Adult and Community Education Registration
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Welcome to Fairfax County Public Schools Adult and Community Education (FCPS ACE). Our emphasis is on career and work readiness along with our premier adult ESOL programs. You will find a wide range of training opportunities in:
- Information Technology
- Health and Medical Sciences
- Trade and Industrial Programs
We also offer enrichment programs from K to Adult, including:
- Culinary Arts
- Driver Education
- World Languages.
We strive to provide our students with enriching programs that are high quality, affordable, and meet their educational goals. ACE supports the FCPS Portrait of a Graduate and the Strategic Plan--Ignite--incorporating best practices in teaching and learning.
For more information about a specific FCPS ACE programs, or to view current classes, please visit:
What if I am looking for a different program than what is listed?
ACE also provides registration support services to FCPS’ Summer Learning and selected school year programs such as FCPS’ Self-Directed Economics and Personal Finance. These programs have their own policies around enrollment and participation.
Registering for an FCPS ACE Class
For individuals there are four ways to register for a class:
- by phone at (703) 658-1201
- by mail
- in-person at our Registration Office (appointment required, please email [email protected] to schedule)
Payment is due at the time of registration unless otherwise approved by FCPS ACE. Please see our published FAQs for details. We currently accept payment by check or money order (made out to FCPS ACE), or by VISA or MasterCard only.
For an Individual Registering Online
You will need to set up an account with our Online registration system if you have not already done so. Detailed instructions for this can be located here. Benefits of registering online include 24/7 access, immediate confirmation, and ability to review class history. Online registrations will require payment at the time of enrollment. We accept VISA or MasterCard only for online registrations. Please access the instructions for how to use the online registration system.
For an Individual Registering by Phone
The ACE Registration Office is open for phone calls Monday-Friday from 9am-noon and 1pm-5pm. It is closed on FCPS 12 month employee holidays and during weather related emergencies. The registration phone number is 703-658-1201. You may also email the Registration Office at [email protected]. Registrations by phone require payment at the time of enrollment. We accept VISA or MasterCard only for registrations over the phone.
For an Individual Registering by Mail
You must complete the FCPS ACE registration form, and mail in the completed form along with payment to:
6815 Edsall Road
Springfield, VA 22151
Mailed In registration form payments can be by check or money order, as well as VISA or MasterCard. We do not accept 3rd party checks. Please make sure to fully complete the registration form. Incomplete forms will delay the registration process. Please allow two weeks for processing of a mailed in registration form. A receipt will be sent to the email account on file once processed.
For an Individual Registering In-Person
You must make an appointment in advance. To request an appointment, please email [email protected] and a member of the ACE Registration Office will reach out to you to schedule a date and time. In Person appointments are held at the Plum Center only during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 9 am to noon and 1pm to 5pm only. In-person registrations by appointment require payment at the time of enrollment. We accept payment by check or money order, as well as VISA or MasterCard. We do not accept 3rd party checks.
To Register with a Purchase Order (PO) or Letter of Authorization (LOA)
When coordinated in advance, FCPS ACE may accept a PO or LOA as a promissory note at the time of registration. When using this method, please include a completed Registration Form for each person to be covered by the PO or LOA and include a copy of the PO or LOA.
When using the PO or LOA method, you must acknowledge in writing our published policies on withdrawals, refunds, and transfers. Customers using this method must be current on prior invoicing with FCPS ACE.
Enrollment requests using a PO or LOA can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to: Adult and Community Education, Department A, 6815 Edsall Road, Springfield, VA 22151.
Please allow two weeks for processing enrollments using this method and we will invoice for the enrollments processed. Learn more about the specifics on registering the PO or LOA method.
For more immediate enrollments, we encourage you to use the Online Registration System and pay with a company credit card (VISA or MasterCard only) or Agency P-Card (VISA or MasterCard only). For specifics on registering using the Online system please click here.
Do you have questions about a class or certificate program?
If you have any questions, please feel free to email ACE. The ACE Career and Outreach Specialist is also available for you to ask questions about a certificate program, scholarship options, or payment plans.