Adult Education/High School Equivalency Program (HSE)

Education at Southern Regional Technical College moves with the speed of life, and we understand that life can sometimes change suddenly. Our Adult Education Program is designed for those individuals who need assistance with basic academic skills. Flexible programs with non-traditional classroom hours and online classes are offered to meet the needs of almost anyone’s schedule.

Our services include instruction in basic skills, GED® and HiSET ® test preparation, and English Language Acquisition instruction. The services are free and available online and at various locations in Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth counties. Contact one of the locations below for more information:

  • Ashburn – 229-567-8781
  • Bainbridge – 229-248-2517
  • Blakely – 229-724-2445
  • Cairo – 229-378-2909
  • Camilla – 229-522-3641
  • Colquitt – 229-758-5592 ext 5025
  • Donalsonville – 229-524-8719
  • Moultrie (Industrial Drive) – 229-217-4181
  • Sylvester – 229-516-3992
  • Thomasville – 229-225-5292
  • Tifton – 229-391-2615
  • Online Classes – 229-217-4181 or jfowler@southernregional.edu

GED® Testing

  • Available on the Bainbridge, Moultrie (Veterans Parkway), Thomasville, and Tifton Campuses.
  • Additional registration information may be obtained by calling the Bainbridge Campus at 229-248-2517, Moultrie Campus at 229-217-4181, Thomasville Campus at 229-225-5292, or the Tifton Campus at 229-392-2615 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • For more information, call the Career Transition Office at 229-248-2517 (Bainbridge), 229-217-4184 (Moultrie), or 229-225-5066 (Thomasville).

GED Website

GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education (ACE) and may not be used or reproduced without express written permission. GED® and the GED Testing Service® brands are administered by GED Testing Service LLC under license from ACE. Visit the GED Website for more information.

HOPE GED® Grant

Legal Residents of Georgia who earned a GED Diploma (high school equivalency credential) awarded by the Technical College System of Georgia, Office of Adult Education after June 30, 1993 may receive a one-time $500 HOPE award. This award can be used toward tuition, books, and other educational costs at an eligible public or private college, university, or technical college in a degree, diploma, or certificate program.

GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

GED Website

GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education (ACE) and may not be used or reproduced without express written permission. GED® and the GED Testing Service® brands are administered by GED Testing Service LLC under license from ACE. Visit the GED Website for more information

HiSET® TESTING

Beginning this fall, qualifying students may take the HiSET exam in order to earn their high school equivalency credential. To schedule testing visit the ETS® HiSET® website: https://hiset.ets.org/test-takers/

ETS, the ETS logo and HISET are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used in the United States under license.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What can Adult Education Classes Offer?

  • Basic instruction in reading, writing and math skills
  • Preparation for the GED® and HiSET ® Test
  • Individualized programs of study to meet your learning needs
  • Small on campus classes and online classes
  • Free classes and instructional materials
  • Career transition assistance into credit enrollment for HSE graduates

Who Should Attend Adult Education Classes?

  • Adults who did not finish high school but want to further their education
  • Adults with skills below the high school level seeking job advancement
  • Adults with limited English proficiency

Where do Classes Meet?

Classes are held in Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth counties. Distance Education classes are also offered.

Please contact the Adult Education Office for a complete listing of class sites and schedules.

How do You Enroll in Classes?

For a schedule of classes, contact Southern Regional Technical College. Take a free placement test to determine your starting point. The test may be administered in person or remotely.

Students attending the Adult Education Programs will not be charged tuition, fees, or any other charges, or be required to purchase any books, or any other materials needed for participation in the program. (The first charge a student will incur is the charge for HSE testing.)

  • Ashburn – 229-567-8781
  • Bainbridge – 229-248-2517
  • Blakely – 229-724-2445
  • Cairo – 229-378-2909
  • Camilla – 229-522-3641
  • Donalsonville – 229-524-8719
  • Colquitt – 229-758-5592 ext 5025
  • Moultrie (Industrial Drive) – 229-217-4181
  • Sylvester-229-516-3992
  • Thomasville - 229-225-5292
  • Tifton-229-391-2615
  • Online Classes – 229-217-4181 or jfowler@southernregional.edu

Is there a charge to participate in the graduation ceremony?

There is a $35 graduation fee (payable one month prior to graduation).


GED® Transcript Request

For all GED transcripts, please contact the Department of Education at (800) 946-9433. The original GED® Diploma and an official transcript of test scores will be provided to successful examinees by the Technical College System of Georgia, Office of Adult Education, GED® Testing Program. However, a fee will be charged for a duplicate or replacement GED® Diploma or duplicate official transcripts of test scores. Duplicate official transcripts are $15 and duplicate diplomas are $15. Download the Visit TCSG’s website for more information.

GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

LaDonna Delk
Adult Education Faculty
Adult Education
Camilla Campus
44 South Ellis Street
Camilla, GA 31730
O: (229) 522-3641
ldelk@southernregional.edu
Jan Fowler
Student Affairs Assistant
Adult Education
Moultrie Industrial Drive
361 Industrial Drive
Moultrie, GA 31788
O: (229) 217-4181
jfowler@southernregional.edu
Mattie Grant
Adult Education Faculty
Adult Education
Sylvester
102 E. Kelly Street
Sylvester, GA 31791
O: (229) 516-3992
mgrant@southernregional.edu
Lynn Harris
Administrative Support Assistant
Adult Education
Thomasville
15689 US 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
O: (229) 225-5292
lharris@southernregional.edu
Margaret Kelly
Adult Education Faculty
Adult Education
Thomasville
Thomasville
Thomasville, GA 31792
O: (229) 227-2556
mkelly@southernregional.edu
April Lassetter
Adult Education Faculty
Adult Education
Moultrie
361 Industrial Drive
Moultrie, GA 31788
O: (229) 217-4182
alassetter@southernregional.edu
Fran Puryear
Adult Education Faculty
Adult Education
Moultrie
361 Industrial Drive
Moultrie, GA 31788
O: (229) 217-4220
fpuryear@southernregional.edu
Ms. Penny Redmond
Adult Education Faculty
Adult Education
Thomasville
15689 US 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
O: (229) 225-5067
predmond@southernregional.edu
Lisa Reeves
Administrative Support Assistant
Adult Education
Bainbridge
2500 East Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819
O: (229) 248-2517
lreeves@southernregional.edu
Michael Sears
Adult Education Transition Coordinator
Adult Education
Thomasville
15689 US 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
O: (229) 225-5066
msears@southernregional.edu
Charles "Andy" Semones
Adult Education Coordinator
Adult Education
Thomasville
15689 US 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
O: (229) 225-3932
csemones@southernregional.edu
Carolyn West
Transitions Program Specialist
Adult Education
Moultrie
361 Industrial Drive
Moultrie, GA 31788
O: (229) 391-2615
cwest@southernregional.edu