Building and Strengthening Neighborhoods and People


Registration dates for ABE and ELA spring classes:

ABE Classes (Pre-GED and GED): Monday, April 3 at 10am and Tuesday, April 4 at 6pm

ELA Classes (English Language/ESOL/ESL): Wednesday, April 5 at 10am and Thursday, April 6 at 6pm


How do I register for classes?

Registration is a two to three hour process. You will learn about the expectations of the program, fill out paperwork, and take a placement test. Everyone is welcome to register regardless of immigration status. If you have a social security number or permanent resident card, please bring it with you, but it is not required.

Where do I go to register for classes?
Registration takes place at Strong City’s Adult Learning Center (or at the off-site locations listed at the bottom of this page):
3501 North Charles Street
Lower Level of the University Baptist Church
The ALC is close to bus lines 3, 8, 11, 22 & 61

When do classes start?

Spring classes begin the week of April 17.

What should I do if I have more questions?
Call 410-261-3524 for more information.

Offsite Registration and Classes

Registration for Offsite classes takes place at the Adult Learning Center, located at 3501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218 on the dates above.

Adult Basic Education Classes

AHC/Greenmount West
1735 Guilford Ave., Baltimore, MD 21202
entrance at the rear of the building on E Lafayette St
Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 12:30pm to 3:30pm
For more information 443-835-4184 or 410-261-0022

American Health Career Institute
2520 Pennsylvania Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217
Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am to 12:30pm
For more information call 443-438-4546 or 410-261-0022

Hampden Family Center
1104 W. 36th St., Baltimore, MD 21211
Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
For more information call 410-467-8710 or 410-261-0022


The Adult Learning Center also partners with Marian House and Tuerk House to provide classes for their residents.

English Classes (ESOL/ESL)

Goodnow Community Center
5311  Goodnow Rd, Baltimore, MD 21206
Registration: at Goodnow Community Center, April 12, 9:30am to 12:20pm
Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am to 12:30pm
For information call 410-488-0391 or 410-261-0022

Esperanza Center
430 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231
Registration: at Esperanza Center, date TBD
Beginning classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Intermediate classes are held Tuesday and Thursday and from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Information: 410-522-2668 or 410-261-0022

Episcopal Refugee and Immigrant Center Alliance (ERICA)
4 E University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21218
Registration: at the Adult Learning Center on April 5 or 6
English Language/Civics Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 12:00pm
For information call 410-467-3751 or 410-261-0022

Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224
Registration: April 19, 9am
Classes are held Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:00am to 11:30am
For information call 410-276-1651 or 410-261-0022