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Get Your GED in 2016!

Starting in January, we are offering both daytime and evening GED classes. Our daytime program will be held at Employment Skills Center, 29 South Hanover St. in Carlisle. Our evening program will be held at Carlisle High School, 623 West Penn St. Choose the program that suits your schedule and read how to register below:

 

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE RECENT SNOWSTORM, WE HAVE MADE CHANGES TO THE DATES OF THE EVENING GED ORIENTATION/REGISTRATION SESSION. THE DATES ARE NOW THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 AND TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. SEE DETAILS BELOW!

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Daytime Program at Employment Skills Center

 

Here’s how to register for our daytime program:

· Stop in at Employment Skills Center during our normal business hours to fill out an application.

· You will need to complete 3 hours of assessments before meeting with our GED program manager.

· You do not need to complete all the assessments in one visit.

· Admission to our daytime class is rolling. We are always accepting new students. Class resumes when we reopen from our Winter Break on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

 

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Evening Program at Carlisle High School Fowler Building, Room F01

 

Here’s how to register for our evening program:

Attend a two-part GED Information/Orientation Session at Carlisle High School Fowler Building, Room F01.

Please plan to attend both dates:

Thursday, January 28, 5:30pm — 8:30 pm

Information Session followed by placement assessments

Tuesday, February 2, 5:30 pm — 8:30 pm

Placement assessments followed by Registration/Orientation

 

No registration is required to attend our information and orientation sessions. Come find out more about the GED test and our GED preparation program. We hope to see you there!

Learn more about the GED program and GED tests here.

Download our flyer here!

Martson Law Offices Supports Buck a Book

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Margi Weitzel, executive director of Employment Skills Center; Ivo V. Otto III of Martson Law Offices; Joe Kloza, Buck a Book co-chair

Martson Law Offices recently became a “Best Seller” sponsor of the 2016 Buck a Book Literacy Campaign with a generous $3000 donation. This sponsorship will support our reading campaign in the Carlisle Area School District elementary schools as well as support the adult literacy and adult education programs offered by Employment Skills Center. We are excited about this year’s Buck a Book Literacy Campaign which kicks off on January 11th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Carlisle Expo Center. We are grateful for the wonderful support from our sponsors! Read more about the campaign here!

M&T Bank Supports Literacy

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Many thanks to M&T Bank for again serving as the lead sponsor for this year’s Buck a Book Literacy Campaign! They have generously donated $4000 to help us provide an exciting reading campaign for K-5 students in Carlisle Area School District as we all work to raise funds for adult education programs provided to the community by Employment Skills Center. Pictured from left to right are Joe Kloza, Buck-a-Book Committee Co-Chair; Margi Weitzel, Executive Director of Employment Skills Center; Jennifer Burd, Relationship Manager at M&T Bank; and Jim Smiley, Vice-President at M&T Bank. Read more about the Buck a Book Literacy Campaign here!

Author Supports Buck a Book

Deborah Sweaney

 

Buck a Book Committee Member Deborah Sweaney has generously donated $500 from the proceeds of her latest book, Up in the Air, to the 2016 Buck a Book Literacy Campaign. Thank you, Deborah, for your hard work, generosity, and your commitment to literacy in our community! Pictured from left to right are Joe Kloza, Buck a Book Committee co-chair; Deborah; and Margi Weitzel, Executive Director of Employment Skills Center. Visit Deborah’s website at http://www.deborahsweaney.com/

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