Adult learners can prepare for the GED exam by taking free classes offered through Kishwaukee College’s Adult Education and Transition Programs division. GED classes cover Language Arts (reading/wrting) Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. Adults work at their own level and speed. GED preparation classes are free for the participants. Classes begin the week of August 24. Students may enroll from August 24 – 28 and again from September 14 – 18 and October 26 – 30, in the classes.
There will be several GED classes that meet at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. A GED class that focuses on Math and Science will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9:00 – 11:40a.m. A second GED class that focuses on Language Arts and Social Studies will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 11:40a.m.
There are also GED classes held in Sycamore at Sycamore High School, 55 Spartan Trail (park in back and use the W2 entrance; the class is in room T-160). A GED class that focuses on Math and Science will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:45p.m. A second GED class that focuses on Language Arts and Social Studies will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:45p.m.
There are also GED classes at Kishwaukee College, covering all subject areas, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 – 11:40a.m. in Room C1209.
Spanish GED classes are taught in Spanish only and are designed to prepare participants to take the GED or high school equivalency exam. Spanish GED classes, covering all subject areas, are offered on Wednesdays, from 5:00 – 9:20p.m. at Conexion Comunidad, 637 N 11th Street in DeKalb. There will also be a Spanish GED class at Kishwaukee College on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 – 8:15p.m. in Room C1203.
For more information on GED preparation classes, call Kishwaukee College’s Adult Education and Transition Programs division at 815-825-2086, ext. 3180; en español, 815-825-2086, ext. 3130.
For information on childcare service referrals, please contact Carla Raynor, Coordinator of the Family Literacy Program, at 815-825-2086, ext. 2910.
For information on bus transportation to Kishwaukee College, please visit www.kishwaukeecollege.edu/go/bus.
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