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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.  .

Cost? $92.

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 reflib@acfpl.org  or call us at 609-345-2269. 

      
     

    TABE Study Materials

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    TABE Level D - Phyllis Dutwin and Richard Ku
    Test of adult basic education, the first step to lifelong success


     

    Premium eResources

    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

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    How to Prepare for the GED Test (with CD-ROM) - Christopher Sharpe
    The most noticeable change is that the test is now computer based--a transition that requires test-takers to have strong typing and computer skills. The new exam covers additional topics in the Math and Science sections and includes "blended" subject matter within the sections, meaning test-takers will see science questions that require math to produce a numerical answer or social studies questions that require essay-writing skills, etc. Test-takers will also find all question types used on the new computer format. The new Barrons How to Prepare for the GED Test offers test-takers a guided approach to taking and passing the exam by building on the skills they already have.

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    TASC : Test Assessing Secondary Completion / - Kathy A. Zahler
    Be prepared for the TASC with this 2014 McGraw Hill book, which offers:
    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!

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    Master the GED 2014 - Peterson's
    Master the GED 2014 is a comprehensive guide that offers the essential test-prep and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including practice tests, subject review, and expert tips on how to score high on each GED test. Readers will find the GED information they need to know-scoring and passing requirements, how to prepare, and what to expect on test day.

     

    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).

    Intermediate ESL

    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. 

    Local Adult Education Programs

    • Atlantic Cape Community College Continuing Education  Icon  Icon
      Charles C. Worthington City Center: Atlantic City
      1535 Bacharach Blvd.
      Atlantic City, NJ 08401
      (609) 343-4800
    • Atlantic City Adult High School  Icon  Icon
      1400 Albany Ave,
      Atlantic City, NJ 08401
      (609) 343-7300 ext. 2234
    • Drexel Online University--Online College
      Drexel's accredited online degree programs are designed for professionals who want to complete or advance their education without compromising quality. Drexel University's online degree programs – bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and certificate programs – offer the same accredited curricula as their on-campus equivalents and are competitive with other colleges, online and traditional.
    • Literacy Volunteers  
        
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      743 N. Main St,
      Pleasantville, NJ 08232
      (609) 383-3377

    • Stockton State College Continuing Education
      Stockton College offers high quality, cost-effective continuing professional education and community education to adults throughout the region. In addition, their certificate programs, taught in a blended, executive-style format, have extended that opportunity to professionals within a wider geographic area, and their fully online courses allow adult learners from anywhere in the world to take advantage of what Stockton College Continuing Studies offers.
    • Workforce Learning Link
      The Workforce Learning Link provides adult learners instruction in reading, writing, and math; communication; financial literacy; job search; employability and life skills. For Atlantic County, the contact information is:
      One-Stop Operator,
      Atlantic/Cape May One Stop Career Center
      One Stop Operator/Administrator, Rhonda Lowery
      Atlantic/Cape May One Stop Career Center
      2 South Main Street, 2nd floor
      Pleasantville , NJ - 08232-2728
      Phone: 609-485-015
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