John Wood offering free GED classes
8 months, 3 weeks ago
JWCC will offer free General Educational Development preparation classes in Quincy, Pittsfield and Mt. Sterling
John Wood Community College will offer free GED (General Educational Development) preparation classes in Quincy, Pittsfield and Mt. Sterling. A free class in English as a Second Language (ESL) will also be offered in Quincy. Adult residents of the JWCC District who are interested may call 217-641-4951 for details.
GED Preparation is offered in Quincy at two locations: the JWCC Kinscherff Adult Education Learning Center at 122 North 5th and also at the JWCC campus at 48th and Harrison. Classes are also available at the JWCC Pittsfield Education Center and the Mt. Sterling Learning Center. Days and times of the classes are as follows:
Quincy – Kinscherff Adult Education Learning Center, 122 North 5th
-Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
Quincy – JWCC campus, 1301 South 48th
-Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to noon
-Mondays and Wednesdays 1 to4 p.m.
Pittsfield – 1308 West Washington
-Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Mt. Sterling – Buckhorn Road
-Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Students receive instruction to prepare for the GED exam and receive soft skills job training to help find, keep or improve employment opportunities. The soft skills training is made possible in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area Community Works Endowment Fund, created with funds from the Grand Victoria Foundation.The classes are free to adult residents of the JWCC District. A GED diploma is the nationally accepted equivalent of a high school diploma.English as a Second Language is open to all adult residents of the JWCC District who are not native-English speakers. ESL classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. at the JWCC Main Campus, 1301 S 48th St. The class and books are provided at no cost.