What is the High School Equivalency Program?
The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is designed to assist migrant and seasonal
farm workers to earn their General Educational Development (GED®) certificate. If you or an immediate family member has worked on a an agricultural
farm, warehouse, orchard or vineyard in the past two years, you may be eligible to
obtain your GED® certificate for free. Take advantage of the free classes offered at CBC, tutoring
and academic and career advising!
What does HEP provide?
- Academic Advising
- Academic Skills Assessments
- College Visits and Tours
- Social and Cultural Events
- Career Planning
- Referrals to Employment Agencies
- Textbooks & Supplies
Am I eligible?
You may be eligible for HEP if you:
- Have not yet earned a high school diploma or a GED®
- Are at least 16 years old
- Can provide work documentation for yourself or an immediate family member in migrant
or seasonal farm work in the past two years.