Lawrence County ABLE

Adult Basic and Literacy Education
The Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) program offers FREE classes for adult learners.  The program is designed with the learner in mind and curriculum is uniquely developed to match the needs of each individual.  Services provided include remedial and basic skill instruction in reading, writing and math; GED preparation and official GED practice testing materials; transitional and review materials and instruction for those preparing to enter college/post secondary education; preparation for WorkKeys, the test utilized for employment and advancement by local business and industry as well as entrance and placement in many adult programs at Collins Career Center using KeyTrain (official WorkKeys software).  All students are provided with FREE access to material, software and instruction year round.

Lawrence County ABLE

OhioMeansJobs Lawrence County                            Ohio University - Proctorville Center
120 North Third Street                                                       111 Private Drive 8266
Ironton, OH  45638                                                            Proctorville, OH  45669
740) 532-3140, ext. 1260                                                    304) 416-0391
Hours of Operation                                                          Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday                                                             Monday - Thursday
8:30 - 4:30                                                                         8:30 - 4:30
10:00 - 4:00                                          
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GED Testing

  • GED Testing is usually offered on the last Thursday/Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day.
  • 12 Seats are available per session, so register early as seating is limited.
  • The cost for testing is $40.00, though it is possible for students who meet the requirements of the ABLE program to receive assistance with some or all of the registration fee.
  • Must have state issued photo I.D.
  • GED testing follows Collins Career Center Schedule (If Collins closes or delays due to inclement weather, testing will be rescheduled).
  • To register for GED testing or for more information, contact Cathy Hyland at 740) 532-3140, ext. 257. 
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