4-17-2013

EDUCATION: H.S. Diplomas & GED
Butler County, KS
We recommend calling before going to any of these places because dates, times, and availability might have changed. Resources for other needs available at: CommunityGrace.info. Adult Basic Education & GED Program - Butler Community College Website: http://www.butlercc.edu/abe_ged/ Located in Butler County Workforce Center, Room 106 131 N. Haverhill Road, El Dorado, KS 316-321-4030 ext. 124 / schoens@butlercc.edu (Sue Choens, Director) Adult Basic Education, GED preparation & testing, Work Ready Training, etc. Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm American Council on Education (ACE) ACE: http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=GED_TS The official website for the GED test. Website list testing dates and locations, and related information. Pocket Guide to College Credits and Degrees: Valuable Information for Adult Learners Encore – Diploma Completion Program Website: http://www.getmydiploma.org/ Andover: 210 Ira Court / 316-733-5561 El Dorado: 2710 W. Central, Suite C / 316-322-7171 Rose Hill: 301 E. School Street / 316-776-2000 Also at other locations in Kansas, offers online courses needed to meet the state and local graduation requirements for a high school diploma. Students study at home any time of day, and work at their own pace. Tuition: $20 for the entire school year (sometimes has a $10 special) GED testing: resources to prepare Math: That Quiz (math test activities for all grade levels): http://www.thatquiz.org/ Math: Algebra2Go (video teaching, video worksheets, quizzes, etc.): http://www.saddleback.edu/faculty/lperez/algebra2go/ GED Prep Info offers free practice questions for testers: http://www.gedprepinfo.com/ Guided assistance: www.homeworkkansas.org

Prepared by CommunityGrace.info, a website listing community resources in and near Butler County, KS, to prevent and reverse homelessness. To change or add information, email: jgstorandt@msn.com.

4-17-2013 Job Corps National: http://www.jobcorps.gov/Home.aspx Kansas: http://flinthills.jobcorps.gov Flint Hills Job Corps Center, 4620 Eureka Drive, Manhattan, KS 66503 / 785-537-7222 Nationwide network of 125 campuses offers free education and training career program that helps low income individuals ages 16 – 24 to learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For more information, 800-733-JOBS or (5627)/ Kansas School for Effective Learning (KANSEL) Web: http://kansel.org/home/ 2212 E. Central, Wichita / 316-263-9620 / email: brobinson@kansel.org (Brandi Robinson) Classes held at 2212 E. Central, community centers & business locations. A private non-profit member of the United Way of the Plains. Its teaching curriculum is individualized for each student's learning style. Prepares people for employment, technical training, or additional education. Classes include: General Education (GED), Basic Academic Skills, English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL), Computer Skills Training, etc. Tuition assistance available for those who qualify.

RELATED RESOURCES
Federal Student Aid on the Web: http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/preparing.jsp  Financial Aid Estimator Tool - FAFSA4casterSM Helping Youth Develop Soft Skills for Job Success: Tips for Parents & Families, National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD), available at: http://www.ncwdyouth.info/sites/default/files/infobrief_issue28.pdf Kansas Parent Information Resource Center (KPIRC), http://www.kpirc.org/  En Espanol: http://www.kpirc.org/resources/for/padres-espanoles KnowHow2GO.org The more education you get, the more likely you will always have a job. KnowHow2GO provides middle schoolers to adults extensive information on the value of continuing education after high school, how to prepare for college, the myths vs. realities about college, and the availability of financial aid for college. It also provides resources on counseling, academics, and financial aid that is available within your state or territory. What Can You Do to Prepare Your Child for College and/or a Career? Available at: http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/Prepare/pt2.html .

Prepared by CommunityGrace.info, a website listing community resources in and near Butler County, KS, to prevent and reverse homelessness. To change or add information, email: jgstorandt@msn.com.

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