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. They are currently offered online during the pandemic.

Contact us at 973-481-4713 or

All Education, Alternative Education with LEAD Charter School, Citizenship Preparation, English as a Second Language classes are offered online. Email us to get the most up-to-date course schedule at You can also call us at 973-481-4713 to learn more.

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.

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 the 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 Latina women. Ingles como segundo idoma y formacion profesional para mujeres latinas.

U.S. Citizenship Preparation

Free citizenship preparation paired with English language preparation for legal, documented residents on their way to becoming U.S. citizens.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Free ESL classes online and in collaboration with the Newark Public Library. Clases gratuitas de ingles.