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Aspire is a FREE program!

To get a good job today, you need basic academic and workforce skills. Aspire is a FREE program for anyone 16 and over in the community. Aspire classes are a stepping stone to transition to the next chapter in life. Refresh your basic academic skills in reading, math, or language to help earn your GED® or High School Diploma, enter a skills training program, obtain a job, and/or retain your current job. 
Pre-registration is required for orientation.  Call the Aspire Coordinator Jodi Wireman at 419-998-2956


These classes are available for those entering any adult education program that wants to work on their skills.  These classes will help students improve basic academic and workforce skills.  Assistance will also be provided with improving WorkKeys scores and HESI scores for students entering a medical program or the Adult Diploma Program.


2021 - 2022 Aspire Class Times and Locations  *revised 11/4/2021

Van Wert County Site:
Vantage Career Center
Adult Education Door #6
818 N. Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Aspire Classes
Aspire classes held Monday & Wednesday 9:00am -Noon
Orientations held: Nov. 8, Jan 3, Feb. 28, April 25

Workkeys® and HESI Prep Classes
Classes held Monday & Wednesday 9:00am - Noon (As Needed) 

Paulding County Site:
Ohio Means Jobs - Paulding County Job Center
250 Dooley Drive #B, Paulding, OH 45879

Aspire Classes held Tuesday and Thursday from Noon - 3:00 pm
Orientations Held:  Nov. 8, Jan 3, Feb. 28, April 25

Delphos Site: 
Delphos Public Library
309 W 2nd Street, Delphos, OH 45833

Aspire Classes held Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am - 12:00 pm
Orientation Dates: Nov. 9, Jan. 4, Mar. 1, April 26

Mercer County Site: 
Celina Education Complex
585 E Livingston, Celina, OH 45822

Aspire Classes held Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am - Noon
Orientations Held:  Nov. 9, Jan. 4, Mar. 1, April 26


Vantage Career Center is an authorized Pearson VUE GED® Test Center location. The GED® exam is a computer based test that includes four sections: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science and Social Studies.  

The cost is $30 for each subject or $120 for the complete test.

Ohio GED® Voucher Program
The State of Ohio offers a voucher available for first time test-takers to assist in covering up to $80 of the cost ($20 for each section/ $80 for the complete test).  For information on receiving a voucher, contact Jessica Hoehn at 419-998-2938 / [email protected] 

contact us

For more information about Aspire, contact Jodi Wireman, Aspire Coordinator at 419-998-2956.
Those in need of a GED Voucher should contact Jessica Hoehn, Assistant Aspire Coordinator at 419-998-2938. 
To register for a GED test please visit
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