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The Learning Center at Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC
The Learning Center

The Learning Center is located on the lower level of the Paksoy Technology Center on the CCC campus and offers programs in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult High School (AHS), GED with High School Equivalency (HSE) and English as a Second Language (ESL).
Call us at: (704) 669-4050 or email us at:!

Potential students attend all three days of the orientation (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday).

Please present a valid NC photo ID and Social Security card each day of the orientation.

Cell phones or any other electronics aren't allowed in the the testing center. Orientation sessions generally end promptly at the scheduled time.


Finish High School

Finish What You've Started
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Jonathan Miller
Jonathan Miller
GED, EMT Basic and Paramedic Certificates Currently pursuing an AAS in Emergency Medical Services
Loretta Patton
Loretta Patton

Meet the Staff

Dr. Chris Nanney Jan Neal Jerry Hopper
Dr. Chris Nanney
(704) 669-4062
Jan Neal
Program Coordinator
(704) 669-4052
Jerry Hopper
(704) 669-4174
Matthew Hansen
Matthew Hansen
(704) 669-4050

Adult Basic Education

The Adult Basic Education Program (ABE) is a major program at The Learning Center. Statewide, as well as at the local level, more than 80 percent of the students who enroll in education programs initially place at the ABE level.

Adult High School

The AHS (grades 9-12) program allows adults to complete the necessary high school material which will earn them a high school diploma. The program is operated in conjunction with Cleveland County Schools. Students who complete the Adult High School Program (AHS) will receive a Cleveland Community College Adult High School Diploma.

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High School Equivalency

The High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma program offers instruction to assist learners in preparing to successfully pass a designated high school equivalency assessment. The three nationally-recognized assessments used to obtain a state-issued High School Equivalency credential in North Carolina are GED®, HiSET® and TASC. HSE preparation classes are free of charge and are offered on-campus and online. All HSE students are required to attend an orientation session.

For more information about the GED® process visit:

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 02:22:18 PM