Students must make an appointment to register IN PERSON for any of our FREE Academic Courses.
Please bring the following with you to the appointment:
Proof of age (must be at least 17 years for GED® Prep course)
Proof of Milford residency
The registration process will take approximately 2 hours, including skills assessment and evaluation. Please plan accordingly.
NO CHARGE for materials for GED/ESL/CITIZENSHIP courses: The Milford Adult and Continuing Education Program is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 10-73a, there is no fee for registration, books or materials to any adult enrolled in the Citizenship, ESL, or high school completion programs. All Academic Classes (ABE/Pre-GED, GED, ESL, and Citizenship) are FREE to Milford residents.
Improve your academic skills in Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Language Arts in order to prepare for the GED® exam. Adult Basic Education (ABE) focuses on strengthening basic academic skills. The ABE course is considered the Pre-GED class. General Education Diploma (GED®) Preparation continues skill development as students prepare for the GED® exam. Basic computer skills are also reviewed. Students become familiar with the official GED.com website and the test registration process. All sessions are led by certified teachers.
To register for the GED® EXAM (separate from the GED Preparation Course), you first must meet with Lori Hart, Director of Adult Education.
Students may begin the process by going online at GED.com, but registration will not be complete until they have met with the Director. Appointments are held at the Parsons Complex and can be made by calling (203) 783-3461.
The actual test site is determined at the time of registration. Joseph A. Foran High School is NOT a test location.
GED® Test Accommodations
Available for qualified individuals with a disability. Contact Lori Hart at (203) 783-3461 or Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Dept. of Education at (860) 807-2111.
National External Diploma Program (NEDP): For adults who have acquired their academic skills through life and work experiences. Contact the West Haven Adult Education Dept. at (203) 937-4375 for more information.
To register for the GED® EXAM (separate from the GED Preparation Course), you first must meet with Lori Hart, Director of Adult Education. Students may begin the process by going online at GED.com, but registration will not be complete until they have met with the Director. Appointments are held at the Parsons Complex (70 West River Street, Milford) and can be made by calling (203) 783- 3461.
At least 17 years of age and a Connecticut resident
Officially withdrawn from high school for at least 6 months
Withdrawal Form from high school (parent/guardian signature required for those younger than 18).
FREE -Younger than 21
FREE - Veterans with 181 days of Active Duty
$13 - Age 21 or older
Fees are non-refundable. Make check or money order payable to Milford Adult Education.
This course is designed to prepare prospective United States citizens for the naturalization examination. There will be a brief overview of U.S. History, the Constitution, and the governmental process. Discussion about the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of citizenship are included in the course. Sessions led by certified teacher.