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Micah promised his mom he wouldn’t stop until he graduated!

Seventeen-year-old Micah Xavier Ling is a second-generation Adult & Community Education School graduate and his Mom couldn’t be prouder of him.             “Micah had been telling me for a year he wanted to come to ACE,” his mother, Maggie Patterson, explained. “I didn’t let him come to ACE at first because I was afraid he…

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We are Better Together!

By Principal Regina Browning We are thrilled to welcome both new and returning students in Orientation this week where students are learning about many changes! Classes began Aug. 31, but we will continue accepting new and returning students in our GED® Prep and ESOL-English classes throughout the Fall Term. (See our schedule for Orientation here:…

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From ESOL student to ESOL teacher

By Martha Clark ” I could make more money if I knew English,” Maria said. Maria Elena Villagrana worked in a call center in Mexico City in 2005. The 25-year-old’s sister lived in Florida, so she decided to visit long enough to improve her English. Maria planned to return in a year and didn’t even…

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