Adult Education


Welcome to Triton College’s Adult Education Department
"Making a difference one student at a time"

Triton College’s Adult Education (AE) Department offers FREE quality educational programs to assist adults who wish to:

  • Learn English
  • Earn a State of Illinois High School Diploma
  • Connect to employment and job training opportunities
  • Transition to College

The Adult Education Department's next start-date for ESL and GED classes is Monday, August 26, 2024.

The application for the new school year will be on this website beginning July 8, 2024.

 Please check back at that time. We look forward to serving you! 

About Triton College’s Adult Education Programs
All adult education instructional and support services are currently being delivered online and in-person. To learn more about our hyflex classes, please click HERE.

AE faculty and staff assist adult learners to acquire the academic and employment skills to be college and career ready and to realize their full potential, so individuals, families, and communities can thrive.

For additional services for current Adult Education students, please click HERE our resource flyer.

Adult education programs include:

Adult education programs are made possible by state and federal grants received from the Illinois Community College Board and by the generous support of Triton College.

Requirements to Enroll: 

  • Must be an Illinois resident
  • Provide a picture ID with current address
  • Must be at least 16 years old and not enrolled in high school. High School withdrawal form (download PDF).

Classes are not open to individuals on temporary and student visas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)





Triton College
Building A, Room A-205
Campus Map

(708) 456-0300,
Ext. 3259 or 3513



Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Gregg Beglau
Dean of Adult Education
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3676

Corinne Benedetto
Director, Curriculum and Programming
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3702

Christine Debush
Director, Transitions and Special Programs
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3829

Nina Rearden
Director, Faculty and Instruction
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3880

Thomas Thompson
Completion and Transition Specialist
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3085

Marlin Roa
Completion and Transition Specialist
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3672

Francisco Torres
Completion and Transition Specialist
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3837

Nadiia Kachala
Completion and Transition Specialist
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3675