Online access now makes it easier than ever to register for an Adult Continuing Education class! By going to ace.mychesterfieldschools.com, Chesterfield residents can sign up for workforce training, enrichment classes and other educational opportunities.
Registration for spring classes begins at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 7, but the site is already up so that people can create accounts and browse classes now. Creating an account is simple: Go to ace.mychesterfieldschools.com and click “create account.” Basic information is required, including name, home address, phone number, email address and date of birth. A credit card is needed for online registration, and there is a 2.99 percent fee for credit card payments. In addition to online registration, residents may register via mail or in person at the Adult Continuing Education Office at the Chesterfield Technical Center, 10101 Courthouse Road. Additional information is available by calling 768-6140.
For details about spring classes, check out the program guide that is already online at mychesterfieldschools.com or pick up a printed version starting Dec. 20 in Chesterfield County libraries. Adult Continuing Education covers four broad categories:
- Workforce training helps prepare residents for jobs. Topics include AutoCAD certification, Microsoft Office certification, pharmacy technician, customer care certification, nurse assistant and heating, air conditioning and refrigeration. Workforce classes fill quickly, with registration on a first-come-first-served basis. Mail-in registration is not accepted for workforce classes.
- Enrichment classes cover a variety of topics: technology, world languages, crafts, home improvement and wellness. New classes this spring include Windows 7, Technology for Baby Boomers, College Prep Math and College Prep Writing.
- English for Speakers of Other Languages classes are offered both day and evening.
- GED® classes and tests help people achieve the equivalent of a high school diploma.