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Frequently Asked Questions - Adult Programs

Adult Programs

Call 860-423-2591 in the Willimantic area and 860-779-3770 in the Danielson area for registration information. Or, complete this online form.

There is no charge for American Job Center workshops or EASTCONN's classes (high school completion, including GED, English-as-a-Second-Language and citizenship; and basic skills, reading and math). Community Education classes are priced as marked in the catalog.

Because all of our students come in with a different educational history, it is not possible to give a one size fits all answer to this question. Once you have met with the guidance counselor, you will have a plan and an estimate of how long it will take you to complete the program.

Yes, we have a class for the beginning-level student. Our teachers are professionals and will individualize instruction. Most classes are taught in English, but we do offer classes in Spanish in order to help students prepare for the Spanish GED.

We recommend that you attend a registration session. You will meet with our guidance counselor who will help you determine whether or not you would benefit from classes.

Click here to see class locations. We offer day and evening classes in multiple towns and locations.

Classes are held both day and evening, beginning in September. Most programs have open enrollment throughout the school year, as well as a 5-week summer session.

At this time, you cannot get your GED online. Please beware of any program that promises you your GED through an online class. Click on this link to see more information about GED fraud. Our students do, however, have access to online programs to help them prepare for the GED.

No. There are three options to getting your high school diploma:
GED (General Educational Development) offered in English and Spanish
CDP (Credit Diploma Program)
NEDP (National External Diploma Program)

Come meet with a counselor to discuss which is the best fit for you!

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In general, colleges will accept any of the three diplomas. However, there may be other requirements for admittance. The best answer is that you should check directly with the college. Our transition coach works closely with all our students to help ensure a smooth process.

Before deciding on which diploma option you will choose, always check with the recruiter of the branch of the military you are considering. The requirements vary from time to time.

We have classes and workshops for students who need both their diploma and a job.
American Job Centers Workshops
I-BEST Academy
J.E.T.

In addition, our classes include employability components including technology, customer service skills, resumes, job applications, interviewing techniques and dressing for success.

Finally, our transition coach is available to help our students prepare for and find a job and career.

 

Adult Education does not offer transportation. However, depending on the program you are attending and the town you live in, we may be able to help you find some resources. Just let us know!

For GED transcripts: http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2620&q=322390

For Credit Diploma or National External Diploma Transcripts: Call 860-423-2591 or 860-779-3770