The Adult Education Department is dedicated to serving the community and preparing adults for a better future. Instruction is free to students, and a variety of options are available to meet individual scheduling needs. The following services are available to individuals aged 17 or older who are no longer enrolled in high school.
Basic Skills Development and GED Preparation. Instruction is based on an initial academic assessment. A plan is designed for each adult student based on assessment results. Instruction prepares students to pass the General Education Development (GED®) test.
English as a Second Language. These classes provide multi-level instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing and grammar.
GED Exam. The GED® computer-based exam is administered to residents of the surrounding communities and/or prospective students who do not have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
The GED® exam consists of the following four sections: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies. The cost of the exam is $120 for the complete battery or $30 per content area. Each content area can be taken individually or as selected by the examinee. Examinees must register and pay online by going to www.GED.com or call 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433). Credit and debit cards are acceptable forms of payment. For additional information, call 334- 556-2373 for Dothan Campus and 334-684-3543, Ext. 4210 for Sparks Campus.
Literacy Instruction. Trained community volunteer tutors provide one-on-one instruction to low functioning readers.
Workplace Education. Basic skills instruction and GED® preparation services can be provided at business or industrial sites. Also, customized instruction designed to meet the specific employment needs of a company is available. Adult education services are offered at both the Wallace Campus in Dothan and the Sparks Campus in Eufaula. Classes are also available at several other locations in Dothan and Eufaula as well as in Abbeville, Ashford, Clayton, Headland, and Louisville. For more information about these programs, call 334-556-2373 (Dothan area), or 334-619-3000 (Eufaula area).