The sixth annual graduation for PCL's Spanish-language GED students took place Saturday, June 17 at Knight Memorial Library. More than 100 students participated in the 2016 -2017 program, with 31 students passing 1-4 tests required to get the GED certificate.At the time of writing,we anticipated that 10-12 students would have passed all four subjects required by the GED test by the day of the ceremony. Congratulations to all students, as well as to dedicated teacher Hipolito Reyes and computer instructor Emilia Perez!
A new GED preparation program will commence in September and conclude in June 2018. Day/time options at South Providence Library are as follows: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00PM - 7:30PM, beginning September 20; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30AM -12:00PM, beginning September 21; and Saturdays, 9:00AM - 12:00PM, beginning September 23. Additionally, a group will meet at Mount Pleasant Library on Thursdays 5:30PM - 8:00PM, beginning September 28. Students must register by September 11. A donation of $25 is requested to cover course materials and will be collected on the first day of the program. For more information or to register, contact Carolina Briones (401) 467-2700 x 1608.
Not quite ready for Fall classes? Try our free summer "pre-GED" classes at Olneyville and South Providence. More details here.