The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) helps migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their immediate family members earn the equivalent of a high school diploma, a GED ("General Equivalency Diploma"). HEP also helps people get the education needed to qualify for careers they desire, to enroll in college, or to enter military service.
Why do I need a GED?
Earning a will help you find a better job and earn more money. You need a GED to attend college or a vocational school--both of which lead to more satisfying, stable employment.
Do I qualify for HEP?
You may apply to participate in HEP if you can answer "yes" to the following questions:
In addition, applicants will need to provide
What does HEP cost?
HEP services are provided at no charge to qualified individuals
How will HEP help me?
Qualified applicants receive free testing to find out what education you need and free tutoring from bilingual instructors who are there to help you succeed. We'll also help you learn new computer skills.
You'll learn about careers available to you and where to find more training. HEP helps students through the process of applying to colleges and vocational schools.
Where can I find more information about HEP?
For more information please contact
High School Equivalency Program
At 509-452-0639 or 509-453-4006