GED Testing locations and contacts.

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There are more than 3,000 different locations in the world where you can take the GED Tests. Regional testing centers in the United States and Canada can be located by calling a toll-free hotline any time, day or night, at (800) 626-9433 (800-62-MY GED), or by calling your GED contact person.

International testing centers are available to foreign nationals and U.S. citizens abroad at more than 100 locations through a partnership between the GED Testing Service and Prometric/Thomson Learning. Twelve regional centers around the world can refer you to a testing center near you.

Military personnel and their families can also take the GED Tests at military installations operating DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) testing centers.

GED Contacts

Select from the categories below to find the appropriate GED Administrator:

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GED Contacts in the United States

GED preparation is offered locally at community colleges, learning centers, and other educational sites. Use the main contacts and web sites below to access more specific information about preparation programs in your state.

If you are ready to take the GED Tests, find an Official GED Testing Center by using your zip code at

Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education—Adult Education Division
Joe Macaluso, Adult Education Coordinator
401 Adams Avenue—Ste 170
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 353-4808

No central contact available. The website will provide additional information.

Phone: (602) 258-2410
Fax: (602) 258-4977

Luther Hardin Building
Three Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-1970
Fax: (501) 682-1706

California Department of Education
Adult Education Office
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 322-2175

Chalmer Naugle, GED Administrator
201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 100
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 866-6859

Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Health/Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
Middletown CT 06457
Phone: (860) 807-2110

Maureen Whelan, State Director of Adult Education
Delaware Dept. of Education
John W. Collette Education Resource Center
35 Commerce Way-Suite 1
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 857-3342
Fax: (302) 739-1770

District of Columbia
Literacy Hotline: 202-727/2431

Office of Adult Education Programs and GED
GED Testing Services
Phone: (850) 245-0449
Toll-free in Florida: (877) 352-4331

Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education
Office of Adult Literacy
GED Testing Service
1800 Century Place, NE
Suite 300 B
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: (800) 94-MY-GED or (800) 946-9433

Hawaii State Department of Education—Adult Education
Community Education Section
475 22nd Avenue, Room 124
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
Phone: (808) 735-8371
Fax: (808) 735-8375
Annette Young-Ogata, GED Administrator

Cheryl Engel, Adult Basic Education/GE Programs Coordinator
Phone: (208) 334-3216 x343
Tina Ruiz, Office Specialist:
Amelia Valasek, Admin Assistant:

Jennifer K. Foster, Senior Director for Adult Education and Family Literacy/State Director for GED Testing Administration
Illinois Community College Board
401 E. Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: (217) 785-0171

Division of Adult Education
151 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
Phone: (317) 232-0522
Fax: (317) 233-0859

Iowa Department of Education
Adult Basic Education/Adult Literacy Contacts:
Helene Grossman, State Adult Education and Literacy Consultant
Division of Community Colleges & Workforce Preparation
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146
Phone: (515) 281-3640
Fax: (515) 281-6544

Kansas Board of Regents
Adult Basic Education
Phone: (785) 296-7159

Kentucky Adult Education
Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 250
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-5114 V/TTY or (800) 928-7323 V/TTY
FAX: (502) 573-5436

Louisiana Department of Education
Phone (toll free hotline): 877-453-2721

This url below will allow candidates to choose the most convenient GED prep sites:

Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore St.
Baltimore MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-0188
Toll Free Hotline: (888) 464-3346
On site

Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline: (800) 447-8844

Adult Education Programs/Enrollment
Patty Higgins:
Phone: (517) 373-8800

Adult Basic Education and GED
Becky Leschner, Director:
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 5513
Phone: (651) 582-8446

MS State Board for Community and Junior Colleges
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: (601) 432-6338
Fax: (601) 432-6890

Adult Education and Literacy
Ron Jewell, Director
Phone: (573) 526-4822

Margaret Bowles, Adult Literacy and Basic Education Director
GED Administrator / Office of Public Instruction
Box 202501
Helena MT 59602-5201
Phone: (406) 444-4443
Debbie Casey, GED Specialist / Office of Public Instruction
Box 202501
Helena MT 59602-5201
Phone: (406) 444-4438

