News Release

Published on Monday, August 13, 2007

Western Technical College is offering free classes at its extended campus locations for area adults who wish to review basic skills or prepare to take the General Education Diploma (GED) or high school equivalency tests. GED, HSED and GOAL (Goal-Oriented Adult Learning) classes start Monday, Aug. 27. Students can join the classes anytime during the semester, which ends Dec. 20. Western’s extended campuses are located in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Sparta, Tomah, and Viroqua

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.

For details about classes, contact your local Western Technical College campus. For more information about the GED tests, including sample test items, call Western in La Crosse at 608.785.9200 or 1.800.322.9982 and ask for the GOAL Division at ext. 59535.

To learn more about additional programs and services at Western Technical College, call 608.785.9200 or visit the Web site at