EnGenEnGen Logo connects adult English learners with English skills and career skills to access opportunities in high-demand, future-ready fields. The platform offers 130+ career-aligned courses for learners of all levels. Popular courses with our adult education partners include:

  • English for Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Manufacturing: Processes & Production 
  • English for a Commercial Driver’s License 
  • English for Early Childhood Education 

Why EnGen?

With a comprehensive, results-driven platform, this program gives a voice to an underserved community, providing them with valuable workforce readiness skills and improving their economic prospects and workplace productivity. 

EnGen is a public benefit company with the mission to remove English as a barrier for the next generation of New Americans, empowering with the English skills they need to achieve their goals. EnGen engages and enables a new generation of immigrants, refugees, and speakers of other languages with the resources to get jobs with family-sustaining wages. 

Learners from immigrant and refugee backgrounds represent nearly a quarter of all students at community colleges, and demand for English courses now drives 40-plus percent of enrollments in the adult education system. Community colleges, universities, and adult education providers are tapping EnGen to optimize instruction and real-world impact for these learners.


  • Personalized Learning
  • Easy-to-Run Platform
  • Career-Specific Instruction
  • Real-World Content
  • Performance Visibility

Getting Started

Contact the Adult Literacy Program at (707) 263-7633 or literacy@lakecountyca.gov to enroll in ENGEN for free.

Visit the EnGen Resource Center for online resources such as Getting Learners Started.