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ABE/GED classes set to begin

Schedule includes day and evening classes

Author: ICC News/Wednesday, July 30, 2014/Categories: Press Releases

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Adult basic education/high school equivalency (ABE/GED) and ESL classes will begin at several locations throughout the Itawamba Community College five-county district in early August.

            All evening classes including ICC-Belden begin Aug. 5, and full-time Belden Center classes start Aug. 11.

            Locations and times of classes include:

            Chickasaw County ABE/GED - Houston WIN Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Julia Puckett; Houston WIN Center, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Susan Eldridge; EXCEL in Okolona, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Larry Davis; Chickasaw County Regional Correctional, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., John Freeman and Dean Epps;

            Itawamba County ABE/GED - ICC-Fulton eLearning Building room 3, Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Stephanie Byrd;

            Lee County - ICC-Belden - New Student Intake, Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Dave Thomas; Day Class, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gloria Wallace, Joan Walton; Day WorkKeys Study Lab, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Priscilla Trice, Linda Ivy; Night New Student Intake, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Windell Wright; Night Class and ESL, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Linda Burleson, Tonya Senter, Missaha Larabee; Night WorkKeys Study Lab, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mary Stacy; Family Resource Center - Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Charles McGaughy; Words of Faith Day Class - Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon, Andrea Purry; Words of Faith Night Class - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Linda Ivy;

            Monroe County - Amory WIN Job Center Day - Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon, Joann Brosky; Amory WIN Job Center Night - Tuesday and Thursday, 5-8 p.m., Joann Brosky and Laura Lindley;

            Pontotoc County - Pontotoc WIN Job Center Day - Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon, Georgia Shocklee; and Pontotoc WIN Job Center Night - Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Kathryn Donaldson and Kim Lilly.

            The classes provide an opportunity for students to prepare for the GED test or to learn basic skills in reading, math or writing. There is no charge for the classes. Books and other materials are furnished.

            GED testing is only offered through computer-based testing, and those who are interested must register through www.ged.com. ICC offers computer-based GED testing on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

            For more information, call the ICC ABE/GED Department weekdays at (662) 407.1510.

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