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Adult Education

Overview

Adult Education is more than the GED or English Language Learning classes.  We prepare our students for their next step!  Whether your next step is College or a Career, ASUN Adult Education can prepare you for the classroom or the real world. 

Call 870-512-7824 or click here to send us an email (be sure to check Adult Education on the form).

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.