Civics Education

Para más información en español, por favor llame (540) 869-0778.

Laurel Ridge Community College Adult Education offers FREE classes that help English language students learn the rights and responsibilities of the U.S. Citizenship.

Learn about Civics and U.S. Citizenship

  • FREE
  • Online
  • Learn U.S. History and improve your English
  • Prepare for U.S. Citizenship Test

Register for Civics Education Classes

Registration for our Fall 2023 semester has ended. Registration for the Spring 2024 semester will begin in November (for online classes) and January (for in-person classes). If you would like to be notified when we begin registration for Spring 2024, please complete our Waiting List Form below. You can also complete the Waiting List Form to be notified if space becomes available in a class near you this semester.

Visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website to learn more about how to become a U.S. Citizen

Contact Us

Sharon Hetland

Sharon Hetland

Director of Adult Education
Michelle Wassam

Michelle Wassam

Administrative Office Specialist
Justin Thurston

Justin Thurston

Instructional Support Specialist
Melissa Williams

Melissa Williams

Regional Specialist of Adult Education

Laurel Ridge Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. Laurel Ridge also prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual violence or harassment.

GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education (ACE). They may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of ACE or GED Testing Service®. The GED® and GED Testing Service® brands are administered by GED Testing Service, LLC under license from the American Council on Education.