Instructional Areas include:
Preparation for the GED® Test
Adult Secondary Education
Adult Basic Education
English as a Second Language
The Adult Education program at Bainbridge State College is designed to give special attention to adults who are returning to school to resume educational programs; refresh reading, writing, and math skills as they re-enter the job market; prepare for the GED® Test; qualify for a job or educational program that requires a high school diploma; learn English as their second language; or just work toward a personal educational goal.
BSC Adult Education is offered at four sites and have modern computer labs, study materials and resources, and professional adult education staff. Classes are offered year round in several counties.
- Seminole, Miller and Early Counties offer classes Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.
- Decatur County offers classes Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. & 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Each student is assessed to determine the starting place for his or her studies. Group and/or individualized instruction based on the student’s learning needs and goals is available.
Adults of all ages who have not graduated from high school in the United States or Canada or previously earned a GED® and who are at least 18 years old are eligible to enroll in classes at no charge.
- Underage youth (ages 16 and 17) must provide a high school withdrawal document, possess a valid id, and obtain special permission from the Technical College System of Georgia in order to participate in Adult Education.
- In accordance with Georgia law (O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1), every applicant 18 years and over must complete a Verification of Eligibility for Public Benefit Affidavit and provide a secure and verifiable document verifying his or her lawful presence in the United States. A detailed list of secure and verifiable documents from the Georgia Attorney General’s office is posted at http:/www.law.ga.gov/immigration-reports
Bainbridge State College Adult Education program partners with the Georgia Department of Labor to offer Business Ethics Student Training (GeorgiaBEST). GeorgiaBEST helps students acquire the soft skills and work ethic components needed to succeed in today’s workplace.
Transition to Post-Secondary Education
The Adult Education Transition Specialist will provide GED® graduates with step-by-step assistance in the transition to college or career.
Additional Resources & Information:
GED® Transcript Request
Official GED® Transcripts and Diplomas, completed in Georgia, can be requested by contacting Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in person or by mail. https://tcsg.edu/
How to Request Official Transcripts and Diplomas
Adult Education Links
GED® Testing Information – www.ged.com