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Adult Education

High School Diploma/Virtual SC

This program is offered to students who wish to obtain a high school diploma. Students must meet the current graduation requirements as a student who graduates from a high school in South Carolina.

High School Equivalency Diploma Program

The high school equivalency diploma program is based on the GED Tests, a battery of assessments in four core academic areas: Language Arts (reading and writing), Social Studies, Science and Mathematics. The state will be offering the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) as another option for the high school equivalency diploma.

Adult Basic Education

This program serves adults who function below the 8th grade in reading and mathematics.English Classes

English Literacy

This program is designed to provide English instruction for adults who speak a native language other than English or who have difficulty speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language.

WorkKeys Career Readiness Program

WorkKeys Readiness Program provides instructional and assessment services to adult learners who need employability skill development for the purpose of job placement. The Career Readiness Certificate Program utilizes the CareerReady 101, Worldwide Interactive Network (WIN) Curriculum and KeyTrain in preparing participants for the WorkKeys assessments. Charleston Adult Education is part of the SC WorkReady Communities Initiative.

College and Career Transition Services

Students are provided an opportunity to explore possibilities for their future. Students are administered a career assessment. During one-on-one sessions with a Career Transition Specialist the results of the career assessments are discussed, as well as information about career alternatives, career pathways, college options, starting your own business, and military opportunities.

Community Collaborative Initiatives

This program partners with community organizations. For on site services, Adult Education provides GED Preparation, ESOL Instruction, and a WorkKeys Career Readiness Certification Program.

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Charleston Adult Education Programs by Geographic Region

Main Office: North Charleston High School
746-6500 (phone), 746-6501 (fax)
1087 East Montague Ave.
North Charleston, SC 29406

West Ashley High School Adult Education
573-1214 (phone), 573-1809 (fax)
4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414

SC Works Trident
574-1863 (phone), 574-1861 (fax)
1930 Hanahan Road
North Charleston, SC 29406

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