Adult and Community Education Registration

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Questions About Registration:

ESOL Closings:

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 apprenticeship, business, information technology, health and medical, and trade and industrial programs. We also offer enrichment programs for K-adult including culinary arts, driver education, and 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.

Register for a Class


  • Register online anytime
  • Online registration is confirmed immediately
  • Note: Not all classes are available for online registration


  • Complete the registration form
  • Make check payable to FCPS ACE
  • Mail the form and payment to:

FCPS-ACE Registration 
6815 Edsall Road
Springfield, VA 22151

In Person:

Plum Center for Lifelong Learning
6815 Edsall Road
Springfield, VA 22151
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Center will be closed: December 24-28, December 31, 2018-January 1, 2019, January 21, 2019, and February 18, 2019

Purchase Order:

  • Companies/organizations enrolling staff for training may complete the registration form and attach a purchase order or company memo.
  • Payment is due within 30 days after the start date of the class.

Under 18?

  • Adult education classes are for students 18 years and older unless otherwise specified.
  • In some instances, exceptions may be approved.
  • Contact Student Services at 703-658-2709 for information about an underage waiver.
  • Requests require two weeks advance notice.
  • K-12 classes contain grade level or age requirements.

Non-Fairfax County Public School Students (K-12)

  • Non-FCPS students registering for enrichment courses must submit additional documentation along with their completed registration form and payment:
  • See FCPS Student Registration for required documentation and additional information.

Over 62?

  • Fairfax County residents 62 years of age or older may opt for a 25 percent tuition discount.
  • The birth date/year must be provided on your registration form to be eligible.
  • Discount must be claimed at time of registration.
  • Fairfax County residents 62 years of age or older who suffer a financial hardship may apply for a full tuition waiver.
  • The waiver may be used for one class per term; all textbook and user fees must be paid.
  • To obtain an application for a waiver, call 703-658-1201 at least two weeks prior to the class start date or download an application.
  • Submit your registration together with the waiver application and appropriate payment.
  • No senior adult waivers are allowed for ESOL, online classes, or for other classes as noted. 

User Fees

User fees contribute to expenses unique to program/course and may include any of the following: instructor and student supplies, equipment maintenance and replacement, computer or specialized lab fees, instructor support and development, transcripts and certificates, and facility fees.