Adult Education

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Adult Education Class Registration

July 23 & 25, 2024 at 5 p.m. in the Dow/Young Building

*You must attend both nights of registration to be admitted into classes*

Wesson Campus: Dow Young Building, 601-643-8655

Natchez Campus: Tom Reed Academic Building, Room 319, Please call 601-446-1151 for registration information

Simpson County Center: Career-Tech Building, Room 100, 601-849-0155

All new students and/or returning students must attend both nights. Students who are 16 or 17 years old must bring a parent or guardian on the first night. Students cannot attend classes without a state-issued ID and a valid school withdrawal form. The session will take approximately three hours and will include an explanation of program requirements, completion of intake forms, and educational assessments. Submission of a completed Enrollment/Intake Assessment Form will reserve your seat.

Classes will begin on August 4, 2024 with the following options:

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

To request information about our next registration or to get an enrollment form, click here.

What is Adult Education?

Adult Education programs are for adults who have not yet completed high school. Here is your opportunity to increase your education, whether you want to enter employment or get a promotion that is currently out of reach. Often called "GED Prep" classes, high school education and employment skills are presented in a relaxed atmosphere by teachers who want you to succeed. All Adult Education classes are FREE. Learn more about the programs we offer, and the qualifications, below:

High School Equivalency (HSE)/GED Prep Class

  • Students aged 16 years old and over, with a valid withdrawal from school and a state-issued ID, without a high school diploma & not currently enrolled in school
  • Instructors provide assistance to increase educational knowledge in order to pass the HSE test
  • A minimum of 45 instructional hours is required
  • The goal is attainment of a HSE diploma & an employability credential (Smart Start & NCRC)

Smart Start Class

  • Students aged 16 years old and over, with a valid withdrawal from school and a state-issued ID, with a desire to become successfully employed or enhance their resume
  • Instruction provides employability skills to enhance success in the workplace
  • Available completely online with proctored site requirements
  • The goal is attainment of a Smart Start Credential, inclusive of an NCRC

eDult Online Classes

  • Students, at least 18 years old, without a high school diploma & not currently enrolled in school
  • Instructor provides assistance to increase education knowledge in order to pass the HSE test
  • A minimum of 40 instructional hours is required
  • The goal is attainment of a HSE diploma

When & Where Can I Enroll?

Group registrations are scheduled for the following dates from 5-8 p.m.:

July 23, 2024

July 25, 2024

Registration between these dates can be requested by submitting a completed Enrollment/Intake Assessment Form. That form can be downloaded here, requested to be mailed to you, or picked up at the local Adult Education Office. 

Completed forms can be returned via email to danielle.white@colin.edu, mailed to Copiah-Lincoln Community College Adult Education, P.O. Box 649; Wesson, MS 39191; or dropped off at the local Adult Education Office. 

Upon receipt of the completed form, we will contact you to schedule an appointment.

For additional information and/or questions, contact us at the Office of Adult Education:
Wesson Campus        601.643.8655