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Simpson County Skills U

Listing Last Update: October 22, 2020

Primary Contact

Ray Haddix

(270) 586-1682 Ext:(270) 901-1182

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

The Simpson County Skills U program provides free academic instruction aligned to college and career readiness standards, as well as offer preparation and coaching for next steps (i.e., college and career) for:

*Individuals without a high school diploma (GED preparation)

*High school graduates with academic or employment skill-building needs (College preparation)

*English language learners (ESL)

*Individuals participating in integrated education and training

*Individuals in corrections facilities

Through SKYCTC Adult Education Skills U programs, you can prepare for the GED diploma, postsecondary education and training, National Career Readiness and Kentucky Essential Skills Certificates (NCRC, KESC), and employment and become more fluent in the English Language.

Mission Statement

Simpson County Skills U prepares adults in Simpson County, to meet the needs of the future. Our caring and qualified staff provide a diverse group of students a positive learning environment to achieve their desired educational goals which may include obtaining a GED , enrolling in higher education, improving workplace skills, and increasing language and basic skills proficiency. Partnerships with colleges, workforce and employment centers, school districts, employers, and community volunteers empower students and families with educational opportunities they need. Through the financial support of tax dollars, Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College, Dollar General Foundation, Walmart Foundation, and donors, Simpson County Skills U ensures economic justice by helping to end and prevent cycles of poverty, building the middle class and sustainable families, contributing to an improved local economy, and keeping the American Dream alive for thousands of residents.

Hours of operation: 8-4 p.m. M-F

Cost info: Services are offered at no cost to the student.

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