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Fort Lawn Community Center Adult Education Program

Listing Last Update: November 12, 2015

Location

5554 Main St.
Fort Lawn, SC 29714
www.fortlawncenter.org

Primary Contact

Libby Sweatt-Lambert

(803) 872-4491 Ext:24

lsweatt-lambert@fortlawncenter.org

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

The Fort Lawn Community Center Adult Education program provides classes to improve student's basic adult education skills, preparation for the GED and Workkeys tests, and computer literacy. The classes are very individualized based on the results of the TABE and SC Computer Literacy Assessment.

Mission Statement

The Fort Lawn Community Center's mission is to provide educational, cultural, health and wellness, and human services to the residents of Fort Lawn and the surrounding communities.

Hours of operation: 9am - 5 pm Monday - Friday: 6pm -7:30pm Tuesday & Thursday

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

I am now able to provide for my family. When I earned my GED, I was able to get a job that paid much more than minimum wage. Without my GED, I would still be relying on others to help me take care of may family.

Program’s Demographics/Metrics

Between 2002 and 2014, 3,656 students between the ages 16 and 82 participated in the Adult Education program. 515 participants significantly increased TABE scores indicating improvements in reading, 1,273 increased computer literacy skills as measured by the SC Computer Literacy Assessment and 31 participants earned GED's.

Program Status:
Active