YWCA Southeast Wisconsin
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PI 5.09 HSED Program








We can help you get your PI 5.09 HSED!

Our Department of Public Instruction approved program is based on schoolwork, rather than testing. You’ll attend classes for 12 hours per week over 20 weeks. Our curriculum is workforce focused and uses real-life applications as often as possible.  

Program Services:

  • Financial education (FDIC Money Smart)
  • Remediation classes with one-on-one instruction
  • College resources for further academic opportunities
  • National Career Readiness Certificate - a second credential that demonstrates workforce skills.

Program Eligibility

Participants must be referred by a GED instructor and meet the following criteria:

  • Wisconsin resident, or has lived in Wisconsin for at least 10 days, or is migrant worker as defined in s. 103.90 (5) (a), Stats., or is the child of a migrant worker.
  • 18 ½ years old or older
  • Has not graduated from high school and is not enrolled in a public or private high school
  • Minimum TABE score of 7.0 in reading and math
  • Attempted to obtain a GED Certificate through traditional methods before referral
  • Meet two of the following additional criteria:
               - Economically disadvantaged
               - Primary residency houses recipient of social service benefit
               - Identifies as an ethnic minority
               - Displaced worker/ homemaker
               - Represents an under-served / underrepresented population


YWCA Southeast Wisconsin
1915 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53212
  Racine County Workforce Solutions
1717 Taylor Ave, Racine, WI 53403
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.   Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact: Jake 414-267-3299 | jgorges@ywcasew.org   Contact: Katie (262) 638-6703 | katie.kasprzak@racinecounty.com