Hello! My name is Teresa Guia and I am the Transition Specialist in the Adult Education Department. I am here to assist you in planning your next steps and answering any questions you may have that pertain to our bridge programs. Whether you are considering college courses, certificate programs, and/or researching employment options, I am here to help. I encourage you to stop in my office so that we can identify your goals, and together we can explore your future options.
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For more information on classes: Hotline: (708) 709-7880.
Transition Specialist, Adult Education
Phone: (708) 709-3721
Office: ATOC 125
Frequently Asked Questions
|I'm interested in taking credit classes on the main campus. How do I start?||You may start by speaking to the transition specialist. You will receive guidance on completing the Prairie State College application as well as taking the COMPASS test.|
|What is the COMPASS test?||It is a computerized test that determines your college readiness level and consists of three parts: English, Reading, and Math. For more information please visit the COMPASS webpage.|
|How do I pay for college?||You may be eligible to receive financial aid and/or scholarships.|
|I don't have my GED® certificate yet, can I still take credit classes at Prairie State College?||Yes. However, you cannot receive financial aid or graduate without having a GED® certificate. It is recommended that you first complete this process first so that you are best prepared to take college credit courses.|
|I need help with my résumé, where can I go for help?||You can meet with the transition specialist for guidance.|