Fort Wayne Community Schools - Continuing Education

FREE High School Equivalency Classes 

FWCS Continuing Education Adult High School Equivalency classes are available online and instructor led.

To begin classes you must register online at: FWCS Adult Education

If you need a copy of your high school equivalency diploma please go to: Diploma Sender.





HSE classes offered daily at multiple sites. Classes are free!  Testing fees for HSE/HISET is $115 (cash only.) Individual subject testing for HISET is $23 (cash only.) Textbook fees (refundable) vary by course.

  • Not having a high school diploma holding you back? Complete requirements for your high school diploma or pursue your HSE. We believe you can do it and we can help! Register for classes today!


  • Do you need to improve your conversational English and reading ability? Classes are designed for people who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking, and listening abilities in the English language. Our friendly teachers and staff can help you! Click here to visit the: ELL Homepage.

Registration and Graduation

How & When to register for a Continuing Education class: HSE & HSC Course Information

Need to complete your High School Credits?

  • FWCS Students: You must obtain a Continuing Education Enrollment Referral Form from your high school guidance office, with a listing of specific classes required (transcripts.)
  • High School Credit subjects offered: English 9-12, General Math, Geometry 1&2,Pre-Algebra 1&2, Algebra 1&2,Advanced Algebra 3&4, World History 1&2, U.S. History 1&2, Government, Biology 1&2, Chemistry 1, Earth Science 1&2, ECA Prep, Economics, Environmental Science 1, Physics 1, Sociology, World Geography and Health.
  • Non-FWCS Students:  You must provide our office with your Official Academic High School Transcript.
  • High School Credit Classes:  $20 per class for FWCS Student. $90 per class for non-FWCS students.


Pay by Cash, Money Order, Certified Check  Registration for Continuing Education classes are made at the Continuing Education office at the Bill C. Anthis Center, 1200 S. Barr Street. Payment of class fees and any book, supply or material fees is due at time of registration.

Continuing Education offers High Quality Classes at a Low Price! Our fees are as low as operating expenses will permit. The lower fee for non-high school graduates is possible because of State reimbursement for courses meeting Adult Education requirements for high school diploma completion.


Career and Technical Education Classes for Adults

  • FWCS Adult and Continuing Education Program offers High Value Technical Certification classes for eligible students  in the Adult Education program.  Students can obtain their diploma and begin classes to develop their skills in a Technical Certification program. 

            To register for career training visit:

  • NCCER Core Construction with Osha 10 Certification presented by Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation
  • Community Healthcare Worker (CHW Certification)
  • CCMA
  • CMAA
  • Phlebotomy
  • CNA
  • Para Professional
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) 
  • MIG American Welding Association Certification
  • Certified Business Professional (CBP)
  • CDL Class A

Contact Adult Continuing Education Coordinator, Angie Lymon at 260-467-1072.or email

Para Professional Certification and CDA Classes

Para Professional 

FWCS Continuing Education offers Para Professional instruction and testing at Anthis. Our program will prepare individuals to complete the Para Professional Certification Test. Please visit the link for more information. 


Child Development Associate, CDA

The Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in ECE. Earn your CDA at FWCS Adult Continuing Education.  Call for details, 260-467-1072. Click on the link for more information on CDA:CDA Process Information Sheet

Neighborhood Connection Classes

Click here: Courses Offered  Expand your potential and possibilities, discover your passion, develop a hobby or just enjoy learning for your lifetime!

Online Classes are also available - Take classes from home, when the kids are in bed, or during your lunch break! Enhance your skills or take up a new hobby with learning that is enjoyable, clear, uncomplicated, fast & convenient. All you need to get started is access to a computer and the internet. Click Online Classes to see a variety of online course options.

NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION is a FWCS program designed to provide affordable, high quality educational & recreational opportunities to the community!

New brochures will be delivered in January of 2022.  To register for fall classes and see our list of available courses call 467-1075 or visit: 
Neighborhood Connection offers a wide variety of classes in Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Culinary Arts, CPR & First Aid, Dance, Health & Wellness, Language, Literature, Music and More.


Let us help you reach your potential and expand your possibilities!

To teach classes, FWCS Neighborhood Connection taps the creativity, knowledge and skills of community members. Class instructors are business professionals, certified teachers, independent educators and community members with expertise in a particular subject. Click on link to access Instructor Application.

For more information or to register for a class call our office at 260-467-1075.  ONLINE CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How do I get a brochure? Our SPRING 2022 brochures will be mailed out to 9 zip codes, if you do not receive a brochure in your mailbox, you may pick one up at Bill C. Anthis Center, 1200 S. Barr Street or any public library branch. You may view the electronic brochure on this webpage. Please feel free to contact our office at 467-1075 to request a copy be mailed to you. 
  • We highly recommend not waiting until the last minute to register for any class due to classes filling quickly.  All classes have a deadline for signup, however, if there are openings you may register with payment up to the day a class starts.
  • What are your hours?
    We’re open Monday through Friday, 9am - 1pm. Summer and holiday hours may vary. Please contact our office for other hours at 260-467-1075
  • How do I find a school?
    Click here for a complete listing of schools, addresses, and direct map links for each location!
  • Do I have to be a resident of Fort Wayne to take a class?
    No. Anyone from anywhere may take a Neighborhood Connection, no extra charge.
  • Can my child attend an adult class?
    Children may not attend an adult class. Sometimes exceptions can be made when the child is accompanied by a registered adult but must be cleared through our office first.
  • I’m over 60, is there a discount?
    Yes! Take $5 off any class fee.  You will need to input your DOB on the online sign up page.
  • If I register online how will I receive confirmation? You will be e-mailed a confirmation receipt which will include all class information including the classroom assignment and supply list if required. Please print this receipt and save it for your records, you will not receive a receipt via US Mail.
  • How do I get information and/or register for an online course? On the Neighborhood Connection web page click on Online Classes. From there you can browse all the online classes our program offers. Don’t be afraid to search for course information, you will not be registered for a course until you enter your payment method. You must use online registration for all online classes.
  • What if I can’t make it to class? Can I get a refund?
    See Policies under Neighborhood Connection’s Brochure
  • What if the weather is bad?
    See Policies under Neighborhood Connection’s Brochure.
  • What about parking?
    Adequate parking is provided in large, lighted lots conveniently located adjacent to the schools.
  • Can I teach a class?
    We are always looking for fresh ideas and new instructors! If you are interested in offering a course, please call us and request an instructor application be mailed to you! Or, click on Instruct a Class to print out and complete an Instructor Application.