Vicki Bauer, Adult Education Director
Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
Phone: (402) 471-4807
Toll Free (in Nebraska): (877) EARN-GED
Fax: (402) 471-8127

Mary Katherine Moen, Adult Education Director
Nevada Department of Education
755 N. Roop St, Suite 201
Carson City, NV 89710
Phone: (775) 687-7289
Fax: (775) 687-8636

New Hampshire
Bureau of Adult Education
Phone: (603) 271-6698
See sections about GED Preparation on these sites:

New Jersey
Local adult education program are divided by county.
Please refer to the following website to obtain information about the county where you reside:

New Mexico
State Director of Adult Basic Education
New Mexico State Department of Education
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 827-6672
Fax: 505-827-4041

New York
Literacy Assistance Center
Contact List:

North Carolina
GED Testing is located in each of our 58 community colleges.
Please visit the North Carolina Community College website for a "Basic Skills Program" in your area to prepare for the GED Tests.
Phone: (919) 807-7139
Fax: (919) 807-7172
GED Office: (919) 807-7137

North Dakota
Adult Education and Literacy
Assistant State Superintendent:
Assistant Director:
Administrative Assistant:
Phone: (701) 328-2393
Fax: (701) 328-4770

Denise Pottmeyer, ABLE Office
25 S. Front ST.
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (877) 644-1577

Lifelong Learning Section
Oklahoma State Department of Education
2500 North Lincoln Boulevard, Room 115
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599
Phone: (Toll Free) (800) 405-0355 or (405) 521-3321

No central contact available. The website will provide additional information.

Michael Westover, Chief, Division of Special Programs and Projects
Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street, 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126
Phone: 717-787-5532

Rhode Island
No central contact available. The website will provide additional information.

South Carolina
Dr. David Stout, Director
Suite 402
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-734-8347
Fax: 803-734-5685

South Dakota
Marcia Hess, State Administrator
Adult Education and Literacy
GED Testing State Director
Phone: (605) 773-3101
Fax: (605) 773-6184

Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Division of Adult Education
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1002
Phone: (615) 741-7054 or (800) 531-1515
Fax: (615) 532-4899
Adult Education classes are available in each of Tennessee's 95 counties.
Contact Information for Local AE Programs:

Texas Education Agency
William B. Travis Building
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1494
Phone: (713) 696-0700

Adult Education Services
Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200
Fax: (801) 538-7882
Email: (Adult Education Coordinator)
Phone: (801) 538-7824

General Info
Crystal Moodie, Program Technician
Phone: (802) 828-3102
Fax: (802) 828-3146

Office of Adult Education & Literacy
Phone: (804) 225-2075
Fax: (804) 225-3352
Use our test center locator when

Israel David Mendoza, State Adult Education Director
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
P.O. Box 42495
Olympia, WA 98504-2495
Phone: (360) 704-4326
Fax: (360) 704-4414

West Virginia
West Virginia Adult Basic Education
Debbie Varner, Assistant Director
Office of Adult Education and Workforce Development
Phone: (304) 558-0280
ABE Class Location

GED/HSED and English Language
Learning program information can be found

Wyoming Community College Commission
2020 Carey Ave., 8th Floor,
Cheyenne, WY, 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7885
Fax: (307) 777-6567
Adult Basic Education:
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GED Contacts



Ms. Huilan Larson
Education Specialist
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Department of Justice
320 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534
(202) 305-3808

Ms. Julie DeRose
Education Manager
Michigan Department of Corrections
Grand View Plaza
PO Box 30003
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-3642

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U.S. Military

Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
Mr. Steve Beckman
DANTES Administrator
Attn: Code 20B
6490 Saufley Field Road
Pensacola, FL 32509-5243
(850) 451-2089

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(Insular Areas and Freely Associated States)


Mr. Mike Himphill
GED Administrator
Government of American Samoa
Pago Pago, AS 96799
011 (684) 633-5237
Mariana Islands

Ms. Fe Y. Calixterio
GED Administrator
Northern Marianas College
Adult Basic Education Program
P.O. Box 501250
Saipan, MP 96950
011 (670) 234-5498

Ms. Lolita C. Reyes
GED Administrator
Guam Community College P.O. Box 23069
Main Postal Facility
Guam, GU 96921
011 (671) 735-5611

