Continuing Education Home | Continuing Education | Adult Basic Skills, Citizenship, ESL and GED | GED® Preparation GED® Preparation General Educational Development preparation provides adults, 16 years and older and not enrolled in secondary schools, an opportunity to prepare for the GED® Tests and earn a Nebraska High School Diploma. View this GED® Information published by the GED® Testing Service. Information provided includes answers to your questions about GED® testing, sample test questions in all four test areas and general hints on preparing for and taking the GED® tests. Students who take the GED® exam are tested in Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. Tests are administrated by an approved testing site. The tests are developed and regulated by the General Educational Development Testing Service in Washington DC. Benefits of computerized testing: One-stop online registration and scheduling available 24/7 Flexible testing appointments for test-takers Instant test scores An introduction of basic keyboarding and computer skills Enhanced test security Requirements: Residency: The applicant must have been a resident of Nebraska for a least thirty days immediately preceding the date of application. 16- and 17-year-old applicants must get permission from the Nebraska Department of Education to enter the GED® program, which includes: A completed State of Nebraska application form A copy of a person's transcript from the last high school attended indicating the date of withdrawal from school A completed; signed coy of their NDE 10-005 form (Withdrawal from Mandatory Attendance) Instructions for Withdrawal from Attendance form Registration: There is a $20 registration fee. This fee covers all classes taken during our fiscal year which runs from July 1 through June 30. Orientation: Applicants must attend an orientation where students are introduced to the GED® Program, provided with important information, and given an assessment to determine individualized needs for improving basic skills for the GED® testing, work, or continuing education. Classes: Classes are offered on a quarterly basis. There is no charge for the classes. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings in Lincoln and throughout the 15-county area. For more information on times and locations, call 402-437-2716 in Lincoln and 402-228-3468, Extension 1236 in Beatrice. GED® Testing: GED® Tests: Students are tested in Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. Tests are administrated by an approved testing site. The tests are developed and regulated by the General Educational Development Testing Service in Washington DC. There is NO online GED® testing allowed at this time. 2014 GED® tests are computer based. i-pathways online GED® preparation Study on-line with the guidance and support of a GED® instructor. Study at home or at an SCC computer lab and attend class two times per month. A minimum education level is required, which is determined at orientation. Go to www.i-pathways.org for more information. Call 402-437-2719 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org in Lincoln or 402-228-3468-Extension 1236 or email@example.com in Beatrice Nebraska Department of Education - Adult Education Program SCC Testing Center Beatrice 402-228-8242 (Contact Beatrice Campus site to arrange testing in Beatrice) Lincoln 402-437-2715 GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education (ACE). They may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of ACE or GED® Testing Service. The GED® and GED Testing Service® brands are administered by GED Testing Service LLC under license from the American Council on Education.