Weatherford Independent School District

Adult Education

Adult Learner receives a certificate for her progress in her High School Equivalency studies. 

Mr. Beverung posing with a CNA student. 

Congratulations to these ESL students upon their completion.

Adult Learners at graduation in the spring.

Congratulations to these Adult Learners on becoming Certified Nurse's Aids. 

Adult Learners becoming welders.

English as a Second Language students receive certificates of completion. 

Greetings to our new instructor, Mrs. Carrillo. 

Adult Learners becoming Dental Assistants. 

ADULT EDUCATION
900 N. Elm Street, Weatherford
817-598-2806, option 4
 

The Weatherford ISD Adult Education Cooperative is a program within the WISD Community Education Department funded by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The program offers free English language, math, reading, and writing instruction for adults in Parker, Palo Pinto and Wise counties to help them acquire the skills needed to succeed in the workforce, earn a high school equivalency, or enter college or career training

 

ELIGIBILITY:

Individuals must meet the following criteria to be eligible.

¨ Not be enrolled in school, nor a high school graduate, and function below the secondary level;

¨ 19 years of age or above –-OR—17 to 18 years of age with a withdrawal from the last school attended and a letter of parental/guardian permission—OR—16 years of age with a court order   (a copy of the court order must be provided);

¨ Not be a visitor to the U.S. with a F-1 or J-1 categorized visa or passport (tourist, educational or exchange visitor)

No children are allowed in the classes.

In order to ensure student success and to make the best use of limited resources, all students are expected to adhere to our rigorous attendance policies. Excessive absences may lead to being released from the program.

 
What are you waiting for? Take the next step towards your future today!
  

 
 

English as a Second Language (ESL) Adult Education also offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for non-native speakers. This class is designed to help improve the literacy skills of non-native speakers and enable them to communicate better with employers, children’s teachers, and fellow community members.

ESL /Ingles Como Segunda Idioma Educación de adultos ofrece también (ESL) clases de inglés como segunda idioma para los hablantes no   nativos. Esta clase está diseñada para ayudar a mejorar las habilidades de alfabetización de hablantes no nativos y para poder comunicarse mejor con los empleadores, maestros de los niños y los miembros de la comunidad.

 

              

Career Pathway Program

Adult education students who meet additional requirements may be eligible to participate in a Career Pathway Program to pursue Weatherford College career certifications while concurrently working toward obtaining their high school equivalency certificate. Approved career pathways include: Basic Carpentry, Certified Nurse Aide, Industrial Maintenance, and Welding. (Program approvals are subject to change.)

 

High School Equivalency Prep (HSE)

FALL CLASS SCHEDULES *

 

HSE Preparation - Weatherford - MORNING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4.  Classes meet M/TU/W/TH, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Bowie Learning Center, 900 N. Elm Street, Weatherford

HSE Preparation - Weatherford - EVENING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4.  Classes meet TU/W/TH, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Weatherford College, 225 College Park Dr., Technology Bldg., Rm. 214, Weatherford

HSE Preparation - Mineral Wells - EVENING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4.  Classes meet TU/W/TH, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Weatherford College Education Center, Room 108 Fort Wolters, 704 Hood Rd., Mineral Wells

HSE Preparation - Bridgeport - EVENING-   Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4.  Classes meet TU/W, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Weatherford College Continuing Ed. Bldg., 2nd floor, 5180 US Hwy 380, Bridgeport

 

English as a Second Language
Ingles Como Segunda Idioma

Fall CLASS SCHEDULES *

 

ESL/English as a Second Language - Weatherford - MORNING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4  ~ Inscripción:  Classes meet TU/W/TH, 8:30-11:30 a.m. ~ Los Clases se reunirán los Martes, Miércoles y Jueves Bowie Learning Center, 900 N. Elm Street, Weatherford

ESL /English as a Second Language - Weatherford - AFTERNOON-  "Coming Soon!" Call for Registration Information (817)598-2806, Option 4~ Inscripción:  Classes meet TU/W/TH, 12:00-2:30 p.m. ~ Los Clases se reunirán los Martes, Miércoles y Jueves Bowie Learning Center, 900 N. Elm Street, Weatherford

 

ESL /English as a Second Language - Weatherford - EVENING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4 ~ Inscripción:  Classes meet TU/TH, 6:00-9:00 p.m. ~ Los Clases se reunirán los Martes y Jueves Bowie Learning Center, 900 N. Elm Street, Weatherford

ESL/English as a Second Language - Decatur - EVENING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4 ~ Inscripción:  Classes meet M/TH, 6:00-9:00 p.m. ~ Los Clases se reunirán los Lunes y Jueves McCarroll Middle School Campus, 1201 W. Thompson St, Decatur

ESL/English as a Second Language - Mineral Wells EVENING-  Classes have begun, but new students are always welcomed based on availability.  Call for registration information. (817)598-2806, Option 4 ~ Inscripción:  Classes meet TU/TH, 6:00-9:00 p.m. ~ Los Clases se reunirán los Martes y Jueves Mineral Wells Jr. High, 1301 SE 14th Ave., Mineral Wells

 

* Call to check for availability. There may still be a seat available. Classes will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.   Should we have an overflow of applicants, we will place you on a call list and will contact you should a seat become available.

 

 
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