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Adult Education

Adult Education

About Us

College of the Redwoods Adult Education offers free classes and programs at numerous locations throughout Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. Programs are designed to increase educational attainment and career success by providing the preparation and skills needed for employment, continuing education, and personal growth.

Our Vision

To rethink and redesign an educational system for Humboldt and Del Norte County students that creates a seamless and logical transition between the adult education programs and the community college, with the intent to accelerate academic and career success in order to earn a living wage.


If you are a student with a disability, an English Language Learner, or need any other type of assistance, contact us and and our Student Development Advisor will be happy to help.

Si usted es un estudiante con una discapacidad o un estudiante de habla hispana o necesita cualquier otro tipo de asistencia, comuníquese con nosotros y nuestro asesor de desarrollo estudiantil estará encantado de ayudarlo. 

Phone: 707-476-4500


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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Do you need help learning or improving your English for everyday life, work, or school? 

ESL Classes >
Living Skills
Living Skills for People with Disabilities

Through various classes students will have the opportunity to interact with their peers and ...

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American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL)

Set yourself up for success! Strengthen relationships at home, school, and in the community ...

ASL Classes >
GED Preparation
HiSET Preparation

Prepare to take the GED or HiSET test and earn a California High School Equivalency Certificate.

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College Preparation
College Preparation

Improve basic academic skills like reading, writing, and math to prepare for college ...

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Workforce Readiness
Workforce Readiness

Prepare for the workforce and increase employable skills!

WorkForce Info >

How to Apply

  1. Apply online. Like all CR students, Adult Education students apply online through CCC Apply. Get started with the CR Application.
  2. Still have questions, contact an Adult Education Advisor. They are available at any time to assist you with applying and finding the correct classes.

Phone: 707-476-4500



Search the Class Schedule

  1. Go to WebAdvisor
  2. Choose 'Search for Classes' in the list on the left side
  3. Select your Term from the dropdown menu
  4. Select an Adult Ed Subject below from the dropdown menu, and then click the Submit button.
    • Education
    • English Second Language
    • Guidance
    • Medical Assisting
    • Reading
    • Work

Adult Ed classes are all 200 level courses, for example: ESL 201 and EDUC 220.
The Class Selection Results will provide you with the name of the class, the location, and the time.

If you would like to register for a class or learn more about a class, please email an Advisor or call us at 707-476-4500.

Frequently Asked Questions

Adult Education offers classes for high school equivalency (GED/HiSET preparation), college preparation, career preparation, English language, and classes for adults with disabilities. Contact Adult Education to learn more about current classes.

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Adult Education classes are offered at the Eureka, Del Norte, and Klamath-Trinity campuses. Classes are also taught at the Eureka Downtown site, the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Pelican Bay State Prison, and at many community locations throughout the College of the Redwoods District.

No. All Adult Education classes are free.

Complete the College of the Redwoods online application here: Apply to CR. Then, contact Adult Education to schedule an appointment to meet with a Student Development Advisor.

If you are a student with a disability, an English Language Learner, or need assistance completing the application, contact Adult Education to schedule an appointment, and we will be happy to assist you.

Phone: 707-476-4500

HiSET testing is currently on hold at our testing centers. You can still sign up for At-Home testing through the HiSET portal.

To schedule a HiSET exam, create an account at After creating the HiSET account, schedule your test on the HiSET website. If you need assistance, please contact Adult Education at 707-476-4500.

Student Development Advisors

Advisors provide individualized support to current and prospective students. They help students set goals and make plans to achieve those goals, and identify barriers to their success and strategies to overcome them. They can assist students with completing the College of the Redwoods application, selecting and registering for classes, and using online tools like CR’s student email and WebAdvisor. They can also help current Adult Education students complete the necessary steps to begin a credit program at CR. 

CAEP/AEBG Meeting Minutes


Adult Education works with a variety of community partners to foster adult learners’ goals of new or better employment or post-secondary education. Our partners include:

  • Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center
  • California Conservation Corps
  • Humboldt County Correctional Facility
  • Humboldt County Library
  • MultiGenerational Center/Gene Lucas Center
  • Redwood Coast Regional Center
  • The Job Market

Contact Us

General Questions Phone : 476-4135 Email :
Admissions Phone: 476-4200 Email:
Financial Aid Phone: 476-4182 Email:
Counseling Phone: 476-4150 Email:

Adult Education Office

525 D Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 707-476-4500


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