Adult Education

St. Bernard Adult Education HiSET Program
at Nunez Community College

3710 Paris Road - Chalmette, LA 70043

(504) 278-6320

Pat Pourciau, Director

Need more information about Adult Education? Complete this quick and easy online form and an Adult Education staff member will reach out to you!


Holiday Closure Notifications
  • The Adult Education office will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from Monday, November 21 - Friday, November 25. The office will re-open on Monday, November 28. 
  • The Adult Education office will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 22 - Monday, January 2.The office will re-open on Tuesday, January 3. 

Adult Education classes are offered every 6 WEEKS! The next opportunity to get started in a career pathway at Nunez Community College while completing a high school diploma is always only a few weeks away!

January 2017 Testing & Registration

Monday, January 9
TABE Testing/Registration
9:00 AM and 12:00 PM

Tuesday, January 10
TABE Testing/Registration
12:00 PM and 4:00 PM

Wednesday, January 11
Orientation/Advising 
9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 4:00 PM

Thursday, January 12
Orientation/Advising 
9:00 AM and 12:00 PM


Classes run from Friday, January 13 through Friday, March 10. Classes are 12 hours of instruction each week.

Day Classes
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM  - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Evening Classes
Tuesday & Wednesday
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn more about Adult Education! Watch this St. Bernard Parish Schools' video to hear from Adult Education Director, Pat Pourciau.


About Career Pathways for Adults at Nunez Community College:
Our Adult Education staff helps students transition into a two semester program that is open to veterans, displaced workers, adult learners, students pursuing a high school equivalency, and anyone else with a need for basic reading, writing, and math skills. This program, located at Nunez Community College, integrates basic skills with career and technical instruction. It includes a set of core classes and career training through college-level coursework. Career pathways in the Healthcare, Business, and Industrial Technology are available to interested and qualified students.Interested students will fill out an application and submit a letter of support that attests to the studentsí ability to be successful with this program. Minimum scores must be earned on the TABE test in Reading and Math to qualify and will be recommended by Adult Education staff.

The St. Bernard Adult Education Center Offers:

  • HiSET attainment
  • Convenient hours and location
  • Individualized, small and large group, computer assisted, proxy instruction
  • Self-paced individualized plan of instruction
  • Free instruction and use of materials to registered students
  • Relaxed, comfortable, adult atmosphere on a college campus
  • Quick access to admission at Nunez Community College while working on the HiSET Diploma
  • Accommodating flex schedule
  • Work from home and work at school
  • Registration is every 6 weeks

 St. Bernard Parish Schools' Adult Education Website

HiSET Diploma

  1. You must be 18 years of age or older and no longer enrolled in school. Persons under 19 years of age must have a drop slip from the last school attended. Persons under 18 years of age must have a school board waiver.
  2. Register for HiSET class. (The only cost is a $20 registration fee).
  3. Complete the diagnostic assessment (TABE) in math, reading, and language to find your level of placement.
  4. Receive individualized tutoring/instruction.
  5. Complete the HiSET Practice Test.
  6. Register for the HiSET. (The cost is $90 pre-paid and non-refundable).
  7. Take the HiSET. The test is administered at CF Rowley on paper or computer. You must have a driverís license or state picture ID to test and must be pre-scheduled.


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