Oregon Department of Education

Grad Hat Toss The General Educational Development Testing Service (GEDTS) enables approved states to provide access to the GED Option Program for selected secondary students who are enrolled in school. Oregon school districts and education service districts with an approved GED Option Program Application are given the opportunity to retain enrollment of 16 and 17-year-old students while they study for and take GED Subtests. Because they remain in school, students continue toward achieving the academic credits and Essential skills required for graduation and do not need an Exemption from Compulsory Attendance to access GED tests.

GED Website
GED Option Program Sites and Contact List 2014 - 2015
District/ESD GED Option Program Site Application
GED Eligibility Requirements Webinar

Pencil on Paper Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD) General Educational Development (GED) Testing Services
Information on preparing for and taking the GED test, finding a test site, getting your GED. For information on obtaining a GED transcripts, certificates and verifications call the toll free number of: 1-855-313-5799 or go to GED Testing Services

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Oregon Diploma

Information, toolkits and publications to assist in preparing each student for advanced learning, work and citizenship.
3 buildings GED Option Program Sites, Applications and Forms
Districts, schools and program names are provided annually that maintain local GED Option Programs. School district GED Option Program Application and sample forms are provided. Sample forms include, GED Option Program Participation Agreement and Parental Release of Student Information, School District Letter authorizing student to take a GED Test, GED Option Site Closure, and Request for Additional GED Option Program Site(s).
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Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling

Comprehensive guidance and counseling is an integral part of the school support system that advances high quality learning opportunities.

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Information and Resources

Links to information and resources to support finding GED Option Program Sites, relevant data, GED Testing Services and Testing Centers.
Attendance, Graduates and Dropouts

Reports on student enrollment, graduates (high school completers) and droputs.

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) pertaining to GED Option Programs.

Students and Graduation
Dropout Prevention

This page contains links to on-line resources to help you develop dropout prevention and recovery programs at your school.


  • Robert Salazar Email    (503) 947-5981
    Standards and Instructional Support - Education Program Specialist
  • Donna Newbeck Email    (503) 947-5814
    Government & Legal Affairs - Office Specialist (Charter Schools)