Adult Learning Center Events

Adult Learning Center graduates waiting for the ceremony on LHS Campus
Congratulations to all students from the area who passed the Hi-Set exam and graduated in a ceremony at the Lawrence High School Campus. Good luck, graduates!
 
 
ALC Class imitating statue

Mrs. Chupkai's ESOL class visited the Addison Gallery at Phillips Academy.  They observed many artists' work and learned about the historical as well as the artistic perspective.  They were able to practice their English with the Education director.  Here they are showing that Life certainly resembles Art!

 

The Adult Learning Center is excited to begin our new school year.

Morning students will begin classes on Monday, August 28 at 8:30am.  

Afternoon students will begin classes on Tuesday, August 29 at 12:15 or 1:00pm.

Night students will begin classes on Tuesday, August 29 at 5:45pm.

Students should have received a letter inviting them to an orientation and testing date during the week of August 21.

Please be prompt for your appointment.

Assessment testing for our waitlist for potential students is as follows:

    ESOL candidates will be assessed every Tuesday at 12:30pm - please arrive at least 15 minutes earlier as we only take 25

    candidates. OUR FIRST TESTING DATE IS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5.

    HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (ENGLISH OR SPANISH) candidates will be assessed every Wednesday at 1:00pm - please arrive at least 15 minutes earlier as we only take 25 candidates. OUR FIRST TESTING DATE IS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6.

 
 
 
 LAWRENCE ADULT LEARNING CENTER
A WELCOMING PLACE FOR ADULT LEARNERS THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY!
 
ALL CLASSES FOLLOW THE LAWRENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR - 
ESOL Classes
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Tues/Wed/Thurs 12:15 - 2:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs. 5:45 -  8:45 PM
 
SPANISH ABE/High School Equivalency Test Prep
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 12:30 PM
Tues/Thurs 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs  5:45 - 8:45 PM
 
ENGLISH ABE/High School Equivalency Test Prep
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 12:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs12:15 - 2:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs. 5:45 - 8:45 PM
 
Family Literacy Programs - Leahy School and Oliver Partnership School
Tuesday/Wednesday 5:30 - 8:00 PM
 
TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR OUR CLASSES:
 
EVALUATION ASSESSMENTS held at 147 Haverhill St.  
ESOL -  Each Tuesday at 12:30 PM (NEW TIME!)
SPANISH ABE/HiSET Test Prep - Each Wednesday at 1:00 PM 
English ABE/HiSET Test Prep  - Each Wednesday at 1:00 PM
Students are placed in classes as space permits.  Students not enrolled immediately will be placed on our wait list and placed as soon as space is available.
 
 
LALC TEST CENTER
 Chief Examiner, Jazmin Paulino                                                                Examiner, Sandra Guzman
 
LAWRENCE ADULT LEARNING CENTER
TEST CENTER OFFICE
Lawrence Public Library
51 Lawrence Street, 3rd floor
LAWRENCE, MA 01840
Phone: (978) 722-8114

Tuesday - Friday 8:30 - 2:30

 

 

Massachusetts has contracted with ETS and Pearson to provide the High School Equivalency test called HiSET and GED.  The HiSET test is available in both paper/pencil and computer testing, and will be administered at the Lawrence ALC Test Center in either format in both English and Spanish.  The GED is available computer based only in English and Spanish.  Testers MUST go online, create an account, and register and pay for tests at www.HiSET.ets.org  or www.ged.com.  We are happy to assist with all aspects of registration through testing.  Please call us for information.  

 
TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION:
Register at www.diplomasender.com to get your free initial HSE Credential and Official Transcript, to preview your documents, and to order additional documents.  All records are accessed through this company that has been contracted by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
 

 

RESOURCES:
 
ETS HiSET Test
 
FREE ONLINE MATH COURSE:
Other Resources:
www.pbslearningmedia.com, search for math
www.learnatest.com (access through Lawrence Public Library, then click on Learning Express)

Massachusetts offers both the  HiSET and the GED as tests to award a Massachusetts High School Equivalency credential.   The Lawrence Adult Learning Center Test Center is moving to the Lawrence Public Library at 51 Lawrence Street, 3rd floor. We administer the HiSET test  in both Paper/Pencil and Computer format in English or Spanish.  We will also administer the GED tests in both English and Spanish, computer based only.  Those planning to take either set of tests must register for an account at www.HiSET.ets.org or www.GED.com, schedule tests and pay for testing through this same website.  We at the Lawrence ALC Test Center are happy to help.  Please call us at 978-722-8114 for assistance.

 

Our Center is prepared to assist adults who are interested in preparing to take the test through our classes at the Adult Learning Center, located at 147 Haverhill Street.  Please contact us to answer any questions.