Cobb Literacy Council - GED

The GED test significantly changed in 2014. Before signing up for a GED class, please read the following link.

2014 GED Changes

ABE/GED Programs
For a complete list of GED programs throughout Cobb County (including Cobb Literacy Council/CobbWorks) click the link below.

Cobb County GED Classes

CobbWorks GED Program

CobbWorks offers free ABE/GED prepatory classes to Cobb County residents. Please contact Cobb County Adult Education Center at 678-594-8011 ext. 245 for enrollment dates.

In order to enroll, you will need to verify (by submitting the pre-enrollment documents listed below) that you are the following: 
                       A. U.S. Citizen
                       B. Cobb County Resident
                       C. An individual with income in the following ranges:

Persons in family 125 % of Poverty Guideline
1 $15,075
2 $20,300
3 $25,525
4 $30,750
5 $35,975
6 $41,200
7 $46,425
8 $51,650
For families with more than 8 persons, add $5,200 for each additional person.

If you meet the criteria above, please continue by providing the following:

1.   A completed application, signed and dated appropriately (Download Here) 

2.  Driver’s license or picture id

3.  The most recent month of check stubs for everyone working in the household (if you get paid every 2 weeks, we need 2 check stubs.  If you get paid every week, we need 4 check stubs).  You may also provide TANF, Unemployment or SSI letters in lieu of check stubs.  However, there must be some documented proof of income.

4.  Proof of residency which can be a bill or a lease agreement with your name and address on it

You will be contacted once your application has been approved.  At that time, you will be given a date to come take the TABE test, which will help determine level of skills and areas for improvement,  and begin classes. If classes are full once you have been approved, you will have the option to either wait for a vacancy or get a referral to another program in Cobb County.  

Cobb County Adult Education Center
240 Barber Road, Marietta, GA 30060
678-594-8011 ext. 245