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Barbara Wortham, Coordinator

Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED Classes

Classes on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Oxford First are free to the public. Oxford First is also in partnership with the Lafayette County Literacy Council to offer one-on-one coaching to assist individuals in becoming better readers, obtaining their GED, or other certifications such as a driver's license. There is a one-time $15 registration fee. The program provides financial assistance to those learners who sit for their GED tests.

Registration for the program is as follows:

Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Oxford First UMC

The 1st Saturday of each month at the Lafayette County Oxford Public Library (Jean Holley Room) from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The 3rd Monday of each month at the Lafayette County Oxford Public Library (Jean Holley Room) from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

One-on-one coaching sessions are arranged between the coaches and the learners. Sessions are held at the public library or at Oxford First.

For more inforation or to schedule an academic counseling session, please call Barbara Wortham at 662-607-2636.

About the GED Coordinator

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the University of Mississippi honored our GED Coordinator, Barbara Wortham, for her long and tireless service to the educational efforts of non-traditional students in the Lafayette County area. Barbara received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Community Member Award, in partnership with the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement at the University. This award was established in 1890 to honor individuals who exhibit nobility of character, exemplified by selfless service to others and the community. 



The GED Program in the news:

Lafayette County Literacy Council Hosts Adult Education Ceremony  NEW!!

Computers for GED Test Takers

GED Program Changes Lives

The Today Show

Second Chance Assists GED Classes

GED Students Praise Wortham

Wortham Wins the Sullivan Award

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