Chester County GED Classes and Testing
ABLE Grant Funded GED® Program
(Funding provided by the Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education/ Pennsylvania Department of Education)
The mission of the program is to teach basic through higher level skills and to assist learners in developing the job readiness skills and credentials that will enable them to move into the workforce, training programs and/or higher education. Classes are open to anyone age 18 or older and are at no cost to the participant.
Learners may attend classes on college campuses and community locations. Classes scheduled during the day meet ten hours per week for seven weeks. Sessions begin September, January, March, and May. Evening classes meet six hours per week for 10 weeks. Sessions are offered September, January and April.
Enrolled learners who obtain a GED® diploma are eligible for a College application fee waiver and invited to a graduation ceremony held annually on the Marple Campus.
Applications for the program are available on all College campuses and may be printed from this website (see link below)
More information is available by contacting the Downingtown Campus ABLE office:
Jody Harman, program coordinator
Jeri Fakete, program assistant
GED Program, 100 Bond Dr., Downingtown, PA 19335
Community Education GED Program (Advanced)
This series of courses help you prepare for the new 2014 GED® test leading to the Pennsylvania High School Equivalency Diploma. Students should be at an 8th-10th grade proficiency level before registering for these courses. Call 610-359-5025 for course questions.
CSP 2121 / Length: 12 hours
CRN 2506, Monday & Wednesday, Sept. 15-Oct. 1, 6-8 p.m.
CSP 2122 / Length: 12 hours
CRN 2508, Monday & Wednesday,
Oct. 4-25, 9 a.m.-noon
CSP 2123 / Length: 12 hours
CRN 2509, Monday & Wednesday,
Oct. 27-Nov. 12, 6-8 p.m.
CSP 2124 / Length: 12 hours
CRN 2513, Monday & Wednesday,
Nov. 17-Dec. 8, 6-8 p.m.
Chester County GED Testing
The Delaware County Community College - Chester County locations no longer operate a GED testing center. In order to register, students must now visit www.ged.com to create a profile, find a testing center, register and pay for the tests. Students are encouraged to use the Delaware County Community College - Marple Campus in Media as a testing site.
Further information about GED testing can be found on the website www.ged.org.