GED & Academic Tutorials

YES provides GED and academic tutorials to disconnected youth. Our program participants are between ages 16-24. YES’ partners with community organizations to provide accessible community based programming. We currently operate two GED site locations. YES practices individualized assessment and lesson planning. All GED classes provide a specialized, interactive and productive classroom environment by maintaining an instructor to student ratio of no more than 1:7. Each program participant is given an Education and Curriculum Map (ECM) detailing their graduation plan and timeline To provide additional academic support, YES offers study hall twice a week.

Program participants receive transportation assistance, nutritional support as well as the opportunity to have official GED testing fees covered by YES.