This open-entry/open-exit, self-paced, variable-length course prepares students for the General Educational Development Examination
. It combines traditional instruction with computer-assisted and individual learning appropriate to student needs. Students ready for final testing in one or more of the of the five subjects areas will be assisted in making their appointments at the appropriate GED
testing location. Classes
are offered each quarter at no cost to the students. Students may start at any time on a space available basis.
By the end of the course of study in the GED
Program students should be able to:
- Demonstrate acquired/enhanced academic math, science social studies, and language;life skills; including goal setting, time management; note taking; reading for recall and comprehension; Standard English writing skills; verbal discourse; and critical thinking including expression, development, interpretation, analysis and synthesis of ideas, reflecting the Washington State Learning Standards.
- Demonstrate developed, practiced and acquired habits for overcoming barriers, particularly as related to academic achievement.
- Successfully test at the entry requirements of technical vocational programs at SVI.
- Be prepared and possess the necessary skills to pass the GED exam.