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Lisa Thevenot-Adult Education Coordinator

Fall & Spring Classes Available at the Adult Education Building:
Marksville Site: Instructor Lisa Thevenot
Mondays-Wednesdays 8:00 am to 1:00 pm class  2:00-3:30 computer assisted, study plan, assessments 
Thursdays 5-8pm night class
Fridays 8:00am-12:00pm study peer groups, computer assisted, individualized study, and assessments
Thursdays and Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Registration attendance is required on BOTH days)
Cottonport Technical College (CLTCC) Ward Nash Campus (phone: 876-2401 ext. 6116) Instructor Lisa Thevenot
Tuesdays 10:30am-12:30pm 
Thursdays 8:00am-4:00pm
Simmesport Site: Instructor Contina Pierite
Wednesday 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Town Hall
Any questions regarding classes, registration, or the HiSET exam, call the main office at 253-5511 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and speak to an Adult Education staff member.


* Students must be 18 to enroll in Adult Education classes. All 16 and 17 year olds must contact Mrs. Jennifer Dismer, Acting Supervisor of Child Welfare, at the School Board Office for age waiver qualifications. All students who completed the Youth Challenge Program but did not receive a high school equivalency diploma are eligible to enroll and homeschooled students who have completed their home school study program. If you have any questions concerning classes, eligibility, or high school equivalency testing (HiSET), please call the Adult Education Center at 318-253-5511.

 Requirements:  Students must be 18 or older to enroll.  All 16 and 17 year old students must contact Mrs. Jennifer Dismer, Acting Supervisor of Child Welfare,  for eligibility rules on receiving an age waiver to attend Adult Education (not every 16 and 17 year old is issued an age waiver to attend.  This is based on eligibility.)  Students who have completed YCP and did not receive the HiSET diploma are eligible to enroll.  Also, students who have completed home school study with proof of completion are eligible to enroll in classes.


If you have any questions, please call our office 253-5511 during office hours 8:00-4:00.

 Avoyelles Adult Learning Center

515 West BonTempt Street

Marksville, LA 71351

Avoyelles Parish HiSET Testing Center            

Avoyelles Parish School Board Media Center                 

136 South Fair St.

Marksville, LA 71351


Initial Tester---$90.00

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