Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Adult Education


Adult Education

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

(336) 334-4822, extension
High Point: H3, Room 124, ext. 55087
Greensboro: Adult Education Center, ext. 53107

https://www.gtcc.edu/academics/adult-education/index.php

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program is designed to help adults improve basic reading, writing, and math skills. ABE classes are held on the High Point and Greensboro campuses, as well as in many other locations throughout the community.

Adult High School (AHS)

(336) 334-4822, extension
High Point: H3, Room 124, ext. 55087
Greensboro: Adult Education Center, ext. 53107

https://www.gtcc.edu/academics/adult-education/ged-and-adult-high-school/index.php

The Adult High School (AHS) Program is for adults who want to earn a high school diploma. Students must provide an official transcript from the last school attended, maintain strict attendance, and complete 24 credits to receive a diploma. AHS classes are held on the High Point and Greensboro campuses, as well as in many other locations throughout the community.

POWER (Providing Opportunities for Workforce training and Education Review)

(336) 334-4822, extension
High Point: H1, Room 129, ext. 55087
Greensboro: Adult Education Center, ext. 53107

https://www.gtcc.edu/academics/adult-education/power-pathways/

GTCC’s POWER program is designed specifically for adults with intellectual disabilities. POWER classes will help students to develop, improve, or master skills needed to function as independently as possible in the community and the workplace. Classes are held both on and off-campus. POWER students must be at least 18 years of age or older and must have a written diagnosis of an intellectual disability from a medical doctor, psychologist, or psychiatrist. POWER classes are held on the High Point and Greensboro campuses, as well as in many other locations throughout the community.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) or (ESL)

(336) 334-4822, extension
High Point: H4, Room 128, ext. 55087
Greensboro: Adult Education Center, ext. 53107 

https://www.gtcc.edu/academics/adult-education/esol/index.php

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is for adults whose first language is not English. Students can improve their listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, and writing skills. GTCC offers free basic, beginning, intermediate, and advanced level courses, as well as TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) preparation and citizenship classes. At the High Point campus, we also offer classes that help prepare students to take the General Educational Development (GED) test in Spanish.

General Education Development (GED)

(336) 334-4822, extension
High Point: H3, Room 124, ext. 55087
Greensboro: Adult Education Center, ext. 53107

https://www.gtcc.edu/academics/adult-education/ged-and-adult-high-school/

The General Education Development (GED) Program is a self-paced, flexible program that prepares adults 18 years and older who want to earn a high school equivalency diploma. The GED diploma is the legal equivalent of a traditional high school diploma and serves the same purpose in meeting most college admissions and job requirements. GED classes are held on the High Point and Greensboro campuses, as well as in many other locations throughout the community. The GED test will change in 2014, and scores from the previous version of the test will expire at the end of 2013.