FPS staff report
October 9, 2012
Free classes for those wishing to receive their GED are being offered in Carrollton and Minerva.
The classes are offered through the Carroll County Family and Children First Council’s GED Preparation program and are being offered at the Connections Building, located at 55 E. Main St., Carrollton, and at the Malvern Public Library (which is a satellite center).
Travis Weyand, a certified teacher, offers one-on-one tutoring to students enrolled in the program. Classes are self-paced and lessons are given using workbooks, worksheets and web-based programs.
Eligibility is required.
To enroll, contact Weyand at 330-627-3804 to schedule an appointment or stop at the Connections building to pick up an application. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Hours at the Malvern site are Monday and Wednesday from 1-4:30 p.m.
Funding for the program is provided by the Workforce Investment Act Area 16, Carroll County Department of Job and Family Services, Carroll County Commissioners and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.