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: Evening High School : GED Information : GED and Pre-GED Courses : GED En Espanol

 

Oakton can help you get your high school diploma.
Two low-cost programs are available: Evening High School and GED. If you are 16 or older, call a counselor for further information. Evening High School: 847 825-7719 GED: 847-635-1426 - For more information, call 847-982-9888, press option 3 .

 

EVENING HIGH SCHOOL

Evening Classes Are:
. Small and upgraded
. Held 2 times per week from 6-10 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and   Thursdays
. Taught at Maine South High School.

Eligibility:
. Resident of Maine or Niles Township
. 16 years of age or older
. Maine and Niles residents: Apply to your high school principal for special permission to   enroll.
. Glenbrook residents (District 225) must apply to Steve Von Boeckman, Principal of   Glenbrook Evening High School, 847-486-4709.

Counseling:
Bring a transcript of your high school credits to: Evening High School Coordinator Alliance for Lifelong Learning Maine South High School, 1111 Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068.
Call 847-825-7719 from 6-9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, to set up an appointment.

During daytime hours, phone Tom Cole at 847-755-2645 or John Tyler at 847-692-8524.
Cost:
One-time matriculation fee: $10. Evening classes: $12 each (books available on free loan)

GED Information

What is GED?
GED stands for General Educational Development. Passing the GED Tests enables a student to earn a GED diploma. This credential is accepted by most employers and schools.

Eligibility

Resident of Cook County and 19 years of age or older (Age 17-18, call the GED Office at 847-635-1426 for specific requirements.)

Test Application

Students must complete an application to take the GED Tests. Forms are available through the Cook County GED Testing Program at 847-328-9795.

GED Placement Testing and Counseling

New students must come to one of the locations listed below for two evenings of placement testing, counseling, and registration. Attendance is required from 6:30-10 p.m. on the first night and one hour on the second night. Bring a calculator.

Fall 2006 Classes
If you wish to begin GED test preparation classes in September 2006, you must attend one of these test sessions (both nights).
. Maine East High School
(West of Lutheran General Hospital) Dempster Street and Potter Road , Park Ridge Cafeteria, September 5 and 7 (Tuesday and Thursday), 6:30 -10 p.m. No Charge. Attendance is required on both nights. Bring a calculator.

. Niles North High School
(West of Old Orchard Shopping Center)9800 Lawler, Skokie (Room number will be posted), September 11 and 13 (Monday and Thursday), 6:30 -10 pm. No Charge. Attendance is required on both nights. Bring a calculator.

GED AND PRE-GED COURSES
General Information
New students who do not attend the testing and counseling sessions pay the fee that appears in parenthesis after each course listing, for example, ($98). Continuing students and students who attend the testing and counseling pay the lower fee for GED-level classes and no fee for Pre-GED classes. Call the GED office at Oakton Community College at 847-635-1426 for more information.

PRE-GED CLASSES
MATH SKILLS - FEE: NO CHARGE ($47)
Elementary addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; percents; interpretations of graphs and charts.
EDU A07-01, Maine E, 8 Thu., 9/21, 7-9:40 pm
EDU A07-02, Niles N, 8 Wed., 9/20, 7-9:40 pm


READING SKILLS - FEE: NO CHARGE ($47)
Instruction in elementary reading skills: recognizing the main idea and supporting details, drawing inferences, and learning methods of organization; includes review of vocabulary development skills.
EDU A04-01, Niles N, 9 Mon., 9/18, 7-9:15 pm

ENGLISH SKILLS - FEE: NO CHARGE ($47)
Beginning preparation for the GED Writing Skills Test with a review of English usage, sentence structure, punctuation and spelling.
EDU A02-01, Niles W, 9 Thu., 9/21, 7-9:15 pm

GED CLASSES
GED ENGLISH REVIEW - FEE: $4.50 ($47)
Review of high school English grammar, sentence structure, correct usage, punctuation and spelling.
EDU A03-01, Niles N, 8 Wed., 9/20, 7-9:40 pm

GED READING REVIEW - FEE: $4.50 ($47)
Review of high school reading skills incorporating prose, poetry and drama; course provides practice in critical reading skills needed for three major areas of the GED tests.
EDU A05-01, Niles N, 9 Mon., 9/18, 7-9:15 pm

GED MATH REVIEW - FEE: $4.50 ($47)
Review of high school math including rapid review of fractions, decimals, and percents, but focusing on algebra, geometry and story problems.
EDU A08-01, Maine E, 8 Thu., 9/21, 7-9:40 pm
EDU A08-02, Niles N, 8 Wed., 9/20, 7-9:40 pm


GED COMPLETE REVIEW - FEE: $10 ($98)
Intensive review of the five subject areas of the GED Tests; course is
intended for those close to taking the tests.
EDU A09-01, Niles N, 17 Mon. & Wed., 9/18, 6:30-9:30 pm
EDU A09-02, OC/SK, 11 Sat., 9/16, 9 am-1:30 pM

CONSTITUTION REVIEW - FEE: $3 ($32)
Instruction on the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions and the Declaration of Independence; course can enable students to fulfill the Constitution Test requirement of the GED Tests.
HIS A01-01, Maine E, 6 Tue., 9/19, 7-9:30 pm HIS A01-02, Niles N, 6 Mon., 9/18, 7-9:30 pm

SPANISH LANGUAGE-COMPLETE REVIEW - FEE: $10 ($98)
Preparation in all five areas of the GED Tests; course is taught solely in Spanish and is intended for students wishing to take GED Tests in their native language.
EDU A09-03, Maine W, 17 Mon. & Wed., 9/18, 6:20-9:50 pm
EDU A09-04, RRC, 14 Sat., 9/23, 9:30 am-1 pm

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