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Zeeland/Holland Adult Education

Adult Education offers these courses for its students: Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Education Development (GED) and English As A Second Language (ESL).

Register: (616) 494-8803

The "Plus" Component open lab coursework covers these topics:

  • Career Coaching
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Financial Literacy
  • Employability Skills Training
Introduction to services offered by Ottawa County Michigan Works, and post-secondary education advising and financial aid assistance.

Coopersville Area Class Schedule

Location: Church of our Savior 180 68th Ave.
Class Type:
  • General Educational Development (GED)
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • English As a Second Language (ESL)
  • National Career Readiness Certificate / WorkKeys
  • Financial Literacy
  • Computer Literacy
  • Employability Skills Training
  • Career Coaching
  • Talent & Fit Assessments
Day: Time:
Monday

5:30 – 8:30 pm

Wednesday 5:30 – 8:30 pm
   

Zeeland/Holland Area Class Schedule

Location: Mid-Town Center:
96 W. 16th Street (corner of River and Pine St.)
Class Type: ABE & ESL
Day: Time:
Tuesday 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 – 3:30 pm
   
Location: Ottawa County Michigan Works:
115 Clover, ste. 201, Holland (between 8th St. and Chicago Dr.)
Class Type: ABE & GED
Day: Time:
Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
   
Location: Zeeland - Second Reformed Church, 225 E. Central Ave.
Class Type: ABE & GED
Day: Time:
Wednesday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
   
Location: Engedi Church – corner of Chicago Dr. and Waverly Rd.
Class Type: ESL
Day: Time:
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grand Haven Area Class Schedule

Location: Grand Haven Michigan Works, 1830 172nd Ave., Ste. K, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Class Type: ABE & GED
Day: Time:
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
   
Location: St. Patrick’s Church, 920 Fulton (corner of Rt. 31 and Fulton)
Class Type: ESL
Day: Time:
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
   
Location: VR Tech 461 Van Raalte, Ave. Holland
Class Type: ESL
Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm / 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm / 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm / 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
   
Location: Central School High School, 106 S. Sixth Street, Grand Haven
Class Type: ABE & GED
Day: Time:
Monday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Ottawa County Michigan Works,
115 Clover St, Ste. 201, Holland (between 8th St. and Chicago Dr.)
Career Coaches will provide tme and dates for all "Plus Components"

Explanantion of "Plus" Components

Career Coaching: helping student plan what happens beyond GED attainment.

National Career Readiness Certificate: 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 Michigan Employability Skills Certificate.

Introduction to Ottawa County Michigan Works Services: what services OCMW offers that ABE/GED/ESL students can take advantage of.

Post-Secondary Education Advising and Financial Aid Assistance: how to apply for financial aid if student is continuing on for more classes through a certificate or college program.