Adult Education Resources


Those who obtain a GED will earn an average of $2.040 more a year than those without a GED. Many GED completers continue their education at Gadsden State. The following online resources will help students successfully pass the GED:

GED Testing Service

The official online resource to help students prepare for and earn the high school equivalency diploma.

GED Test Subjects

The GED test is made up of four subjects that are broken into separate exams. Tests don’t have to be taken all at once. You can go at your own pace. This is an overview of what is on the GED by subject area.

Language Arts Resource

The Reasoning through Language Arts portion of the test focuses on Reading for Meaning, Identifying and Creating Arguments, Grammar and Language. The Free Rice Vocabulary Builder allows students to build their vocabulary while donates rice to those in need for every correct answer.

Mathematics Resources

Mathematical Reasoning focuses on basic math, geometry, basic algebra, graphs and functions.

  • - a full online math glossary
  • Math-Drills - Over 50,000 math worksheets on a variety of math topics.

GED Practice Test

This practice test allows students to preview the content and technology that are part of the GED exam. See your GED instructor for a voucher to obtain the practice test free of charge.

ELA students working towards English proficiency will benefit from the following online resources:

Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

This site provides ESL resources, tools, research and toolkits for those in the ESL program.

ELA Activities

ELA teachers have contributed to this website, which includes quizzes, test, exercises and puzzles for ELA learners.

English Learner

This website helps ELA students learn English online with exercises on grammar, reading, comprehension, vocabulary and listening at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.


The following resources will help students make informed choices about higher education and future career moves:

Cardinal Career Explorer

The Cardinal Career Explorer includes a Career Assessment that will pinpoint student interests and provide them with career suggestions based on those interests. Individuals can browse careers and programs available at Gadsden State as well as build a resume.

STARS Transfer Guide

This guide is for students transferring from a community college to a four-year institution.


This website contains information and quizzes to help individuals determine their personality type and best-suited career fields

Alabama Labor Market

Read the statistical information on employment and occupations in Alabama.

Free Online Typing Course

Knowing how to type improves study skills, job skills and employability. Get free online typing lessons and exercises on this website.

Learning Styles Inventory

Try this learning styles questionnaire to get more information on how to learn and how to improve study habits.


ACCUPLACER test scores are used to place students in college-level courses that are appropriately challenging and not above skill level. Be prepared by taking free ACUPLACER practice tests on this website.


EdReady lets students assess readiness for college math and English, see target options and get a personalized study path to fill in knowledge gaps.

Contact Adult Education at Anniston site: 256-832-1206. Gadsden site: 256-439-6957