Adult Education

The White Lake Area Community Education Adult  Education program serves residents of Muskegon and Oceana Counties. Classrooms are located at the Duck Creek Learning Center and Shelby MI Works office.

Programs Offered

  • High School Completion   
  • GED Preparation & Testing    
  • ABE Programming - for those adults looking to build skills in literacy and numeracy. 

Enrollment Requirements

Contact the Duck Creek Learning Center at 231 766-3001

Muskegon County

Duck Creek Learning Center
4600 N. Gibson Rd.
Muskegon, MI 49445
(231) 766-3001

Shelby – Adult Education

51 3rd Street
Shelby, MI 49455
(231) 855-5151

Class Schedules by Location

Duck Creek Learning Ctr.
Class times: 9:30am – 3:00pm
Class Days: Monday-Friday

Class times: 9:00am – 2:30pm
Class Days: Monday-Thursday 

All Graduation candidates must successfully complete a minimum of 2 semester classes (1 full credit) with WLACE, in addition to all other adult high school credit requirements.

High School Credit: 1/2 Credit per Class

Diploma Issued: An accredited high school diploma


GED Tests

(4) GED Tests: Language Arts Reading, Social Studies, Science, & Mathematics

GED Preparation & Testing Information

  1. The GED (General Equivalency Diploma) is the minimum educational credential accepted for entry into employment, vocational training and many colleges.
  2. The award of the GED certification is based on achieving a passing score on 4 tests, given in 4 subject areas: Reading, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
  3. WLACE’s GED preparation classes work to ensure testing success by exploring each of the areas tested and administering practice tests on a routine basis.
  4. Minimum testing age is 18 years (16 years with a signed age waiver form or court order).
  5. Admission to a testing session also requires prior registration, must show a picture ID from a governmental agency before testing and a completed demographic form. All GED testing will be conducted at the Duck Creek Learning Center.
  6. Tests are free to all WLACE students, or payment of $50.00 per test taken or $200 for the 4 tests for non-WLACE students.

GED Testing Site

Testing is scheduled as needed.

Student transcripts are available upon request. Contact Tara Nash at the Duck Creek Learning Center, (231) 766-3001.

WLACE offers transportation to all adult and alternative education students. Ask our enrollment specialists for more information.

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