Areas Served: 
Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent, and Queen Anne's Counties
Fees: 
No fees for classes. Classes are supported by grant funding from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Adult Education, Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Training at Chesapeake College

Services Provided: 

Chesapeake College provides adult education programs to residents in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties. Classes include English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education and GED® Test Preparation classes. Students wishing to enroll in classes must first attend a registration session. During registration the student's current skill level will be evaluated for the proper class placement. The registration schedule can be found by calling the hotline numbers or on the calendars on the website.

OUR NEW VIRTUAL CLASSES ARE HERE!
Make an Appointment to Register Now!
¡Aquí están nuestras nuevas clases virtuales!
Summer Session starts July 6, 2020!
¡La sesión de verano comienza el 6 de julio de 2020!
Haga una cita para registrarse ahora!

Improve your English-speaking skills, your reading, writing, math and employability skills, and/or study to earn your Maryland High School Diploma.
Mejora tus habilidades para hablar en inglés, para leer y escribir, en matemáticas, y la posibilidad de conseguir un empleo, y o estudia para obtener tu Diploma de High School de Maryland.

All from the comfort of your own home!
¡Todo desde la comodidad de tu hogar!

You can study through text messaging, WhatsApp, FaceBook, and other platforms that work for you.
Puedes estudiar a través de mensajes de texto, WhatsApp, FaceBook y otras plataformas que puedan funcionar para ti.

So, whether you have a flip phone, a smart phone, an iPad, tablet, laptop, desktop, or other device, and access to the Internet,*
We can help you go on to college, training, and better jobs!
Entonces, ya sea que tengas un teléfono plegable, un teléfono inteligente, un iPad, tableta, computadora portátil u otro dispositivo, y acceso a Internet, *¡podemos ayudarte a continuar tus estudios enla universidad, capacitarte y mejorar tus trabajos!

For more information, contact:
Para más información, contáctenos a través de:
GED@chesapeake.edu or ESL@chesapeake.edu

*For help obtaining a device and/or Internet access, go to http://www.everyoneon.org
WIFI can be accessed from the parking lot of your local library, the Wye Mills campus, and the Cambridge Center. Also, many retailers offer free WIFI for customers.
*Para obtener ayuda para conseguir un dispositivo y / o acceso a Internet, vaya a http://www.everyoneon.org
Se puede acceder a WIFI desde el estacionamiento de su biblioteca local, el campus de Wye Mills y el Centro de Cambridge. Además, muchas tiendas ofrecen WIFI gratuito a los clientes.

For assistance in Spanish call 410-827-5929

Eligibility: 
English As a Second Language classes are available to all adults whose native language is other than English. Classes provide instruction in English language skills to non-English or limited English proficient adults and are offered at multiple levels from beginning to advanced Adult Basic Education and GED® Test Preparation classes are available to individuals we are at least 16 years of age and who are not a high school graduate or currently attending high school. Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes include instruction for learners at beginning and intermediate levels. GED® Test Preparation classes are for those who are in the final stages of preparing to take the GED® Test. Individuals must be a resident of the State of Maryland for at least 3 months to be eligible to take the GED® Test. The External Diploma Program (NEDP) is for individuals age 18 or older, who are not enrolled in regular high school and can demonstrate essential academic competencies and life skills. NEDP provides a unique way for adults to earn a Maryland high school diploma. Participants demonstrate high school level skills by applying work, family and community life experiences in real life situations. This is not a class-attendance based program. The program structure is self-paced and offers flexibility for busy adults. Individuals meet regularly with an NEDP advisor and assessor. NEDP is a computer- based program. A one-time $150 fee is assessed for NEDP.
Mailing Address: 
P. O. Box 8
Wye Mills, MD 21679
Contact: 
Elaine Wilson, Program Director
410-827-5835
Contact: 
Danielle Thomas, ABE/GED Intake Specialist
410-829-6043
Contact: 
Karen Luceti, ESL Intake & Assessment Specialist
410-443-1163