Career and Education Center

  • Getting the High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) is just the beginning of a student's journey, and Jefferson Adult Education is here to help students bridge the gap between where they are now and where they want to be. 

     

    Our Career & Education Center Offers:

     

    • GED (HSE) preparation to pass the GED Exam
    • Basic skills in Math and English to prepare for college, get a promotion at work, or get a better job. 
    • Math 4 Work Math skills targeted to pass tests for a job or a promotion. 
    • Career Power Skills: This is a new course that is an option students can choose to research careers that match their interests, learn workforce skills, resume writing, and interview skills. Students will develop academic skills in the context of college and career readiness and will be prepared to successfully transition to career training, community college and/or employment. 
    • Office Technology:  This is a new course that covers Basic Computer Skills, Windows 10 and MS Office 2016. 

     

     

High School Equivalency (GED) Preparation

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    Cap graduation Prepare for college and/or career, and/or get your HSE (GED)

     

    Jefferson Adult Education GED Orientation/Adult Basic Skills

     

     Orientation and Class Enrollment Dates for New Students:   (Returning students start August 15, 2018)

    Aug. 21, 2018  9:00 am &  5:30 pm
    Oct. 2, 2018   9:00 am &  5:30 pm
    Nov. 6, 2018   9:00 am &  5:30 pm
    Jan. 15, 2019   9:00 am &  5:30 pm
    March 5, 2019  9:00 am &  5:30 pm
    April 16, 2019  9:00 am &  5:30 pm

     Classes are held at the Jefferson Adult Basic Skills and Career Center

     

    CENTER LOCATION

    East Portable Building
    699 Serramonte Blvd., Daly City, CA 94015

    Phone: 650-550-7891- Fax: 650-550-7963

    New! GED preparation class at War Memorial Community Center
    Wednesdays: 1:30-3:30 pm. Begins August 22. 
    6655 Mission St.
    Daly City
    (650) 991-8086


    CENTER REGULAR HOURS

    Monday:    9:00 am-1:30 pm
    Tuesday,  Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 am-3:30 pm and 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.
    Saturday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm (Spanish only GED Prep)

    GED TESTING SCHEDULE
     
    Tuesdays:      10am-2pm
    Wednesdays: 4:30-8:30pm 
     
    HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAM PREP 

     


    GED TESTING REQUIREMENTS

    Every person testing must show a valid identification at each testing session. Acceptable forms of ID include:
    • Valid driver’s license

    • California ID card

    • Current passport

    • Resident Alien Card

    If you have not turned 18 yet, you must have a letter of request from a prospective employer, training program or educational institution.

    TESTING FEE:

    $140 paid online and $15 fee for each retest. You will need to create an account at GED.com to pay the fee (with a credit card) and set up an appointment to take the exams.
     

    TEST DURATION:

    • Reasoning through Language Arts:  Approx. 3 hours

    • Reasoning with Mathematics:           Approx. 2 hours

    • Science and Social Studies:             Approx. 1 1/2  hour each.

    RETEST POLICY:

    Demonstration of adequate mastery of subject area is required before approval to retest is granted.
     

    ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

    If you only need a few credits (30 or less) to complete the requirements for graduation, you may earn an Adult School High School Diploma. For more information contact: Andy Solomon at: 650-550-7891 or Francisca Wentworth at: 650-550-7874