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Technical college program marks five years helping adults acquire high school degrees

8:39 AM, Apr. 10, 2013
Kim Jossart, adult basic education instructor, discusses instructions with Mike Parker of Appleton before he takes his general equivalency degree test March 28 at Fox Valley Technical Center in the upper level of City Center in downtown Appleton.
Kim Jossart, adult basic education instructor, discusses instructions with Mike Parker of Appleton before he takes his general equivalency degree test March 28 at Fox Valley Technical Center in the upper level of City Center in downtown Appleton.
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The students sat in a room on the second floor of City Center Plaza, completing homework or practice tests to gain a high school degree.

Close by was a whiteboard sporting this quote from C.S. Lewis: "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

The students were participants in Fox Valley Technical College's adult basic education program, which opened in downtown Appleton five years ago. It assists about 150 people each year in trying to pass general education development (GED) tests or obtain a high school equivalency diploma (HSED) each year, said instructor Kim ...

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