GED Classes Morgantown, West Virginia

This is a full listing of GED® (in West Virginia: TASC) prep locations and testing facilities in the Morgantown area.

West Virginia is using the TASC for its HSE (high school equivalency) testing program.

HSE testing gives people that couldn’t graduate high school one more shot at obtaining an equivalent diploma.

The TASC assesses basic knowledge at the level similar to what high school students must master upon graduation.

The TASC exam includes five tests in the following subjects: math, science, writing, reading, and social studies.

The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is, like the GED, NOT available online. Testing must be done at official HSE testing sites.

Morgantown GED (TASC) preparatory locations

GED Requirements in West Virginia

Monongalia County Technical Education Center-Adult Education
1000 Mississippi Street (Pierpont Bldg), Morgantown, WV 26501, Phone: 304-291-9226

Literacy Volunteer of Monongalia County-Morgantown
977 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, Phone: 304-296-3400

West Virginia University Extended Learning
P.O. Box 6800, Morgantown WV 26506, Phone: 304-293-7570

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Locations around Morgantown (cities by alphabet)

West Virginia TASC-GED Practice Test

Upshur County Adult Education
Route 6 Box 543, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: 304-472-3330

Carmichaels Senior Center Community Action SW
100 Nemacolin Road, Carmichaels, PA 15320, Phone: 877-814-0788 x 539

Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County
104 E Main Street, Suite 1F, Clarksburg, WV 26301, Phone: 304-624-0533

Harrison County Alternative Learning Center
Route 3, Box 43B, Clarksburg, WV 26301, Phone: 304-326-7570

Fairmont State University-Caperton Center
501 West Main Street, Room 137, Clarksburg, WV 26301, Phone: 304-641-0644

Connellsville Area Tech
720 Locust Street Extension, Connellsville, PA 15425, Phone: 724.550.4555
You can find all Connellsville prep facilities in this post

Randolph County Vo-Tech Center
200 Kennedy Drive, Elkins, WV 26241, Phone: 304-636-9195

RCHA YouthBuild
300 Boundary Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241, Phone: 304-636-6495

Veterans Upward Bound
100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241, Phone: 304-637-1257

Mon YouthBuild
200 Jefferson Street, Suite 109, Fairmont, WV 26554, Phone: 304-366-1119

Marion County Adult and Community Education Center
601 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554, Phone: 304-366-6055

Taylor County Technical Center
115 Luby Street, Grafton, WV 26354, Phone: 304-265-1050 x 39

Tucker County Career Center
Route 1, Hambleton, WV 26287, Phone: 304-259-5569

Huttonsville Correctional Center TASC Program
US-250, Huttonsville, WV 26273, Phone: 304-335-2291
Not publicly available

Raymond Wolfe Center
119 South Price Street, Kingwood, WV 26537, Phone: 304-329-0236

Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy
240 Army Rd, Camp Dawson, Kingwood, WV 26537, Phone: 304-329-2118

Preston Adult Education (Preston High)
400 Knight Dr, Kingwood, WV 26537, Phone: 304-329-0400

Private Industry Council (Uniontown Office)
112 Commonwealth Dr, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456, Ph: 724-437-2590

Penn State University Fayette (Eberly Campus – Intermediate Unit 1)
2201 University Dr, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456, Ph:724-430-4100 ext. 4732

German-Masontown Public Library (PIC)
104 South Main Street, Masontown, PA 15461, Phone: 724-437-2590

Garrett Community College
14 N 8th Street, Oakland, MD 21550, Phone: 301-387-3770

Tucker County High School
501 Chestnut Street, Parsons, WV 26287, Phone: 304-478-2771

Barbour County Adult Education
25 Horseshoe Drive, Philippi, WV 26416, Phone: 304-457-4807

Literacy Council of Pittsburgh
114 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, Phone:412.322.4442
Find all Pittsburgh region GED-HiSET prep facilities here: Pittsburgh GED-HiSET Classes

Adult Learning Center
23 Connellsville Street, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401, Phone: 724.437.9816

Goodwill of Uniontown HSE Program *)
40 Connellsville Street, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401, Phone: 412.632.1841

Private Industry Council Uniontown
480 A Coolspring Street, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401, Phone: 724.437.2590

Fayette County Health Center
100 New Salem Road, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401, Phone: 800.328.6481 x 242

Fayette County Community Action HSE Classes
140 North Beeson Avenue, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401, Phone: 724.437.6050

Adult Learning Center of Fayette (Laurel Business Institute – Intermediate Unit 1))
11 E Penn Street, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: 724.550.4555

Fayette Career and Technical Institute (Intermediate Unit 1)
175 Georges Fairchance Road, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: 724.550.4555

Southwest Corner Even Start HSE program
1505 Morris Street, Lower Level, Waynesburg, PA 15370, Phone: 724-447-2053

PA CareerLink of Greene County – HSE Program
4 W High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, Phone: 724-852-2900 ext. 226

Eva K. Bowlby Public Library
311 N West Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, Phone: 724-627-9776

Community Action Southwest
58 E Greene Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, Phone: 724-852-2893 x 510

