New session of HS equivalency classes starts Aug. 6

Orientation sessions next week

Adults who do not have a high school diploma are encouraged to enroll in High School Equivalency Diploma classes (HSED). Iowa Central Community College is offering a new session of classes in Jefferson.

Orientation will be held Tuesday, July 31, and Thursday, Aug. 1, at First United Methodist  Church in Jefferson. Interested students should plan to attend one of these evenings to learn more about the program.

Test preparation classes will begin Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the church and are held regularly Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 pm. Use the south entrance to the church. There is no cost to attend the classes.

After successfully completing tests in language arts writing, language arts reading, social studies, science and mathematics. students will earn an adult high school equivalency diploma. The multiple choice tests measure a person’s ability to read and process information, solve problems, and communicate effectively. The battery of tests is developed by the ETS®, Educational Testing Service.

The high school equivalency diploma is issued by the Iowa Department of Education.

Adults 17 years and older who have not completed a high school degree are welcome. Call Susan Doyle at 515-574-1263 or email her at for more information.

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