • Teléfono celular
    • Computadora & Internet

    Es recomendable que el estudiante tenga:
    • Habilidad en el uso de computadora
    • Motivación
    • Autodirección
    • Habilidades organizativas

    • $150 para matrícula
    • $20 de tarifa de inscripción (no-reembolsable)
    • Total: $170
    • El pago debe hacerse al momento de la inscripción
    Clases Diurnas - Nuevas oficinas de Adult Education en Leesburg
        Horario, días y nível dependerá en el examen de ubicación. 
                 9:00am – 11:30am ó 11:45am – 2:15pm
         Lunes y miércoles; o
         Martes y jueves
    Clases Nocturnas - Nuevas oficinas de Adult Education en Leesburg, Park View HS, Rock         Ridge HS
                   6:30pm – 9:00pm
                   Lunes y miércoles; o
                   Martes y jueves

    Para más información, por favor envíe un correo electrónico: adult.education@lcps.org   

  • GED Prep Program

    General Educational Development (GED) Preparatory Class Information


    Did you know Almost 50% of jobs in the USA require a minimum of a GED Certification? Did you know you can obtain college credits with a GED Certification? It is time to work on your future today!


    Loudoun County Adult Education offers preparatory classes provides basic skills instruction to adults whose math and reading skills have been assessed at or below the GED® readiness level. We offer a combination of instructor led, individualized, and online classes that are flexible and convenient.

    English proficiency (In All Areas, Writing, Reading, Speaking & Listening) is required for all GED classes.



    Join us for Virtual In formation Session, and find out what the GED Certification is all about. 


    Next Orientation date:  Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 @ 6PM.  


    Please note: Given the current situation with COVID 19, all classes will be offered online. If at some point, classes resume to an in-person option, you will be notified.


    GED Live Online & GED Online Self Paced.


    Requirement - Prior to starting any classes, you must meet with our staff members by phone/video, and attend our Informational Session.  Our orientation is free! No commitment necessary.  In order to receive instructions on how to join, click on the link: GED Candidate Form. 


    Placement - After you attend our orientation, you must take our placement exams. These tests will be taken online with a proctor, and will assist with obtaining your academic progress to place you in the appropriate classes.  You may not begin classes without a placement test.  Due to the pandemic, group testing is not available.  Individual testing is by appointment only.


    Location and Dates:  Online Classes only (no in-person available). 


    GED Live Online (Virtual)
    The program meets online Tues/Wed/Thurs (6:30pm - 8:30pm). All four subjects available + academic support. 10 weeks per session.


    Next Live Online Session -   TBD
    Deadline to Register -  TBD


    GED Online Self Paced
    This program is self directed, with limited academic support.  All four subjects at once, pre-requisites apply.  12 weeks per session.


    Next Online Self-Paced Session -   TBD.

    Deadline to Register:  TBD.


    Tuition -  Every session has a total cost of $180.  Tuition is due in full prior to class start.  Payment can be made by credit card, only.


    Additional Information


    Are you ready to take your tests?  Create a free account at www.ged.com, and join the millions of people enjoying a better future. 
    Learn how a Certification can change your life:  Graduate Stories - GED
    GED Testing Info 

  • Forms - Attendance Verification and Refund Request


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  • Non-Discrmination 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 have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate, please contact the Adult Education Office, 571-252-1393 or via email: adult.education@lcps.org to discuss your specific needs.

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