Adult Education (AE)

Room 120, Martinez Hall, 2nd Floor



High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation | Career Pathways | College Readiness


Notice

Adult Education services will be conducted online until further notice

GED/HiSET testing are now available online. Please contact Christy Green at (505) 287-6643 for details

We are currently accepting new student registrations. If you are interested please contact
Sonya Archuleta at smg2814@nmsu.edu


Student Orientation Sessions:

March  10 – 12    | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM |  or  | 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM |

     April  28 – 30     | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM |  or  | 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM |

*Must attend the morning or evening session on all 3 days*


Contact Information

  • Christy Green, Program Manager  (505) 287-6643
  • Sonya Archuleta, Data Technician (505) 287-6683
  • Michelle Bennett, Career Pathways Adviser (505) 287-6662

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM  – 7:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

*To register please call our office at (505) 287-6662 or email: aegrants@nmsu.edu


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide adult learners with a wide range of innovative and transformative learning experiences to encourage, equip, and empower successful completion of academic, career, and life goals.


Class Schedule

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday 
8:00 - 9:00Open RLA LabOpen RLA LabOpen RLA LabOpen RLA Lab
9:00 - 11:00RLA for College and CareersRLA for College and CareersRLA for College and CareersRLA for College and Careers
11:00 - 1:00Algebra and GeometryNumber OperationsAlgebra and GeometryNumber Operations
1:00 - 2:00Open Math LabOpen Math LabOpen Math LabOpen Math Lab
1:00 - 3:00RLA for College and CareersRLA for College and CareersRLA for College and CareersRLA for College and Careers
3:00 - 5:00Number OperationsOpen LabNumber OperationsOpen Lab
5:00 - 7:00Open LabOpen LabOpen LabOpen Lab

Fridays will be designated as Open Labs from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Legend

Open RLA Labs are highlighted with the color  purple  

RLA for College and Careers 1 is highlighted  red orange 

RLA for College and Careers 2 is highlighted in  yellow 

Algebra & Geometry courses are highlighted in  navy blue 

Number Operations are highlighted in  green 

Open Math Labs are highlighted in  indigo 

Open Labs are highlighted with  blue  or  crimson 


RLA for College & Careers are divided into 2 separate classes each held twice a day and twice per week.


 

HSE Testing Dates

Computer-based Testing is scheduled in Room 125, Martinez Hall, 2nd Floor at the Testing Center. For registration and availability, please consult the Testing Center’s online schedule for scheduling test dates or call 287-6691.

 

IMPORTANT: Walk-ins will not be accepted.


Frequently Asked Questions

The High School Equivalency (HSE) tests measure knowledge in four different areas: social studies, science, reasoning through language arts, and mathematics. The battery of four HSE tests take approximately 7 hours and 45 minutes to complete. Test Site Requirements:

All HSE candidates must present a government-issued photo ID (example; a valid driver’s license, a state-issued ID which shows name, date of birth, and signature.)
HSE tests can be administered only to individuals who have not graduated from an accredited high school or received a high school equivalency certificate or diploma, who are not currently enrolled in a regular high school, and who meet the state’s minimum age requirement.

The minimum age is 16. Individuals under the age of 18 are required to obtain and submit a completed Underage Permission Form indicating parental consent and local school district approval. New Mexico residency is not a requirement for testing.
Individuals ages 16-17 may pick up permission forms from the Adult Education Office in Martinez Hall, 2nd floor, Room 120.

Office hours are 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday and Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

To Complete the Underage Permission Form

  • Call the Grants/Cibola School Administrative office to make an appointment and get the superintendent’s signature.
  • Return signed and completed Underage Permission Form to the AE Office.
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany an underage student to enroll.


  • Test Site Requirements:

    All HSE candidates must present a form of identification:

  • Must be a government-issued photo ID (example: a valid driver’s license, a state-issued ID which shows name, date of birth, and signature.)
  • Upon successful completion of all sections of the HSE Tests; a New Mexico High School Equivalency is issued to students testing in New Mexico.
    The TABE pre-test, tutoring sessions, classes, materials and practice tests are all available FREE!
  • NMSU Grants charges $80.00 for the battery of four (4) GED® test sections
  • Individual sections cost $20.00.
  • The HiSET® costs $10.75 for each of the 5 tests for a total of $53.75.
  • New Mexico HSE Transcripts must be requested through www.diplomasender.com You will need to provide the following information:

  • Your email address
  • Date of Birth
  • Name tested under
  • State where tested
  • Identification number (usually Social Security Number)
  • Name and address of the recipient
  • Who and where the official transcript is to be sent. (Official Transcript usually means a formal, paper copy)

  • Before having a transcript sent by Fax or e-mail, check with the recipient to find out if this is a valid form for them.

    Transcripts cost $18.00 each. Credit cards, debit cards, or money orders are accepted forms of payment.