ABE/GED Tutoring Program

ged_future is callingABE/GED Tutoring Program Hours

Monday               10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday               10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday           5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

   5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.


The GED Tutoring Program meets in the Learning Lab on the basement level of the Library.  


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Adult Basic Education (ABE)?

Adult Basic Education is a program of study designed to improve essential reading, writing, and math skills in adults in advance of GED study.

What is the GED Test?

The GED testing program offers adults who left school an opportunity to earn a high school credential. GED examinees must demonstrate twelfth grade competencies that would have been acquired in a four year high school education.  Competencies are demonstrated through a battery of tests covering four major subject areas.  These areas are Language Arts (Reading/Writing), Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies.

How much does tutoring cost?

There is no cost for tutoring.  It is absolutely free at Albion District Library.

How much does it cost to take a test?

It costs $37.50 for each of the four subject area tests.  Individuals must bring state photo I.D. with them to each test session.  No study aids (such as dictionaries or notes) or cell phones are allowed.

Where and when can I take the test?

The test is available her at the Albion District Library.  We are a local partner of Pearson Education, offering the testing on computer, by appointment.  Register online at www.gedtestingservice.com.  You will need an email address and a debit or credit card to register.  Don’t have an email address? Ask at the front desk and the friendly library staff can help! Don’t have a debit or credit card? You can use a Visa or MasterCard gift card, available at most grocery and convenience stores.

What if I don’t pass a GED test the first time I take it?
The GED Testing Service allows GED test candidates to take each subject area test up to three times in a calendar year. It costs $10.00 to retake any individual test.

I started my GED testing, but I have not finished.
Tests taken since 2002 were valid only until December 2013, at which point the GED tests were completely revised.  Any individual tests taken before 2014 are no longer valid and must be repeated at the student’s expense.

Do I get a high school diploma if I pass the GED Test?

No, if you pass all four subject area tests, you receive a General Educational Development Certificate.

I need a copy of my GED transcript or official Michigan GED certificate.

After March 14, 2015, Michigan GED test takers who have earned a GED credential and want to order duplicate copies of transcripts and official Michigan GED certificates must contact GED Testing Service online  or by telephone (888-906-4031).  Employers and educators needing verification of GED issuance may also contact GED Testing Service.  A $15.00 fee will be charged by GED Testing Service to process these requests.

To register for ABE/GED Tutoring program or to become a tutor,
call or visit the Albion District Library.