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Adult Education

Adult learning courses designed to help students prepare for meaningful careers, update job qualifications, or develop a personal interest.

Job & Career Training Programs

Job & Career Training Programs

Designed to prepare you for employment in one of 14 in-demand career fields.
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Practical Nursing

Discover your path to a fulfilling career in healthcare with our Practical Nursing program. In just 11 months, you can embark on an exciting journey to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Polaris Career Center offers a wide variety of classes to help you achieve certifications, enhance your skill set or advance in your career.

Personal Enrichment

Personal Enrichment

We offer hundreds of Personal Enrichment classes to those who want to learn something new or need help navigating the challenges of life.

Online Courses

Online Courses

We have partnered with the world’s leading provider of online learning, and offer more than 300 courses that can be completed over the internet.

ASPIRE GED, ESOL and Cardiograph Tech Classes

GED, ASPIRE and ESOL Classes

Free college and career readiness classes such as GED test preparation and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Small, friendly classes..


Scholarship Opportunities

Need to find creative ways to pay for tuition? Check out the many scholarship opportunities available to adult students.

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Adult Diploma Program

Free job training for adults, aged 18 and older, while earning a high school diploma and industry credentials for an in-demand job.

Customized Training

Customized Training

Training for your staff can be provided on-site at your business or at our Middleburg Heights campus. Call 440.891.7646 to find out more.



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Adult Education at Polaris Career Center provides education and training programs that focus on personal and career success. Our courses are designed to help you upgrade your skill set, gain access to the workforce or introduce you to a brand new career. Course offerings and content remain current with today’s changing technology and job market. Our Mission Statement reflects this goal.

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We offer Job & Career Training programs, Customized Training for employers as well as Continuing Education and Personal Enrichment classes, all for the adult learner. 

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Polaris Career Center Job and Career Training programs are accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / Fax 770-396-3790

Chief Administrative Officer

Mike Slivochka, Director of Adult Education



Avocational programs/courses are neither accredited by the Council, nor qualify students to receive Title IV financial aid.

View our Catalogs:

Adult Education Catalog - 2024-2025

Adult Job & Career Training Program Catalog - 2024-2025

Office Hours*   

Adult Education Hours:

January 1, 2024- June 30, 2024
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

July 1 - August 16, 2024
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

August 19, 2024 - June 30, 2025
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

*Note: Evening office hours are not available when evening classes are not in session. This occurs during holiday periods and between semesters.





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Not sure what career is for you? Contact our Transitions Coordinator at 440.891.7697.

Change of Address

Are you a current or former Adult Education student? Do you have a change in your contact information? Click Student Change of Contact Information.  The completed form should be faxed to
440-891-7642, mailed or dropped off in person in the Adult Education office.  

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