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Accelerate Texarkana program

Texarkana College, in partnership with Texarkana ISD Adult Education, has received an Accelerate Texas Innovative Grant (IG) for 2013-2015 to increase participation and success of ABE students in workforce training programs.

You are invited to share in this amazing opportunity to earn your GED while attending college courses for workforce certification.  Pathways targeted in this grant are certificates in CNA, Welder’s Helper, Construction Helper, Office Careers and Automotive Light Duty Service Technician with stackable certificates in Pharmacy Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Welding, Construction Technology, and Automotive Technology.

Upcoming Events

There are no scheduled upcoming events at this time.  All events will be held in Career Education Center, room 110, #18 on the campus map

 

Stackable Certificates

Associates
Office Careers

6 semesters

Construction Technology

3 semesters

EMT

2 semesters

Pharmacy Tech

2 semesters

Welding Technology

3 semesters

Automotive Technology

3 semesters

$13.82

$13.87

$14.77

$14.66

$16.72

$17.39

↑  WAGE LIFT  ↑

$10.00

$10.00

$11.63

$10.00

$10.00

Office Careers

Construction Helper

Certified Nursing Assistant

Welder’s Helper

Automotive Service Technician

↑  First Semester Earn GED & Certificate  ↑

Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be a Texas resident with a Texas ID or have a state issued ID and be able to prove Texas residency
  • Social Security card
  • Must take a TABE baseline test or have current scores (within the last 6 months)
  • Must have a working telephone number with a voice mailbox set up
  • Have a working email address
  • GED seekers must attend GED class until certification is received

Expectations

  • Attendance is expected, see TC Student Handbook Part II: Rules & Regulations
  • College ready attitude
  • Complete FAFSA form
  • Complete High School Equivalency test
  • Continue College work or workforce

Additional info

  • Monetary assistance available for GED seekers. 
  • Once accepted into the AT program, you are a college student and will have full access to Texarkana College.  Some of these perks include: gym, bistro, library, computer lab, student support, and lab/tutors.
  • Please be aware that there is a $150.00 non-refundable tuition deposit

For more information contact

Katie Jewell
Texarkana College Accelerate Texarkana Program Coordinator
903-823-3085 or katie.jewell@texarkanacollege.edu

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