New Student Registration

Registration is Open!

This adult education program offers 100% online (distance learning) courses ONLY.  If you are seeking an in-person program, you may find more information here:  https://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/164

Please note that DCDAL’s orientation sessions may be rescheduled or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic at any time.  If this is the case, registration will be closed and all registrants will be notified.

You may only register for ONE orientation session.  Multiple registrations will be deleted and you will lose your seat to attend a session.

Students who have previously attended DCDAL or another adult education site and have either valid test scores and/or specific credits may not be required to attend an in person orientation session. Register following the directions below and someone from our office will be in contact with you after you register. Virtual orientation sessions will be assigned after DCDAL has received the applicant’s transcript or valid test scores and indicated their eligibility. Transcripts can be faxed to 302-883-0421 or emailed to transcripts@dcdal.org.  

Students who do not meet the eligibility for virtual orientation will be required to attend an in person session. You will be required to complete enrollment paperwork, eligibility testing, provide a writing sample and meet with staff. Please be prepared for the in person session to last between 3-4 hours. A photo ID is required.   

*You must be either a Delaware resident or be employed in Delaware to qualify.

*You must be at least 16 years of age to qualify.

*Students who qualify for the James H. Groves High School diploma program are expected to pay the $20.00 material fee at orientation. Payment can be made by cash, money order, or credit card.

Students under the age of 18:

All potential students under the age of 18 must be officially withdrawn from high school and must provide the following documentation at orientation to be eligible for enrollment at DCDAL:

*Official transcript from last school attended

*Official withdrawal form from last school attended- This form must be signed by the school and by the parent/guardian

*Letter of recommendation- This letter must be from a staff and/or faculty member at the last school attended and must recommend the potential student for classes at DCDAL

*No potential students under the age of 18 will be permitted to enroll in any program at DCDAL until all of the above criteria are met.

Questions?  Please contact the DCDAL office at 1-302-883-0420 Documents may be faxed directly to our office at 1-302-883-0421 or emailed to paperwork@dcdal.org.

Bear Library

October 5, 2021 – 2:00 P.M.

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 October 12, 2021 – 10:30 A.M.

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October 12, 2021 – 2:00 P.M.

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October 19, 2021 – 10:30 A.M.

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October 26, 2021 – 10:30 A.M.

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DCDAL Office (Dover)

October 14, 2021 – 1:00 P.M.

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October 21, 2021 – 9:30 A.M.

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October 28, 2021 – 9:30 A.M.

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Georgetown Library

October 20, 2021 -2:00 P.M.

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Registration Forms*

*These forms should be completed and submitted as directed by DCDAL once registered. 

Thank you!

Click on form name to open ———>Orientation Paperwork Packet


Writing Sample Forms*

*These forms should be completed and submitted as directed by DCDAL once registered. 

Thank you!

Click on form name below to open:

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Orientation Form Submission*

*Forms should only be submitted as directed by DCDAL once registered. Forms may be submitted via fax at 1-302-883-0421, in-person by appointment by calling 1-302-883-0420, or electronically via email using the information below.  Thank you!

To submit your forms electronically via email, please use the applicable email address by program below:

ABE/GED Forms:  ABEforms@dcdal.org

James H. Groves Adult High School Forms:  GROVESforms@dcdal.org


                  

Are you thinking about returning to school, but you are not sure how to prepare?  Here are some tips and resources to review prior to attending an orientation session.

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TABE 11/12 (Test of Adult Basic Education) Test Preparation

The testing that you will complete at orientation will assess your math and reading skill levels.  A new version of the test will used beginning Summer 2019. You may wish to review basic math and reading concepts prior to testing.  Practice questions are available for FREE online.  Check them out here:

https://tabetest.com/resources-2/testing-information/tabe-1112-practice/


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Writing Assessment Preparation

You will be required to complete a writing sample.  The writing prompt provided will be based on your score on the reading portion of the TABE test.  It is expected that you will write a traditional five (5) paragraph essay for this assessment.  There are many writing resources available for FREE online.  Here are a few suggestions:

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html

https://www.gradesaver.com/writing-help/avoiding-commonly-misused-words

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

https://www.gradesaver.com/writing-help/goodessay

https://www.skillsyouneed.com/rhubarb/essay-writing-tips.html


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Do you need testing or instructional accommodations?

Delaware Adult Education programs comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 2010. If you need a special accommodation, please contact Cathy Kipp, Executive Director at least three (3) weeks prior to orientation:

E-mail:  cathykipp@dcdal.org

Phone:  302-883-0420

Fax:  302-883-0421

All information is kept confidential.

See www.ada.gov for more information.

Click here for detailed accessibility information for our James H. Groves Adult High School Program.

Click here for detailed accessibility information for our ABE/GED Preparation Programs.


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Are you under the age of 18?

All potential students under the age of 18 must be officially withdrawn high school and must provide the following documentation to be eligible for enrollment at DCDAL:

• Official transcript from last school attended
• Official withdrawal form from last school attended- This form must be signed by the school and by the parent/guardian
• Letter of recommendation- This letter must be from a staff and/or faculty member at the last school attended and must recommend the potential student for classes at DCDAL

**No potential students under the age of 18 will be permitted to enroll in any program at DCDAL until all of the above criteria are met.

Questions? Please contact the DCDAL office at 1-302-883-0420
Documents may be faxed directly to our office at 1-302-883-0421

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