Riverton


Riverton (Main Campus)
The ABE-GED Office is in room 176 of Main Hall on the main CWC campus in Riverton. This fall, the program is holding "GED 101."


Students who wish to earn their high school equivalency should sign up for a mandatory seven-week class during the block listed below. Students are offered a choice of two different classes to accommodate your schedule.

 

DayClass HoursOpen Lab Hours
Monday8:30 a.m.-Noon5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday8:30 a.m.-Noon 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday8:30 a.m.-Noon5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday8:30 a.m.-Noon1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
FridayClosedClosed

 

STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS: MUST BE COMPLETED BETWEEN AUGUST 19-27

 

  1. REGISTER: Bring a photo ID such as a driver's license or Tribal ID. During registration, you will:
    • Complete registration forms
    • Begin initial assessments (TABES)
    • Make an education plan for your seven-week course of study

  2. INSTRUCTION: You must attend one of the seven-week classes. During classes, reading, math and language skills are covered. Upon completion of a seven-week block, some students may be ready to take the tests, while others may require enrollment in additional seven-week blocks.
     
  3. GED TESTING: Practice tests for each of the five subject areas are required prior to attempting the official GED tests. When you are ready to schedule a GED test, you must make an appointment. You may attempt them in any order; you are not required to take all five at once.

  4. **You must be 18 or older to take the GED tests without restriction. If you are 16 or 17, you may only take the GED tests if you are not currently attending high school and if you qualify for an age waiver from the Wyoming Community College Commission. Your qualification depends upon receiving certain scores on the official practice tests. The proper forms are available in the ABE-GED office.

     

    Fall 2013 Session 1 September 3 to October 17
    Subject AreasTest Duration
    Language Arts - Reading65 minutes
    Science80 minutes
    Social Studies75 minutes
    Math90 minutes
    Language Arts - Writing120 minutes

  5. ACCOMMODATIONS: If you have a documented learning or physical disability, you may be eligible for changes in the way the GED tests are given. Please talk to an instructor for more information.
     
  6. COST: There is a $25/semester charge for taking ABE (Adult Basic Education) classes to pursue your high school equivalency. There is a $50 charge for taking the official GED tests. This fee must be paid before you take the first test.

 

Jennifer Kellner

Email

307-855-2193
or

Stacey Nelson

Email

307-855-2271

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