Evangeline Cruz GED Test Examiner
011 (671) 735-5566

Mr. Paulino Eriich
GED Administrator
Ministry of Education
Bureau of Curriculum & Instruction
P.O. Box 189
Koror, Republic of Palau, PW 96940
011 (680) 488-2570

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Wayne D. Schmidt President and GED Administrator
College of The Marshall Islands
P.O. Box 1258
Republic of Marshall Islands
Majuro, MH 96960
011 (692) 625-3394 or
011 (692) 625-3236

Ken Alik
Chief Examiner and Adult Education State Director


Mrs. Myrna Gonzalez Vasquez
GED Administrator
Administration Adult Education Services
Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
San Juan, PR 00919-0759
(787) 759-6898 Ext. 4567, 2568, 4568
Mr. Wehns Billen
GED Administrator
Federated States of Micronesia National Government
Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941
011 (691) 320-2647

Ms. Anna L. Lewis
Director and GED Administrator
Division of Adult Education
Department of Education
44–46 Kongens Gade
Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas, VI 00802
(340) 776-3484

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name="AL"> Alberta
Mr. Ross Newton
GED Administrator, Learner Assessment Branch
Alberta Learning Devonian Building, West Tower
11160 Jasper Avenue, P.O. Box 43
Edmonton, AB T5K OL2
(780) 427-0010
Phoebe Hainnu
GED Administrator
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 900
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
(867) 975-5600
Fax: (867) 975-5635
name="BC"> British

Ms. Caroline Ponsford
Assessment Department
Ministry of Education BC Mail Plus
615 Discovery Street
Victoria, BC V8T 5G4
(250) 604-2423
(250) 387-3682
name="ON"> Ontario
Mr. Ron Pelland GED Administrator and Chief Examiner
Independent Learning Centre 2180 Yonge Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M4F 2B9
(416) 325-4243
Fax: (416) 325-3383
name="MB"> Manitoba
Mr. Mark Gavard
GED Administrator and Chief Examiner
Distance Learning & Information Technologies Unit 555 Main Street
Winkler, MB R6W 1C4
(204) 325-1711
name="PE"> Prince Edward Island
Ms. Barbara Macnutt
Manager, Literacy Initiatives Secretariat
Department of Education P.O. Box 2000
16 Fitzroy Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
(902) 368-6286
Fax: (902) 368-6144
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name="NB"> New Brunswick
Ms. Gail Fox GED Administrator
Manager, Certification Unit (English and French)
Apprenticeship and Certification Branch
Department of Training and Employment Development
470 York Street, Suite 120, P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
(506) 453-8251
Fax: (506) 444-4078

Mr. Marc Leduc
GED Administrator
1035 De La Chevrotiere, 17th Floor
Quebec, QC G1R 5A5
(418) 646-8363

name="NF"> Newfoundland
Mr. Bob Gardiner GED Administrator and Chief Examiner
Evaluation, Testing, and Certification
> Department of Education P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NF A1B 4J6
(709) 729-6261

Ms. Debbie Jeans
GED Clerk
(709) 729-2405

name="SK"> Saskatchewan
Mr. Ernie Lipinski
GED Administrator
Saskatchewan Learning
Programs Branch
1945 Hamilton Street, 12th Floor
Regina, SK S4P 2C8
(306) 787-8131
name="NT"> Northwest Territories
Ms. Bonnie Koslowski
GED Administrator
Department of Education, Culture and Employment Lahm Ridge Tower 2nd Floor
Franklin Avenue
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
(867) 920-8939
Fax: (867) 873-0338

name="YT"> Yukon
Ms. Shelagh Beairsto
Dean, Developmental Studies
Yukon College
500 College Drive
P.O. Box 2799
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5K4
(867) 668-8741

Ms. Susan Drury Examiner
(867) 668-8875

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name="NS"> Nova Scotia
Ms. Jean Fiona Smyth
Manager, GED Administrator and Chief Examiner
Adult Education Division
Skills and Learning Branch
Nova Scotia Department of Education
2021 Brunswick Street, P.O. Box 578
Halifax, NS B3J 2S9
(902) 424-8880
Fax: (902) 424-0666


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