Rutherford County Adult Education Center Director Joe Herbert agreed.
"Miss McGregor is the backbone of the Adult High School
..."I feel we are providing a good service to the community," said Joe Herbert, director of Rutherford County School Board's Adult Education Center.
The Adult Education Center staff of 12 full- and part-time employees has offered free instruction for 1,315 adults since July 1, 2005, Herbert
"The only thing we ask for is for students to be committed," Herbert
said."I feel our motto is we're educating the work force."He
expects about 365 to 370 will have earned General Educational Development certificates by the end of the fiscal year June 30.GED is accepted as the equivalent of a high school diploma at most universities.About 75 participated in a GED graduation last January, and his
staff will hold another one July 30 at Blackman High.
The numbers have come down from last year when 418 earned GEDs, but the decline can be attributed to the state no longer paying for the $55 expense to take the required exam, Herbert