Agape Community Center Adult Education Classes
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Basic Information For Interested Participants Below
- Participants must be 18 or older
- IF 18 must have been out of school at least 90 days (3 Months)
Basic Literacy and Computer Skills
This class is designed to help the adult learner understand the sounds of letters and words develop vocabulary, increase ability to read independently and help understand what is read. In addition to gaining reading skills the learner will also be introduced to basic computer skills. The skills gained through this section of the class will enable the learner increase his/her technological skills both inside and outside of the classroom.
Students that complete the Pre-Assessment and assigned to this program are required to bring two (2) or more non- perishable items and complete five (5) hours of volunteer service onsite at Agape Community Center throughout the 16 week program. Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion from Agape Community Center.
This course will help build the adult learners thinking skills in 4 subject areas (Math, Reading, Science and Social studies) and prepare them to move into Pre-GED classes. Math class will cover addition, subtraction, multiplying and dividing of whole numbers, place value, decimals and fractions. Science will cover focus on basic themes such as: elements, compounds, disease and disease transmission. Social Studies will teach basic understanding of the word we live in as it involves maps, politics and historical events in the United States. Reading class will incorporate comprehension, recollection abilities and writing fundamentals.
Students participating in the Basic Skills classes will be required to pay a $15 registration fee and complete five (5) hours of volunteer service onsite at Agape Community Center. Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion from Agape Community Center.
Pre-GED and GED Classes
These classes are developed to further prepare the learner for the computer bases testing to complete the General Education Diploma. These classes are vigorous and require regular attendance. Classes focus on the primary areas of the GED (Reading Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Mathematics). The materials in these classes are on a typical 9th- 12th grade comprehension level. Ability to test at such levels must be proven before moving into these classes. Successful participants will receive a diploma of completion from Wisconsin Department of Instruction.
Those entering into the Pre-GED program will have registration fee of $15. Those entering into the GED program will have a registration fee of $25. Both class participants are required to complete five (5) hours of volunteer service hours onsite at Agape Community Center.