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Adult Learning Center and GED Testing

 The mission of the Adult Learning Center is to provide services to help adults increase knowledge and improve skills that are essential in today's changing world. The Adult Learning Center is a grant-funded program through the ND Department of Public Instruction.


Crighton Building Room 108 & 109
Monday - Thursday 9 am to 7 pm, Friday 9 am to 12 pm

Requirements and Services Include:                                       

GED Preparation, Not enrolled in an educational institution, Study Skills, Need a GED, College Preparation
Need to learn English Language, Job Readiness Skills

GED Preparation

People who need to prepare for the GED tests are encouraged to come to the Adult Learning Center for instruction.  For more information please call the Adult Learning Center or stop at the Adult Learning Center!

English Language Learning (ELL)

People who want to learn English as a foreign language may sign up to take the ELL classes. ELL classes are held as a group throughout the week. Different level classes in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening are held along with learning Idioms! Please call the Adult Learning Center for more information. The classes are definitely "The Cat's Meow"!

College Preparation:

The Adult Learning Center will help introduce students to Williston State College staff for enrollment and to answer any college questions . Each student will be given a campus tour so he/she is prepared for enrolling at WSC.

Job Readiness Skills:

The Adult Learning Center will help students keep a personal data list of activities, awards, past employment, and more. This information will be used in targeted resumes. The students will learn how to research the company where he/she may get a job interview, also prepare an application,  prepare cover letters, targeted resumes, prepare answers for interview questions, thank you letters and follow-up phone calls.  

Websites to be used for Job Readiness include

Job Dig:
ND Job Service:
Career Outlook:
Occupational Outlook Handbook:

Study Skills

Students will learn the different learning styles and learn many different study skill techniques to help in college and employment.

Contacts for More Information

Amanda Piesik, Adult Learning Center, Room 115, Phone:  701-774-4221

Paul Jacobson, Adult Learning Center, Room 116, Phone: 701-774-6236

Renee Gerard, Adult Learning Center, Room 113, Phone:  701-774-4525

Brandi Marum, Adult Learning Center - Rough Rider Center Watford City, 701-822-3112

Testing Center

Austin Proctor, Adult Learning Center - Room 110, Phone: 701-774-6223

North Dakota State Contact for More Information

Stanley Schauer, State Director
Adult Education and Literacy
Department of Public Instruction
600 East Boulevard Avenue | Bismarck, ND 58505-0440 | Phone 701-328-2271

Other Links
DPI - Adult Education and Family Literacy Student Code of Conduct 
American Council on Education GED Testing Service Citizenship Resource Center  
Request for Official GED Transcript  
Schedule your Official GED Test