The Adult Education Program

The Adult Education Program New at FCC: Adult Basic Education, GED®/EDP Prep, and English as a Second Language (ESL)

FCC now offers courses to help you improve your reading, writing, math, English language competency, and problem-solving skills through our new Adult Education Program.


If you’ve wanted help to fulfill a life-long goal - to receive a diploma, to improve your reading or math skills, or to improve your basic English skills - FCC is here to partner with you and make it happen.

The Adult Education Program includes:

Both day and evening courses are available at various locations in Frederick County.  Orientations for those interested in one of the Adult Education Programs will be are offered on an ongoing basis.

Upcoming Orientation Dates:


Adult Basic Ed/GED®/External Diploma Program:

(Late Spring sessions classes begin May 2014)

ABE/GED Daytime Orientations - FCC's Main Campus
Conference Center/Bldg E, Rm E124 at 9:00 AM

(*note different location)
Thursday, March 20
Monday, March 24
Thursday, April 3
Tuesday, April 15 *H202

ABE/GED Evening Orientations - FCC's Main Campus
Conference Center/Bldg E, Rm E124 at 6:30 PM

(*note different location)
Wednesday, March 19
Monday, March 24
Wednesday, April 2
Thursday, April 3
Tuesday, April 15 *H202
Wednesday, April 16 *H202

OFF SITE ORIENTATIONS (for classes at these locations):
Wednesday, March 5 - Brunswick Library, 5:30 pm
Monday, April 7 - Brunswick Library, 5:30 pm
Friday, March 7 - Business & Employment Center, 9:00 am
Friday, April 11- Business & Employment Center, 9:00 am
Tuesday, April 8 -Thurmont Library, 10:15 am
(please only pick one to attend)

Note: Please only attend off campus orientation, if you are interested in attending classes at that location.

English as a Second Language:

(Late Spring sessions classes begin May 2014)

ESL Daytime Orientations - FCC's Main Campus
Bldg. E/Conference Center: E126, 9:00 am

(*note different location)
Thursday, March 20
Monday, March 24
Thursday, April 3
Tuesday, April 15
Tuesday, April 15*Library Building/L111

Evening Orientations>- FCC's Main Campus
Bldg. E/Conference Center, E126, 6:30 pm

(*note different location)
Wednesday, March 19
Monday, March 2
Wednesday, April 2
Thursday, April 3
Tuesday, April 15 *Student Ctr/Room H239
Wednesday, April 16 *Student Ctr/Room H239

** No OFF CAMPUS ESL orientations for March or April

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Orientations are given in two parts. The dates for part one are listed above. The dates for part two will be given at the first session.
  • Weekday orientations will last approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Weekend (Sat.) orientations combines part 1 & 2 and may last up to 5 hours.
  • NO children are allowed at Orientations.
  • Space is limited by location. Please arrive early to ensure a spot.
  • There is no need to register for Orientations.



    Class Location addresses:

    FCC's Main Campus: 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD
    FCC's Monroe Bldg: 200 Monroe Ave, Frederick, MD
    Frederick High School: 650 Carroll Parkway, Frederick, MD 21701
    Thurmont Regional Library: 76 East Moser Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788
    Frederick's Business and Employment Ctr: 5340 Spectrum Dr, Suite A, Frederick MD
    Mount St Mary's University: 16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd, Emmitsburg MD 21727
    Frederick Rescue Mission: 419 W South St, Frederick, MD 21701
    Brunswick Library: 915 North Maple Ave, Brunswick, MD 21716
    Monocacy Middle School: 8009 Opossumtown Pike (Across from FCC), Frederick, MD 21702
    The Bernard Brown Community Ctr, 629 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701

    For more information, fill out the interest form below or call 240.629.7960.

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    240.629.7960.

    Downloads and Links

    Upcoming ABE/GED OrientationsABE-GED Flyer

    Upcoming ESL OrientationsESL Flyer