Adult Education/GED


Classes are FREE to take!

The Northeast Alabama Adult Education Program offers free adult education classes throughout DeKalb, Jackson, and Marshall Counties. These classes are provided to help anyone 17 years or older and officially withdrawn from school, to improve skills in English, math, reading, GED preparation, and academic brush-up. After successfully completing the General Educational Development (GED) Test, one can qualify for civil service, college entrance, technical training, job advancement, and armed services.

GED TRANSCRIPTS may be requested at the Alabama Community College System website:  Click on GED to the left of the page; then, click on underlined section "Request Transcripts" in the middle of the page.  Follow the directions from there.

Marshall County – Class Locations

AL Career Center System, Albertville Employment Center
5920 Hwy. 431

Mon. – Thurs. 8am – 1pm     
Mon. and Wed. 2pm - 5pm
Mon., Tues., Wed.. 5pm – 8pm
(new students Mon. 8am & Tues. 5 pm only)

Phone: 256-891-3090
Arab Adult Education Center
153 Main Street

Tues. thru Thurs 8am-12pm
Mon. and Tues. 5pm – 8pm
(new students Mon. 8am & Tues. 5 pm only)

Phone: 256-931-2299 or 586-6026
DAR High School, Siemes Thomas Classroom Building

Mon. & Tues. 6pm – 9pm   

Phone: 256-728-4238
Marshall County Tech School
12312 Hwy. 431

Monday-Wednesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Tues. and Thurs. 5-8 pm

Phone: 256-582-7514 
Snead State Community College, Bevill Center, Room 104 South

Tues. & Wed. 8am – 11am
Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 5pm – 8pm

Phone: 256-840-4198 or 593-5120

Registration for the 2014 GED Exam is now online.  Exams at Snead State Boaz campus are offered on Fridays and one Monday-Tuesday split night test. The dates, times, and all other information regarding exams are found at The candidate will need a valid email address and credit/debit card in order to register. If you prefer, you may register via the GED call center by calling 1-877-392-6433 Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  

The GED exam is a four part test, which includes Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. Each part costs $30, for a total of $120. You may take as many parts as you want in one sitting.

Need more information?

Tonya Shields at 256-840-4165 or e-mail

The Northeast Alabama Adult Education Program is managed by Northeast Alabama Community College. You can reach them at 256-638-2957 or 256-228-0021. You can visit them on the web at