- Improved basic skills and/ or a GED credential lead to more job opportunities and a better standard of living for an individual and his/or family
- Ninety-eight (98%) of colleges and universities that require a high school diploma accept the GED credential
- Ninety-six (96%) of companies accept applicants with a GED credential for jobs requiring a high school degree.
- An increase in a mother’s reading level automatically results in an increase in her child’s reading ability.
- The more education parents have the more likely they are to get involved in their children’s education.
- Over 17 million people have earned a GED credential since 1943.
Wayne ABE's Computer Class:
This class, called the 4 C’s, incorporates skills for job search and transition to postsecondary. It is offered to the general public or referrals in the fall and spring; however, as dollars are available, Wayne would like to increase the number of classes and serve more students in this project.
Business and Community Services:
Our ABE program accepts referrals year round from businesses and community agencies seeking to help individuals improve their basic skills for work or personal and family development. Our class schedules accommodate a variety of needs.
On-site classes at business:
Wayne ABE has experience with developing and implementing services at local companies to promote the increase of skills for the workplace. Wayne ABE can assess employees and facilitate curriculum specific to job tasks or hiring needs. Services are provided per employer schedule and specifications. This is a fee-based service unless grant monies are available to Wayne or to the employer.
--Funded through the Indiana Department of Education/Office of Adult Education with dollars from the Indiana General Assembly, the US Department of Education, Wayne Township Schools, and the partner school corporations of Avon and Brownsburg.