Lincoln Adult Education Center

Address: 730 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Contact Person:
Phone: 612-871-6350 x47
Mission: Lincoln Adult Education Center (LAEC) Program Overview · ABE/ESL program – one of 52 ABE consortia in the state of MN · Offers mostly English as a second language (ESL) classes · Most learners are adult immigrants and refugees · Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis · A program of the Institute for New Americans, a non-for profit community based organization, which also runs Lincoln International High School · Provide ESL and basic skills classes customized for a particular employer at their worksite to their employees · Offer accent reduction tutoring to professionals at LAEC or the employees’ worksite · Other classes and mini-courses offered at LAEC include math, citizenship, basic reading and writing, advanced reading and writing · Offer workshops at LAEC on such topics as personal safety, how to get into college, how to start a small business, how to choose an immigration attorney, and other topics of interest to the adult immigrant/refugee community · Collaborate with many partners in the metro area · In 2005, awarded certificate from the state of MN as a “Program of Excellence”