Adult Education: We’re Here to Guide You

Welcome Adult Learners!

The FREE programs we provide through the Adult Education Program at Sauk Valley Community College can help adults 17 years of age or older to earn a GED, improve English language skills, and transition to college or to a career. No matter what your learning level is, our programs are designed with your success in mind.


Haga clic aquí para registrarse en las clases de ESL y GED

Obtenga más información sobre nuestras clases de inglés como segundo idioma (ESL) viendo este video.

Obtenga más información sobre nuestras clases de GED viendo este video.

Find out more about what Services and Resources our Community offers by visiting our Services Directory!

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Services We Offer


Working towards your GED is a worthwhile accomplishment and we want to make it as easy as possible!

To get started on your journey, just complete this form!


Your future should not be limited by language! Expand your marketing skills by taking English as a Second Language classes by joining the elite and increasing the 20% of Americans who are bilingual!

Ready to start? Click below to complete our Student Application!

Start College or a Career!

As our adult education students are completing their educational goals, our Adult Education Advisor will meet with students to discuss goal completion, explore possible careers, and walk through the steps to enroll in college or to enter the workforce.

Project VITAL & Citizenship

Project VITAL is a tutoring program for adults wanting to improve their reading skills, improve their English language speaking skills or obtaining citizenship!

Interested in obtaining your United States Citizenship?

Office Hours

Regular Hours

Mon - Fri
8:00am - 4:30pm


Mon - Thu
7:00am - 4:30pm

Contact Information

(815) 835-6310

Adult Education

Staff group photo
Sarah McFarlane
Program Director Adult Education
Phone: 815-835-6312
E-mail: sarah.a.mcfarlane@svcc.edu
Alyssa Venema
Adult Education Advisor
Phone: 815-835-6280
E-mail: alyssa.g.venema@svcc.edu
Julie Cecchetti
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 815-835-6310
E-mail: julie.a.cecchetti@svcc.edu