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101 East Laurel
Springfield, IL 62704


Faculty MemberConference SessionNotesAttachments
Stefanie BarberMath and NumeracyAll other resources don't have links to their power points.http://lincs.ed.gov/lincs/resourcecollections/mathandnumeracy/profile_25


Click on the link above to access the 2011 CIAESC Conference Session List.

Faculty memberConference Session DescriptionNotesAttachments
Laura Lael

First Year – Fast Track

The G.E.D. Fast Track program at Macon-Piatt Adult Ed. Center in Decatur started in April of 2011. They have run three programs so far. The first Fast Track class started out with eight students but only five met all the requirements.
Fast Track requirements:
Provide current State of IL ID. Card or Driver’s License.
Attend enrollment and placement testing.
Achieve a minimum score of 10.6 on the Reading TABE.
Achieve a minimum score of 2 on a G.E.D. practice essay.
Achieve a minimum score of a 400 on a G.E.D. practice Math test.
Pay $50 cash for G.E.D. exam.
Sign the G.E.D. Fast Track student contract.

Each Fast Track program ran for approximately one month. Each week, the students would study for a different test. For example, the first week they would all work on reading. They would meet Tuesday-Thursday for two hours and on Friday they would take their Reading Test. The R.O.E. would come to their facility and give the exam.

To make sure students have completed 40 hours of instruction, they have been pulling students from their regular program that meet the requirements.

Annually the Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center offers a conference to educators and staff in central Illinois. Below are conference recaps from individuals who have attended this conference.