English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language classes are taught to non English speaking students in Atkinson, Coffee and Lowndes counties.


  • Age 16 years old and older and not currently enrolled in school
  • Students 16-17 years old will be required to meet special requirements
    • Special permission
    • Parent/guardian permission
    • Withdrawal form from the last school attended
  • Everyone is required to present valid photo identification with birth date


Each potential student will be required to complete a scheduled orientation/registration prior to being admitted. Everyone is required to present a valid photo identification with birth date and may need to provide an I-94 or alien registration number. See the list of Secure and Verifiable Documents.

Class Locations

Coffee Adult Education Center
706 West Baker Highway
Douglas, GA 31533
Phone (229) 468-2264
  Goodwill Center
1000 N. St. Augustine Road
Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone (229) 333-2123
  Pearson Learning Center
59 North Pearson Street
Pearson, GA  31642
Phone (912) 422-7004

Adult Education Services

April McDuffie
Associate Vice President for
Adult Education Services
667 Perry House Road, Rm 400A
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Phone (229) 468-2103, ext 4103
Fax (229) 259-2095

Betty J. Smith, MS. ED.
Director of Adult Education
4089 Val Tech Road, Mobile Unit 7
Valdosta, GA 31602
Phone (229) 333-5496
Fax (229) 259-2095

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