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1401 Froesel Drive, Ellisville, MO 63011 · Phone 636.891.6644 · info@prcommunityed.org

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About Our Teachers

Our FREE Adult Education & Literacy classes are taught by more than 60 certified teachers throughout the St. Louis area.

See why our teachers do what they do in this video.

Our Teachers Are Here For You

During this difficult time, our Adult Education and Literacy teachers would like for you to know that learning has continued virtually in our classrooms.

Hear from our teachers in this video.

English as a second language classes are free.

English as a Second Language

Adults

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We offer classes for adults whose first language is not English. Students in beginning classes learn to speak, listen for understanding, read, and write English. Intermediate and advanced students have the opportunity to improve conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing.

Other classes include:

  • U.S. Government and History
  • Citizenship
  • TOEFL


2020 Fall Class Schedule -  Register ​NOW​! ​​ 

Fall 2020 classes begin the week of September 8, 2020.  Fall classes will begin as virtual but may change during the semester to include both virtual online and/or in-person instruction.  Classes are ongoing and new students are added to classes every two to three weeks.  Students must attend a virtual testing and/or orientation session before a state date listed below.  Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding testing and/or orientation.

Register NOW​! ​​ ​Students​ may register online or​ by calling the AEL office. Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information.​​


​Area​Days/TImes​Location​Start Dates
​Bridgeton​M-Th
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Faith Baptist Church
​12061 Natural Bridge Rd.
Bridgeton, 63044
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th
​​Clayton​M-W
6-9 p.m.
Clayton High School, Rm. 2
1 Mark Twain Circle
Clayton, 63105
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th

​Creve Coeur
​M-Th
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
M-Th
1-4 p.m.
M-W
6-9 p.m.
​Community Learning Center, Door 6
​13157 N. Olive Spur Rd
Creve Coeur, 63141
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th
​Ellisville​M-Th
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

​Pathfinder Cornerstone Center
​15800 Manchester Rd
Ellisville, 63011
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th

​EllisvilleM-W
6-9 p.m.
Pathfinder Cornerstone Center
​15800 Manchester Rd
Ellisville, 63011
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th
​Manchester​M-Th
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​Manchester United Methodist Church
129 Woods Mill Rd
Manchester, 63011
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th
​ManchesterM-W
1-4 p.m.​

​Manchester United Methodist Church​
129 Woods Mill Rd
Manchester, 63011

Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th

​Maplewood​M-W
1-4 p.m.
​Maplewood United Methodist Church​
7409 Flora Ave
Maplewood, 63143
Monday, September 28th
Monday, October 12th
Monday, October 26th
Monday, November 9th
Monday, November 30th
Monday, December 7th



Conversation Class/Independent Study/Citizenship - Fall and Spring Only

Students learn to become contributing members of American society, participate in group conversation, and enhance their English language skills.  Naturalization and driver's license test prep are also offiered.  Conversation Classes/Independent Study/Citizenship are available virtually Monday-Thursday from 4-5:30 p.m.  Students must register for an ESL class before they can attend this class. Only qualified students will be admitted.

TOEFL Preparation - Fall and Spring Only

Students wishing to study for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreigh Language) exam may attend a virtual preparation class every Thursday from 6-9 p.m.  Students must register for an ESL class before they can attend a TOEFL class. Only qualified students will be admitted. Call/text 314-415-4940 for more information.