Loudoun County Public Schools - Adult Education

LCPS Adult Education Division provides quality adult education programs for Loudoun County residents.

Mission: Provide Loudoun County residents with fresh learning opportunities, increase knowledge and improve their skills.

Ashburn Library

Strategy Gaming.
Sunday, May 12, 1 pm.
Come play games! For adults.

Sterling Library

Happy Monday, friends! We have great adult programs planned this week & look forward to welcoming you!
**Death Cafe tonight at 6:30 p.m.
**Tech Tuesday: Universal Class & Lynda.com, Tues, May 7, 2 p.m.
**VT Extension's Family Nutrition Series, Tues, May 7, 6:30 p.m.
**Spring in Watercolors, Wed, May 8, 6:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Look out for others if you’re driving, walking, or biking. #BeStreetSmart
Get more COG Street Smart safety tips: ow.ly/Mfq130ovWXR

Loudoun County Government

The results of January’s Point-in-Time Count in #Loudoun and the region are in. Homelessness has declined regionally, but shows a slight increase in Loudoun. Details: http://bit.ly/2PY95sZ

GED Testing Service - Home of the GED Program

Listen to this student in Atlanta trying to get his GED Certification. It sounds so familiar, his struggle is so real. Get ready to take your GED with us, and get your passport to life now. www.lcps.org/adulted

This week our parents are facing some challenges: Frank is unsure what to expect on his next test; Arianna is finding it tough to balance work and school; and Crystal found the science test tougher than she thought. #GEDDiaries #sponsored


This great ProLiteracy article explains so much about our non-english speaking population.

Adult learners who are not literate in their native language find it more difficult to learn, read, and speak fluently in a second language.

Formal education isn’t always an option for Latino immigrants, especially adults. Teaching native-language literacy first can significantly increase the percentage of Latino immigrants who feel confident enrolling and succeeding in English language classes and other adult education classes. Learning to read and write in one’s primary language is vital to success in the workplace, managing health care, and raising a family.

Read more at https://bit.ly/2GKqLqR.


‘‘You Got Your High School Diploma?’’

We could not resist sharing this post. Take a look at this amazing initiative in the State of California. https://story.californiasunday.com/high-school-diploma

story.californiasunday.com A traveling classroom offers a third, fourth, and fifth chance to get a GED.


7 science-backed reasons you should make art, even if you're bad at it


businessinsider.com Artistic pursuits aren't just fun — scientific research shows that they're actually strengthening your brain.


Immigrants come to the US each year unable to communicate with others, fill out important health documents, or get jobs. Have you ever wondered what it's like to go through day-to-day life unfamiliar with the language or culture?

Take a walk in Samuel's shoes, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic who struggles to adjust to his new life. Visit https://bit.ly/2St6nMw.


During a 10-year period of research, adult basic skills (ABS) program participants showed mean income gains of 53 percent as compared to an income drop of 2 percent for nonparticipants. This large overall difference suggests that ABS program participation may be central to sustained income growth for this low-#education population. See the full white paper and infographic at https://bit.ly/2GDZcPU. #literacy

What surprises you the most about the low literacy rates in the US?

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services

PRCS is hiring for summer camps and much more! Job Fairs will be held March 9 and March 14. Interviews will be conducted on site! Find details at

Loudoun County Public Library

One of the (many) things we love about eBooks is the array of accessibility options — like this dyslexia-friendly font. It's available with all of our eBooks on the Libby app and can be paired with the margins, spacing and background color you need. meet.libbyapp.com

A big thank you to all our amazing teachers for participating in the training last weekend. Who are we? Why do we teach? It's our passion, it's our calling! Remember we are our students' best advocate.

Rust Library

All Loudoun County Public Library branches are closed Wednesday, Feb. 20 due to inclement weather. To renew library items or to suspend a hold, log in to your online account: https://tinyurl.com/yatmlboz. Stay safe out there!

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Slow down Virginians and check road conditions before leaving by calling 5-1-1, downloading the 5-1-1 mobile app on your smartphone or by visiting http://www.511virginia.org for real-time traffic conditions. Don't forget to give @VaDOT crews and snow plows room to work: move over!

