Adult Basic Education (ABE)
General Educational Development (GED)
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Adult Basic Education, a tuition-free program, offers adults the opportunity to prepare for high school equivalency, college entrance, career-technical education, employment or promotion on the job. Through Adult Basic Education classes, participants obtain a basic knowledge of math, social studies, science, consumer education, job information, family literacy and civic preparation.
Class and Test Information
For more information, contact
- ABE/GED/ESL – Aquilla Boles, 662.407.1510
- Schedule a computer-based GED test – www.ged.com
- Program director – Jan West, 662.407.1511
- Program coordinator/trainer – Julia Houston, 662.407.1512
- Dropout recovery/college transition – Gloria Wallace, 662.407.1515
Persons wishing to enroll in an ICC ABE/GED class must be at least 17 years old. Itawamba Community College reserves the right to admit or deny entrance into the ABE/GED program based on the following criteria:
Probationary Period Requirements (60 days):
- Disciplinary action taken by high school; persons expelled from high school may not enter the ABE/GED program until eligible to return to high school.
- High school attendance history.
- Attendance of scheduled class meetings
- Completion of assignments in a timely manner
- Exhibiting respect toward teachers and other students
- Exhibiting a positive attitude toward learning
- Abiding by the Student Agreement
- Obtaining educational gains on pre- and post-test TABE scores