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High School Equivalency Diploma / ESL

NCC’s Adult Literacy Department
The Adult Literacy Department at NCC offers free classes in the areas of High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Preparation (formerly known as the GED®), Spanish High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Preparation and English as a Second Language (ESL) in many communities in NCC’s district (which includes the counties of Osceola, O’Brien, Sioux, Lyon, and the MMC School District in Cherokee County). Please see below for more information about each program. 

NCC’s FREE HSED Preparation Classes
HSED stands for High School Equivalency Diploma. In the past, Iowans took the GED® test to obtain their HSED; Iowa has now moved to the HiSET® test which was developed by ETS.
Click HERE  to learn more about the HiSET. 
Click HERE for in-depth information about the HiSET test from ETS.
Click HERE to find out if you are eligible for accommodations for the test? Make sure to let the coordinator or instructor know that you are interested in this possibility.
Click HERE to see a brochure with information about High School Equivalency Diploma Financial Assistance.

Click HERE for the NCC HSED Spring 2015 schedule.

To sign up for an orientation:

NCC’s Free Spanish HSED Preparation Classes
NCC ofrece clases gratis de preparación para el Diploma Equivalente a la Preparatoria en Español (HSED por sus siglas en inglés).

Por favor presione aqui para más información de Diploma de Equivalencia de Escuela Secundaria (HSED).
NCC’s Free English Language Learners (ELL) Classes
Free classes help teach local English Language Learners to speak, hear, read and write English as it is relevant to their lives. Topics include health, shopping, employment, daily living, food, and more! Classes are free. Students need to purchase their own workbook if they would like to use it outside of the classroom or write in it. All levels of English Language Learners are welcome. Depending on the location and demand for instruction, classes may be offered based on the levels of the students (for example: an English Language Learners Beginners or Advanced class).
Click HERE for more information about NCC’s ELL program.

Clase para Estudiantes Aprendices del Idioma Ingles conocido como (ELL):
Las clases gratuitas enseñan a Estudiantes Aprendices del Idioma Ingles a hablar, escuchar, leer y escribir Ingles ya que es relevante para sus vidas. Los temas incluyen salud, compras, trabajo, vida diaria comida y más! Las clases son gratis. Los estudiantes necesitan pagar su propio libro de trabajo si quieren utilizarlo fuera del salón de clases y escribir en él. Todos los niveles de Aprendizaje del Idioma Ingles son bienvenidos. Dependiendo de la localidad y la demanda de instrucción, las clases pueden ser ofrecidas basadas en los niveles de los estudiantes (por ejemplo: Principiantes del Aprendizaje del Idioma Ingles o clases Avanzadas).
Por favor presione aquí para más información de Clase para Estudiantes Aprendices del Idioma Ingles

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