Why Career Pathways?

Information about Career Pathways

Adult Learner Success

  • GED® graduates earn an average of $9300 per year more than non-graduates.
  • 82% of learners with a goal, obtained their GED® (PA State standard is 77%)*
  • 40% of learners gained employment (PA state standard is 36%)*
  • 31% transitioned to college or training programs (PA state standard is 15%)*
  • 90% of enrolled learners either made educational skill gains in math, reading, or language; obtained a high school diploma; found a job; kept a job; or transitioned to college or training program.

* Pennsylvania Department of Education data from Program Year 2012/2013

Free Services

  • Skills assessments in reading, writing, and math
  • Classes and tutoring
  • Official Practice GED® tests ($6.00 if purchased from GED® Testing Service)
  • Free materials, such as books (when available), flash drives, and notebooks
  • Guidance in developing a career and education plan

Program and Staff

  • Targeted instruction themed to support college and career readiness
  • Professional, knowledgeable, and caring instructional and counseling staff
  • Year round services for adult and out of school youth
  • Convenient locations in Williamsport, Lock Haven, State College, and Bellefonte
  • Small class sizes with access to technology and the internet

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