New Computer Based High School Equivalency Test
Atlantic County has chosen to administer the TASC test, but only the computer version. The test can be taken at the One Stop Center in Pleasantville, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting May 7, 2014.
Registration: Register at One Stop Center at 12:30, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, starting May 6, 2014. 3 Types of ID are necessary--Government issued photo ID required plus 2 others--e.g. social security card along with a utility bill, bank statement, or credit card statement which includes a valid NJ address.
· Cost? $92; can only be paid with a blank money order for $92. Questions--call Ken Olivenbaum at 609-485-0052, ext. 4832.
If you want to take the peper/pencil test option, you must go outside of Atlantic County. Cape May County Technical Schools will be offering the TASC in paper/pencil format. Testing will begin in May at the earliest; no schedule yet. .
Questions? Visit the website: capemaytech.com or call Cape May County Technical Schools at 609-465-2161, ext. 648
How do I prepare for the test? The Atlantic City Free Public Library has books on preparing for the tests as well as an eResource called LearningExpress that has study guides and practice tests. LearningExpress can be found on our webpage acfpl.org by hovering over “Find” and clicking on “Premium eResources.” It is available to anyone, any time, as long as you have a library card. Stop by the Help Desk and a librarian will show you where these resources are. Email us at email@example.com or call us at 609-345-2269.
Learning Express: Improve your computer skills, study for the new 2014 GED test with courses & practice tests and more.
Tutor.com: Tutoring is available for adults too! Live tutors are onine from 3 to 10 p.m. every day. Study guides are available at all times. Look in Test Prep Resources for guides to the: GED, ASVAB, Civil Service Exams, TOEFL, Nurse Entrance Test and more.
New 2014 GED Test Information
GED Books, eBooks, and DVDs Not to Miss
Concise reviews of all the topics the test covers
Full-length practice TASC test sections with complete explanations
Pretests in every subject to help you plan your study
Exclusive: Real TASC questions for practice--straight from the test makers!
ESL Classes at ACFPL
Classes are open to Library cardholders. Please register at the Help Desk and call 609-345-2269 beforehand to make sure class is being held. Classes are held in the Main Library meeting room (second floor).
Mondays from 1 – 3:30; Jan 6, 13, 27; Feb 3, 10, 24.
Listen, read, practice conversation, learn writing techniques, new vocabulary, pronunciation, and proper grammar. This is an intermediate class but other levels of students can also attend.
In addition, ACFPL is parterning with Atlantic Cape Community College to offer a free Beginning ESL class(for nonmembers as well as Library card members). Classes will be offered: Feb 18 -June 3, 2014, Mondays and Tuesdays from 10AM-1pm in ACFPL's second floor meeting room. Please note that this class is for those who are new to the U.S. or do not speak English; students will learn basic skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking English. Registration is required; please call Barbara Kozek at 609-343-4713 or visit her at ACCC"s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus (Room 252, 1525 Bacharach Blvd. to register.
Proctoring Services--Atlantic County
Atlantic Cape.Community College provides proctoring services at all sites.
Students should call 463-3775 for the Atlantic City Campus; 343-5099 for the Main Campus, Mays Landing and 463-3775 for the Cape May Campus. This information was provided by Christine Gamboa, Director of Testing at ACCC.