GED and K-12 Diploma

GED and K-12 Diploma

Enrollment Process

  1. Fill out the application found here.
  2. Staff will review applications on a rolling basis. Immediate admission is not guaranteed. Start dates occur every 4-6 weeks.
  3.  Program staff will contact the student, following application review, to set up a meeting OR make a program referral.
  4.  The Continual Learning Plan meeting, with program staff, will determine which program is the best fit prior to program acceptance. Please return application materials as soon as possible.
  5.  Click here to download the Great Rivers Program Application.

Eligibility Requirements for Adult Learners

  1. Be 17 years of age or older
  2.  Not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under State law;
  3. AND Meet one of more of the following:
    1.  Unable to speak, read or write English;
    2.  Do not have a high school diploma or equivalent;
    3.  Lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills

GED Testing

Our program offers official GED Testing at the Tilden Community Center (310 River St. Hastings, MN 55033). To register for one or more official subject tests sign up at and select "Hastings Community Ed-Adult Basic Education as the test center.  Contact Pearson Vue directly with scheduling questions or for rescheduling 1-877-392-6433.

Already passed your GED and looking for a copy? Contact Alice Smith with the Minnesota Department of Education at 651-582-8446 or

Click here to download the Great Rivers Program Application.


Graduation 2019

Helpful Links

So you want to take the GED?
GED Age Waiver
GED Age Waiver: Explained


Susie Evans
Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium Manager

Becca Bair
Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium Specialist
English as a Second Language Registration Info

Angela Schak
Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium Coordinator
GED or K12 Diploma Program Info

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