Arkansas State University - Newport

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AE Classes

Adult Education

Overview

To serve the citizens of Jackson, Craighead, Poinsett, and Woodruff Counties, ASU-Newport offers on- and off-campus classes in Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Adult Education (GAE), and English Language Learning (ELL) classes in Jonesboro. 

The classes are designed as General Education Development GED® prep classes and skills review classes for college or career advancement. The core areas offered are reading, math and language, with computer literacy and employability skills offered as an integrated part of the curriculum. All of the classes are free and open to adults aged 18 or older. Enrollment is open entry/open exit; students may start at any time.

The Official GED® Test is also given at the Newport Campus, the Marked Tree Campus, and the Jonesboro Adult Education Center.  Testing is scheduled at regular intervals throughout the school year. Passing scores on the official GED® Ready Practice Test are required before the student may take the GED® Test.

Classes will be offered at the following locations and times:

Newport Campus
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Marked Tree Campus   
Monday - Wednesday   
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Jonesboro Adult Education Center
2311 E. Nettleton Suite 1
Monday - Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - Noon

Trumann Sims-Talbot Center
212 S. Melton
Monday - Wednesday   
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:30 a.m. - Noon

McCrory United Methodist Church
3rd and Edmonds
Tuesday, Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.