Adult Education Information
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Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Adult Education Program
What can Adult Education Classes Offer?
Basic instruction in reading, writing and math skills;
Preparation for the General Educational Development (GED®) test;
Individualized programs of study to meet your learning needs;
Free classes and instructional materials; and
Career transition assistance into credit enrollment for GED® graduates.
Who Should Attend Adult Education Classes?
Adults who did not finish high school but want to further their education at a technical college;
Adults with skills below the high school level seeking job advancement; and
Adults with limited English proficiency.
Where do Classes Meet?
Classes are held in Grady, Mitchell, and Thomas Counties.
Please contact the Adult Education Office for a complete listing of class sites and schedules.
How do You Enroll in Classes?
Thomas County –Southwest Georgia Technical College; Building E – 225-5292
Southwest Georgia Technical College of Grady County – 378-2909
Southwest Georgia Technical College of Mitchell County – 522-3641
Take a free placement test to determine your starting point.
For a schedule of classes, contact Southwest Georgia Technical College.
Students attending the Adult Education Programs will not be charged tuition, fees, or any other charges, or be required to purchase any books, or any other materials, that are needed for participation in the program. (The first charge a student will incur is the charge for GED® testing.)
Is there a charge to participate in the graduation ceremony?
There is a $35 graduation fee (payable one month prior to graduation).
How do I get duplicate official transcripts or diplomas?
The original GED® Diploma and an official transcript of test scores will be provided to successful examinees by the Technical College System of Georgia, Office of Adult Education, GED® Testing Program. However, a fee will be charged for a duplicate or replacement GED® Diploma or duplicate official transcripts of test scores. Duplicate official transcripts are $8 and duplicate diplomas are $15. Click here for the GED® request form.
GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.