ABE/TASC PREPARATION

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    (Testing Assessment Secondary Completion) Preparation & Testing- FREE for information call 304.263.3897

    The High School Equivalency class for adults is available at our Berkeley County Adult Learning Center
    LOCATED AT 206 LUTZ AVENUE, MARTINSBURG WV  25404 
     
    (Behind the Comfort Inn Hotel on Edwin Miller Boulevard)
     
    Class is held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. 
    A three (3) hour registration, assessment and orientation is required for new students. Call 304.263.3897 for information.
     
    These classes are individualized and self-paced.
     
    ASSESSMENT AND ORIENTATION
    You must arrive no later than 9 a.m. for these sessions. 
    You must attend this orientation before attending class.
     
    High School Equivalency Official Practice Test (OPT)
      
    Individuals must take and pass an Official Practice Test (OPT) before taking the High School Equivalency exam.
     
     
    The Official Practice Test takes approximately four (4) hours to complete.  
    You must arrive at the Learning Center no later than 9 a.m.  
     
     
    For questions regarding High School Equivalency PREPARATION OR PRACTICE TESTING contact: 
    Berkeley County Adult Learning Center
    206 Lutz Avenue
    Martinsburg, WV 25404
    304-263-3897 

     

    After passing the High School Equivalency OFFICIAL PRACTICE TEST, you must register for the High School Equivalency Exam.

     
    High School Equivalency Test is given at: Berkeley County Adult Learning Center 
     
     

How to Register for Class

  • Berkeley County Adult Learning Center class registration is held on an ongoing basis. Please stop by the Learning Center Monday through Thursday before 10 a.m. to allow at least four hours to complete the registration process.  You will need to bring a color ID, such as a driver's license.  You will need to complete some paperwork and we will assess your reading, math and language skills. Plan on spending about four hours with us to complete this process. 

    We are located at 206 Lutz Avenue in Martinsburg, West Virginia and our telephone numbeer is 304-263-3897.

    Work at your own pace with assistance as needed from an instructor.

Hours of Instruction

  • Monday:         8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Tuesday          8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Wednesday   8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Thursday        8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Do you want yours?

  • Are you ready for your West Virginia High School Equivalency Credential?

    You've taken the first step to get informaton about the exam.  Stick with it!  The key to passing is good test preparation.  With the right preparation, you can earn your West Virginia high school credential fast and easy.

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Want to take the Readiness Test?

  • In order to take the high school equivalency exam in West Virginia, you are required to take and pass the readiness test.  This practice exam is now available and is offered at our learning center every day.
     
    Legislation now provides that high school equivalency testing is free to all candidates in West Virginia. In order to qualify for the free testing, candidates must pass the readiness exam.  
     
    If you are age 18 or 17, please download the required West Virginia form below.  Bring the completed form with you when you come to take the official practice test.   If you are 17, you must have a signature of a parent or guardian on this form.  We are no longer allowed to test 16 year old candidates.  You will also need a photo identification card and an email account.  Good luck! 

     

    Download West Virginia TASC Form

     

Do you need individualized attention for math?

  • Math is not your run-of-the-mill classroom subject. Not a lot of people are good at math, and not all people who are good at it can teach it.  At the Berkeley County Adult Learning Center, we have trained math tutors from the Literacy Volunteers of the Eastern Panhandle who volunteer to help our students with this difficult subject.  Math tutoring is available at our learning center.

Need Official Copies

  • Need an official copy of your GED or TASC Transcript, replacement diploma, or certification of passing scores?  Diploma Sender is your answer. When you contact DiplomaSender, please have the following information ready:

    • Your name when tested
    • Social Security number
    • Date of birth

    There is a $15 fee for each copy.  Click to download the Diploma Sender Instructions.

Distance Education

  • Distance Learning is Available

    • Everything is free
    • Help is available to allow students to work onlone
    • Students must do 20 hours a month in class or online; this will be monitored
    • All workbooks and paper are available and free
    • One-on-one help is available
    • We have a volunteer tutor available one or two days a week

     West Virginia's adult distant education program provides a flexible learning opportunity for West Virginia adults who need to prepare for the high school equivalency test, or who wish to brush up on their basic academic skills in preparation for an upcoming test for entrance into college and/or the workforce.  And it's free!  You can study any time of the day or night on a computer or mobile device with Internet access.  

    Some of the approved software programs for distance education in West Virginia Adult Education include Engenuity and TASC Prep Academy.  The content of these programs varies from courses in healthcare occupations to information technology and from courses in Accuplacer Exam Preparation to learning English as a Second Language.

    In order to participate in the distance education program, you must be a West Virginia resident and be able to go on an onsite class to take the assesment test and enroll.

    Distance Education is available only in limited areas.  Call the Adult Education Hotline at 1-800-642-2670 or email Rebecca Metzger at rmetzger@k12.wv.us to find the nearest adult learning center in your area that offers distance learning opportunities.

    Register for class and do your class work online. After you have enrolled at the Berkeley County Adult Learning Center, you can receive an on-line account to study at home.  This time on-line also counts as hours spent in the classroom.  Check out online learning opportunities at TASC Test Academy and Plato Online Learning.

    Click TASC Test Academy to learn more about online learning.

     Plato Online Learning is an online learning system where you can earn class hours by working at this website.

    Click Plato Online Learning for more information.