Region 19 Head Start Offers Free Adult Education Classes
Family well-being is vital to childrenís learning and school success. The Head Start Family Development Centers (FDCís) help support families as learners by offering free adult education classes in English and Spanish.
The FDCís help parents further their education and prepares them for employment. The FDCís offer General Education Diploma (GED) prep, Commercial Driverís License (CDL) prep, English as Second Language (ESL), basic computer, health and family wellness, and nutrition classes.
ďThe goal of the FDC is to promote and provide educational opportunities and support services to improve the quality of life of our families. Parents are the most important influence in their childrenís lives and so continuing their education empowers parents to provide a solid learning foundation and good example for their children,Ē Program Manager David Herrera said.
Fall semester registration begins in September with classes scheduled through the school year. Space is limited. The FDCís are located at:
David Sublasky Family Development Center
810 N.E. Camp Rd.
Fabens, TX 79838
Northeast Family Development Center
9776 Kenworthy St.
El Paso, TX 79924
Ysleta Family Development Center
175 Midway St.
El Paso, TX 79915
Classes are available from 9 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
For registration information, contact Facilitator Belen Gardea at 790-4687.