GED/Adult Basic Education

ABE/GED/BASIC SKILLS Class Schedule for Adults
Thursdays, 6:30-9 pm
ongoing September-May
Ollie Provo, Instructor
Room E201, 2nd floor, HLWW Middle School,  8700 County Road 6 SW, Howard Lake. Use Community Education entrance lower level east side parking lot, take elevator to 2nd floor
Start class anytime - no fee

Work with a teacher, make an education plan, complete school work using reference books and computer.
Skills assessments and pretests.
Small group preparation in all five GED test areas.

Basic Skills (ABE)
Strengthen important basic skills in math, reading, communication and basic technology.
GED Diploma Preparation
Must be 16 years or older and not enrolled in public education.
Job Skills Enhancement
Develop job seeking skills using the internet, completing applications and resume writing.

West Adult Basic Education Consortium Members

Annandale 320-274-3058
Becker 763-261-4506
Big Lake 763-262-2523
Buffalo/Hanover/Montrose 763-682-8688
Delano 763-972-6210
Foley 320-968-8619
Glencoe-Silver Lake 320-864-6635
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 320-543-4670
Lester Prairie 320-395-3011
Maple Lake 320-963-5991
Monticello 763-272-2040
Orono 952-449-8350
Rockford 763-477-4563
St. Michael/Albertville 763-497-6550
Watertown/ Mayer 952-955-0280
Wayzata/Plymouth 763-745-5214


What is the G.E.D?

     The General Educational Development tests (GED tests) give you an opportunity to earn a high school equivalency diploma - a credential recognized as a key to employment opportunities, advancement and further education.
     Even though you have not finished high school, you probably have gained knowledge and skills through experience, reading and informal training. The GED tests are designed to measure the important knowledge and skills, usually learned during four years of high school, that may have been obtained in a different manner.

How do I get started?
     Pick the site and day that fit your schedule. Registrations are ongoing.
     Howard Lake: 320-543-4670, Thursdays 6:30-9 pm, Middle School, Howard Lake
     Additional Sites-see West ABE Consortium members listed on sidebar

The WEST ABE GED testing center in Monticello

     WEST ABE offers GED testing at Eastview Family Center in Monticello. To schedule a testing session, visit and register an account.
Call 763-272-2040 for more information.

i-Pathways Online GED Preparation
For more information e-mail Cheryl at