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GED® TEST OFFERED ON COMPUTER AT RCC KILMARNOCK CENTER: IMMEDIATE SCORES NOW POSSIBLE

Northern Neck, Virginia— In striving to provide more adult learners throughout the state with a high school credential, the RCC Adult Education program is partnering with GED® Testing Service to offer the GED® test on computer as of January 2014.

Registering, scheduling and testing on computer will provide a new experience and new benefits for GED® test-takers.  These new features will improve the GED® testing program which is a gateway for adults to find jobs or better paying jobs, enter the workforce or college training programs, and better support themselves and their families.

Randy Trask, GED® Testing Service’s president and CEO said, “Adult learners are often times juggling jobs, families, study time and transportation issues. GED® testing on computer will be a significant step to make the scheduling and testing experience easier, more flexible and faster for adult learners across the state and eventually the country. We are so pleased that the RCC Kilmarnock Center is our partner in this important endeavor.”

The 2014 GED® test will provide an array of new benefits for both the testing center and GED® test-takers. Some of the initial benefits include:

  • One-stop online registration and scheduling available 24/7
  • Flexible testing appointments for test-takers
  • An introduction of basic keyboarding and computer skills
  • Enhanced test security 

Test-takers interested in taking the test on computer at the RCC Kilmarnock Center should go to www.GEDtestingservice.com.

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About GED Testing Service

The GED® test is the only high school equivalency program recognized by all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Since 1942 more than 18 million adults have earned their GED® test credential. GED Testing Service® provides opportunities to transform lives, support families, and build stronger communities. We offer any adult who wants it the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency credential, prepare for a better job, support their family, and realize their dream for a better life. The organization is working internally and alongside partners and stakeholders to bring to life a bold new GED® test and use the high school equivalency as a springboard for careers and college. Currently, GED Testing Service is creating a new GED® assessment and test delivery system that will fundamentally change adult education. GED Testing Service® is a joint venture between Pearson and the American Council on Education (ACE).

 


Welcome to RCC Adult Education!

The Adult Education Program is open to individuals 18 years and older who want to improve their basic math, reading, and writing skills to get a job, pass the college entrance exam, or get a GED® credential. The program offers:

  • Adult Basic Education Classes
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
  • GED® Preparation Classes (Enrollment is based on student pretest scores.)

 The RCC Regional Adult Education Program serves the counties of  Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland, and the Town of Colonial Beach.  (Students 16 and 17 can enroll if they have been released from compulsory attendance.)

Students should sign up for an orientation session which includes pretesting and registration. 

Adult Education Program students may also qualify for other RCC programs such as Youth Services and Middle College. Those eligible for the Youth Services Program can receive assistance with college tuition and books, transportation to classes and childcare. Students 18-24 years of age may also qualify for additional services through the Middle College Program.

So, what are you waiting for?  Get started on the road to success by calling the RCC Adult Education Program today at (804)333-6829!

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