Free GED preparation classes

Free GED preparation classes offered through New River Community College Office of Transitional Programs begin Tuesday, January 22 in Montgomery, Floyd, Giles and Pulaski Counties and the city of Radford. The classes run until May 9.

The classes help adults increase their skills to pass the GED exam and prepare for college or a career. Students will prepare to take the GED/high school equivalency exam, prepare for the Virginia Placement Test and learn employability skills.

Class schedules are:

Floyd County: Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, at New River Community Action, 120 Epperly Mill Road SW, Floyd

Thursdays, from 5 to 8 p.m., at New River Community Action, 120 Epperly Mill Road SW, Floyd

Giles County: Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Pearisburg Community Center, 1410 Wenonah Avenue, Pearisburg

Montgomery County: Mondays through Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, at New River Community College New River Valley Mall, 782 New River Road, Suite 400, Christiansburg

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5 to 8 p.m., New River Community College New River Valley Mall, 782 New River Road, Suite 400, Christiansburg

Middle College/GED (ages 18-24), Wednesdays, from noon to 3 p.m., New River Community College New River Valley Mall, 782 New River Road, Suite 400, Christiansburg

Pulaski County: Mondays through Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, New River Community College, 234 Edwards Hall, 5251 College Drive, Dublin

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5 to 8 p.m., New River Community College, 234 Edwards Hall, 5251 College Drive, Dublin

Middle College/GED (ages 18-24), Mondays, from noon to 3 p.m., New River Community College, 234 Edwards Hall, 5251 College Drive, Dublin

Radford City: Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, Radford Public Library, 30 West Main Street, Radford

Those interested in registering or with questions may contact the NRCC Office of Transitional Programs at 540-674-3682 or adultbasiced@nr.edu.