The Adult Education (AE) and General Educational
Development (GED) Testing Division assists Alabamians in achieving the basic skills and the credentials they
need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The Adult Education Program provides free basic skills
instruction in reading, writing, math, English language competency, and GED Test preparation. The GED Testing
Program supervises all official GED Test Centers, issues diplomas and transcripts, and serves as a liaison between
the department and the GED Testing Service.