GED® (General Education Development)

Classes are leveled to meet student learning needs. Instruction is designed to help students improve reading and math skills for the workplace, as well as to pass the Official GED Examination.  Students in these programs will explore career paths, job readiness skills, and on-the-job skills for high priority occupations in the Lehigh Valley. 

To enroll, complete an application at LCCC Allentown reception or complete Allentown GED Student Information Form.  If eligible, you will be invited to testing and orientation when the next session begins.  Class sessions are offered during the day and in the evening.   

Adult Basic Education and Pre GED (Workforce Education and Basic Skills)

 Students receive support in basic reading, writing, and math skills using typical workplace contexts. Students will develop long term work and education goals after spending time completing career interest surveys and learning more about different types of jobs.  These course also helps students make the transition to the GED Preparation class.

GED Preparation

 Students gain the skills necessary to successfully pass the Official GED Test. This class is for high level students who need to review and practice all 4 subject areas of the GED test: Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science.  This class also helps prepare students for their goals beyond the GED by giving support in transitioning into a career or into post-secondary education or training.

Please fill out the form below to be considered for GED classes. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. When there is space available for you to join classes, we will contact you for mandatory testing and orientation. Classes begin in August, November, January, and April. Mandatory testing and orientation are 3-6 weeks before classes start. Thank you for choosing LCCC.

GED Student Information Form

Distance GED options are also available through partnerships with the PA Department of Education.  Classes are free and perfect for individuals who have schedule challenges.

For more information please contact the GED office (610) 799-1955 or ged-esl@lccc.edu.

Taking the Official GED Test

GED classes are available in Carbon County. Please visit Carbon Career and Technical Institute website for more information.

Volunteer as a Tutor in the Career Pathways GED Program

Help adult students build their reading, writing, math, and language skills. Tutors are needed to work with students at least 3 hours per week. In order to participate, you must attend a tutor orientation and attend periodic training sessions. To be eligible to serve as a tutor, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree or be working towards one. For more information call 610-799-1216 or email volunteertutor@lccc.edu