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Adult Education

Who Is Eligible for Adult Education Services?

Any Kentucky resident who is sixteen years of age or older (not enrolled in high school or required to be enrolled in high school) who needs to work on skills necessary for successful employment or personal development can take advantage of the many services and programs we offer. Persons age 16-18 will be required to provide certain additional documentations.

Programs Offered

  • GED Program
    Provides educational opportunities to Kentucky adults (16 years of age or older) who wish to obtain a GED diploma. Pre-GED testing is free.
  • Literacy Tutoring
    Provides training in individual basic reading and writing for anyone wishing to improve his or her skills.
  • Computer Skills
    Any person who is currently active and enrolled in one of SCC Adult Education Programs has access to free Internet, E-mail, Windows, Microsoft Office, Keyboarding and resume writing classes.
  • Kentucky Para-Educator
    State law requires employees with less than two years of college credit working with children in a school system to take the Kentucky Para-educator test. Tests are given daily at the Casey County Adult Learning Center and by appointment at the McCreary County Adult Learning Center.
  • Workplace Essential Skills Program
    Free WorkKeys assessment provides skills training designed to meet the needs of employers and individuals seeking new or improved employment. A Kentucky Employability Certificate signed by the Governor of Kentucky can be earned by taking the WorkKeys exam.
  • English As A Second Language
    Provides non-English speaking residents with instruction in English conversation, grammar and writing skills.
  • Career Coaching
    Our career coaching can help you prepare your resume, practice interview techniques, fill out job applications, and refine your job search. We have interest and aptitude tests available to help you discover the career opportunities for which you may be most suited.
  • College Preparation
    Are you thinking about enrolling in a college or technical college? If you want to brush up on your math or English skills, use some of our ACT/SAT preparation materials, or improve your score on the COMPASS test, we can help. We will also assist you with your financial aid forms and college or technical school applications.

GED Transcript:

To request an Official GED Transcript, Replacement GED Diploma, or GED Verification, please use this website

We also administer the COMPASS test for Somerset Community College.

Director of Adult Education
April Russell
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501
606-451-6850 (Office)
606-451-6941 (Fax)

Casey County Adult Learning Center 

Mickey Lafavers, Assistant Program Director

690 S. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd. Suite II
PO Box 218
Liberty, KY 42539

Phone: 606-787-4732
Fax: 606-787-1599


Mon, Tue, Wed: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thurs: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri: Closed

McCreary County Adult Learning Center 

Claudia Anderson, Assistant Program Director

250 College Street
PO Box 487
Whitley City, KY 42653

Phone: 606-376-7506
Fax: 606-376-7545
Toll Free Phone: 877-629-9722, Ext. 17506


Mon - Tue: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wed: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thurs: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri: Closed

Adair County Adult Learning Center

LeAnna Bennett, Assistant Program Director

Address Location 1:
969 Campbellsville Road
Columbia, KY  42728

Phone: 270-384-1741
Fax: 270-384-0415


Mon - Thurs: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri: Closed

Address Location 2:
108 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, KY  42728

Phone: 270-384-7475
Fax: 270-384-0415


Mon - Thurs: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri: Closed