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Adult Basic Education
Adult Basic Education classes are for students ages 17 or older who have not completed high school. These classes are designed to upgrade basic skills in reading, writing, and math. An individual program of study is designed for each student. ABE classes are held throughout the college service delivery area. Those students age 17 must have proof of withdrawal from the last high school attended. A 12-hour new student orientation is provided, which includes goal setting and a base-line assessment. For information, please call 903-434-8252.


GED Preparation
Utilizing self-paced instruction with a focus on basic education and workforce readiness training, the General Educational Development (GED) preparation program provides students with the opportunity to prepare for the GED tests. Classes are designed to upgrade basic skills in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. With degreed instructors to assist students in their studies, participants feel secure and confident as they prepare for and take the GED tests. GED classes are held throughout the college service delivery area. Various class schedules are available. Those students age 17 must have proof of withdrawal from the last high school attended. A 12-hour new student orientation is provided, which includes goal setting and a base-line assessment. For information, please call 903-434-8252.

On-line GED instruction is available for qualifying students.


English As A Second Language (ESL)
English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction is provided to persons who speak little or no English. Students are taught listening comprehension and speaking skills as well as reading comprehension and writing. All applicants with limited English skills are base-line assessed prior to beginning classes. The ESL curriculum is divided in six proficiency levels including Beginning Literacy ESL, Low and High Beginning, Low and High Intermediate and Advanced ESL. A 12-hour new student orientation is provided, which includes goal setting and a baseline assessment. For more information, please call 903-434-8252.


Additional Adult Education Programs
The college has acquired several grants to develop special projects to address the educational needs of special student populations. These programs include Workplace Literacy and Family Literacy. For more information please call 903-434-8252.


Mt. Pleasant Community Adult Education Center
The Mt. Pleasant Community Adult Education Center is a partnership between the college and Mt. Pleasant Independent School District (MPISD). The center is located at 105 N. Riddle St. Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455, (903) 434-8639.

Services include: 1) Adult Basic Education and GED preparation, 2) English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction, 3) tutoring, 4) testing for the Texas Workforce Center, and 5) computer-assisted instruction.

    
 
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