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West Virginia Adult Education Programs: TABE, TASC, Photography And More!

Fall 2017 | Daytime and Evening Courses

Attention Businesses
We have the most modern training facilities available in the Ohio Valley. Our computer (including our new TOC Lab) and technical area labs are second to none; and our instructors are certified professionals capable of conducting the training programs your company needs. We can also provide space for you to conduct your own meetings, seminars, and training for a nominal fee. Our building has wireless networking and is internet ready which is perfect for interactive training. Call us for more details at (304) 564-3337 Ext 113 or Ext. 320.

We are continually searching for new adult part time programs and instructors. If you are interested please call for further information.

NOTICE  –  If you have a disability and/or require special assistance, please contact the Career Center Director at 304-564-3337 to make special arrangements. This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability and retaliation.

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Adult Education Programs (Evening Courses)

The John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center, located in New Cumberland, WV, will be offering Evening Classes for the following classes:


Auto Technology Class                        Time:  5:00 – 7:00 pm  Tuesdays & Thursdays

Cost – $150.00                                    Dates:  TBA Please call the school at 304-564-3337.

Jeff Hardy will be teaching a 40 hour Automotive Technology Class.  This class will be 2 hours in length and held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Students will receive hands on instruction along with classroom theory in Brakes, Engine Repair & Alignments.  Students will be eligible to take the Student ASE tests and will be prepared to pass the WV State Inspectors Exam upon completion.


CNA CLASS                                     Time:  3:00 – 8:00 PM  Mon-Thurs  Class/Clinical

Cost – $700.00                                Dates:  Begins January 8, 2018

Instructors:  Joan Murray, Wendy DeAngelis, Kathy Dray and Ashley Witherow                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Get a great intro to the Health Care Industry and springboard to the next level in the Health Care field.  Make this your first steps to that PN/RN degree.  A 120 hour program to obtain your Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate.  Employable in nursing homes, hospitals, and doctor offices.  Students will be prepared in both theory and skills to take Certification Exams after the classes and clinical.

ASME Pipe Welding Class              Time:  3:00 – 7:00 pm  Tuesdays and Thursdays

Cost – $1,200.00                              Dates:  Begins January 9, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $1,000,00 (former JDR students)

Instructor:  Jim Chappell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Get into the area’s fastest growing field.  Welding!  Must have open root welding experience.  This is an 80 hour course.  Uphill and Downhill Welding.  Students will practice and test out on 6″ schedule 80 pipe.


Adult CDL Class                                Time:  7:30 am – 5:30 pm  M-W   7:30-1:30 TH                                                                                                                                                                Cost – CDL $4,258                 Classes start every 10 weeks.  Evening & Week End Classes are available upon request.

Instructors:  Tim Egyud and John Barber                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The CDL Class is a 10 week comprehensive training program in the career field of Commercial Truck Driving.  Emphasis is placed on development of the basic skills and knowledge needed to drive a tractor-trailer and/or bus safely, efficiently and legally.  Please contact the instructors a (304) 564-9009.

Microsoft Academy             Starting January 8, 2018.  Details coming soon.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Please call (304) 564-3337 for updated details.




WV Adult Education Classes: TABE and TASC Testing

TABE Preparation and Testing

Master basic skills necessary for functioning more effectively in society while preparing for the  test.  If you have any questions call Mrs. Auralee Myers at (304) 564-3337, Ext. 113.

9:00am – 12:00pm
Days: T/W
Tuition: FREE

5:00pm – 8:00pm
Days: T/W
Tuition: FREE

Registration:  Every Thursday 9:00am – 12:00pm      5:00pm – 8:00pm

Please Note: Morning classes will run as scheduled if there is a 2-hour delay for Hancock County Schools and both morning and evening classes will be cancelled if Hancock County Schools are closed. Please refer to your local television or radio station for school closings.

A Valid WV photo ID is required when taking the official  practice test.Applicants younger than 18 years of age are required to obtain a “Withdrawal Form” from the high school they attended. This form must list the official date of withdrawal from that high school. Students younger than 18 years of age must have been withdrawn from high school for at least 30 days. If you are 18 years of age or younger, please contact the Career Center for additional requirements (304) 564-3337, Extension 320.

TASC GED Preparation and Testing

Sept. 19 & 21 Starting at 2:00PM

Oct. 24 & 26 Starting at 2:00PM

Nov. 14 & 16 Starting at 2:00PM

Dec. 19 & 21 Starting at 2:00PM

Jan. 23 & 25 Starting at 2:00PM

Feb. 20 & 22 Starting at 2:00 PM

March 20 & 22 Starting at 2:00 PM

April 17 & 19 Starting at 2:00 PM

May 22 & 24 Starting at 2:00 PM

* Tuesdays test include Writing, Social Studies, and Reading
* Thursdays test include Math and Science
*Official practice dates and times are subject to change, please call to confirm dates and times*

Classes and tests will resume again in September, no tests or classes are offered during the summer.

Please note: The John D. Rockefeller Career Center follows the Hancock County School Holiday (see previous page) and Cancellation schedule. Check your local television or radio station for school cancellation information. Also, class size is limited to 10 students in each course, so please register early. The Career Center reserves the right to cancel a course when the registration is not sufficient to warrant its continuance, divide a class if enrollment is too large for efficient instruction, change the time of a course and/or change instructors when necessary. This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color , national origin, sex, age, disability and retaliation.

Adult Full time Programs

CDL Training Classes

adult education programs in west virginia - ged west virginia - ged wv - west virginia gedTruck driving/CDL training is a 10 week course designed to get students a CDL driving endorsement on their driving licenses. This program will open students to the world of truck driving and any other vehicle requiring a CDL endorsement. All students must pass a DOT-physical, drug screening and background check prior to starting the program. Call the school and ask for John or Tim in Truck Driving and they can answer any questions.  Evening and Week End Classes are available upon request by calling the instructors at (304) 564-9009.

LPN Program

Practical Nursingwv ged practice test - tabe assessment test - tasc wv locations is a one year program running from August through June giving students a complete field of study in the Nursing area. These students complete classroom and clinical training at various locations. Students can go on to earn their RN through an agreement with WVNCC and Kent State if they choose. All students must have a high school diploma or equivalent prior to starting the program. Call the school and ask for Kathy Dray for any questions.

Anyone wanting in special training should contact Mr. Anderson to make arrangements. Please call 304-564-3337 X320

Anyone having suggestions for evening classes please contact the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center. 304-564-3337

Anyone wanting to teach a evening class please contact the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center 304-5645-3337

“Hancock County Schools and the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.”