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ADULT EDUCATION FAQ

Adult Education FAQ

Q?

How do I get started?

A:

The HCC Learning Center begins new classes sessions approximately every 9-10 weeks.  Please, see our home page for upcoming Class Dates and Registration and Assessment Dates.

The process for new students:

1. Decide that you are serious about increasing your skills in Reading, Math, & Writing.

2. Call the HCC Learning Center at 620-665-8004 and sign up for a Registration & Assessment date and time, or click on the Register Here link on our homepage to do it online. 

3. Come in for your pre-selected Registration & Assessment date and time.  You will be asked to fill out some paperwork, given some information about our program, and then will be assessed to determine a baseline of your skills in Reading, Math, and Language using the Test for Adult Basic Education. 

4. Attend the mandatory Orientation session that will occur the week before your classes begin. You will be given the dates and time of your Orientation session at the time of Registration and Assessment.  The dates for upcoming classes located on our homepage include the mandatory Orientation.

5. Meet with your instructors one-on-one to go over test scores and develop an individual learning plan.

6. Begin classes and building your skills to reach your goals!

Q?

Who will help me?

A:

The program provides trained staff to work with students in small classes, individualized instruction, and/or computer aided instruction.  Each student will have an individualized learning plan. A Transition Coach is also on staff to assist students with goal setting, workplace skills, planning for additional education, and life skills.

Q?

Is there a cost to the student?

A:

All students will pay a materials fee which will cover the cost of all materials used in the classroom. Our current materials fee is $50. 

Q?

May I check out books to study at home?

A:

Enrolled students will have access to materials for home use. It isn't necessary, but students will be able to purchase books for use outside of the Center.

Q?

What do we do?

A:

The program focuses on math, reading, writing, and basic computer skills that are required in preparation for:

  • Official GED Practice test
  • GED test
  • Work Ready Certificate
  • General College Placement Tests