Thursday, December 17, 2015

Closed Dec. 18th Through Jan. 1st

The Grenada Adult Education Center will be CLOSING
for the Christmas and New Year's holidays
on Fri., Dec. 18th, and will reopen at
8:00 AM on Mon., Jan. 4th.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

GED Testing Service - Cyber Monday Flash Sale

 - Cyber Monday GED Testing Service Flash Sale

Note:  We will be testing in Grenada on Dec. 9th-10th. 
These will be our final testing dates for this year.
A limited number of seats are still available.

Christmas and Awards Meetings - Dec. 15th and 16th

Note: This year, we have split the awards meetings into two...
one for the morning classes and
one for the Tues./Thurs. afternoon classes.

You may come to either or both, if you wish. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Are You Ready to Succeed on the GED?

You can find out during the GED Testing Service's (GEDTS®) "Back-to-School" promotion. Take the GED® practice test for $1 for any of the four subject area tests (a $5 discount per subject area). Enter promo code BACKTOSCHOOL at checkout. Take all four GED Ready® subject area practice tests (Reasoning through Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies) if you want to see if you are prepared to pass the GED® test.
Details may be found at

GEDTS® is running a guarantee (see their website or the link above for details) for actual GED® testing during this period for those who score "Likely to Succeed" in that subject on the GED Ready® practice test. 

If your practice test scores are "Too Close to Call" or  
"Not Likely to Succeed," 
consider signing up for free 8-week GED prep classes
at the Grenada Adult Education Center that begin
with open registration dates in early October. 
Click HERE for Fall Session II class details.

If you don't have a debit or credit card to purchase the $1 GED Ready test online, call the Grenada Adult Education Center at 227-6101. Our front office has a limited number of $1.00 GED Ready® test vouchers available for purchase. These vouchers can be used to pay for the practice test online.

Don't have access to a computer and the internet to take the GED Ready® practice test?  There are a limited number of seats to take the test in Room 18 here at 9:00 AM on October 6th-8th.
Click on this link to reserve a seat for the practice test:
GAEC GED Ready Test Reservation - EXPIRED
AND be sure to purchase desired GED Ready exams through your account at - EXPIRED

Monday, October 26, 2015

2015 First Annual MS Day of Giving - EXTENDED THROUGH MONDAY, OCT. 26TH
GLAD is an eligible non-profit organization and participating in 
Mississippi's first annual online Day of Giving on October 24th.
Giving page opens on October 10th.
All online donations will be officially receipted for tax purposes by GiveGab.
 Offline donations may be sent to GLAD at
PO Box 533, Grenada, MS 38902 and
receipted for tax purposes by GLAD.
In order to be included in statewide Day of Giving totals,
offline donations need to be received by 3 PM on Wed., Oct. 21st.
Please consider donating during this event period!

We have created a Facebook event that you may share at:

10/26/15 - MS Day of Giving announced that the event
has been extended through Monday, Oct. 26th! 


3 donors (1 online; 2 offline) with donations totaling $5,105.
Additionally, a $100 employer-match is pending.

20 Ways to Raise a Book-Smart Baby

See PDF info online:

Tips for Reading with Babies and Toddlers20 Ways to Raise a Book-Smart Baby - Infants & Toddlers

Book List for Ages 0-24 Months: 1000_books - Ages 0-24 Month Book Lists

Book List for Two- and Three-Year-Olds:  1000_books - Ages 2-3 Book Lists

Book List for Four- and Five-Year-Olds:  1000 books - Ages 4-5 Book Lists

Coloring Pages:  Coloring Sheets to Print

Monday, September 21, 2015

Support GLAD on Sept. 19th-25th (Proliteracy's "Adult Literacy Day of Giving" Event)
Click HERE to visit the Grenada League for Adult Development
(GLAD's) first annual "Adult Literacy Day of Giving" page
on GiveGab, secure nonprofit giving platform;
 event sponsors Proliteracy and New Readers Press. 

Please share! The donation page went "live" on Sept. 19th.

The donations page active through Friday, September 25th.
Please begin sharing on social media every day to support
our local adult literacy services!

Visit the website above for more info.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

National Anthem Sing-a-Long at noon (CST) on Sept. 11th

Hosted by the American Public Education Foundation, the  third annual National Anthem simultaneous sing-a-long will take place on September 11 at precisely Noon CST.

National Anthem Sing-a-long

Educational resources available on the event website also.   

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

September 8th -- Today is International Literacy Day!

Celebrate today by volunteering or donating in 
support of the Grenada League for Adult Development
(GLAD's) local adult literacy services.

