WELCOME TO HOWARD ADULT CENTER

Howard Adult Center offers GED,
High School Diploma, Basic Skills, English, and WIN classes.

For more information, call (843) 546-0219.
Jim Ferdon, Director




2019 Teacher of the Year for
Howard Adult Center & Howard Optional Placement Program

Mary Ann Owens
Way to go!





2019 Support Staff of the Year for
Howard Adult Center & Howard Optional Placement Program
Michelle Alston
Congratulations!

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About Howard Adult Center

Howard Adult Center is the home of Georgetown County Adult Education. As a South Carolina Adult Education program, we strive to assist adults in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency; in the completion of a secondary school education; and we assist adults who are parents to obtain the educational skills necessary to become full partners in the educational development of their children.

History of Our Building
In 1986, the Georgetown Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta erected a historical marker on the Corner of Duke and King Streets in Georgetown that reads:

After purchasing this land January 1, 1866, Georgetown Colored Academy built a school here. By 1908 the old building had been torn down and a new school built, its name changed to Howard. The elementary department moved into a new structure on Kaminski Street in 1938; the high school followed in 1949. After the 1984 graduation, predominantly black Howard merged with mostly white Winyah School to form Georgetown High School.

Source: African American Historic Places in South Carolina, 2009. Published by South Carolina Department of Archives and History


Registration Dates

GED Program

Prospective students must attend both days of registration/orientation to be enrolled in classes. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts approximately six hours each day.

Students enrolling in the GED program must present a withdrawal form from the last school attended (if enrolled in K-12 during the 18/19 school year).

May 1 and 2, 2019

Space is limited. Call 1-843-546-0219 to reserve a spot. What are you waiting for?


High School Diploma Program

Please call (843) 546-0219 to reserve your space for registration.

Students enrolling in the high school diploma program must bring a copy of their high school transcript to registration and present a withdrawal form from the last school attended (if enrolled in K-12 during the 18/19 school year).

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts approximately four hours. Registration for the adult education high school diploma program will be held on the following dates:

Monday, May 6, 2019

Information for 17-Year Old Students Enrolling in
 Adult Education

17-year-old students and their parent/guardian must meet with the adult education school counselor prior to registration. Please call (843) 546-0219 to set up an appointment.


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