EPCC receives grants for GED training

EPCC receives grants for GED training
Positively El Paso
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 10:29am

El Paso Community College (EPCC) Community Education Program has received two grants to give General Educational Development (GED) training. 

The grants were received from the United States Department of Education (DOE) Office of Migrant Education and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

The DOE grant is for $461,215.

The grant will fund classes to prepare migrant students for the GED tests.  A minimum of 130 students will be enrolled in the program.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant is for $10,000. 

The grant will support adult literacy and GED instruction in El Paso County.

The El Paso Community College’s Community Education Program offers free and readily accessible adult basic education and support services throughout El Paso County.

Services include GED instruction, elementary and secondary education degrees from Mexico, health literacy, creative writing, transition to college, and other support services to meet the needs of El Paso residents.

For more information on the EPCC Education Program, contact Andres Muro at (915) 831-4161.

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