Cobb/Paulding

Adult Education Center

Cobb Center
1595 Hawthorne Avenue SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
Phone: (678) 594-8011
FAX: (678) 842-7320
Paulding Center
140 Bethel Church Road
Hiram, GA 30141
Phone: (678) 460-1587
FAX: (770) 942-2254

Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED® Preparation

ABE/GED® students receive instruction in reading, math, and language.

Students are assigned to classes based upon TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) test scores.

Classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. If you select a morning schedule, classes meet from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. If you select an evening schedule, classes meet from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  .

Classes are provided at no cost to the student, but regular attendance and progress are monitored to assure that students are meeting the requirements necessary to achieve their goals.  At the end of each quarter, students with the required classroom hours are post-tested.


How To Register

For admission into the Adult Basic Education and GED® Preparation classes you must be 16 years of age or older.

To register for classes, please click on the following link: Https://galis2016.tcsg.edu/StudentReg/Home/Index?org=8

Or you may:

  1. Visit the Student Services office with a valid government issued I.D. and Social Security number to fill out a Registration form.
  • Students 16 - 19 years of age need a withdrawal slip from the last high school attended
  • Students 16 - 17 years of age need to schedule an appointment with the Counselor and have a parent/legal guardian present with a valid government issued I.D.
  • Students 18 and older must be a U.S. Citizen/legal permanent resident or qualified alien

      2.  Receive an appointment to take the TABE placement exam (a 2 day test).

      3.  Attend an Orientation session, receive test results and class placement.

      4.  Begin classes as space permits.

 

COBB LOCATION:

Students may register for Cobb Center ABE and GED® classes in the Cobb Student Services Office on:

  • Monday - Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M.
  • Friday hours are 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.
  • Contact the Cobb location by:

 

PAULDING LOCATION:

Students may register for Paulding Center ABE and GED® classes in the Paulding Student Services Office on:

  • Monday - Thursday from 9:30 A.M. until 12:00 P.M., and 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.
  • Contact the Paulding location by:

Admissions Testing (TABE)

The TABE admissions test is required for all students who register and wish to attend the Adult Education program. This test evaluates reading, math, and language skills and is necessary for accurate class placement.

Upon completion of registration, a student is assigned his/her test dates.

In Cobb, this test is offered both mornings and evenings. Students must attend both days, Monday and Tuesday, in the same week. Testing is scheduled, mornings from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM or evenings from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  Upon completion of the test on Tuesday, the student receives his/her test results and participates in an Orientation program. Students enter classes as space permits.

In Paulding, this test is typically scheduled from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on designated Fridays.  Upon completion of the test, the student receives his/her test results and participates in an Orientation program. Students enter classes as space permits.

 


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