Adult & Alternative Education Programs

La Casa de Don Pedro offers a range of formal educational programs for adults that create pathways for educational advancement and professional development.

All Education, Alternative Education with LEAD Charter School, Citizenship Preparation, and English as a Second Language classes are currently offered online during the pandemic. Email us or call us for the most up-to-date course schedule.

Todos los programas de educación de adultos: LEAD Charter School, Preparación para la Ciudadanía, Inglés Como Segundo Idioma se ofrecen en línea. Envíenos un correo electrónico para obtener la agenda de los cursos más actualizados al Tambien llamenos al 973-481-4713.

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Adult Basic Education (Welfare to Work)

Adult basic education for low literacy students enrolled in the WorkFirst NJ program. By referral only.

Alternative Education for Out of School Youth

Alternative high school for out of school youth ages 16-24 focused on preparation for post-secondary education, vocational training, and the workforce. Program is in collaboration with LEAD Charter School.

High School Equivalency Testing (in English and Spanish)

Testing for the High School Equivalency (formerly GED) in English and Spanish.

Career Training

Job training opportunities that include La Casa’s Cyber Bridge tech training program with Per Scholas as well as other programs such as home health aide training.

Hispanic Women’s Resource Center

English as a Second language and career training support for Latinx women in a supportive environment. Ingles como segundo idoma y formacion profesional para mujeres latinas. For more info, call the Hispanic Women’s Resource Center at 973-419-3675 or visit

U.S. Citizenship Preparation Classes

Free citizenship preparation paired with English language preparation for legal, documented residents on their way to becoming U.S. citizens. Contact Johanna Torres at 973-419-3221 or Jacqui Perez at 973-419-3209 to register or learn more information.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Preparation

Free ESL classes are available throughout the year. Contact Johanna Torres at 973-419-3221 or Jacqui Perez at 973-419-3209 to register or learn more information.