ICC Adult Education

Thee ICC Adult Education Center staff is here to serve individuals that are interested in completing their high school credential and begin the transition process to vocational education, post-secondary education or the workforce. The ICC Adult Education Center is part of the Eastern Kansas Adult Education Consortium. EKAE includes centers in Chanute, Columbus, Fort Scott, Parsons, Ottawa and Independece. The ICC Adult Education Center is housed at the ICC West Campus at 2615 West Main, Room 111.

Classes are offered throughout the year on an eight (8) week interval. Class sessions are held Monday through Thursday at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Monday and Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a one (1) hour lunch.

Orientation dates for 2012 – 2013 are listed below:
  • July 10, 2012
  • August 28, 2012
  • October 22, 2012
  • January 8, 2013
  • March 5, 2013
  • April 30, 2013

GED Testing Information:  In 2002, Independence Community College became a Regional GED Testing Site. The General Education Development examination became a computer-based examination as of January 1, 2014. ICC is an approved PearsonVUE Testing Center and it is housed at the ICC West Campus 2615 West Main; Room 111. The PearsonVUE Testing Center is typically open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. of each week. Students are encouraged to call the Adult Education Center at 620-332-5630 for additional information. Additional information is also available on the www.ged.com website.

The Official Practice Tests (OPT) dates for 2013 are:
  • January 10, 2013
  • February 14, 2013
  • March 7, 2013
  • April 11, 2013
  • May 9, 2013
  • June 13, 2013
  • July 11, 2013
  • August 8, 2013
  • September 12, 2013
  • October 10, 2013
  • November 14, 2013
  • December 5, 2013

All of the Official Practice Tests (OPT) are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. If the student is an Adult Education learner the cost of the OPT is waived.  If, however, the tester is a testing only candidtate the cost is $50.00.

 
The GED Examination schedule for 2013 is listed below:
  • January 16 & 17, 2013
  • February 20 & 21, 2013
  • March 13 & 14, 2013
  • April 17 & 18, 2013
  • May 15 & 16, 2013
  • June 19 & 20, 2013
  • July 19 & 20, 2013
  • August 14 & 15, 2013
  • September 18 & 19, 2013
  • October 16 & 17, 2013
  • November 20 & 21, 2013
  • December 11 & 12, 2013

 All of the GED Exams are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with the exception of the July test.  The July test is Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The cost of the GED Exam is $85.00.