CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

GED Preparation and Testing Information

GED Preparation Information


Community College of Aurora (CCA) and The Learning Source (TLS) will be offering GED® preparation classes at the Center for Workforce Development (CFWD) on the Lowry Campus, North Quad, Building 901. The Fall 2014 semester will start on September 15, 2014 and ends December 19, 2014. Classes are held Monday through Friday (9:00 a.m. to 12-Noon), and evening classes are Monday through Thursday (6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.). The GED® test is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers. 


GED® Preparation Information:


  • The GED® test will be taken exclusively on the computer.

  • The test must be taken in-person at approved testing centers only.

  • The GED® test is aligned with new state standards, so those that pass demonstrate they meet rigorous standards of high school completion and college and career readiness.

  • Test takers will get their scores reported back the same day they test, within 3 hours of completion.

  • Scores will provide detailed personalized feedback on specific skills that can be improved for a higher score, and targeted study recommendations.

  • GED® preparation will focus on critical thinking and problem solving skills, testing 4 content areas:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts

  • Mathematical Reasoning

  • Science

  • Social Studies

Center for Workforce Development Contact Information:

Joyce Benson-Fox, Director (Ph): 303-340-7043/(Fax): 303-340-7049/(e-mail): joyce.benson-fox@ccaurora.edu
Center for Workforce Development/Community College of Aurora/Lowry Campus
9202 E. Severn Place, North Quad/Bldg 901/Room 200, Denver, CO 80230
(Main Office): 303-340-7040

See more at: http://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged


2014 Computer-Based GED Testing administered by Aurora Public School's Community GED Office


Community Partner Resources for GED preparation


The Learning Source, in partnership with the Community College of Aurora, offers GED preparation. For more information and enrollment dates, call 303-922-4683, or e-mail: Pamela@coloradoliteracy.org


Emily Griffith Opportunity School also offers GED classes, 1250 Welton St., Denver, Colorado, or call 303-575-4700


Online and Other Resources:


Colorado Department of Education:  www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged
Arapahoe Douglas Works: Phone 303-636-1277


GED Exam Information


Recorded GED exam information, locations and dates, call: 303-326-1081
Aurora Public Schools/GED Testing Office - Diane Johnson: 303-326-2112


 GED Testing Requirements



  • Current, valid government picture identification with date of birth and signature is required

  • All testers must first go through a one hour orientation. For more information on GED testing, go to  www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged

  •  Testing dates change every month

  • The GED is also available in Spanish—call the GED office for more information (303-326-1081)

If you started the GED any place other than an Aurora Public Schools site, you must contact the Colorado Department of Education for testing conditions:


 Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203-1799.  For K-12 information:  303.866.6600; Higher Education information call  303-866-2723, or online at www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged


Note:  Alternate versions of the GED are available through Special Testing services and must be approved by the GED Testing Service as well as the State. 
This would include alternate format, Braille, Audio only, large print, etc.  Information also available online at www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged

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