Tuesday, September 26th 2017

KC-Longview hosts open house, unveils new computer lab

In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, the Adult Education and Literacy Program of Kilgore College hosted an open house at the KC-Longview campus to dedicate a new student computer lab Sept. 29.

The computer lab, in KC-Longview's Hendrix Building, consists of 32 new computers that will be used to enhance computer skills of students enrolled in AEL classes. The lab will also be used to offer TSI prep courses and other online curriculum supporting face-to-face instruction.

For more information contact Latasha Goodwyn, Director of Adult Education and Literacy, at 903-236-2003 or

About the AEL program at KC:

The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Program of Kilgore College is celebrating its 34th year of providing opportunities for adults to meet their educational goals.

The program offers a wide range of free services including TXCHSE (high school equivalency) exam preparation and testing; ESL (learn English); and the Intensive College Readiness Program.

Texas Workforce Training contracts with KC to provide training for approved AEL students at no cost.  Students are only required to purchase their own school supplies.

Day and evening classes are offered on both the Kilgore campus and at KC-Longview.

Classes are also offered in Gilmer, Gladewater, Henderson, Price (Carlisle), New London, Overton, Sabine and Tatum.  Not every program is offered at every location.

For more information on AEL courses at KC or how to contribute to a student scholarship fund please contact Mary Hawley, educational assistant, at 903-236-2029 or Betsy Rodriguez, support specialist, at 903-236-2004.

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About National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week:

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week raises public awareness about the need for and value of adult education and family literacy. Its goal is to leverage resources that support access to basic education programs for the 36 million U.S. adults with low literacy skills. Advocates across the country use this opportunity to elevate adult education and family literacy nationwide with policymakers, the media and the community.  For 2017, National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is celebrated Sept. 24-30.