Adult Education

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Adult Education Classes

The purpose of the Zeeland Adult Education Program is to assist students in reaching their educational goal and to prepare them for their next step in education and employment. We offer free classes for students to earn a GED Certificate or a Diploma. We also offer free ESL classes for students to learn English.

While studying for the GED and High School Completion, all students will also participate in the Literacy to Work Program. This program is free of charge and will prepare students for their next stop in education and employment. The Literacy to Work Program includes the following components:

ESL / ABE / GED / HSC Instruction by experienced certified teachers

  • Career Coaching- To help plan what happens beyond GED attainment or High School Completion, Post-Secondary Education Advising and Financial Aid Assistance, and Introduction to Ottawa County Michigan Works! Services
  • National Career Readiness Certificate, Work Keys- Certification for work readiness recognized by over 500 employers in West Michigan
  • Financial Literacy- Personal financial education
  • Computer Literacy- Basic and advanced computer classes for beginning and intermediate users
  • Employability Skills Training- Earn a Employability Skills Certificate
  • College Credits- Complete the LTW components (including the GED) and earn 3 college credits for free


Contact Brenda at 616-494-8803 or email to register. You can also enroll by visiting this link


The program is open entry and orientations are offered weekly. Please call (616) 494.8803 to register for the next available session.

Requirements for Students

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must attend orientations and complete assessments

Contact Adult Education

Christina Quimby, Program Coordinator, 616.494.3416
Michael O'Connor, Program Director, 616.494.3416

Career & Technical Education Classes through M-TEC Partnership

Dual enrollment in Career & Technology Education classes and Adult Education classes for eligible students

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • FANUC Robotic Programing
  • Applied Welding Technology
  • Property Maintenance & Electrical Technician
  • Medical Office
  • Dental Assistant
  • Teacher Academy

GED/ABE/High school completion and Literacy to Work

Classes are offered at the following times and locations:

Midtown Center
96 W 15th St, Suite 101, Holland
Room 309
Mon - Thur  9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Mon, Tue, Wed   5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Fennville Middle School 
1 N Memorial Drive, Fennville
Tue & Thu 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Thompson M-TEC
6364 136th Ave, Holland
Tues 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Distance Learning
Prepare for the GED test with the Aztec Learning System. A teacher will monitor your progress through weekly individual Zoom meetings. Additional resources can be found here.

ESL classes

Citizenship Classes also offered.

Classes offered at the following times and locations:

Midtown Center
96 W 15th St, Suite 101, Holland

Tue, Wed, Thu 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Harbor Lights Middle School
1024 136th Ave., Holland
Tue, Thu 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Fennville Adult Education
1 N Memorial Drive, Fennville
Mon, Wed 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

St John’s Episcopal Church
524 Washington Ave, Grand Haven
Mon, Tue, Wed, & Thur
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Basic and Inter-Level
12:30 -2:30 p.m. - Advanced Level

Registration & Inquiry Form

Fill out our Form for registration or questions regarding Adult Education! 


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Adult Education Staff

Brenda and Maria, Adult Education staff responsible for registration and other services.