Adult Learning Center

The Columbia Area Career Center’s Adult Learning Center (ALC) strives to promote life-long, adult education in the Columbia, MO community. To better achieve this goal and serve the Columbia community, the ALC now has seven locations including its headquarters at the Columbia Area Career Center. As mentioned above, one of these sites is at our center. For more information regarding the seven different site locations, please visit their website here. To achieve their mission, the ALC offers English Language Classes.


English Language Classes

The Adult Learning Center of Columbia, Missouri provides many activities to support non-native English speakers in improving their English language skills. Not only does the ALC help individuals in preparing for and securing employment, but it also provides information about and referrals to community resources. The ALC promotes American citizenship through civics and language instruction, and it offers a healthy, encouraging and friendly environment to foster esteem in learning.

English classes are available in the morning, afternoon and evening for all levels of ESL students. To find out more about what specifically the ALC does in these classes as well as enrollment information, please click here.

Tiger Pediatrics


Dr. Ellen Thomas of Tiger Pediatrics will see patients every Wednesday from 1pm – 6pm. Services will include vaccinations, sick visits and well child check-ups. These will be available to children age 0-19 who are already Tiger Pediatrics patients, or who would like to become Tiger Pediatrics patients. To schedule an appointment, call (573) 777-7627.