Adult General Education
Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center is dedicated to providing technical training that will ensure success in today's rapidly changing, high technology workplace. Employers stress that the most important ingredients for success are basic literacy skills. The ability to read and comprehend printed material, to write clearly and effectively, and to calculate math accurately are basic requirements for any technical training program or entry-level job. BUACTC offers several basic skills courses tailored to specific needs.
ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE)
Program Number 9900000
9900001 Adult Basic Education Mathematics
9900002 Adult Basic Education Reading
9900003 Adult Basic Education Language Arts
9900004 Adult Basic Education Comprehensive
This program provides literacy instruction for students preparing to enroll in diploma seeking courses, to meet the academic standards of technical training programs at the Technical Center or local community college, or to prepare for employment.
This course is for students scoring below 9.0 in any area of the TABE.
ADULT GENERAL EDUCATION FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES
Program Number 9900100
The purpose of this course is to provide specialized adult general education for adults with disabilities who may need intensive, on-going support, instruction in literacy, work-related behaviors, and daily living skills. Opportunities are provided that will enable the student to participate in home and community activities, and reach desired personal goals including work.
ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Program Number 9900010
Course Numbers: (Courses included in Sections 3 and 5 of the Florida Course Code Directory that meet the requirements for graduation such as 1001400 English IV may be used).
Adult students 16 years of age or older who have not completed the requirements for a high school diploma may earn credits through the adult secondary program (ASE). To participate in this diploma option, the student must have at least 16 credits. The program is open-entry and competency-based. Students work independently at their own pace. A regular high school diploma is awarded when 24 required credits have been earned and the High School Competency Test (HSCT) or FCAT has been passed. Students seeking diplomas must meet all the graduation requirements of the State of Florida and Bradford County Schools. An eighth grade TABE score is required to be enrolled in a credit earning class.
GED DIPLOMA OPTION
Program Number 9900020
9900021 GED Preparatory Writing
9900022 GED Preparatory Social Studies
9900023 GED Preparatory Science
9900024 GED Preparatory Literature
9900025 GED Preparatory Mathematics
9900026 GED Preparatory Comprehensive
GENERAL EDUCATION PROMOTION FOR CO-ENROLLED STUDENTS
Program Number 9900099
General Education Promotion (GEP) is graded and characterized by individualized, self-paced instructional modules and performance-based evaluation. Placement into the program is based on an individual’s high school transcript. A variety of resources including computers, tape recorders, cassette players, videos, CD-ROMS, and interactive videos may be used in GEP courses. Modifications to equipment and curriculum or special accommodations may be required based on student need.
VOCATIONAL PREPARATORY INSTRUCTION (VPI)
Program Number S990001
S990011 Vocational Preparatory Instruction Math
S990021 Vocational Preparatory Instruction Language
S990031 Vocational Preparatory Instruction Reading
S990041 Vocational Preparatory Instruction Comprehensive
VPI provides basic skills remediation and the integration of academic skills in association with vocational instruction. This VPI system is based upon the assessed needs of the individual, and the academic and employability requirements related to Florida's comprehensive vocational education programs. The program is characterized by open entry/exit, self-paced instructional modules, flexible schedules, and performance-based evaluation. As a result, a variety of multimedia equipment and materials are used. Programs are available day and evening. Students who need VPI in more than one curriculum area will be enrolled in the comprehensive course.