Classes are free. All books and materials are provided. Tutors are available to work with students on a one-to-one basis as long as the student maintains regular attendance. The Kettering ABLE Program has been highly effective in helping students reach their goal of obtaining their GED. Come see the Wall of Fame located in our classroom, room 204 in the D.L. Barnes building. Be the next person to add your name to the wall!
Orientation for free GED classes:
Please call our office to register for the new student orientation. We have two locations in the Dayton Area: D.L. Barnes (Board of Education) building in Kettering and the Moraine Civic Center on Kreitzer Rd (off Dryden Dr.).
Students must complete the orientation process in order to begin classes with us. Our orientation and class schedules are listed below. All students must complete both parts of orientation, so you need to attend on two of the dates listed below. Make sure you show up on time for the appropriate orientation. Below is information on each site's orientation schedule. Call today for more information, 937-499-1452.
D.L. Barnes Building, 3700 Far Hills Ave. Kettering, OH 45429
Room 204/205 (Orientation)
Morning Orientation - Part 1 on Jan. 29th or Feb. 5th at 10 AM
Part 2 on Jan. 30th or Feb. 6th at 9 AM
Evening Orientation - Part 1 on Jan. 27th or Feb. 3rd at 6 PM
Part 2 on Jan. 29th or Feb. 5th at 6 PM
Moraine Civic Center, 3050 Kreitzer Ave. *
*Orientation is conducted at D.L. Barnes and then students' folders and information are transferred to Moraine.
During orientation, students take the TABE assessment to figure out their strongest and weakest areas in math, reading, and language (grammar). Once assessed, placement in a class will be made depending upon the time and location that best fits each student's needs. If a students completes orientation at our Kettering site, they will be placed into the class that fits their schedule best (AM or PM). Classes at Any student who completes orientation at one site, but wishes to attend classes at another site or time may do so; they just need to inform us of this during orientation.
You can do it and we can help!
GED Classes in Kettering:
Morning Classes meet on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday from 9 AM to 12 PM.
Evening Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 PM.
GED Classes at Moraine Civic Center (3050 Kreitzer Rd.):
Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 PM
If none of these class times or locations fit your busy schedule, we do offer distance education classes online for students looking to strengthen their skills and/or prepare for the GED test. Call or email us today for more information about all of the exciting opportunities that Kettering ABLE is offering.
If class times are not convenient or you feel you might be ready to take the Official GED test, the practice test is a great way to see if you are truly prepared. Call our office and schedule your practice test today. If you pass the practice test, our instructors will give you directions on how to schedule for the Official GED test.
Ready for the GED 2014? Our step by step directions can help you get signed up. Click here
Kettering ABLE operates with support and monitoring from Ohio ABLE (a member of the Ohio Board of Regents). The Board of Regents is the governing board for public colleges, universities, and adult education centers in Ohio.
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