HEP

Services

 

High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

What is HEP?

The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is an educational program for migrant/agricultural workers and their families providing free GED & HiSET classes.

Services

  • Classes held throughout the week in your community (day, night or online)
  • Textbooks and school supplies provided
  • Test preparation for HiSet and GED
  • Workshops on being a successful student and technology
  • Individualized study plans
  • Financial aid
  • Careeer assessment, planning and placement services
  • Participation in cultural events (museum, festive days, etc)

Eligibilty

You may qualify if:

  • You are 16 years of age or older
  • Have spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farm worker

OR

  • Are the dependent of at least one immediate family member who has spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farm worker
  • You are eligible to participate, or have participated within the past 24 months, in the MEP or NFJ

Virtual Classes:

Monday-Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm

In-Person Classes

Noel: Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00pm-8:00pm; Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm
Monett: Monday-Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm
Springdale: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 6:00pm-8:00pm
Rogers: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm
Fayetteville: Fridays 10:00am-12:00pm

For more information contact our HEP office:

Celina Arrieta, HEP Coordinator/Recruiter-Missouri & Kansas | 417.346.5844

Ayme Villanueva, HEP Coordinator/Recruiter-Arkansas & Oklahoma | 417.368.4655