Individuals in recent history who have their GED®
Gretchen Wilson, Country Music Artist
Fantasia Barrino, American Idol Finalist
Hilary Swank, Actress
Danica Patrick, Race Car Driver
Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of Delaware
Mary Lou Retton, Olympic Gymnast
Bill Cosby, Actor/Comedian
Michael J. Foxx, Actor
Lil' Wayne, Hip-Hop Artist
Dave Thomas, Late CEO of Wendy's
To read some YWCA GED® Preparation success stories, see our Lives Changed page.
The YWCA offers FREE GED® (General Educational Development) classes at three sites in the Nashville area - morning, afternoon, evening and Saturday classes are available.
All YWCA teachers are certified by the State of Tennessee and work with students in a typical classroom setting to improve math, language and reading skills needed to pass the GED® test.
SERVICES OFFERED BY THE GED® PREPARATION PROGRAM INCLUDE:
- Instruction in all areas of the GED® (writing, math, literature, science and social studies)
- Assistance in setting and obtaining educational goals
- Administration of TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) to assess student progress
- FREE GED® Practice tests offered weekly
YWCA GED® Preparation Services are partially funded by Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development and United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. The GED® Preparation program does not discriminate in employment or admission to program services on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or military service. Equal access and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
For more information about the YWCA's GED® Preparation program, please call us at (615) 983-5152.