High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Program

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Adult Education

YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s Adult Education Department offers a variety of services that support individuals in improving their academic skills, earning a high school level credential and gaining employment.

Using an initial assessment, we’ll help you access your best route to a high school level credential.  From there, we’ll work together to create your personalized education plan.

5.09 High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Program — Milwaukee and Racine

Offered in Milwaukee and Racine, our Department of Public Instruction approved 5.09 High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) program is based on schoolwork, rather than testing.

  • Engaging virtual  instruction online
  • 12 hours per week for 20 weeks (Milwaukee) or 15 weeks (Racine)
  • Morning and evening class schedules available Monday thru Thursday
  • Classes offered in English and Spanish
  • Workforce focused using real-life applications
  • Earn HSED and National Career Readiness Certification simultaneously
  • College resources for further academic opportunities

Want to get started?  Sign up for an information session below that works with your schedule.

Milwaukee: Thursdays at 9:00am or 1:00pm  SIGN UP

Racine: Mondays at 5:30pm  SIGN UP   or Wednesdays at 11am  SIGN UP 


Contact Us

Milwaukee adult education information sessions are currently held online every Thursday at 9:00am or 1:00pm  SIGN UP

YWCA Southeast Wisconsin
1915 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
Contact: Janita (414) 267-3297

Racine education information sessions are held on Wednesdays and Mondays. Mondays at 5:30pm  SIGN UP   or Wednesdays at 11am  SIGN UP 

Racine County Workforce Solutions Adult Education Center
1717 Taylor Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
For English: Tammy (262) 898-5532 | TSeleski@ywcasew.org

Gateway Technical College | Racine Campus – Racine Building 220
1001 S. Main Street
Racine, WI 53403
En Espanol: Gualadupe Badillo (262) 564-2403 | badillog@gtc.edu






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