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, Hospitality Management and Pharmacy Technician.

Upcoming Events

October 13, 2014 at 5:30pm: College Night

October 21, 2014 at 5:30pm: College Night

October 27-31: Interviews with applicants by appointment

November 10, 2014: First day of Bridge Program, 8:00am- 12:00pm

** College Night is an informational meeting for applicants to the Accelerate Texarkana Program. During this meeting, applicants will learn more about the program and be able to meet with the instructors and learn about the pathways offered.

All events will be held in Career Education Center, room 110, #18 on the campus map


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


  • 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 $160.00 non-refundable tuition deposit

For more information contact

Katie Jewell
Texarkana College Accelerate Texarkana Program Coordinator
903-823-3085 or