Adult Education

FAC’s Adult Education program provides free classes in ESOL, GED, and digital literacy to over 450 New Yorkers annually. Our Bridge program provides contextualized instruction to help students enter sector-based workforce development programs with our affiliate, Brooklyn Workforce Innovations.  

Adult Education Programs offered: 

 GED Prep Class 

Earn a High School Diploma by passing the official GED test. FAC offers morning and evening in person and remote preparation classes. No matter what your level, we can help. 

Call 718-624-3475 ext. 214 for more information. 

English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) 

Need to learn English? FAC has many classes for all different levels throughout south Brooklyn.  

Call 718-624-3475 ext. 209 for more information or click here. or email Zulma Vizcarrondo at 

We speak Spanish, Chinese, Bangla and Russian.

Digital Literacy Skills 

Need to learn how to use your computer or your smartphone?  FAC offers Digital Skill classes and tutoring.  

We cover topics such as internet safety, avoiding scams, online banking, budgeting apps, using Google docs for letters and resumes and using cloud-based storage. 

Call 718-624-3475 ect 214 or email Eric Magnus at for more information.

Commercial Drivers License & Cable Installation Preparation 

Want to be a bus driver or cable installer? The Bridge Program can help.   

FAC partners with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations Red Hook on the Road to prepare NYC residents to earn their Class B license or become a BICSI certified level 1 cable installer with Brooklyn Networks. We can help you navigate the whole process, learn the language and literacy skills related to earning your credential and help you prepare for the workplace.

Must be 21 years or older, an NYC resident, and have had a driver’s license for at least two years. 

Call 929-732-1021 for more information 

The teachers made it easy to adapt. I eventually became friends with math again! My children are so proud of me. My grandchildren are so excited that they can’t wait to throw me a graduation party.

Esther F.

FAC Adult Education Student & Community Activist

We’re so grateful to our partners at Capital One for creating this report which highlights our Adult Education team’s work to creatively respond to community needs and help students meet their goals.

Check out the presentation below: