Adult Education & Literacy

Begin your journey at Iowa Lakes!

Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) provides College and Career Readiness to adults 17 years of age or older. Programs offered at Iowa Lakes include High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) face-to-face and online, English as a Second Language (ESL), and Adult Basic Education (ABE).

AEL programs address the needs of adults who seek to earn a high school diploma or equivalency, improve their ability to read, write, and speak the English language or improve academic skills to prepare for the workforce or post-secondary education and training.

Adult Education & Literacy Contacts

Sara Vytlacil
Adult Education and Literacy & English as a Second Language Instructor
712-580-8646 | svytlacil@iowalakes.educreate new email
Spencer Campus
Eric Waldstein
Adult Education & Literacy Programmer
712-852-5226 | ewaldstein@iowalakes.educreate new email
Emmetsburg Campus
Heather Cassill
Adult Education & Literacy Instructor
712-580-8653 | hcassill@iowalakes.educreate new email
Spencer Campus
Connie Harrington
Adult Education & Literacy/ Success Center Instructor
515-295-8535 | charrington@iowalakes.educreate new email
Algona Campus

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Congratulations to our High School Equivalency Graduates!

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2022 Receptions

Emmetsburg Reception

2021 Receptions

Estherville Reception 

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Spencer Reception

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