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Adult Education and GED

 


Amy Shockley
, Program Coordinator, Adult Education
757-789-1793
ashockley@es.vccs.edu

Sabina Lovett, Data/Financial Specialist
757-789-1794
slovett@es.vccs.edu

Eastern Shore Community College’s Adult Education Program, in cooperation with the Accomack and Northampton County School Divisions, serves adults, age 18 and older, who wish to improve their basic academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics and/or improve English language skills.

Mission

  • To provide educational services that will lead to a GED for adults.
  • To provide instructional services to adults to prepare them for the changing work force and assist them in helping their children to succeed in school.
  • To provide English language instruction to non-native English speakers on the Eastern Shore.
  • To assist learners in developing their abilities to navigate within American society through both language instruction and cultural awareness.
  • To empower individuals for independent lifelong learning by helping them develop the necessary language tools and learning strategies.

Goals

To improve the skills of adults, thereby enabling them to accomplish one or more of the following:

  • Attain a GED;
  • Speak the English language
  • Improve digital literacy skills with the Northstar Digital Literacy program;
  • Enroll in a college or training program;
  • Obtain or keep a current job;
  • Help their children succeed in school

Eastern Shore Community College’s Adult Education programs provide area adults with the educational opportunities needed to be successful workers, parents and community members.  We offer high quality services at affordable cost to a diverse adult population.

Go to GED.com  to create an account and learn more about the test.

 

For questions about classes or GED testing contact Sabine Lovett at 757.789.1794 or Amy Shockley at 757.789.1793