News Release

Published on Monday, January 16, 2006

Western Wisconsin Technical College Independence Campus is offering free classes for area adults who wish to review basic skills or prepare to take the GED or high school equivalency tests. Students may enroll in the GED, HSED and GOAL (Goal-Oriented Adult Learning) classes starting Jan. 16 and begin studying anytime during the semester, which ends May 15. These free, individualized classes are available Monday-Thursday from 8:05 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Monday-Thursday from 4:45-7:50 p.m., and Wednesdays from 4:45-6:45 p.m.

Adults who plan to return to work, seek a better job, or enter the workforce are encouraged to enroll. Adults needing review of Math, English, and Reading skills prior to enrolling in a post-secondary education program are also welcome. To participate, students can register with the GOAL instructor during class times at WWTC’s Independence Campus, located at 36084 Walnut St.

For details about classes, visit the WWTC Independence Campus or call 715.985.3392. For more information about the GED tests, including sample test items, call WWTC in La Crosse at 800.322.9982 and ask for the GOAL Division at ext. 59535.

To learn more about additional WWTC programs and services, please call 608.785.9200 or visit the WWTC Web site at