Education & Work Center

Education & Work Center

Elgin Community College, Harper College, and Chicago-Cook Workforce partnership offer day and evening classes and career skills development at our Hanover Park extension site in the following, primary areas (all of which are free of charge):

Career Classes

Select college-level courses are also offered at the site through Elgin Community College and Harper College’s affordable tuition rates.

WorkNet® Center

Our on-site WorkNet® Center also provides career resources, workshops, training assistance, volunteer, and job opportunities.

Call to inquire about class times and registration deadlines.

Registration Requirements


ABE/ASE/ESL Classes

Please bring the following:

  1. Photo ID
  2. Letter of separation from high school (only for those 16-17 years of age)
  3. Proof of public assistance; L.I.N.K. or medical card (only for those receiving public assistance)

Learn more about how to register

College-Level Classes

To register for college-level classes, please:

  1. Complete the online application for admission.
  2. Register via accessECC portal.
  3. Make payment arrangements.

Disclosure of Federal Participation
Approximately $636,330 (36%) of the Illinois Adult Education and Literacy Program cost at ECC is federally funded under Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.