The Adult Education Program at Chattahoochee Tech offers free GED prep and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Included among the expanded services of the program this summer is a new ESL class in Paulding County as well as a GED prep class in Gilmer County.
The Adult Education Program at Chattahoochee Technical College will be offering a new ESL class on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning in July at the college’s Paulding Campus. This free class will be every Monday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Advance registration and an admission assessment administered by the college is required for participation in these classes.
Registration for the free ESL classes will begin the week of July 8, on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of that week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on Wednesday of that week from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Tech Paulding Campus. In order to register, potential students must provide a valid photo ID and proof of lawful presence in the United States.
In Gilmer County, the Chattahoochee Tech Adult Education Program will offer free Saturday classes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning July 13 to help individuals to study for the GED.
Potential students who are at least 18 years old may register for this free class with a valid photo ID at the Gilmer Learning Center, which is located at 30 Southside Church Street in Ellijay, beside the Gilmer County Health Department. Class registration times are from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays: July 13, July 20 and July 27. Potential students will take an assessment administered by the college and begin class the same day.
Potential students who are 16 or 17 years old will need to bring a signed withdrawal form from the last high school attended in order to enroll in this class, and have a parent or guardian sign a permission form at registration. Potential students who are not U.S. citizens will need to provide valid documentation demonstrating lawful presence in the United States.
The GED test is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers, according to the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). The four subjects are Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning through Language Arts. The Georgia GED Testing Program is jointly administered by the GED Testing Service, LLC and TCSG.