H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College’s Adult Education Program is one of the largest in Alabama’s two-year college system. Trenholm offers Adult Education services in Bullock, Elmore, Macon, and Montgomery counties. Adult Education classes are available for persons who did not complete high school, or who are functioning below a high school level. Individuals interested in adult education must be at least seventeen years of age and not enrolled in high school. The General Education Development (GED) program seeks to prepare learners on different educational functioning levels for the GED exam. Trenholm’s program is designed to offer opportunities for students to enhance basic skills in language, math, science, social studies, reading, and writing. The program also offers services to non-English speaking adults by affording them the opportunity to attend English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, and participate in ESL services in our area. Trenholm offers flexible class times to meet the needs of its clients. In addition to classes, Trenholm State is an approved GED Test Site.
Persons interested in participating in Trenholm State’s adult education programs or services should contact the administrative office at 334-420-4348, 334-420-4351, or toll-free at 1-866-207-6877 to obtain information about applying for enrollment or to speak with the staff about classes and other training opportunities.
H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College is a GED State Test Center. The cost of the test is $50 (cash or money order). For re-testers, the testing fee is $10.00 per subject area. Two forms of identification are required: a state or government issued picture I.D. and social security card. The minimum age to take the GED Test is 18. A 17 year old may test if he or she has exited high school, but additional eligibility criteria must be met. AN APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE THE GED TEST. To schedule a test date, individuals must pre-register at the Adult Education Division’s main office located at 3920 Troy Highway, Bldg J.