1. Who does PRACEP serve?
PRACEP serves adults 18 years of age or older. We offer GED® preparation and English classes
for speakers of other languages.
2. Do I have to be a resident of your region to be served?
No, PRACEP serves any adult, 18 years old or older.
3. How much do classes cost?
All PRACEP (GED® and ESOL) classes are offered free of charge (with exceptions for specialized programs). Learners must register for classes (see "Where to Register" page for locations and hours).
4. Where are classes held?
GED® and ESOL Classes are held in each of the five counties we serve (Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, Rappahannock) at various locations. Contact the office for an appointment.
5. When are classes held?
We have day and evening classes. Each class meets 2-3 times per week. All classes are held during the regular academic year. Some classes may continue through the summer.
6. What do I need to bring to class?
Learners should bring notebooks and pen or pencil.
7. Do you offer daycare?
8. How long does it take to complete the GED® program?
There is no defined timeline for anyone to get their GED®. Once a learners registers for class they can remain in the program for as long as they need to meet their goals and attend class regularly.
9. What does it cost to take the GED® test?
Each section of the GED® test (Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies) costs $30, or $120 total. Learners with our program MAY receive vouchers for free tests if they meet program requirements.
10. Where do I go to sign up for a GED® test?
All candidates must register at www.ged.com to take the GED® test. If you are a learner in our program, your instructor can help you with the registration process, otherwise, call our office for assistance with registration questions: (540) 718-8243.
11. What happens if my registered testing date is canceled due to inclement weather?
If a test if canceled due to inclement weather, the learner will be contacted by email to reschedule. The email will come from Pearson VUE.
12. What about test accommodations?
Test accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis and include things such as extra testing time and extra breaks. The purpose of accommodations is to provide candidates with full access to their test and is not a guarantee of improved performance or test completion. Test accommodations are individualized and considered on a case-by-case basis. All candidates requesting accommodations must provide appropriate documentation. Disability types include learning and other cognitive disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, psychological and psychiatric disorders, physical disorders and chronic health conditions.
Commonly requested accommodations include extra time (25%, 50%, 100%), extra “stop-the-clock” breaks, a separate room and a reader/recorder. All accommodations available at test centers are available for online testing except a reader/recorder–we are actively working on a solution. Students can request accommodations through their GED.com accounts. More information about the application and appeals process is available here: https://ged.com/about_test/accommodations/ You can find commonly asked questions in our Accommodations FAQs: https://ged.com/wp-content/uploads/accommodations_faqs.pdf If you still have questions, you can email your questions to the GEDTS Accommodations team at email@example.com
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