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Barton to host Adult Education classes downtown

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June 13, 2022
Story by Joe Vinduska

Barton Community College’s Center for Adult Education will soon begin another nine-week session of classes. However, orientation days are required before starting the classes. Students must attend all orientation days in-person, which will be held from 1-4 p.m. on July 11-14. The Center for Adult Education is located at 1025 Main Street in Great Bend.

The first day of class will start on July 19 and attendance is required to complete the orientation process. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday. Students can choose between a 1-4 or 6-9 p.m. class time.

Students will complete the required testing, learn how to navigate their account and learn about WorkReady! Students will also meet one-on-one with their instructor to discuss goals, expectations, attendance requirements and workload.

Those interested in taking the GED exam without any preparation instruction can do so right away but are urged to receive advising before moving forward.

Minors must bring a parent or legal guardian to enroll. A completed Compulsory Attendance Waiver is required for any student 16 or 17 years of age, prior to starting classes. The form can be furnished by the last school the student attended. If students are unable to obtain a form, they can contact the Adult Education office and a form can be sent out.

For more information, contact Support and Testing Specialist Gina Owen at or (620) 786-7565.