Parents’ Personal and Professional Growth & Development is designed to support and enhance parents’
education, post- secondary opportunities, and career advancement. Programs and resources provide
parents the support needed to develop into lifelong learners as well as productive citizens. Parents will
have an opportunity to participate in the district’s GED Support Program. This FREE program provides
resources and GED test prep classes, tutorials, online practice skills, study guides, and practice tests in
language arts and mathematics. Post-Secondary Education as well as Career Advancement opportunities
offer support to parents and help enhance their professional growth & development.
Please refer to this document for a full description of this program
The purpose of the district’s GED Program is to
educate, empower, and engage parents through
opportunities provided by DeKalb County School
District and community collaborators. The GED
Program gives parents impactful resources that
will help improve or enhance their personal and
professional growth and development. This FREE
program offers profound life-changing support
that will assist adult learners with achieving their
academic goals as well as career and college
Obtaining a GED provides parents in the district
opportunities that include support to:
• Enroll in postsecondary educational programs.
• Obtain job training skills | certifications.
• Earn workforce development | advancement.
• Maintain and/or establish financial stability.
• Receive community collaborators’ resources.
• Gain knowledge that will help assist children with
The GED tests include the reading, writing, thinking,
and problem-solving skills needed for success in
postsecondary educational programs and for the
world of work. Parents are encouraged to open the
program’s door and take advantage of the various
opportunities that are a springboard to higher
education, to better paying jobs, and to rewarding
career paths. Realizing that “It Takes a Village to
Support our Families”, we are a community that
inspires adults to be lifelong learners, empowers
adults to achieve their educational goals, and
celebrates adults’ accomplishments as they excel
personally and professionally.
The goal of this event is to provide professional jobrelated training, resources, and services to the DeKalb
County School District’s parents and caregivers that will
prepare and support them with obtaining skills needed
for employment in today’s workforce. After registering,
you will receive a confirmation thank you message
and additional information. Parents who register for
a workshop, will have access to view the recorded
workshops anytime throughout the school year.
If you have any question or concern regarding the Parents’ Personal and Professional Growth & Development Focus Area, please contact: