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General Education Diploma (GED)/High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)

Individuals interested in obtaining their GED/HSED participate in a State required orientation and assessment. Instructors work with students to develop an individual learning plan.

Northwood Tech offers free classes in math, writing and reading as needed prior to GED/HSED testing.

Learn more about GED/HSED


Adult Learner Education

Have you been out of school for a while? Would you like to brush up on your academic skills and build confidence?  Classes are personal and flexible, with a variety of options including lab and structured classes to meet your needs. These classes are available to those 18 and older.

  • Learn at a comfortable but challenging level, from the very basic to pre-college.

  • Subject areas include reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, problem solving, and math.

  • Get a personalized study program built around your own learning level and learning style.

  • Work toward your own goals, on your schedule.

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English Language Learner (ELL)

English language learner classes are designed to provide you with an academic environment to learn the English language as quickly as possible. An English language instructor is available to provide support in reading, writing, speaking and career skills.

  • Spanish: Clases de aprendizaje de inglés están diseñadas para proporcionarle un ambiente académico para aprender inglés lo antes posible. Un instructor de inglés está disponible para proporcionar apoyo en lectura, escritura, habla y habilidades de la carrera.

  • Somali: Casharrada barashada luuqada Ingiriisiga waxaa loogu talagalay inay ku siiyaan jawiga tacliinta si ay u bartaan luuqada Ingiriisiga sida ugu dhakhsaha badan. Tababaraha luuqada Ingriiska ah ayaa diyaar u ah inuu bixiyo taageerada akhriska, qorista, xirfadaha xirfadda iyo hadalka.

  • Hmong: Cov tub ntxhais xyaum kawm lus Askiv yog tsim los qhia koj txog qhov chaw kawm ntawv kom kawm lus Askiv sai li sai tau. Tus kws qhia lus Askiv muaj los pab txhawb kev nyeem ntawv, sau ntawv, hais lus thiab kev ua haujlwm.


 

Contact

Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Academic Support Center – Ashland

Terri Perry

Academic Coach

715.319.7271

Academic Support Center – Superior

Hillary Olson

Academic Coach

715.319.7344

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Academic Support Center - Rice Lake

Patty Dykstra

Academic Coach

715.788.7205

Academic Support Center-Superior

Twila Sauve

Academic Support

715.319.7195

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Academic Support Center - Superior

Sonja Von Frank

Academic Support

715.319.7191

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Academic Support Center - Superior

RaeAnn Johnson

Academic Support

715.319.7321

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Academic Support Center - Rice Lake

Marsha Iverson-Smith

Academic Support

715.788.7180

Academic Support Center - Rice Lake

Gideon Mayhak

Academic Support

715.788.7049

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Academic Support Center – New Richmond

Carla Cornwall

Academic Support

715.246.1818

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Academic Support Center – New Richmond

Becky Peterson

Academic Support

715.246.1898

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Academic Support Center – New Richmond

Todd Kittel

Academic Support

715.246.1861

Academic Support Center – New Richmond

Heather Hinz

Academic Support

715.246.1841

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Academic Support Center – Ashland

Lisa Fiorio-Martinsen

Academic Support

715.685.3023

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Academic Support Center – Ashland

Jennifer Olson

Academic Support

715.319.7268

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Academic Support Center - Rice Lake

Don Pashby

Academic Support Instructor

715.788.7053

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Accommodation Specialist Contacts

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Ashland Accommodations

Donna Jones-Ilsley

Accommodation Specialist

715.685.3014

Rice Lake Accommodations

Heidi Diesterhaft

Accommodation Specialist

715.788.7142

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New Richmond Accommodations

Lori Denzine

Accommodations Specialist

715.246.1821

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Superior Accommodations

Chris Fries

Accommodations Specialist

715.319.7307

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