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Adult Education

Adult Education Classes in Southwest Louisiana

The Literacy Council provides Adult Education Programs in multiple locations across Southwest Louisiana.  Currently, classes are available in Lake Charles, Sulphur, Jennings, DeRidder and Grand Lake.  Online education programs are also available.

Allen Parish
Adult Education classes are offered at the SOWELA Oakdale Instructional Site.

For more information, please contact Denise Cloud-Miller at or 318-335-3944.

For information about Distance Learning (online / hybrid instruction), please email or call 1-888-LIT-SWLA.


Beauregard Parish

Adult education classes are currently offered through the Education Link at the 1st Street School.

For additional information about daytime or distance learning classes, please contact Falencia Ezendu at 1-888-LIT-SWLA or email

Calcasieu Parish

Lake Charles classes are offered at SOWELA and the Central School.  Daytime classes meet as early as 8am Monday to Thursday.

Evening classes meet from 5pm to 8pm Monday to Wednesday.  Students are assigned to classes based on availability.

To enroll in a class, please email or call 337-494-7000 to schedule an appointment.  You may also submit an online registration request using this link and a member of the staff will follow-up with you soon.  

Cameron Parish
Classes are held in Grand Lake at the Cameron Community Action Agency site (near the fire department).

The schedule is Monday – Thursday from 9:00am to noon and Tuesday & Wednesday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. 

For more information, contact Denise Breland at 337-598-5334 or

Jefferson Davis Parish

Adult Education classes are offered at the SOWELA Morgan Smith campus in Jennings.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Couvillion at or 337-421-6579.


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