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
    • Essential Skills in Math and English to prepare for college, get a promotion at work, or get a better job. 
    • Career Services and Workforce Skills: Students can get support with researching careers that match their interests, learn workforce skills, resume writing, and interviewing skills. This is an important part of completing a GED and is also avaialble to community members. 
    • Office Technology:  This course covers Basic Computer Skills, Windows 10, MS Office 2016 and Google Drive (docs/sheets/slides). This class meets on Mondays from 9:00 am-12:00 pm and on Thursdays, from 5:30-8:30 pm. 

     

    Classes start January 7, 2020 for returning students.  Career and Edcuation Center registration and orientation for new students is on January 14, 2020 at 9:00 am and 5:30 pm. 

     

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 20, 2019) Orientation and testing is 3 days. Students must attend all 3 days. 

    Aug. 27-29, 2019 9:00 am-12:00 pm  5:30-8:30 pm
    Oct. 15-17, 2019  9:00 am-12:00 pm  5:30-8:30 pm
    Jan. 14-16, 2020  9:00 am-12:00 pm   5:30-8:30 pm
    March 24-26, 2020 9:00 am-12:00 pm  5:30-8:30 pm

     Classes are held at the Jefferson Adult Career and Education Center(CEC)

     
    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 General Pershing Pre-School
    Wednesdays: 1:30-3:00 pm. Begins August 28, 2019. 
    631 Hannover St.
    Daly City
    (650) 991-1258


    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.

    Spanish GED
    Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 5:30-8:30 pm GED  

    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