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For questions specifically related to
ESC-20's Adult Education
& Literacy program,
please contact us at:
(210) 370-5498

About Us

AEL Team Purpose Statement
We serve adult learners by supporting, encouraging, and empowering them with knowledge to help them achieve an enriched quality of life. By doing this, we help our organization achieve the advancement of learning and drive our organization’s economic model through understanding individual needs and serving them in a timely manner.
What is Adult Education & Literacy?
  The Education Service Center, Region 20’s Adult Education & Literacy Program helps adult learners build a strong foundation of academic skills so that they may fulfill their role as a worker, parent and citizen/community member. Our instructors, instructional aides and supervisors have made a commitment to provide adult learners with the tools to achieve their goals and open a world of opportunities for success in their life. Adult Education and Literacy consists of four different courses which include:
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • English Literacy and Civics (EL Civics)
  • Adult Basic Education/Adult Secondary Education (ABE/ASE)
  • Free Career and College Planning Services
Each year thousands of students enroll in our classes FREE of charge. We offer various daytime, afternoon and evening class schedules throughout San Antonio area and surrounding counties.
Our service area includes the following counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar (excluding Northside ISD, North East ISD, and San Antonio ISD), Comal, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr and Wilson.

Forbes magazine identified “Technical Knowledge Related to the Job” #7 on the top 10 skills employers want, behind team work, problem solving, and communication. Regardless of your certifications, degrees, or knowledge, if you can’t get along with people and follow expectations, you will not achieve career success. ESC-20’s Job Skills BOOT CAMP is y our source to learn or enhance these skills to GET a job and KEEP your job.  

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