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ECC offers the opportunity to learn about different careers

If you are interested in Adult Basic Education classes, please complete our form to start the process, and we will contact you with details. If you have additional questions, call 847-214-6904 or email

Inquiry Form

Try different careers and get help making plans at ECC

We have some exciting opportunities if you're currently enrolled in an Illinois High School Diploma preparation class or an ESL program at ECC! Our free classes cover various career paths, allowing you to explore potential careers in industries requiring skilled and certified workers. Depending on your interests, you can take classes in early childhood education, healthcare, business and finance, information technology, and industrial arts.

  • Receive personalized coaching from our transitions coordinator. They'll help you discuss your academic and career plans and provide valuable guidance tailored to your goals and aspirations.
  • Plus, as an enrolled ECC student, you can access free computers or Chromebooks. This resource allows you to develop digital and basic skills, enhancing your readiness for further education and the workforce.

Online Registration

Please complete our inquiry form to receive more information about registering for ABE/ASE classes. This form will help us understand your specific needs and preferences, allowing us to provide you with the necessary guidance and assistance throughout the registration process. Completing this form will ensure we can tailor our support to meet your requirements best and help you start your educational journey with confidence.

Email or call 847-214-6904 for more information.

Inquiry Form

Stevens Amendment (FY24):
Stevens Amendment: Approximately $718,727 (40%) of the Illinois Adult Education and Literacy Program cost at Elgin Community College is federally funded under Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.