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Hood River campus is closed Saturday May 30, 2015. All scheduled classes are moved to The Dalles campus.

General Education Development


General Education Development (GED) classes develop the skills needed to pass the four subjects of the GED® test. Using different teaching techniques which focus on skill building in work and life contexts.

Students age 16 or 17, must obtain a "Release from Attending Compulsory School" from your local high school. Students must attend New Student Orientation prior to attending class.

Tuition: $25 per term


Faculty and Staff

Namesort icon Title Email Phone
Kelly Wiley Kelly Wiley Pre-College/ESOL & Literacy Program Instructional Assistant (541) 506-6000, ext. 8243
Stephen Shwiff History & Business Law Instructor
Abby Merickel Abby Merickel Art & Reading Instructor (541) 506-6041
Brook Maurer Brook Maurer Pre-College and Career Guidance Instructor (541) 506-6178
Emily Kohner Pre-College Writing Instructor (541) 506-6041
Mary (Katy) Jablonski Pre College Reading & Writing
Janette Stanley Janette Harrington Pre-College Instructor (541) 506-6041
Julie (Jules) Burton Julie (Jules) Burton Environmental Science Instructor (541) 506-6000, ext. 7163
Franceina Brackenbury Franceina Brackenbury
Reading & Pre-College Instructor
Department Chair (541) 506-6179
Melissa Bickle Pre-College Math Instructor (541) 506-6041
Julie Belmore Julie Belmore Pre-College, Reading, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (541) 506-6041