Joan Brack Adult Learning Center (JBALC) provides group and one-on-one instruction for low-income adults in the areas of Pre-HiSET/GED and HiSET/GED preparation. The classroom
instruction and curriculum offer individuals the ability to ascertain a HiSET/GED and provides career exploration, workplace math and English, soft skill development/job readiness training and job search assistance.
Participants reach positive outcomes when they earn a HiSET/GED, enter a skills training program,
post-secondary education or get a job. Other positive outcomes include but are not limited to: improving computer and financial literacy, improving math and English, communication skills, better understanding of American workplace, going on a job interview, researching career options, exploring colleges or training programs, finishing a resume and improving interviewing skills.
Located in the Joan Brack Adult Learning Center at SMOC, students have easy access to the benefits of the career center such as resources and referrals to jobs, computer lab access and a series of workshops designed to introduce job search and soft skills topics. Students also have a multitude of other resources provided by SMOC which include counseling, housing and family services.
This program is not offered remotley.