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tart where you are with College and Career Readiness

You may think that being a high school dropout or having poor – or no – English language skills has shut the door to your dream for a better life. Not so! The College and Career Readiness (CCR) program is designed specifically for you. As a CCR student, you start where you are and, with encouragement and instruction, move forward.

English Skills

Adult Basic Education

Adult High School/GED

If you lack English skills, the English as a Second Language program will help you achieve competency. Classes in U.S. citizenship and workplace literacy are also offered. As you become fluent in English, you can continue your education and earn a high school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma.

Adult Basic Education (ABE) is a program of instruction designed for adults who need to improve their English language reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and/or their math and problem-solving skills.

Each year, through College and Career Readiness, hundreds of adults complete their studies for a high school or GED diploma. Proudly, they don academic robes and receive their diplomas in a formal graduation ceremony.

Over the years, thousands of CCR program graduates have gained the skills and confidence to enter the workforce or continue their education. They move forward, dreaming bigger dreams, hoping greater hopes, and achieving beyond what they had once thought possible! Dream big – enroll in CCCC’s College and Career Readiness program!

For more information, contact the College and Career Readiness offices at: 919-545-8663, in Chatham County; 910-814-1123, in Harnett County; or 919-777-7701, in Lee County. Visit the website at

“I thank my GED program teachers. They didn’t quit on me, so I couldn’t quit on myself.” Bobby Clegg Bobby hadn’t finished high school, so he enrolled in the GED program.

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