Bulletin: Join us for the national GED® Grad Day celebration on May 18

GED Grad Day 2017

The national GED® Grad Day celebration returns on May 18! This is the second year for this virtual event that celebrates GED graduates and their personal and professional accomplishments. GED Testing Service is encouraging current GED graduates, family members, friends, teachers, employers and aspiring graduates to join the celebration!

Discussion: Must See Resources for GED® Educators

Our GED Testing Service website includes lots of resources to help educators prepare their students for the GED® test. While we think they’re all valuable, here are the key resources that we suggest you use.

Discussion: Register Now for September's Tuesdays for Teachers Webinar from GED Testing Service

Our extremely popular Tuesdays for Teachers webinar series is restarting for the new school year. Please join us! The next webinar is Sept. 27 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register. 

Discussion: 5 Tips For Marketing Your GED® Prep Classes

If you’re looking for help attracting new students to your GED® prep classes look no further — GED Testing Service is here to help! There are lots of low cost resources you can use to reach potential students. Please click here to see five suggestions from our marketing experts. 

 

5 Tips For Marketing Your GED® Prep Classes

Discussion: 2016 Educator Survey Results

 Thanks to all of the GED® educators who participated in GED Testing Service's recent online survey. You were candid, as well as generous with your time, and we appreciate it! A total of 1,263 responses were determined to be complete from eligible participants.The results of this survey will help us immediately improve the GED® program. Let’s take a look at some of the findings so you can see how you compare to others. Please click here.

2016 Educator Survey Results

Discussion: Corrections Best Practices Webinars

GED Testing Service is offering two webinars so you can learn how some of the most successful correctional institutions are preparing teachers, and their students, for the GED® test. Click here to learn more and register for the 11 a.m. Central, or 2 p.m. Central, session on Sept. 20. The informative webinars will feature corrections practitioners from Maryland, Oregon and Minnesota. 

Discussion: Enhanced Experience for Students Requesting Accommodations

GED Testing Service has enhanced the process for students to request accommodations for the GED® test. Now students, and their advocates, have access to a secure online environment where required documentation can be easily submitted to GED Testing Service’s accommodations team. Please click here to learn more.

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Discussion: Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Collaborate to Close the Digital Divide

In case you missed it, last month Comcast published this news release about their Internet Essentials program. This opportunity enables adults and young learners to "get connected from the comfort of their own homes and take advantage of resources to get a GED credential, apply for and complete college, and acquire the necessary digital literacy skills to thrive in a highly competitive, global workforce." 

Discussion: 6 Test Day Tips To Share With Your GED® Students

Of course it’s important for students to know the content covered on the GED® test. But it’s also important for them to feel comfortable and confident on test day. Going into the test knowing what to expect, and having a few key test-taking strategies, will go a long way in ensuring your students’ success.

Click here for six helpful test-taking tips you can incorporate into your classroom instruction to help prepare your students for their testing experience.

6 Test Day Tips To Share With Your GED® Students

Discussion: New GED Testing Service Updates Help Connect Adult Education Centers To Potential Students

A recent survey of GED® test-takers shows that while almost 2/3 of test-takers believe that attending a GED® prep class will help them pass the test, 1/3 of test-takers don’t know where to find one or even that these programs exist!

That’s why GED Testing Service is making it easier to connect these test-takers to your adult education programs. Please click here to finish reading this report in In Session.

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