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ABE - Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education classes are offered at the Lifelong Learning Center in Waldorf at a variety of times. Morning, afternoon, and evening classes are available. Classes meet two times per week and are held on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday. Classes are small and learning is individualized to meet the needs of each student. All areas of basic reading, writing, and math are covered as well as areas needed for the National External Diploma Program and GED. For more information, contact 301.753.1774


GED® - General Educational Development

GED® preparation classes are offered in Waldorf at the Lifelong Learning Center. The morning, afternoon, or evening classes are small and individualized to meet the needs of each student. All areas of the GED® test -- reading, writing, social studies, science, and math -- are taught. Upon passing the GED® test, you will be awarded a Maryland High School Diploma by the State Board of Education. For more information, contact 301.753.1774.


ESL - English as a Second Language

The Lifelong Learning Center offers English as a Second Language classes for beginning through advanced students. Classes are held in Waldorf at the Lifelong Learning Center. Evening and morning classes are available. Classes meet twice each week. English Language and Civics classes include Citizenship. To attend class, students must make an appointment by calling 301.753.1774 and be screened for the appropriate class.


EL Civics - English Language Civics/Citizenship

English Language Civics classes include Citizenship.  To attend class, students must make an appointment by calling 301.753.1774 and be screened for the appropriate class.


Family Literacy

Family Literacy programs offer parents an opportunity to increase their education and employability skills while learning to support their child's development. These programs provide integrated components to the family. Interactive literacy activities between parents and their child are combined with an age-appropriate education to prepare the child for success in school and life experiences. Parent literacy training leads to economic self-sufficiency and help towards earning a high school diploma. Training is available to assist parents in becoming their child's primary teacher and full partners in the education of their child. For additional information, contact 301.753.1774.


GED® Practice Testing

General Educational Development (GED®) Tests are administered by the State of Maryland. To be scheduled for the GED® test through the Lifelong Learning Center, students must pass the five hour official GED® Practice Test. The GED® Practice Test is given three times per month on Friday or Saturday. On the test day, all students are advised of their scores and options for earning a high school diploma. There is a $15.00 fee for testing and counseling. For an appointment to take the GED® Practice Test, call the Lifelong Learning Center at 301.753.1774.


Charles County Literacy Council

The Charles County Literacy Council provides free assistance to adult non-readers in the county through one-on-one tutoring. For more information visit the Charles Co. Literacy Council website or call 301.934.6488.


National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)

For more information on the importance of adult education and family literacy programs to the success and well-being of those who strive to improve their education and that of their children, visit the National Coalition for Literacy (NCL) website.


Maryland Dept. of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR)

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) sponsors adult programs statewide and offers a variety of resources. For more information, browse the DLLR website.



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