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HSE & Proficiency Communications and Presentations

Please find the latest communications and presentations regarding the High School Equivalency (HSE) and Proficiency Programs below.

2024 August Summer Convenings

Registration is Open for High School Equivalency Summer Convenings!

Join us for a professional development opportunity, hosted by the CDE, designed for equivalency and proficiency program chief examiners, test site administrators, school counselors, and others with a connection to alternatives to high school graduation. These trainings will include updates from GED® Testing Service, HiSET Equivalency, HiSET Proficiency, and the CDE. Questions can be sent to Melissa Stockbridge at the Sacramento County Office of Education by email at

2024 Homeless Youth Education and California Counsel for Adult Education Notetaking Guide

2024 Foster Youth Conference Presentation Note-taking Guide

2023 HSE Summer Convenings Videos and Notetaking Guides

This three-series webinar was provided by the California Department of Education (CDE), HiSET®, and GED® Testing Services. These webinars were designed for high school equivalency chief examiners and test site administrators, high school counselors, and others with a connection to this alternate option for students. Below are links to the session videos and their respective note-taking guides.

California Adult Education Program (CAEP) 2023 Summit

  • CAEP Note-Taking Guide (DOCX)
    Empowering All Learners: Exploring Equivalency and Proficiency Programs Evaluation, California Adult Education Program (CAEP) 2023 Summit, October 26, 2023.

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