College and Career Ready


The College and Career Ready class enables participants to enhance their employability skills in reading, writing, and math needed to be “College Ready” for transition into high-demand jobs and certificate programs at Harper College including Graphic Design, Manufacturing, Technology, Logistics, Health Care, Medical Office Administration, HVAC, Electronics, Certified Nursing Assistant, Human Services, and Community Health.  The class will also help prepare students to join one of our Adult Career Pathway classes in Manufacturing or Health Care Bridges or Credential/Certificate Programs.

We teach on-the-job valued work skills such as: Critical Thinking, Information Technology Applications, Career Management, Resume Development, Soft Skills, Teamwork,and Presentation skills through exploring Career Pathways.  Guest speakers are invited to speak with the class.

The classes run approximately 13 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  A morning class from 9:00 to noon and an evening class from 6:00 to 9:00 are offered.  Classes are located at Forest View Education center, and an online Zoom class will be an option. 

Orientation and registration are offered online on the main web page.  Testing occurs in July/August and then again in January before each semester.  You may choose your testing date when you register online on our website.

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Frost at or at 847-718-7876.  Office hours are limited.

To request disability accommodations, contact the ADA Coordinator at (847) 718-7876.

Please be advised that District 214 campuses are tobacco-free.