Adult Education and Literacy

Mission and Objectives

  • Assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency;
  • Assist adults who are parents to obtain the educational skills necessary to become full partners in the educational development of their children; and Assist adults in the completion of a secondary school education.

Classes Offered

Adult Basic Education Classes

Reading, writing, and mathematics for learners functioning at or below the 8th grade equivalency.

HSE Prep Classes

Reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, science and literature for learners functioning at the 9 - 12 grade level.

Transition Programs

Instruction specifically designed to prepare adult learners to enter post-secondary education, higher education, training programs and/or to improve their employability.

Online Instruction

Web-based program available to all eligible Missouri adults with busy work or family schedules.

HISET Testing

List of dates for first semester:

Saturday, Sept. 7
Monday, Sept. 16
Saturday, Sept. 28
Monday, Oct. 7
Saturday, Oct. 12
Monday, Oct. 14
Saturday, Oct. 26
Monday, Nov. 4
Saturday, Nov. 9
Saturday, Nov. 16
Thursday, Nov. 21
Monday, Nov. 25
Monday, Dec. 2
Saturday, Dec. 7
Saturday, Dec. 14
Thursday, Dec. 19
Saturday, Dec. 21

All Saturday and Thursday sessions are:
session 1 - 9:30 - 11:00
session 2 - 11:00 - 12:30

All Monday sessions are:
session 1 - 5:00 - 6:30
session 2 - 6:30 - 8:00

Contact Information

Paul J. Consiglio Education Center
1501 NW Jefferson Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: (816) 874-3370
Email: Adult Education and Literacy
Changes in Adult Education

Important Websites

GED test website:
HiSet test website: