Spring 2021 Class Schedule

National External Diploma Program (NEDP)

Earn an adult high school diploma through this program. The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is a competency-based high school diploma program for individuals 18 years of age and over. The program is designed for adults who have acquired their academic skills through life and work experiences and can demonstrate what they have learned.

Students will meet with an Advisor one-on-one basis and scheduling is flexible. Computer Access/ WiFi is needed to complete this program.

Registration

Attend a one hour Zoom Information Session, to find out more and to take the qualifying test for entry into this program. Information Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on the Mondays listed below. Students may begin the registration process by calling  703-791-7357 or sending an email to adulted@pwcs.edu.

  • June 7

Class Tuition

  • Fees are $800 for Prince William County residents. Out of county residents pay $1000.
  • Fees may be paid in specified installments.
  • Payments may be made by credit /debit card (Visa or MasterCard), cashier's check, or money order. No personal checks. Tuition costs and fees are non-refundable.

Completion

Completion time varies with each individual, averaging from six months to a year. A flexible schedule is available and will be determined by you and your Advisor. The NEDP awards a standard high school diploma that is issued by the local school board through the Office of Adult Education. This diploma is accepted by colleges, but some colleges may require that adults meet other admissions standards.

The National External Diploma Program is administered through the Virginia State Department of Education and CASAS.

May Session Class Offerings

Registration for virtual classes beginning May 24 is now open. Don't delay; Register Today! Classes will be held online using a computer or device or face to face. A teacher will meet with students via Zoom or Canvas platforms for the classes listed below or if permitted face to face classes may meet. Students must be 18 years or older to participate.

ELL Classes - May 24 through June 24:

  • Virtual classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Multilevel English Language Class meets from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Literacy/Beginning English Language Class meets from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Intermediate English Language Class meets from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Advanced English Language Class meets from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • 54 hours of virtual instruction is provided
  • Tuition Cost is $80 plus textbook

GED®Preparation Classes - May 24 through June 24:

  • Virtual Classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Multilevel GED® Class meets from 9 a.m. to noon
  • GED® Prep Classes meet from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 54 hours of virtual instruction is provided
  • Tuition Cost is $80 plus textbook

Textbooks cost approx. $25 each. Payments may be made by credit /debit card (Visa or MasterCard), cashier's check, or money order.  No personal checks. Tuition costs and fees are non-refundable. All classes follow the PWCS Holiday Calendar. For more information about classes, call 703-791-7357 or email adulted@pwcs.edu.


GED® Distance Education Program

Prepare for the GED test!

The GED® Distance Education program is for students who desire the convenience of studying from a computer with Internet access while an instructor provides individualized instruction. The flexibility of this program allows students to begin at any time, on their own time. Computer Access/ WiFi is needed to complete this program.

Registration

Participants must be 18 years of age or older. Interested students must take a placement test to ensure proper program entrance level. Students need to attend a Zoom Information Session during one of the following dates and times. This session will take approximately one hour.

  • Tuesday, May 11 at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 15 at 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, June 8 at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 12 at 10 a.m.

To register for one of the Zoom Sessions  complete this contact form. To receive your Zoom link, call 703-791-7357 or email adulted@pwcs.edu to let them know which Information session date you would like to attend.

Class Tuition

  • Individuals pay $30 for 30 days of unlimited access, 24 hours a day
  • Continuous Study at $30 for 30 days is available to enrolled students
  • Payments may be made by credit or debit card, (Visa or MasterCard), cashier's check, money order. Tuition costs and fees are non-refundable. Offerings are contingent on funding and sufficient enrollment.

For further information, call 703-791-7357, email adulted@pwcs.edu,  or visit our Facebook page