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Adult Education Quick Facts!

  • Services are offered to adults over 18 that live in the counties of Lee, Scott, Wise and Norton, VA.
  • All adult education classes are free, have open entry and open exit.
  • Adults enter at any class meeting and finish when they meet  their goals.
  • Adults have free textbooks, supplies, and at most sites, access to the Internet.
  • All Virginia adults that pass a free GED practice test receive a free GED Exam.
  • Classes are offered for basic reading, GED preparation, English as a Second Language, and distance learning.
  • On-line Classes, Distance Classes, and blended learning opportunities are available.
  • Classes follow the Mountain Empire Community College  schedule for inclement weather.
  • All students are assessed for their ability in reading and math.
  • Working with the teacher, adults complete lessons in their areas of weakness.


Have one of these?

    Then you are in luck. MECC students with online classes can show their MECC ID and have free use of our computers and Internet access during class times, as available. Wireless access is also available at most class sites. To find a site near you click Here

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Free Electrical Helper Training for Adults

This exciting program is free for eligible area residents with or without a high school diploma or GED® who want to start or upgrade a career in the field of electricity. Evening classes at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City start in mid February.

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Free GED Classes and Testing

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We are glad you are interested in our free classes and testing services. For more information click the image above or click the link below.


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Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, Adult Education classes will close based upon M.E.C.C. closure announcements. Daytime and evening classes will operate on their regular schedule unless M.E.C.C. is closed for inclement weather.