April High School Equivalency Certificate sessions announced

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
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Five sessions will be held for those seeking to earn their High School Equivalency Certificate on April 23 and 25. The information sessions will be held in the Lee and Felicia Castellow Adult Learning Center at Casper College.

The first two sessions will be held on Tuesday, April 23, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The other three sessions will be held on Thursday, April 25, at 9 a.m. and 1 or 6 p.m.

The information session is required for all students who want to work on earning their High School Equivalency Certificate through the CALC’s program.

Those who have not graduated from high school, aged 25 and over, earn, on average, $682 a week compared to $853 for those who have graduated from high school. That means a person who has graduated from high school will make $8,892 more per year than someone who hasn’t, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics earnings by educational attainment for 2022.

In addition to high school equivalency preparation, the CALC provides English as a second language classes, and every student interested in more education will receive help finding a college and even a career pathway.

The service is free and open to the public. The High School Equivalency preparation includes social studies, science, language arts, reading, writing, and math.

All sessions will be held at the CALC. Those wishing to attend one of the two information sessions on April 23 are asked to RSVP by Monday, April 22. Those wishing to attend one of three information sessions on April 25 are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, April 24. Reservations can be made online or by calling 307-268-2230.

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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