LCPS Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee - MSAAC

On February 19, 1942, the U.S. President signed an order to inter Japanese Americans. This photo includes the mother and grandmother of an #LCPS teacher. #RepresentationMatters #EquityMatters #NeverForget #MagnifyingtheTruthforChange https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/how-bainbridge-island-japanese-were-registered-forced-from-their-homes-during-world-war-ii-in-1942/?fbclid=IwAR2yW0c4uawSBRMzgUvU0LhbAMQBBazpEN-lx-5nQBcUabr4uzdyk1TEZBc

Virginia Department of Education - VDOE

African-American Education Milestones in VA: In March 1939, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - on behalf of science teacher Aline E. Black - filed suit against the Norfolk School Board for equality in pay. #BlackHistoryMonth


Instructional Programs / Adult Education

Dear LCPS Adult Education Students, hope everyone is having a safe evening! Don't forget to check our website for the latest information: www.lcps.org/adulted

lcps.org Starting in Fall 2019, we no longer will have the ability to mail catalogs to residence. The catalog will be available for download on the website, www.lcps.org/adulted. Limited copies will be available at LCPS schools.

Loudoun County Government

For Monday, January 14, 2019: Loudoun County Government will be open, but on unscheduled leave status. Employees who staff essential 24-hour county operations and other essential services must work as scheduled.

Loudoun County Public Library

Loudoun County Public Library branches are open normal hours Monday, Jan. 14, beginning at 10 a.m. Come get warm and stock up on books!


Adult Education / English Learners (EL)

A HUGE welcome you to our new EL Students, You made our Registration Event a big success! We thank you for your patience, and look forward to starting soon, check for details on our website: https://www.lcps.org/Page/189416

lcps.org Loudoun County Public Schools Adult Education Department offers EL classes to Loudoun County residents who desire to improve their understanding of the English language. Instruction is given in reading, writing and speaking.


Adult Education / Adult Education Overview

Dear Adult Education Community! Our office is closed today, Monday January 14th, 2019 due to the weather. Please check our website for more information. www.lcps.org/adulted. Have a great snow day!!!!

lcps.org Adult Education Offices will be closed today, January 14th, 2019.  Please check back with us for further information.

Sterling Library

We have a fun holiday program for adults coming up on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m. Join us for Candy Land for Adults! We’ll make peppermint scented soy candles while we partake in holiday cheer with cookies & tea/coffee!

Cascades Library

Do you have left over holiday cards from last year? Bring them by our Holiday Card Exchange table to leave for someone else and you can take a new card or two!
This will run until Sunday, Dec. 23.

Rust Library

Join us for a cozy evening of Hygge! Hygge (hoo-gah) is the Danish concept of creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people. We will be enjoying a cozy movie while coloring, doing a craft, playing games and enjoying each others company. Relax, unwind and unplug while we learn about this charming concept. Feel free to bring your needlework or other quiet projects. https://tinyurl.com/y72gels3

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Middleburg Library

Santa visits at Middleburg Library this Saturday, 12/8 from 2 pm to 5 pm. Take pictures with Santa and enjoy a holiday treat!


Adult Education / Spring 2019 Catalogue

Dear Adult Learners! Thank you once again for making our community strong by supporting our programs. Our Spring 2019 catalog is here! Registration starts January 7, 2019.
Download your copy today: https://www.lcps.org/Page/149971


Loudoun County Sheriff's Office

#WinterWeather Good Morning #Loudoun it’s staring to rain/sleet. Temperatures today will stay at, or just below freezing, so expect many slick spots as you head out. Drive safe!

Dear Adult Students, LCPS has cancelled all evening activities for today, Thursday, November 15th, 2018. PRCS information below. Stay safe.

PRCS Licensed Preschool Program and all PRCS-sponsored activities at Loudoun County Public Schools are cancelled today, Nov. 15, because schools are closed. All PRCS centers and parks will be open and programs will run as scheduled. http://bit.ly/2zXSLR6

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Learn how to design a web page for your small business, featuring Weebly, WIX and other free web page builders. https://tinyurl.com/y8y4wwvf

Loudoun County Government

Celebrate GIS Day, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, with the #Loudoun Office of Mapping and Geographic Information. There will be demonstrations of geographic information systems and more at the Loudoun County Government Center November 14. Details here: http://bit.ly/2QDQ2n9

Loudoun County Economic Development

What a great family activity coming to Loudoun County. Take a look at the future stadium - we cannot wait!

