Adult Basic Education / GED

Your future is calling. With the GED® test, you can answer the call!

Visit MyGED ( to sign up and create your MyGED account. MyGED is a start-to-finish online program to help you succeed. You can learn about the 2014 GED® program, see success stories, and try a sample test question. This personalized program guides you through the entire testing process and helps you find study help, prepare for test day, access your personal study plan and learn about colleges and jobs.

Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty Street, Medina 44256

Are you highly motivated to earn your GED? Do you want to learn how to manage your time better? Do you want MORE out of life than you’re getting right now? If you answered “Yes,” GED Express is designed for you. GED Express offers:

  • A custom-designed Academic Plan to identify only the classes you need

  • Focused classes to teach relevant skills

  • 7-week academic sessions to monitor your progress regularly

  • Counseling and assistance to identify your goals

The GED Express school year at Medina is divided into 7-week Sessions. New students can enter the program during Registration Week before any new Session. Registration Week is where you’ll begin your path to success through lifelong learning. You’ll sign up for the GED Express classes you need, learn how to fit school into your busy life, and explore what to do when you’ve earned your GED.

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE—GED Express at Medina County Career Center
All Registrations take place EVENING (6-8 pm)

  • Session 1 Registration: August 27, 28, and 29 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

  • Session 2 Registration: October 15, 16, and 17 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

  • Session 3 Registration: January 7, 8, and 9 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

  • Session 4 Registration: February 25, 26, and 27 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

  • Session 5 Registration: April 22, 23, and 24 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

After you’ve completed Registration, you’ll be able to choose your GED Express classes.

CLASS SCHEDULE—GED Express at Medina County Career Center
Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday EVENING (6-8:30 pm)

  • Session 1 Classes: September 3—October 17

  • Session 2 Classes: October 24—December 17 (no class on October 22)

  • Session 3 Classes: January 14—February 27

  • Session 4 Classes: March 4—April 24

  • Session 5 Classes: April 29—June 4


Monthly registration for new students is held at the Next Step/JOG Center in Medina. You must attend both days in order to begin classes.

Next Step/JOG Center, 3711 Pearl Road, Medina 44256.
Class meets on Monday & Wednesday, 9:30 am – noon.

New students are accepted on the following days (Tuesday and Thursday), 9:30 am - 11:30 :

  • February 4 & 6

  • March 4 & 6

  • April 8 & 10

Do you have Questions?
EMAIL us at or CALL us at 440.891-7647 or 330.721.0277.


What happens when you find that a GED or a High School diploma isn’t enough to take you where you want to go? We can help you prepare for a better future! If you’ve found the doors of opportunity aren’t open to you yet, give us a try. We can help you assess your skills and interests. We can help you decide what kind of career is the best for your talents, time, and money.

Project CONNECT At Medina County University Center (MCUC)

Project CONNECT is a FREE, 8-week class that focuses on the math, reading, personal, and computer skills adults need to move on to school, employment or training.

WHO Should Enroll?
Adults who have finished high school or earned a GED and are:

  • not sure what to do next

  • trying to get into training or certification programs

  • trying to get into school or college


WHY Should I Enroll?

  • to skip expensive remedial classes in college

  • to pass Entrance Tests for Training and Certification programs

  • to learn communication and time management skills that employers demand

  • to master computer skills you’ll need on the job and at school


When & Where?
Medina County University Center (MCUC), 6300 Technology Lane, Medina 44256

Orientation is March 11, 6:00-8:00 pm

Classes are held on Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 6:00-8:00 pm

Current session runs from March 11 – April 17, 2014

TO ENROLL, call 440-891-7647 or email

Do you have Questions?
EMAIL us at or CALL us at 440.891-7647 or 330.721.0277



  • Were you trained as a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physical therapist, dentist, lab technician, or other healthcare professional before you came to the U.S.?

  • Do you want to work in a healthcare career but need help improving your English?

  • Do you want to learn more about the requirements of the U.S. healthcare system and career opportunities?

This 5-month program can help you with all these questions.

In the program, a teacher and career counselor will help you:

  • learn medical terminology and work-related English,

  • access an online course called “Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach,”

  • learn about jobs in the U.S. Healthcare system,

  • develop your career pathway,

  • receive Basic Life Support training and certification,

  • learn about electronic medical records,

  • learn how to get foreign credentials verified and evaluated,

  • improve typing skills.


 To qualify for the class, Students must:

  • have intermediate level English skills,

  • be a permanent resident or U.S. Citizen,

  • have basic computer skills and a valid email address,

  • complete a telephone interview,

  • complete assessments.


When & Where?
Polaris Career Center, 7285 Old Oak Blvd, Middleburg Heights, 44130
Saturdays, 9:00 am – noon.
Current session runs from October 12, 2013 through March 15, 2014

For More Information or to REGISTER
Call Denise Friend, ESOL Healthcare Class Coordinator, at 440.570.6972
Email Denise Friend at

Do you have Questions?
EMAIL us at or CALL us at 440.891-7647 or 330.721.0277


Come to free ESL classes and learn to speak English

  • Classes are SMALL and FRIENDLY

  • Teachers speak ENGLISH

  • Practice SPEAKING with other students

  • Practice with English-speaking TUTORS

  • Practice LISTENING and WRITING

  • Make new FRIENDS

ESL New Student Registration Days and Class Schedule
Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick 44212

FREE ESL class meets at Brunswick Library on Tuesday & Thursday—9:30-11:30 am
New Students are accepted on the following days:

Tuesday, February 4 - 9:30 am
Tuesday, March 4 - 9:30 am
Tuesday, April 8 - 9:30 am

ESL Classes at Brunswick Library will end on Thursday, March 20. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Do you have Questions?
EMAIL us at or CALL us at 440.891-7647 or 330.721.0277


Tutoring Assistance is Available!

Are you learning English?  Or are you studying to take your GED test?  Do you need extra help?  Medina Career Center partners with Project: LEARN of Medina County to provide free, one-on-one tutoring to adults in three locations in Medina County.  To schedule an appointment with a supervising tutor, call 330-723-1314 or email us at  For more information on free tutoring, visit
Project:Learn of Medina County.