Providing English language and GED® test preparation classes to business and school employees and others is the purpose behind Rio Salado College's Workplace Education program.
Workplace English Language Classes
Rio Salado's English language classes focus on improving English comprehension, reading, speaking and writing skills. These non-credit classes are typically attended by employees and often, to students' parents when it's taught at schools.
Workplace GED Test Preparation Classes
Rio Salado's GED test preparation classes prepare employees and others who want to pursue a high school equivalency diploma through the GED test. The classes focus on science, social studies, and math and language reasoning.
Rio Salado Testing Services
Did you know that Rio Salado College annually administers an average 60,000 various tests, including the GED® test? Testing is available for Phoenix-area businesses, organizations, students and safety personnel at multiple locations in metro Phoenix.
School Partner Benefits
Schools that use Rio Salado workplace education benefit in these ways:
- Supports the use of Title I funds
- Contributes to improvements in academic performance
- Effective school community service
Employer Partner Benefits
Businesses and organizations that use Rio Salado workplace education benefit in these ways:
- Customized instruction to meet the needs of your organization
- Comprehensive reporting, including assessment results and attendance
- Creates a more educated workforce
- Improves your organization's customer service communication abilities
- Lowers employees turnover rates
- Class times can be scheduled morning, afternoon or evening
- Classes taught onsite at your organization
Flexible Class Times at Your Location
Flexible class time options have helped make this program popular since its start in 2000. Classes are also conducted onsite at an organization's place of business.
More than 60 diverse Phoenix-area organizations and schools have partnered with the Workplace Education program over the years, including:
- The City of Phoenix
- Bank of America
- Mayo Clinic
- Banner Hospitals
- Ranch Market
- Casino Arizona
- Charter schools
- Tempe, Fowler and Tolleson Elementary School districts