High School Equivalency & Basic Skills

GED/High School Equivalency & Basic Skills

Adult Education offers a variety of preparation classes to prepare you for the high school equivalency tests. Subject areas include reading, writing, social studies, science, math and the Constitution with emphasis on their practical applications and the total development of the learner. Individualized instruction, cooperative learning, and computer-assisted instruction enhance the learning experience.

Basic Skills Improvement classes provide instruction and literacy development in the following subject areas: reading, writing, science, social studies, mathematics, and the Constitution. These are part of multi-level classes. Instruction in life social skill areas such as employment, community resources and consumer education is also included.

Registration takes place before the start of each semester at Kishwaukee College and various community sites. Please plan at least 3 hours for registration, orientation, and assessment. View the Registration Schedule to find a convenient date and time to get registered and the GED/HSE Class Schedule to determine dates, times and locations for classes.  Please view the Registration and Orientation page to get a head start on your registration process.

Registration Schedule - Spanish


GED Testing is also available.     GED Resources     

High School Equivalency Program  & Basic Skills Contact

Jaime Schrader
Office: C1210

Right to Succeed Program

The Right to Succeed Program at Kishwaukee College can help by assisting young adults between the ages of 16-21 obtain a high school equivalency certificate and get their lives moving forward again.  Instruction in math, science, social studies and language arts are all part of the class.

Contact information
Sue Meerman
Office: C1210

Family Literacy Program/Childcare

This program offers on-site childcare with educational activities for children whose parents are attending Adult Basic Education, high school equivalency preparation classes or ESL classes.  Classes and funds are limited to select locations.

Contact Information

Patti Wragg
Office: C1210

High School Equivalency Test

High School Equivalency (GED) testing is available through Testing Services at Kishwaukee College.  Create a ged.com account to register for official GED testing.