Student Tuition 
and Registration Info

2014 Tuition Fees

2014 Pagos de  

2014 Fré E

Student Photo ID's Photo identification
cards are taken every day in the Media Center. Students must wear their IDs
at all times.

Student Newsletters

Student Handbooks



Part-time Vacancies
Part-time positions are filled on an as-need-basis. These positions include temporary substitute work. Full-time vacancies rarely occur. When they are available, they are advertised with the school board. Please see the PBCSD employment page for a full listing of district wide vacancies.


The Adult Education Center


Welcome to The Adult Education Center 2013-2014
We are the only full-time Palm Beach County school for adults. Known as
The AEC, we are a non-profit, public institution with the largest GED and ESOL programs in the county. Mr. Rick Swearingen is the principal and we can be reached on the web at

Principal's Important Message Message
Here is an important message from our Principal, Mr. R. Swearingen.
Please give this file a moment to download.

Our Purpose
The purpose of the Adult Education Center is to change lives through education by helping individuals to reach their full potential. In an ongoing effort to facilitate learning, we equip adult students, ages 16 years and older, with the knowledge, attitudes and skills that are essential for personal and intellectual development. Our goals include responsible citizenship and productive employment.

Focus Our Focus
The Adult Education Center is a performance-based school. Attendance is voluntary. The student population is comprised of approximately 2,000 adults. It is a diverse ethnic, multicultural and mobile population. New students take diagnostic tests before entering classes. The focus of all classes is effective student involvement in meaningful activities at an appropriate learning level. Ongoing assessments help monitor each student's progress toward completion, certification and promotion from high school and the attainment of a GED.

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
1.     Educational Excellence
2.     Equitable Outcomes
3.     Promotion of Diversity as a Social Strength
4.     Lifelong Learning
5.     Ethical Foundations of Behavior

Registration 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.
Test Registration
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.

Do you need a Map?
Get a map and directions to our school.

If You Need Information
The best way to contact us is by calling our main number at (561) 616-7800.


Employee User

You can view your paycheck and review your benefits here. If you forgot or need to reset your password, you can do it here.

Do you need to order supplies? You have to do it through
(staff only)

Intranet Only

You need to login and get credit for your hours.

Sharepoint Site

Remember that you have to request permission before you can login.

Employment Clearance
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.

AEC Song
AEC School Song

Here are the lyrics.
Listen to our school song written and sung by Mariette Daniel.