Adult And Continuing Education

Welcome to the Chesapeake Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education Department. Our department seeks to empower lifelong learners with positive educational experiences. We offer the citizens of Chesapeake opportunities to engage in meaningful and innovative learning experiences that lead to fulfillment of educational goals and an enhanced quality of life.


Adult and Continuing Education
Educational Services Center
369 Battlefield Blvd S.
Chesapeake, VA 23322


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Course Offerings and Academic Calendar

We offer a wide variety of day and evening courses every fall and spring semester at locations throughout the City of Chesapeake. Residents and non-residents who are at least 18 years of age are invited to register and participate in Adult Education courses (non-resident fees may apply).

Register for a Course

We offer three convenient options for course registration.

Please note the following:

  • Registration for fall courses opens in early August of each year.

  • Registration for spring courses opens in early January of each year.

  • ABE/GED Orientation registration is open throughout the year.

Fees, Payments, and Reimbursements

Registration fees must be received no later than two weeks prior to the first class meeting. Fees for each course are outlined in the course catalog. Payment can be made in-person or by mail with a personal check or money order. Payment can also be made online using the Online School Payments site.

Course Overview

Courses are available in the following areas:

School Closings and Delays

Adult Education courses will follow Chesapeake Public Schools emergency protocols. School closures due to weather or other emergencies, or changes to normal school operating hours will be posted to and shared with local news outlets. In addition, emergency information will be shared via push-notifications on the Chesapeake Public Schools app.