D.C. United is coming home to Loudoun County, along with a brand new stadium for its developmental team, Loudoun United FC. Check out renderings of the future stadium: http://bit.ly/2RQe8et

Help our community get clean! Take part of this Household Hazardous Waste Event taking place this weekend at Claude Moore Park.

The final Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste Event for 2018 will be held Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Claude Moore Park in Sterling. Details here: http://bit.ly/2K3BBpK


Virginia Voter Information | Virginia Department of Elections

Virginia is for VOTERS! Check out voter info, poll locations, and results at this easy government website.

elections.virginia.gov The Department of Elections envisions a process that is trustworthy and accountable at all levels and engages VA’s diverse citizenry in the most fundamental right: the right to vote.


These Job Interview Horror Stories Will Give You Goosebumps

Ready for Halloween? If not, try reading these stories! Do you have any to share? We can all learn from each other.

jobs.washingtonpost.com Welcome to real-life interview horror shows, the bane of hiring managers and recruiters across the nation. Your mission: to never star in such frighteningly unprofessional scenarios. Learn more.

GED Testing Service - Home of the GED Program

"I was so embarrassed about not having an education. Since I met my wife, she has helped me achieve my #GED this past August and I never felt so good. I failed math three times and had to wait a period of four months to retake it. On August 27, 2018 I finally passed math and received my GED." - Alfonso

Rust Library

As the seasons change, check out these books on transformation!

Rust Library

Loudoun County Public Library is giving away thousands of copies of the award-winning “All American Boys” by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely for this year’s 1book 1community program. Get yours at any branch while supplies last. Then, join the discussion at a library book club prior to the authors’ Loudoun County visit on Dec. 15. Learn more at library.loudoun.gov/1book.

Ashburn Library

Hey, Job Seekers!
Come to one or both of the upcoming programs at Ashburn Library in October.

-"Resume 101" on Tuesday, October 23, 7PM.
Learn how to use library resources to write or improve a resume.

-"So You Think You Can Interview? Interview Workshop" on Tuesday, October 30, 7PM.
Learn how to prepare for interviews, conduct yourself during interviews, anticipate likely questions and prepare your own questions for employers.

See you there!


Adult Education / GED Prep Program

Ready to get your GED Certification? Come to our next information session, dates available on the web: https://www.lcps.org/Page/187969

lcps.org By the year 2020 almost 50% of jobs in the USA will require a minimum of a GED Certification, it is time to work on your future today! Our goal is to help you achieve your GED Certification. Loudoun County Adult Education offers preparatory classes to help provide basic skills instruction to adults....


Adult Education / English Language Learners (ELL/ESL)

Find out about our Spring 2019 ELL Classes! New dates available: https://www.lcps.org/Page/189416

lcps.org Loudoun County Public Schools Adult Education Department offers ELL classes to Loudoun County residents who desire to improve their understanding of the English language. Instruction is given in reading, writing and speaking.

Loudoun Literacy Council

The Loudoun Literacy Council is celebrating 20 years of promoting family literacy this year! We were delighted to share insights into the program with our donors, volunteers, and community partners recently. Here’s what 20 years of family literacy programming has meant for Loudoun:

• 3,000+ families have benefited from our literacy programs through Head Start and STEP over the past 20 years. We have grown from serving 158 preschoolers from low-income families in 1998 to 400 preschoolers this year.
• 600+ families have participated in our Sweet Dreams homeless program over the past 13 years.
• 1,200+ new moms have received their first baby books through our Baby Book Bundles program.
• 30,000+ books have been distributed to low-income families through our community partnerships.

Thank you to everyone who has made our work possible over these years. Special thanks to Chang Liu and the Loudoun County Public Library System, Lynn Tadlock and the The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation, Amy Owen and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, and Charisse Rosario with the LCPS Head Start Program. We look forward to another wonderful 20 years of improving the literacy of Loudoun’s children and their families!

Loudoun County Government

#Loudoun business owners: your business tangible personal property taxes are due October 5, 2018. Details here: http://bit.ly/2N6aF8Q


The FY19 appropriations bill includes a $25 million increase for WIOA Title II, Adult Education and Family #Literacy Act. Because of the important #advocacy work done by programs like yours and other supporters, this bill has passed!

We encourage you to contact your representatives and senators to thank them for this increase, and urge them to continue supporting adult education. Search for your reps at https://bit.ly/1TFDnvM.

The bill is expected to be signed into law by the president within the next 2-3 days.

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