Saturday, January 11, 2014

Distance Learning classes for ESOL and GED
April 2014

We have closed registration for the Spring semester. Please check back to find out when registration will open again. 

Workshops

Workshops are mini sessions offered to distance learning students for extra practice and support in improving skills in math, speaking, and writing. This semester we are also offering GED Ready workshops designed to inform students about what to expect on the new GED test and how to create their account when they are ready to test. Location for all workshops: Portable 9

Speaking Practice 
(Check back for May dates)

Writing Practice 
Date:  Monday April 7th 
Time:  6-7 p.m. 

Date: Friday April 11th  
Time: 10-11 a.m.


Get GED Ready Workshop
(Check back for May dates)

Math Practice

Date: Wednesday April 9
Time: 1-2 p.m. 


Location: Portable 9
You must complete survey before you can make appointment for orientation.
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Our office number is (210) 397-7562

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9-6 p.m., Saturday 9-1 p.m.
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

The end of the semester is fast approaching. We only have a few weeks before we end the fall semester. Everyone is working hard to get their GED  before December. We already had quite a few from DL graduate. Congratulations!

There are only a few days left for students to register to complete all their GED tests. Check our GED page for more information about their office hours, registration, and dates left to test.

2013 GED Test Count Down
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Also view our newest "Resources Page" for career, college, and study links. 

Important dates for this month:

November 25th-November 30th Thanksgiving Holiday
DL Office will be CLOSED

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!


Monday, October 7, 2013


October 2013

Happy Halloween!
Dear teachers and students,
It has been two weeks since the Distance Learning Program initiated the new school year and we have been busy getting students registered. If you were our student last semester, please contact the office so we can get you started at (210) 397-7562. This year both new and returning students must attend orientation in order to participate in the program. This week will be the last dates we will offer orientation sessions for October. We are eager to assist you in achieving your goals and making this school year a success.

Is Distance Learning for you?
Distance learning is not for every student. It requires the learner to be responsible for completing coursework and assignments in a timely manner without the instruction of a teacher. Students must have basic computer skills and knowledge.
If this is the right program for you read about the requirements by clicking on the page titled “Distance Learning Registration Process”

Distance Learning Hours
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. To 6 p.m.
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday 9 a.m. To 1 p.m.

Holidays DL Closed
October 14, 2013, Columbus Day
October 19, 2013, Teacher Conference

GED Practice Test Dates                                                                  
NISD Learning Center Building B 
Friday November 8th & Saturday November 9th
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
For further information, please call 210-397-8109

Last day to take current GED test is December 21, 2013


Test dates available at NISD Testing Center:
November: 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, and 23
December: 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 19, and 21

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

September 2013

Welcome Back to school! 

Hopefully everyone had a restful and fun summer. We have an exciting 2013-2014 school year coming up. New and returning student registration for distance learning in now open, please call the office at (210) 397-7562 to make an appointment.

Our Fall hours are:
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday-CLOSED
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

GED INFORMATION
Our previous GED testing center is now closed and the new one will open in September. GED testing information can be found on the GED page on the right hand side of this blog.


Monday, August 5, 2013

August 2013

Distance Learning Office

CLOSED for the summer (check back for fall hours)

Lab Hours

For GED Academy students only
Monday-Wednesday 10-2 p.m. 
Portable 9 A

Face-to-Face Class Registration

GED: August 21st 9 a.m. or 2 p.m.and August 22nd 1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
          Location: Northside Learning Center
                           6632 Bandera Road, Building B
                           San Antonio, TX 78238
                           (210) 397-8109
*Allow for up to 3 hours for registration process

ESOL: August 26th & 27th 9 a.m. and August 28th 5 p.m.
             Location: Northside Activity Center
             7001 Culebra Road
             San Antonio, TX 78238
             (210) 397-8109
*Allow for up to 4 hours for registration process
**No children at any registration location please


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Hope everyone is having a wonderful summer!

Distance Learning Lab will open on Monday July 15th for GED Academy students only.
Lab hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Important dates for July:

GED Registration
July 29th 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
July 30th 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Testing dates for August are the following:

August 6th 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
August 7th 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
August 13th 4:30 and 7:15
August 14th 4:30

Fall Graduation August 15th

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WHAT DEFINES SUCCESS?

What Defines Success What is the journey to success? Success is not gained by defeat. Success does not occur over night. Success can emerge at any age. Success is working to full potential. Success is courage. Success is lending a hand. Success is not listening to negativity. Success is being positive. Success is living your life instead of the life of others. Success is being proud. Success is overcoming obstacles. Success is striving. Success is listening to your heart. Most of all success is accepting. What you have accomplished. Alisha Ricks We are proud of all our success stories in April. Congratulations to everyone who completed their GED! Woohoo! Many of you are getting ready to test within the next few weeks. We are cheering and celebrating each of you. Talk to your teacher regarding information on our transition program (PACCT). The PACCT program will get you on the right road to success in higher education and/or your next career move. For more information on PACCT or meet with a PACCT counselor (Jessica Dunlap. Call 210-397-8109. Let's make this happen together! I am proud to welcome two new teachers to our Distance Learning Team: Felicia Penn and Miguel Avila. Welcome, we are honored to have both of you in Adult Education. HERE ARE SOME MAY DATES TO REMEMBER: May 02 New Student Orientation, 4 PM - 7 PM May 03 New Student Orientation, 9 AM - 12 PM May 07 Conversation Club, 1 PM - 2 PM May 08 Math Workshop, 1 PM - 2 PM May 09 Writing Workshop, 1 PM - 2 PM May 28 GED Registration May 29 GED Registration ~Margo