Commonly Used Terms


  • ASD: Academic Skill Development
  • GED: General Education Development Credential
  • HSC: High School Completion
  • CTE: Career Technical Education
  • TBD: To Be Determined
  • E2020TM: The name of the computer software used in the GED Preparation and High School Diploma classes
  • Off-Site Classes: Locations other than the Career Center where students may take classes. The Bay County Community Center located by Veteran's Memorial Park in Bay City.
  • Tuition: The amount of money charged for a class
  • CASAS eTest: The name of the assessment form that the participants take to assess their skills and place them in the appropriate classes
  • Orientation: The mandatory meeting for participants before they begin their classes. (Orientation will take place the first night of classes for career technical students.)
  • Daytime Career Technical: These are classes that are offered to area juniors and seniors in high school. As space allows adults may be able to enroll. The classes run 5 days a week from either 7:55 - 10:35 a.m. OR 12:00 - 2:40 p.m.

For More Information about the program contact us at:

Bay-Arenac ISD Adult Education 4155 Monitor Road                           Bay City, MI 48706                         Phone: (989) 667-3275                   Toll Free: 1-800-227-6382              Fax: (989) 667-3291