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The Hernando County School District collaborates with parents and other community stakeholders to effectively prepare all students for a successful transition into a diverse and changing world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Are you without a high school diploma or need to learn English? Call us today at 352-797-7018 to sign up for our Adult Classes in GED Prep., English, Reading or Math.

How do I sign up ?
If you are 18 years or older and a Florida resident you may come to one of our locations and register for classes. The fee to attend our classes is $30 for one semester (which includes your book), if you have been a Florida resident for at least one year. By the way, the fee includes some of your books. Other books are provided in class at no extra charge. The fee is $120 for non-residents. Please call our office for regulations on proof of Florida Resident. Also, bring your FL DMV ID or Driver's License on the day of registration.

Where can I find childcare?
Childcare is available at 3 of our 4 sites. Our toddler teachers use toddler curriculum. Please call our office for details.

Is it to late to sign up?
No Adult Education's GED has open enrollment which means you can register anytime during the school year and begin attending classes.

Where do I attend classes?
Adult Education's GED has four sites all located in Hernando County.  Two in Spring Hill, and two in Brooksville. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, February 19 2014 09:05

Staff

Sophia Watson, Supervisor of Adult/Community  and Volunteer  Programs 352-797-7018

Tracy Echols, SunTech Project Manager 352-797-7018

Jackie Torres,  Literacy Specialist ESOL 797-7018 ext. 476

Julia Thomas,  Literacy Specialist 797-7018 ext. 114

Miriam Gomez,  Literacy Specialist 797-7018 ext.462

Linda Ausenbaugh,  Secretary I 797-7018 ext.118

Last Updated on Monday, February 24 2014 08:44

Programs and Services

Adult & Community Education 2014 Flyer
 

ABE - Adult Basic Education
Adult Basic Education involves non-credit courses designed to develop literacy skills necessary for successful employment and citizenship. Adult Basic Education prepares students to enroll in the GED preparation courses. Students in ABE classes work on skills in Reading, Math, and Language.

G.E.D. General Educational Development Classes
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for academic and personal success by obtaining the necessary skills required to pass the official GED Test and be awarded the State of Florida High School Diploma.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
The purpose of this course is to provide English language instruction for limited English proficient adults, which will increase their ability to communicate in English.

Family Literacy
Family Literacy means services that are of sufficient duration to make sustainable changes in a family and that integrate all of the following activities:

1. Interactive literacy activities between parents and their children.
2. Training parents how to be the primary teachers for their children and full partners in the education of their children
3. Parent Literacy training that leads to economic self-sufficiency; and
4. An age-appropriate education to prepare children for success in school and life experiences.

Adults with Disabilities
The purpose of this program is to provide specialized adult general education for adult students with disabilities. These services are contracted out to ARC of the Nature Coast to provide instruction in literacy, work-related skills, employability skills, and life skills. Please contact:352/544-2322

Childcare at selected sites.
Childcare includes educational activities and we work with parents and their children. The goal is to make going back to school a family experience. As you prepare for success your children will also succeed.

One-on-one or small group tutoring.
One-on-one or small group tutoring is a proven effective way to learn.

Volunteer Tutors
There is a need for volunteers to help teach adults Reading, Math, English for Speakers of other Language and G.E.D. Studies

Last Updated on Wednesday, January 15 2014 10:04

Site Locations and Schedules

Nature Coast Technical High School
4057 California Street Brooksville
Mon. & Wed. 6:00-8:30 pm

J.D. FLoyd K-8 School
3139 Dumont Ave, Spring Hill
Mon. & Wed. 10:30am-1:00pm

Grace World Outreach Church
20366 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville
Tues. & Thurs. 9:00 - 11:30 am

Adult & Community Education Building
801 N. Broad St. (Rt. 41N), Brooksville
Tues. & Thurs. 5:30 - 8:00 PM

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Last Updated on Wednesday, February 19 2014 09:06

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