Stock photo from Proliteracy

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Free adult literacy e-book online

Click on the title above to get the free PDF version of "Reading Changed My Life! Three True Stories" by Beth Johnson from Townsend Press.

Townsend offers two free ebooks! "Three Keys to Doing Well in School is a concise and practical guide to student success. Reading Changed My Life! is a collection of true stories about the transformative power of reading. Click each title to download your copy."  

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Proliteracy's "The Notebook" - Fall 2015 issue
Click HERE for online issue.

The Fall 2015 issue of Notebook: Resources for the Adult Educator, a ProLiteracy membership publication, is in the mail.
In this issue:
  • Speaking: Spontaneous Conversation and Questions: 3 Ways to Get the Ball Rolling
  • Numeracy: Practicing Measurements With Baking
  • Applied Literacy: 11 Steps to Prepare Your Class for a Library Visit
  • Classroom Management: Motivating Students With School Currency
  • Tutor Profile: Enthusiastic Teacher Leads the Way With Technology, Family Literacy

Monday, August 24, 2015

GLAD 29th Annual Meeting

2015 GLAD 29th Annual Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 25th
7:15 pm
in the Conference Room 
at the Grenada Adult Education Center

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Save $10 on the GED Test through July 31st.

Seats remain for July 30th GED testing at the Grenada Adult Education Center.
Create or log into your free account at in order to schedule testing.
Be sure to claim the $10 discount if you are eligible.
Click HERE for details.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Help Babies Develop Language Skills

Online article "Talk to Me, Baby: The Research Behind Language Development"

2015 Fall Session 1 flyer (revised) - registration ends August 11th

Enrollment for 2015-16 academic year students each Tuesday and Thursday through August 11th at 3:00 p.m. for afternoon classes (plan to stay until 6:00 PM); morning class begins at 8 AM on weekdays (plan to stay until noon).

The last chance to begin registration and orientation is on Tuesday, August 11th. All orientation sessions must be completed by the end of the new student enrollment period before a new student will be placed in classes.

All continuing 2014-15 year students will need to inquire about procedures for re-enrolling for 2015-16.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Elizabeth Jones Library's Learning Express/Learn-a-Test Resource

The Elizabeth Jones Library's Learning Express/Learn-a-Test Resource has an Adult Learning section. 
You might want to check it out. 

Click "Helpful Links"
Choose "Students"
Choose "Learning Express
New users, choose "Register" then log in and begin practice.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015


The Grenada Adult Education Center will
reopen at 8 AM on Wed., July 22nd.
Registration and orientation for Fall Session 1
Tuesday/Thursday afternoon classes
will be at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 28th.

Monday-Thursday morning class registration and orientation
will be at 8:00 AM on Monday, August 3rd. 

No fees are charged for classes.

Have you registered to vote?

from GrenadaStar

Monday, June 29, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Renegade Buggies - Financial Literacy Family Game App
from National Center for Families Learning and Dollar General Literacy Foundation

May 2015 GED Graduation and Awards

The Grenada Adult Education Center hosted their annual Spring Student Awards and GED Graduation on Tues., May 26th, at 7:00 p.m.

Click HERE for photos may be shared/ordered/downloaded.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

June 2015 issue of The GLAD Tutor newsletter

Click HERE to view online newsletter issue.

Summer Session Registering Tues., May 26th (Morning Classes Only)

New adult students FINAL LATE REGISTRATION at 8 AM on Thursday, May 28th!
Arrive before 8 AM. Plan to stay all morning. 
If you don't yet have a valid government-issued photo ID, come to registration anyway but begin working on getting one immediately and show it to your instructor as soon as possible.

GED Graduation and Awards Meeting - Tues., May 26th, 7 PM

Participating GED graduates are:
John Tyler Brown, III
Joshua C. Calvin
Emily A. Graves
Brandy Jo Melton

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Center for the Study of Adult Literacy Free Webinar - May 29th (preregistration required)

More information and preregistration link at

Center for the Study of Adult Literacy (CSAL) -

COABE Free Adult Educator Resources

Proliteracy Resource - "The Notebook" Spring 2015 issue

To view online issue, click HERE.

The Spring 2015 issue of Notebook: Resources for the Adult Educator, a ProLiteracy membership publication, is in the mail.
In this issue:
  • Speaking: Wow! Teaching Interjections
  • Reading: Jigsaw Vocabulary Activity
  • Numeracy: 10 Math Apps for Adult Students
  • Writing: Using a Graphic Organizer to Respond to Literature
  • Student Profile: Former Student Continues to Learn, Inspire Others
Access a PDF of this issue here. You are encouraged to share this link with tutors and teachers in your program. 
Spring Notebook cover