It is estimated that by 2020, 65 percent of jobs in the United States will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school.
Summer is here and so are all the distractions that come with the vacation season. This can be a critical time for adult learners and test takers with the lure of vacations, relaxation and outdoor activities—here are some ways to keep them on track with their GED® attainment goals.
Hats off to you for making the GED® Grad Day celebration a huge success! This year’s event surpassed last year with thousands of shares of pictures, advice, and videos celebrating the hard work of grads around the country.
Now through June 30, students can purchase bundles from the GED Marketplace for $10 off. To take advantage of this offer students should purchase GED Prep Packages using the promo code: BUNDLE10. Click here for more information on this limited time promotion.
Is your program actively connecting with interested students? More than 132,500 students have selected an adult education program on GED.com. 84% of these students are still waiting in ‘Interested’ status, with only 10% enrolled in a program. 40% of these students reside in Florida, Georgia, Illinois or Texas. Right now, Illinois leads the pack with 16% of their ‘Interested’ students enrolled in a program. Learn more about how your program can find, enroll and stay connected with adult learners using the GED PrepConnect tool here.
GED Testing Service now has a student flyer to explain GEDWorks™ eligibility for students in your classrooms and to describe the program to students and their employers.
Have you registered for this month’s Tuesdays for Teachers webinar? This month our P.D. team is equipping you with tips and resources to help your students conquer common math challenges.
What if the pride and sense of accomplishment GED® graduates feel walking across the stage on graduation day or receiving their GED® credential in the mail was part of a larger celebration? This is the inspiration behind our GED® Spirit Week and GED® Grad Day event taking place May 15 through May 18.
Part of the mission of the GED® test since its inception in 1942 (75 years ago this year!) has been to open up options and possibilities for adults who earn their credential.
How are your students learning about their career options? Attaining a GED® credential is just one step in the journey to their dream job or better wages.