See 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.
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.
Patricia Shropshire (Clearwater Adult) 791-2613
Ann Sarver (Tomlinson Adult) 344-8051
Karen Bell (Dixie Adult) 341-4624
Jeani Chua (Dixie Adult) 394-6188
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!