McDowell Technical Community College: College and Career Readiness Adult Education

McDowell Technical Community College: College and Career Readiness Adult Education

NLD ID #90682

Contact Information

54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752

Primary Contact

Teresa Valentino

(828) 659-6001 Ext:137

Hours of Operation

M-F 8 AM - 5 PM

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Program Overview

McDowell Technical Community College
College and Career Readiness Adult Education

The College and Career Readiness (CCR) department mission is to equip students with academic skills and knowledge to select a career and complete the program of study associated with that career. CCR instruction is student-focused to help students develop vital math, reading, and communication knowledge and skills required to enter college or employment. Students are supported in developing an individual career path to help them track their progress during their educational and career journey.

With students, department team members are dedicated to providing guidance and advisement for successful transition into a post-secondary education institution or into the workforce through College and Career Readiness courses of:

Pre-high school equivalency preparation in language arts and math
Pre-college courses: Adult High School, English Language Acquisition, High School Equivalency Test preparation

Career-focused courses/pathways include:
Advanced Manufacturing - Region C WFD NC Works Certified Pathway
Allied Health - Region C WFD NC Works Certified Pathway Integrated English Literacy Civics Education Nurse Aid 1

Career awareness and work-related skills are integrated into all instruction to reinforce student academics with the relevancy and application of learned skills. Programs include:

Adult Basic Education
Adult High School Diploma
Adult Secondary Education
Career Awareness and Development
Civics Education
English Language Acquisition
GED® or HiSET® Preparation
High School Equivalency Testing
Integrated English Literacy
Spanish GED® Testing
STAR Reading
Working Smart
Workplace Literacy

Cost Info

Classes are fee waived.

This program listing was last updated: October 15, 2020.

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Education services

  • Read and write better
  • Study for my high school equivalency exam
  • Learn English
  • Improve my math skills
  • Improve my technology skills
  • Volunteer at a program
  • Become a U.S. citizen
  • Improve my workforce skills

Instruction Type

  • In-person
  • Online