Contact Information

The best way to contact us is by calling our main number at (561) 616-7800. We are open Monday thru Thursday 8 AM to 9 PM and on Friday 8 AM to 3:30 PM.

Registration and Tuition Info

Registration Orientation

Student Photo IDs

Photo identification cards are taken everyday in the Media Center. Students must wear their IDs at all times. The new winter term ID has a pink background.

International Friendship IFC

Our 2016 International Friendship Celebration (IFC) will be held on Thursday, February 25th. It is a celebration of diverse cultures that are showcased with a parade of flags, folk dancing, and indoor and outdoor games.

ESOL Promotion Ceremony

Our ESOL promotion ceremony was held on December 18th, right after CASAS testing. Our students received their certificates on stage and had their photos taken. A student is promoted when they go up to the next language level. Many students went up 2 levels. We would like to extend our congratulations to all of the students and to the faculty for making success possible.

The Eagle Express The Eagle Express

Explore and discover what's happening at our school by reading the Eagle Express, our school newsletter. Produced by students and staff at the AEC, our second issue has a lot of great information about our school. By clicking here, you can download a copy.

Student Success Stories

Our students come from all walks of life. Their goals are as diverse as their backgrounds. Read some of their
success stories.


Welcome Newsletters

Student Handbooks

Sharepoint ACE

Here is the Sharepoint site for Adult and Community Education. You will need to request permission to gain access.


The AEC is a Palm Beach County public school. All Palm Beach County School Employees must be cleared through the district office on Forest Hill Boulevard. The clearing process includes finger printing, certification and other required documentation and processes.

Welcome to The Adult Education Center

Mission Statement

The Adult Education Center's mission is to assure the opportunity for all students to acquire knowledge and develop skills to succeed in life and work.

Fundamental Beliefs

  • Educational Excellence
  • Equitable Outcomes
  • Promotion of Diversity as a Social Strength
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Ethical Foundations of Behavior

Our Programs and Classes

  • ESOL - 7 Levels
  • Language and Listening Labs
  • GED/ABE Classes
  • Credit Lab
  • Citizenship

Registration and GED Test Information

When registering for ESOL or GED classes, we can accept any valid photo ID. These sources of identification include the following: Florida ID, Florida Driver's License, Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Work Authorization Card, Alien Registration Foreign Embassy ID or a valid Palm Beach County School ID. In order to take the actual GED examination or a GED pretest, the student must provide any government picture ID.


The Adult Education Center is located at 2161 North Military Trail, north of Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. AEC has morning, afternoon, and evening classes with open registration year round. Our phone number is (561) 616-7800 and our
fax is (561) 616-7850