GED Preparation classesTransitional Education offers basic core skills and fundamental literacy classes, as well as GED preparation classes.
Who can enroll in Transitional Education?Students who are at least 16 years old, are not enrolled in a public school, and who are U.S. citizens, immigrants, permanent residents, or refugees, are eligible for Transitional Education classes, offered:
- Mornings: Daily 9:00-1:00
- Afternoons: M-Th 1:00-3:00
- Evenings: M-Th 5:00-9:00
- E-Learning: Online/Correspondence
How to enrollAll students must complete a new student orientation to enroll in classes. Students should come to the Phoenix (Learning Resource) Center on campus to schedule an orientation appointment or call (360) 736-9391, ext. 216 for more information.
CostThere is a $25 fee per student, per quarter, but students who can show that they are low income or receiving public assistance are eligible for a fee waiver.
GED PreparationGED students review skills and learn test-taking strategies to pass the GED examination and receive a high school equivalency certificate.
GED Success Block Courses: Courses are designed for students whose goal is to earn the GED equivalency certificate. Instruction is targeted in English grammar and writing, mathematics, and reading in the content areas of literature, science, and social studies. Students are requird to register for the entire block of classes: Math, Writing, Reading, and Key Skills. GED tests must be completed at an official GED Test Site. Prerequisites: Appraisal scores >225. Cr: 1-5.
New Student OrientationNew students must attend an orientation. No appointment is needed. Please contact the Phoenix Center in Kirk Library, (360) 736-9391, ext 216, for dates and times.
All students attending a program for the first time at the Phoenix Center are required to attend a new student orientation. During orientation, students will:
- Learn about the programs and services offered at the Learning Resource Center, as well as campus facilities, certificate and degree programs at Centralia ollege, and student support services.
- Complete the CASAS placement tests, register for classes, and identify educational and personal goals.
- Be assigned an advisor who will meet with the student throughout the quarter.
Required of all students. Cr: 1-3.