Adult Education: GED & ESL

Adult Education - Become Your Best Self!

Adult Education programs in Alaska provide instruction in basic academic skills and GED preparation. English Literacy is also part of this program in Kodiak, serving the needs of our local community.

Our Adult Education Classes run September through mid-May

All class are FREE!

Call 486-1243 or visit Campus Center Room 208 to get started.

  Frequently Asked Questions

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GED® (General Educational Development) or High School Equivalency Diploma Testing Information

We provide study assistance, test preparation, and support. Please make an appointment with Adult Education at Kodiak College at 486-1243. We are in the Campus  Center, Room 208. Call today!

Qualify for free GED Ready® vouchers by registering with us!

We are in the Campus Center, Room 208.

Call today!

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Minimum Age and Requirements:

  • Applicants who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and have not received a high school diploma, or high school equivalency certificate may test.
  • Before testing is allowed, applicants who are sixteen (16) or seventeen (17) years of age must present a withdrawal slip from the last school attended in Alaska.
  • Applicants must also submit legal emancipation documentation or written permission from a parent or guardian to take the tests.
  • Documentation is to be presented to the Kodiak Regional ABE Program.

Free English Language Classes for Adults

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Academic Reading and Notetaking
Monday and Tuesday, 11 am - 12 pm

Advanced Reading and Writing
Tuesday and Thursday, 1 pm - 2 pm

Beginning English Language (ELL)
Monday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

English for CDL (Commercial Driver License)
Thursday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm, October - November

English for Citizenship
Wednesday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

English for the Health Care Workplace: 1 free CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am - 12 pm in October, and again in February

Intermediate English Language (ELL)
Monday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Introduction to Digital Literacy
Thursday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm


Interactive Instruction

Online and self-paced programs in different subjects, at your convenience!

 

We welcome speakers of all languages and abilities.  

If these times don't work for you, call us and set your own schedule!  

Career, and College Preparation, Alternative High School, and GED®, Classes for Adults

Qualify for Free GED Ready® practice test vouchers by registering with us!

Enroll in Free Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 Classes

Academic Reading and Notetaking
Monday and Tuesday, 11 am - 12 pm

Advanced Reading and Writing
Tuesday and Thursday, 1 pm - 2 pm

Alternative High School Diploma Topics:
Science: Monday and Wednesday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Social Studies: Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Language Arts: Monday and Wednesday, 1 pm - 2 pm

In-person & distance options island-wide
Individualized plans, free practice vouchers, and more!

Applied Math: Customized Study Plan
Taught in 2 - 3 week units
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9 am - 10:30 am, or, Tuesday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

English for CDL (Commercial Driver License)
Thursday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm, October - November

English for the Health Care Workplace: 1 free CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am - 12 pm in October, and again in February

Introduction to Digital Literacy
Thursday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

If these times don't work for you, call us and set your own schedule!  

To test:

  1. Register for an account.
  2. From September through mid-May you are welcome to join our Kodiak College Adult Basic Education Program and take a free GED Ready® practice test, after registering with us.  We provide and assist you with free study materials and information.
  3. To work on your own GED® test:  Sign in to your www.ged.com account and schedule your test by selecting the Kodiak College Testing Center, and look for available dates. Testing availability may be limited during the summer. Read all testing information carefully to learn about cancellation and refund policies, and other test tips.

Cost: We have free vouchers for first-time test takers! The fee is paid directly to the vendor.

Find more information on GED® testing, content, preparation, and what to expect

If you need study assistance, test preparation, and support, please make an appointment with Adult Education at Kodiak College, 907-486-1243 or email at any point: ljhimelbloom@alaska.edu.
We are in the Campus Center, Room 208.

 

 

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