Doddridge County High School
1 Bulldog Drive, West Union, WV 26456, Phone: 304-873-2300 x 28

Doddridge County ABE (West Union First Assembly of God)
203 Neely Street, West Union, WV 26456, Phone: 304-873-2300 ext. 28

Lewis County Literacy Council-Louis Bennett Public Library
148 Court Avenue, Weston, WV 26452, Phone: 304-269-5151

Lewis County Adult Learning Center
514 Main Avenue, Weston, WV 26452, Phone: 304-269-0088

Regional Education Service Agency
30 G C and P Road, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: 304-243-0440
See all Wheeling area prep sites here

You can also look at: out: Hagerstown HSE Programs

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Free online West Virginia TASC-GED classes

Morgantown area GED testing centers

Monongalia County Technical Education Center
1000 Mississippi Street, Morgantown, WV 26501, Phone: 304-291-9226

Upshur County Board of Education
102 Smithfield Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: 304-472-5480

Harrison County Alternative Learning Center
RR 3, Box 43B, Clarksburg, WV 26301, Phone: 304-326-7570

Randolph Technical Center
200 Kennedy Drive, Elkins, WV 26241, Phone: 304-636-9195

Marion County Adult and Community Education Center
601 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV ;26554, Phone: 304-363-7323

Preston High School
400 Preston Drive, Kingwood, WV 26537, Phone: 304-329-0400 x 550

Fayette Co. Health Center (Intermediate Unit 1)
100 New Salem Road, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: 800.328.6481 x 242

How to choose a good online GED-TASC course

Why the TASC?

West Virginia switched from the GED (General Education Development) to the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) for HSE (High School Equivalency) testing a few years back. The GED is only available in a computer-based format and the price nearly doubled. Reasons enough for West Virginia to make the change. For eligibility requirements visit GED (TASC) in West Virginia and take also a look at this page that links to all GED preparatory locations and testing facilities in the US.

For who is the TASC exam?

The HSE program is developed to offer adults who did not complete high school another chance to obtain a comparable diploma. The diploma or certificate that will be awarded when you pass the West Virginia TASC exam is recognized and accepted all across the nation as equivalent to a high school diploma by government organizations, recruiters, employers, and colleges.

The GED-TASC diploma

Thousands of students sit for the official GED tests each year after countless hours of study and preparation, in order to earn what is the equivalent of a high school diploma. The exam itself covers a broad range of subjects including math, science, reading, and writing. In order to score well on the exam, you first need to set up a training schedule in which you will go over all the relevant subjects, studying and covering all the topics covered. The TASC has five tests and is a credible alternative to the GED.

Preparation is crucial

Because the test is comprehensive, some planning and motivation will be required in order to prepare. One of the best ways to prepare without getting overwhelmed is to enroll in a TASC prep class. Keeping a positive attitude will help you get through the studying, the mundane repetition and it will also ensure you keep a decent retention rate, which will determine to a large part how well you score. If you don’t have time to enroll in a traditional TASC class, you can always sign up for a similar course online and get access to all the books you need.

Every student has areas of strength and weakness so find out which areas you need to work on and get your brain ready. You should have a set of goals when you sit for the exam and one of them should relate to the pursuit of a specific career. Websites that claim you can take the GED or TASC test (or get the HSE diploma) online are false. You must come to an official HSE test center in person to sit for the exam.

TASC-GED exam and your career

After the exam – Your next step here is to select a career path which blends well with your scores and pursuing it. Not all students know right off what they want to study or which career they want but it certainly makes it easier when you have your mind set on a specific field. If you choose the wrong career, you risk wasting years of your time and working in an industry that doesn’t satisfy your ambition.

So how do you choose a career? – Although some people appear to be fully motivated to go after one profession, most prefer to consult a third party when choosing a career field. The reason is that there are so many variants to consider and so many things affect success. Becoming a stockbroker might sound like a good idea but if all the factors required to succeed in the profession are absent and nobody wants to hire a stockbroker, then perhaps it wouldn’t be a good idea to focus on that.

There are a bunch of online tools you can use to find out which career paths go well with you, and the find a way to deduce which one’s best. Some applications ask you a bunch of questions which upon answering, are analyzed and used to calculate which jobs would fit you. Some apps are more accurate than others and you may be required to spend some money in order to get a more accurate analysis.

Of course, not everyone requires family sit-down or an online course to find out what job they want. If you know exactly what you want to pursue then that shouldn’t be a concern because the majority of universities accept HSE results as the equivalent of high school diplomas so you can have all the tools you need to launch your career.

*) Goodwill

Goodwill offers free HSE preparation classes to qualifying adults who don’t have a high school diploma and need a similar diploma to get a (better) job or to continue their education. These classes are free and include information on career fields as well. The classes are available in several locations in the Pittsburgh area and are held in morning, afternoon and evening sessions.

If you want to know when these classes start, you need to call the Goodwill GED registration line: 412-632-1841. Before they can start GED prep classes, all applicants must attend an orientation and registration session.  GED prep classes are held at these Goodwill locations: Downtown Pittsburgh, North Side, South Side, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, Arlington, East Liberty, Uniontown, and Lawrenceville Workforce Development Center (WDC).

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