EAST PEORIA — The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce announces a GED Preparation class to be offered in East Peoria Jan. 18-May 10, 2017.  This class is offered through collaboration among the East Peoria Chamber, the Fondulac District Library, and the Peoria Park District ELITE Program.

Individuals who wish to participate in the program must qualify through a Test of Basic Adult Education (TABE) at a 7th grade reading level or above.  Individuals must register and test in-person between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4 or Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

Registration, testing, and the classes will be held in the East Peoria Civic Plaza adjacent to the Fondulac District Library and City Hall in East Peoria. Individuals must attend one registration session and all class sessions to get the most out of the class.

Financial support provided for individuals taking this class will cover all of the costs of instruction, supplies, materials, practice tests, and certification tests. Spaces are limited to qualified individuals and will be filled on a first-come, first-registered basis.

Questions can be directed to epged2017@gmail.com or (309) 431-1341.