GED

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.  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. 

Taking the Official GED Test

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.

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 [at] lccc [dot] edu

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GED classes are also available at:

Carbon Career and Technical Institute
Call 570-325-4140 for more information