GED Professional Development

Outreach Toolkit


The old GED® test has gone away - find out what's next!

Learners who need a high school equivalency credential now have up to three options. Depending on where they live and their future plans, they may opt for the GED®, the HiSET®, or the TASC test.

Learn more about the new tests and how to help learners prepare.

What you need to know

About the new assessments

For teachers and administrators

  • Check out KET’s new FastForward multimedia learning system to help learners prepare for the GED, HiSET, and TASC tests.
  • Get outreach ideas and find out how your public television station and other organizations can help you reach more learners in the Community Engagement Toolkit, part of the FastForward system.
  • The 2014 GED® Test Info page in PBS Learning Media has two new courses created by KET in partnership with the GED Testing Service to help teachers better understand the GED 2014 test series. A test at the end of each course can earn teachers a 3-hour Certificate of Completion.
  • Sign up to receive KET’s TechTeachingTips enewsletter.

For broadcasters

  • The downloadable Partner Station Program sheet tells how KET can work with public television stations to make new educational resources available.
  • The downloadable Partner Outreach Guide includes a matrix of outreach ideas and stories of successful PTV outreach projects from all over the country.

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