Women's Success Stories

Anne Marie, single mother of two teenagers, achieved the GED while living in a shelter. She currently holds a full time job as a security guard and is completing her college education. 

Esmeralda came to SSNDEC to learn her "ABCs" and after 3 months she departed, literate and able to read stories to her twin girls.
Dorothy, a middle aged Nigerian immigrant, moved through pre-GED to a GED diploma and is currently in her last year of nursing at the University of Rochester.

Maria, a native of Mexico, participated in the ESL program for one year and moved into GED preparation. While caring for her three young daughters, she achieved the NYS GED diploma.


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