Other Literacy Services

navpplccardSee Pinellas Public Library Cooperative for a list of literacy agencies in Pinellas County.

Adult Basic Education
Pinellas County Schools’ adult high schools and community schools offer a variety of classes from GED preparation to computer literacy.  Many career and technical courses are also offered at adult high schools and community schools. In addition, day and evening classes are held at locations around the county including worksites, community agencies, nursing homes, condominiums, and recreation centers. There are six adult learning centers strategically located in Pinellas County where classes are offered. 

Community Centers

Clearwater Adult Education Center
www.caec.pinellas.k12.fl.us
469-4190

Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center
www.dhaec.pinellas.k12.fl.us
547-7872

Lakewood Community School

www.lakewood-cs.pinellas.k12.fl.us
893-2955

Northeast Community School
www.northeast-cs.pinellas.k12.fl.us
570-3193

Palm Harbor Community School

ph-cs.sites.pcsb.org
669-1140

Tomlinson Adult Learning Center

www.tomlinson.pinellas.k12.fl.us
893-2723



Pinellas County Schools English as a Second Language Program – ESOL
A program to help adults speak, write and read English.

This program aids in meeting requirements of the Immigration and Naturalization Act. ESOL classes focus on English listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Citizenship is also available to help students succeed and successfully adjust to the new life and culture of America. For students who cannot attend traditional classes, Pinellas County Schools also offers Online ESOL classes that students can take from home. Please visit http://www.floridaenglish.com/ for more information.

St. Petersburg College GED Program

Pinellas County Adult Education operates GED classes on four SPC Campuses—Clearwater Campus, Gibbs/St. Petersburg Campus, Seminole Campus, and Tarpon Springs Campus. The SPC GED classes provide students ages 16 and older who wish to enroll in SPC college classes to study on campus in preparation for the Official GED Examination. Classes are self paced, and schedules are flexible. Eligible students must have average or above academic skills in all areas.




SPC/Clearwater
Patricia Shropshire (Clearwater Adult) 791-2613

SPC/Downtown
Ann Sarver (Tomlinson Adult) 344-8051

SPC/Gibbs
Karen Bell (Dixie Adult) 341-4624

SPC/Seminole
Jeani Chua (Dixie Adult) 394-6188

SPC/Tarpon Springs
Nancy Flaherty (Palm Harbor Community)
712-5233

Intensive English for U.S. citizens and residents @ SPC
Improve your English skills and prepare for college or university entrance exams!