(Northwest Georgia) – Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is giving away free GED® practice tests through October 31 to all current or potential students who come into one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area.

Students who take the GED Ready® test will be able to see if they are ready to pass the GED® test, if they have skills they need to pass the test, and will receive a personalized study plan detailing pages and chapters to study in their favorite study books.

Students can also learn about classes and other resources to help them prepare for the GED® test. To learn more or to schedule a free GED Ready® practice test, contact any of GNTC’s Adult Education Learning Centers in the Northwest Georgia region:

  • Catoosa County (Ringgold): 706-965-6155
  • Chattooga County (Summerville): 706-857-0771
  • Dade County (Trenton): 706-657-2205
  • Floyd County (Rome): 706-295-6917
  • Gordon County (Calhoun): 706-624-1111
  • Murray County (Chatsworth): 706-695-4641
  • Polk County (Cedartown): 770-748-2528, (Rockmart) 770-684-7521
  • Walker County (LaFayette): 706-638-7703, (Rock Spring) 706-764-3679, (Rossville) 706-764-3679
  • Whitfield County (Dalton): 706-272-2909

The Adult Education program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College served 3,084 students and graduated 276 students with a GED® diploma in Fiscal Year 2015. The Adult Education program at GNTC serves students in nine counties with campuses located in Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield counties and off-campus learning centers in Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Polk, and Walker counties. Classes are also held in five different Correctional facilities. GED® Testing Centers are located on campus in Floyd, Gordon, Walker, and Whitfield counties.

GNTC is an official General Educational Development® Testing Center and a site for computer-based GED® Testing in partnership with Pearson Vue, GED® Testing Services, and the Technical College System of Georgia. The mission of GNTC’s Adult Education program is to enable every adult learner in the service delivery area to acquire the necessary basic skills to be able to compete successfully in today’s workplace, strengthen family foundations, and exercise full citizenship.

Since 1962, Georgia Northwestern Technical College has been instrumental in providing quality workforce education to the citizens of Northwest Georgia. The mission of Georgia Northwestern Technical College is to provide accessible, high quality technical education and workforce development opportunities.  Serving the nine counties of Catoosa; Chattooga; Dade; Floyd; Gordon; Murray; Polk; Walker; and Whitfield, GNTC has five convenient campus locations in Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield counties. With programs of study in business, health, industrial, and public service available, students have the opportunity to earn an associate’s degree, diploma, or a certificate from GNTC.  This past year, 14,562 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 8,249 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia and the fifth largest technical college in the state of Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 6,313 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.