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Graduating Students

Frequently Asked Questions

Congratulations on taking the first step towards your educational goals! Here are some commonly asked questions to help you understand our program! 

Who may enroll in Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) classes?

Anyone 17 years or older and not enrolled in a secondary education. 

How much do AEL classes cost?

State and federal governments fund the program, which is free of charge to students. Examination fees for the HSE are the responsibility of the student. Financial assistance may be available. 

How are students placed into HSE classes?

Students are assigned based on their assessment results obtained in the Orientation Session. The program offers all levels and subjects needed to pass the HSE. Classes are offered year-round in 3-hour segments; morning, afternoon and evening sessions are available. Skills in basic computer use, literacy tutoring, and life-skills are also provided. 

Where are AEL classes held?

AEL classes take place across the north east Missouri area through cooperating agencies. Currently, classes are held in Macon, Shelbina, Brookfield, Chillicothe, La Belle, Kirksville, Hannibal, and Monroe City. 

When do AEL classes start?

AEL classes are offered year-round with monthly new student enrollment dates. Enrollment/Orientation is a 3-day process that is required. Dates for orientation can be found HERE. 

What is Orientation?

Students are required to register and attend a scheduled orientation to enroll in the HiSET or ESL class. During orientation, students undergo initial assessments that determine their academic level or English language proficiency. 

Still have questions?Get in Touch 

North Missouri Adult Learning Centers

408 Blees Industrial Drive, Macon, MO.


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