Contact Aspire

(440) 366-4530

Office Hours

Remote Office Hours

Monday and Thursday 10 am - 4 pm

Please call us at (440) 366-4530

Aspire Program Staff



Mary Murphy    Manager

Bell, James

Brewer, Anna

Campbell, Marylin

Clark, Thomas

Corn, Rochell

Dickey, Brett

Helton, Jennifer

Heston, Art

Lotko, Penny

Madak, Ross

Peloquin, Sandra

Silva, Susanne

Sterna, Scott

Workman, Beth


Aspire is a part of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. LCCC’s Aspire program provides FREE services for individuals who need assistance acquiring the skills to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment.

Services available include:

    • Math, reading and writing skills
    • Adult Secondary Education/GED preparation
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • Transition services – including employment and post-secondary
    • Life skills, employability skills and computer literacy
    • Distance education


Scholarship Opportunity

LCCC GED, High School Equivalency and 22 Plus Adult Diploma Scholarship 

LCCC GED and Adult Diploma Scholarship can help you continue  your education by enrolling at LCCC soon after successfully passing the GED test or earning your high school diploma or Adult High School Diploma through LCCC or Lorain County JVS. Learn more and apply. 


New Students

LCCC Aspire Orientation and Assessment

LCCC Aspire is now offering in-person and online orientation, initial assessment and instruction.

Register for Orientation and Assessment


English for Speakers of Other Language Classes

English as a Second Language (ESOL) classes are available to adults free of charge.

English for Speakers of Other Languages


GED Testing

If you do not have a high school diploma, getting your GED is the first step in your college career.

Frequently Asked Questions About GED Prep Classes and the Official GED Test

Link to the Official GED Website


GED Test Vouchers

First time test-takers are eligible to receive a voucher to help cover the cost of the GED Test.

Learn how to claim a voucher for your GED


GED Recipient College Scholarship

The LCCC ABLE/GED scholarship provides funds for GED recipients to enroll at LCCC.

LCCC ABLE/GED Scholarship Application



For more information, please contact our Aspire office at (440) 366-4530.