Quick (Unofficial) 2017 GED® Test Update

Learn, Lead, Inspire...Oh My!

The GED® Test changed in 2014...

and again in 2015...

and in 2016.

What does 2017 hold for the GED® credential?

How can we connect GED® Test Takers with workforce preparation or earn-and-learn initiatives?

While the test itself has not significantly changed, there are a lot of new free resources to help test takers and adult literacy programs. How do you sort through all the buttons and websites to find the best resources to support your adult literacy students?

This quick, 45-minute course curates and explains some of the best free resources with the links in one easy place. Save yourself the time of searching, and spend it exploring fun tools like PathSource, Tri-C's Math MOOC, and more!

Post in the comments section of each lesson to network and share ideas.

Learn more about the landscape of College Ready Plus Credit and WIOA.

Strategize to become an advocate for GED® Test prep students and passers in your region.

What do participants have to say?

"I appreciate the wealth of knowledge Meagen brings. I always enjoy and walk away with a lot of helpful information."

"This will help us to take our students to the next level."


This course was offered as a live training hosted by The Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland on Friday, February 3rd, 2017. All information was current as of that date.

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GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service LLC under license. Any content on this website is not endorsed or approved by these trademark holders.

Your Trainer

Meagen Farrell
Meagen Farrell

Meagen is a teacher, author, and trainer from Jefferson, Ohio. Connect with her on Twitter, LinkedIn, or WordPress.

She started as a volunteer adult literacy tutor in AmeriCorps and currently serves as Chief Learning Officer for Mustard Seed Training. Meagen has a B.A. in Religion from Oberlin College, Certificate in Distance Education from Penn State University, and an M.A. in Theology and Religious Studies from John Carroll University. She has worked extensively with adult literacy programs, founded NEO Literacy Corps (now NEO Skill Corps), published Teaching Adults: A GED® Test Resource Book for New Readers Press, and a variety of professional development resources for Essential Education.

When she is offline, Meagen enjoys running a backyard homestead with her husband, two children, ten chickens, six ducks, bees, garden, and more added each year. She is also infatuated with her local library, bicycle touring, and camping.

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