Webster Parish Adult Education

Welcome to the Adult Education Program. Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden Campus is one site in Webster Parish where a student can earn their high school equivalency and much, much more. We also partner with Wild Goose Ministries in Springhill to provide adult education services. You may find more information about Wild Goose Ministries here.

Teacher: Loretta Kelley
Email: lorettakelley@nwltc.edu
Phone: (318) 371-3035 ext. 1132

The following are many questions and answers that we receive regularly. And, as always, you can contact (318) 371-3035 for further information as we are here for you!

Is your goal to obtain your HiSET?

If yes, enroll in our adult education program to begin working toward obtaining your HiSET.

How do I enroll in adult education classes?

Take the entrance exam (TABE test), given once a month ( contact the Minden Campus for exact dates). The test cost $20. Those under age 18 must have an age waiver releasing them from the public school system or those formerly enrolled in the Youth Challenge Program must provide documentation.

Can I enroll in a college program while taking adult education classes?

Yes, if one meets certain criteria. Contact Loretta Kelley for more information.

Is your goal to upgrade in math, reading, or language for a college program?

If yes, enroll in one of these classes before retesting on AccuPlacer. Contact Loretta Kelley for more information on scheduling these classes.

What is the cost of the adult education classes and/or the classes to upgrade in math, reading, or language?

There is no tuition or book costs for any of the classes. The only charge is the annual $20 TABE testing fee per year.

Can I receive a Pell grant while working towards my HiSet and a program?

The answer is “yes.” Please ask us about the requirements.

What is the cost of the HiSet Test?

The cost is $90.00 to take the ETS HiSet exam. There are scholarships available to assist with the cost of the test. Please inquire.

Where do I take the HiSet test?

There are many sites open where a student can take the HiSet exam and Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden Campus is one of those sites. Visit www.hiset.ets.org for further details.

How can I get a copy of my HiSet or GED?

You can visit the LCTCS WRU site and request a copy. https://hserequest.lctcs.edu/