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Calloway County Adult Education Orientation
Transcript of Calloway County Adult Education Orientation
military fire power of the
Cities and Crops
Calloway Co. Adult and Family Education
92 Chestnut Street
Murray, KY 42071
Close everyday 12:00-1:00
Schedules Work Best!
They not only allow you to schedule your time,
but they also allow us to know what's going on when!
What 3 questions do you want answered today?
This is a great tip for grabbing your attention during a presentation or reading a passage on a test!
anyone who is 16 and older and officially withdrawn from school;
Anyone who does not have a high school diploma;
Anyone who scores 11.9 or lower on the TABE test.
Who do we serve?
Make a Name Tent
List support people
List your strengths!
What are the steps?
Take the TABE assessmentents in Reading, Math, and Language.
Consult with an instructor to set up a schedule.
Come to class or study.
Improve on your enrollment tests by retesting
Take the Official Practice Test.
Register to take the GED test.
Go take the test and remember to breathe.
GED test Fee - $60
Reading sections - $30
Math - $30
Writing - $30
Not to exceed the cost of the test
"The past does not equal the Future. Because you failed yeterday; or all day today; or a moment ago; or for the last six months, doesn't mean anything...all that matters is.... What you are going to do RIGHT NOW!!!!" --Anthony Robbins
What can you expect?
A dedicated staff that will...
keep your best interest in mind.
be knowledegeable of adult education materials and options.
maintain regular contact.
be knowledgeable of outside services.
be prepared for class.
offer professional, courteous service.
Sign in and out on the front computer.
Food and drinks ARE allowed here (just clean up after yourself)
Cell Phones should be on silent or vibrate.
No tobacco products inside the building.
You must attend regularly or you will not achieve your goals.
If you are doing drugs while you are trying to study for the GED, or any test, You Will Not Progress!!
Regular use of alcohol may effect how will you remember what you learn!!
If you have used drugs and/or alcohol in the past, it will impact your learning! You can still learn, but it may be more challenging.
If you need a letter,give us advanced notice. We will not stop everything and write a letter spur of the moment.
When you want to do something new,
it's a good idea to set some goals
Goals need to be specific, realistic, and positive!
"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it's too low and we reach it." --Michaelangelo
Some Questions to Ponder
1. What is your long term goal?
2. How much time are you willing to commit to it?
3. What are some things that you need to learn more about in order to reach your long-term goal?
4. What employment goals do you have and what do you need to do to achieve them?
5. Can you identify any thing that is getting your way of you achieving your goals? (ex: lack of time, little family support, fear?
List ways the GED will better your life
Now your goals are concrete!
Commit to your goals and you can achieve them!
Getting to Know You
Two Truths and a Lie
Bill Cosby (Comedian/Actor)
Dave Thomas (Founder of Wendy’s)
Michael J. Fox (Actor/Parkinson’s Advocate)
Waylon Jennings (Country Singer)
John Michael Montgomery (Country Singer)
Mary Lou Retton (Olympic Gold Medalist/Gymnastics)
Ruth Ann Minner (Delaware Lt. Governor)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell (US Senator)
Wally Amos (Famous Amos Cookies)
Chris Rock (Comedian/Actor)
Peter Jennings (News Anchor)
Nicholas Cage (Actor)
Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead)
David Bowie (Singer)
Danica Patrick (Indy Race Car Driver)
Gretchen Wilson (Country Singer)
Mark Wahlberg (Actor)
Richard Carmona (US Surgeon General)
Judge Greg Mathis (retired District Judge)
Sanjaya Malaker (Singer)
D.L. Hughly (Actor and Comedian)
Famous GED Grads
Teachers plan for you personally!
Several options for learning.
Small class instruction
Combination of everything
The GED scores range from 200-800.
You only have to score a little over half (450 or 2250) to pass the GED.
Did you know that 40% of graduating high school seniors cannot pass the GED test?
(General Educational Development) breakdown
Where do you take the GED test?
Need to retest?
Come back to the learning center.
Retake the OPT in the area you didn't pass.
Pay the retest fee.
Schedule to retest at a GED test site.
How long will this take me?
It's different for each person.
We have a full cap and gown graduation every June.
If something's not working for you, let us know. We do not want you leaving here frustrated, upset, or let down. Talk to us, we might be able to help.
Remember, the more commitment you put into your studies, the faster you will achieve your goals.
Call if you cannot come!!
We can't wait to watch you succeed! Good luck, have fun, and enjoy the process!
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