ABSE / GED
ADULT BASIC SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND GED
You're ready to get your GED. That's great! This is your road to college and job training. Did you know that in order to qualify for credit classes and be eligible for financial aid, you must have a GED or high school diploma?
We can help you pass the GED tests by providing study courses and guidance. GED preparation students have the opportunity to take official GED practice tests for a small fee. Practice tests predict GED scores.
Spring term orientation is a week long process. Plan on attending class Monday, March 30th through Thursday, April 2nd, 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
- Meet in Room 136 at 9:00 a.m.
- After the first week of Fall term, orientation is 9:00 a.m. to Noon on Mondays and Tuesdays. Come to room 134 and Lorraine will help you.
- After orientation you will receive a schedule of classes offered approximately between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Instructor's office hours will be posted.
If you have missed the first week, it is still possible to join the program at any time during the term through Week 9, so do not hesitate to contact us.
If you have further questions, feel free to contact us.
Margaret Wofford, Instructor email@example.com 541-463-4214
Lorraine Bostick, Instructional Aide at firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-463-4231
Amy Gaudia, Instructor / Tutor Coordinator email@example.com, 541-463-6184
Adult Basic and Secondary Education
Nationwide Hundreds of Thousands Earn the GED Each Year!
A GED is equivalent to a high school diploma. LCC at Cottage Grove continues to offer GED preparation.
GED (General Education Development)
The GED tests give those who did not graduate from high school the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency certificate. Recognized nationwide by employers and educators, the GED certificate has increased education and employment opportunities for millions of adults since 1942. Lane's GED program prepares students to pass the GED exams. Practice testing is provided to determine readiness and to assess particular areas of needed improvement. Graduates of the GED preparation program are honored at the annual college graduation ceremony and are eligible to apply for scholarships.
Classes offered through the ABSE Department prepare college bound students for the college placement tests in reading, writing and math. Students studying ABSE classes raise college placement test scores; thus saving time and money.
Scholarships and Tuition Waivers
GED Testing Scholarships
Limited funds are available to assist students with testing fees. Contact the ABSE Office at 541.463.5214 for more information and an application form.
Graduates of our GED preparation classes are eligible to apply for a 6-credit tuition waiver.
Check out our College Preparation page for more information.