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Programming at Great Brook Valley

Thank you for your interest in the Adult Community Learning Center’s programming with the Worcester Housing Authority in Great Brook Valley. These specific classes are only available to Great Brook Valley residents. We offer the ESOL beginner level at GBV. For intermediate and Advanced class, view our offerings at our 25 Federal St. Downtown Worcester location. 

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

  • Free English classes for adult learners whose native language is not English
  • Course covers reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, grammar and conversation
  • Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in person at 35 Freedom Way.
  1. GBV ESOL Application
  2. GBV ESOL Program Placement

HiSET/GED Preparation

  • Free classes to prepare you for your high-school equivalency exam
  • Course covers reading, writing, science, social studies and math
  • Classes are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at 35 Freedom Way.
  • To apply, complete the HiSET/GED Preparation Application​ 

For more information about our Great Brook Valley programming, please contact Kathy Warnken, Site Coordinator at kwarnken [at]

Please visit HiSET and GED for more information about the tests, to register and for information about remote testing.

To learn more about our Testing Center, call 508.854.2784, email testing [at], or visit Testing at QCC. To request a copy of your certificate, please visit

If you would like access to GED/HiSET study materials or register for your exam please see the links below: