Adult Basic Ed / GED NOTICE: There will be no ABE on the following Wednesdays: December 27 March 27 Basic Skills, GED Preparation Classes Did you know that parent's education level is directly correlated with their children's performance in school? Do you want to improve your skills in reading, math or writing for your job or to get ready for post-secondary education? Do you want to get your GED? Do you want to improve your skills so you can help your children succeed in school? GED Preparation / Basic Skills Classes Wednesday evenings 5:30 - 8:00 pm Delano Community Ed. Center 140 Elm Avenue, Delano Room 213 (763) 972-6210 Ext: 1170 Open weekly during the school year Additional classes, including English as a Second Language classes, are available on different days/times in many surrounding communities. Call or click here for complete schedule information. ABE participants are 17 or older, not currently enrolled in High school, and functioning below the 12th grade level in any of the basic academic areas: reading, math, writing, and communication in English. What is GED? GED stands for General Education Development. The GED tests measure knowledge of science, social studies, math, reading, and writing. When all four GED tests are passed, the certification can be used in place of a high school diploma for applying to jobs or colleges. For more information, click here. Volunteer to Tutor Adults Volunteer to work alongside Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers to assist adult learners who are trying to improve academic skills. Volunteers might help with content such as reading, writing, math, and GED preparation or in English acquisition. Roles are either as a classroom assistant or working directly one-to-one with a student. Literacy Minnesota provides core training and ongoing support. For information and/or to register click here!