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Adult Basic Education classes 

East Mississippi Community College's Adult Basic Education program offers classes throughout the year for people who want to brush up their skills, get ready for industry assessments or WorkKeys tests, or prepare for the GED or ACT tests.
 
The classes are free. But we do ask that you take the TABE, the Test for Adult Basic Education, so that we can place you in the classes that will do you the most good.
 
For more information, call (662) 243-1985.
 

Here's a look at the class schedule:

 

Golden Triangle campus
Douglas Room 139

  • GED prep, ACT prep, WorkKeys prep: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  •  Evening classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Orientation for GED, ACT and WorkKeys prep: Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. until
  • TABE testing: Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

West Point-Clay County Center

3210 North TVA Road

  • GED prep, ACT prep, WorkKeys prep: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon
  • TABE testing: Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Scooba campus

Stennis Room 108

  • GED prep, ACT prep, WorkKeys prep: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Macon mobile classroom

Behind the Noxubee County Courthouse

  • GED prep, ACT prep, WorkKeys prep: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Adult Basic Education Director Jim Bearden cuts the ribbon,
waved triumphantly by ABE instructor Geneva Atkins, during
the Launch Pad open house in October 2012. Launch Pad is to EMCC’s re-tooled ABE curriculum, which will increase class offerings aimed at passing specific tests. “ABE has the connotation of being only GED testing and that’s what we’re trying to get away from. It’s basic skills enhancement, ACT prep, WorkKeys prep, industry assessment prep and more,” Bearden said.

 
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Main Campus
1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
Golden Triangle
8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
CAFB Extension Center
81 Fifth Street, Room A
CAFB, MS 39710
(662) 434-2660
NAS Meridian Extension
255 Rosenbaum Ave.
Meridian, MS 39309
(601) 679-3570