COVID Updates: Non-Credit Programs - Black Hawk College

COVID Updates: Non-Credit Programs

Updated Dec. 3, 2020

Adult Education (ESL, GED, High School credit)

Classes will combine in-class time with online time starting Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Register by appointment as follows:

  • Outreach Center, East Moline – Optional Education High School Completion or Teen GED®
    Call 309-796-8259 or 563-484-0177 or email
  • Outreach Center, East Moline – Adult GED®
    Call 309-796-8216 or email
  • Outreach Center, East Moline – ESL
    Call 309-796-8245 or email
  • Adult Learning Center, Rock Island – High School Completion, Teen and Adult GED® and ESL
    Call 309-796-5560 or 309-794-1072 or email
  • Community Education Center, Kewanee – GED® and ESL
    Call 309-854-1860 or 309-854-1877 or email or

Business Training Center (BTC)

BTC will offer both online and small on-site classes. The on-site classes will have limited enrollment and will follow all requirements of the Phase 4 Restore Illinois guidelines.

  • Class information and registration available online.
  • Fork Truck Operator classes will start in March and the next welding classes will start in January. Contact Toni Sierer at 309-796-5718 or
  • Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) orientation sign up is now open for the class that starts March 1. Contact Paul Fessler at 309-796-5729 or
  • Watch for a complete schedule in January 2021. Questions? Contact Julie Gelaude at 309-796-5715 or

Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE)

Watch for the February-May 2021 PaCE schedule to be mailed in mid-January or check the PaCE website.

  • CommUniversity is scheduled for the four Sundays in February. The program will be offered virtually in 2021.
  • Looking for online classes? Visit ed2go for short-term classes.
  • PaCE staff is in the Outreach Center with limited hours. Please call 309-796-8223 for information or email