Faith Community Educational Institute (FCEI Adult Education)--Instructors include Norma F. Gogins, Lead Instructor; Pastor Wayne Dunning, Judith Hunt-Glenn, and Dr. Kenneth L. Gogins; who are “on call substitute teachers; and Minister Verzell Taylor, Counselor.
FCEI is a faith-based school for adults, ages 19 and above who have dropped out of high school, to have a second chance to earn an accredited high school diploma. FCEI classes are held at the Decatur Township Offices located at 1620 S. Taylorville Road, Decatur, Illinois 62521. The main business/mailing address is FCEI, 1065 N. Van Dyke, Decatur, Il, 62552
Faith Community Educational Institute provides a non-traditional setting for those who have failed to complete their high school education. The FCEI student will receive the basic teaching that will allow for completion and receipt of an accredited high school diploma.
Receiving a high school diploma will provide the following:
3. An opportunity to obtain a higher education education .
The program is an endeavor to teach basic principles: reading (comprehension), writing, math, science, and history, music appreciation, art appreciation, and health. It is the intent to provide the student with quality skills which will permit achievement in the workplace as well as in future educational efforts.
Students are informed that in order to be successful in this program, a great deal of reading/studying outside of the classroom is mandatory.
In its beginning, (2005) the adult high school program was an annex of the “Marion Williams Bible Institute, Dixmoor, Illinois; (MWBI-Decatur Annex) and was accredited via Accrediting Commission International). In November 2007, the program was renamed Faith Community Educational Institute (FCEI Adult Education Program). The change of the name allowed the school to apply for and receive grants and donations. Faith Community Educational Institute has continued from 2007 through 2019 and accredited via Accrediting Commission International. As of November, 2019 FCEI was accredited through the Illinois School Code (105ILCS 5/26-1).
DUE TO THE DIRECTIVE GIVEN MY GOVERNOR PRITZKER AND DPS DISTRICT 61—FCEI WILL SUSPEND REGISTRATION AND THE BEGINNING OF CLASSES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. When “official directives” are given about the “stay at home” mandate, a new date/time for FCEI will be issued
See website: www.fcei-decatur.org for further and updated directions.
Mail-in registration is available now by downloading and completing, the mailing-in registration form, and other required items (transcript of last high school attended, check/money order for $125 (made to FCEI), and a copy of a pictured I.D. of the prospective. Materials should be mailed to FCEI, 1065 N. Van Dyke Street, Decatur, IL 62522. All mailed in materials will be held until an official restart date/time is given.
Additional information can be received by calling: 217/848-6333
The registration progress requires the following:
* FCEI application
* A transcript from the last high school attended
* Application fee of $125 (nonrefundable)
* A copy of a pictured I.D.
The FCEI Adult Education Program permits success to those who, before, were unable to accomplish this task. With a “second chance”, students can now begin to strive and reach their goals and fulfil their dreams.
The FCEI Adult Education Program is open to all, who desire a “second-chance” to those who realize the importance of a high school education. The FCEI Adult Education Program permits success to those who, before, were unable to accomplish this task. With a “second chance”, students can now begin to strive and reach their goals and fulfil their dreams. Various donations made been made to FCEI to allow its students strive for and enable them to reach their educational goals.
The Faith Community Educational Institute has been in existence since 2005 and is easy to locate.