Other Literacy Services

Clearwater Adult Education Center Location Directory
Location and AddressPhone Number

CHS Annex1895 Gulf-to-Bay, Clearwater 33765Classes: ESOL and ABE/GED  Time:     Day and Evening


SPC Clearwater2465 Drew St, Clearwater 33765Building SS, Room 104Classes: ABE/GED  Time:     Day 

727-423-1518 (Robin)

Pinellas HOPE5726 126th Avenue North, Clearwater 33760 Classes: ABE/GED  Time:     Day 

727-638-2129 (Patrick)

Oldsmar Facility400 Chestnut St., Oldsmar 34677Classes: ESOL and ABE/GED  Time:     Day 

727-669-1140 (Maria – Main Number)
727-638-2422 (Debbie – GED)

SPC Tarpon 600 East Klosterman Rd.Bilirakis BuildingTarpon Springs, FL 34689Classes: ABE/GED  Time:     Day and Evening

727-688-5092 (Meg)

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

Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center

Lakewood Community School


Northeast Community School

Palm Harbor Community School


Tomlinson Adult Learning Center


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.

Patricia Shropshire (Clearwater Adult) 791-2613

Ann Sarver (Tomlinson Adult) 344-8051

Karen Bell (Dixie Adult) 341-4624

Jeani Chua (Dixie Adult) 394-6188

SPC/Tarpon Springs
Nancy Flaherty (Palm Harbor Community)

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