3016 Hwy 77 N | Panama City, FL 32405
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 Adult General Education Programs
Instructor(s) Length
 Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • ABE Mathematics
  • ABE Reading
  • ABE Language
Angie Carpenter
Gene Fallis

Carla Hubbard
Starla Thompson

 Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Teresa Byrnes
 General Education Development (GED®) Test Prep
Starla Thompson
Jim Prater
 Applied Academics for Adult Education
Angie Carpenter
Gene Fallis
Carla Hubbard
Starla Thompson
 Career Technical Education
Instructor(s) Length
 Administrative Office Specialist
Debbie Farrell
 1050 hrs
 Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology (HVAC)
Gary Vickers
Larry Conley
1350 hrs
 Automotive Collision Technology Technician
Jeffery McGee 1400 hrs
 Automotive Service Technology 1
 Automotive Service Technology 2
Joe Nelson
Robert Neil Taylor
 1800 hrs
1050 hrs
750 hrs
 Computer Systems & Information Technology
Jeffrey Porter  900 hrs
 Digital Design (No longer accepting new students)
 Jason Heath
 1200 hrs
 Electrician Robert Callier  1500 hrs
 Electricity Robert Callier  1200 hrs
 Industrial Pipefitter TBA  
 Marine Service Technologies  Bobby Miller
 1350 hrs
 Medical Administrative Specialist
Sara Tobias
Leann Kibler
 1050 hrs
 Welding Technology
 Welding Technology - Advanced
Eric Johnson
Paul Richardson
Harold Youngblood
 1050 hrs
750 hrs
 Licensure Programs
Instructor(s) Length

 Aviation Academy

  • Aviation Airframe Mechanics*
  • Aviation Powerplant Mechanics*
*The core course for both programs, Aviation General, is 450 hours.
Upon successful completion, this course only needs to be completed once.

Christopher Becker
David Deaton,Coordinator
Dennis Harper
Ken Roberts

 1350 hrs*
1350 hrs*
 Cosmetology Gina Dudley
Louise York
 1200 hrs
 Massage Therapy
Lee Thompson
 750 hrs
 Practical Nursing  Pam Danley
Kathryn Grothman
Diane Jacobs
Evelyn Simmons, Director
Sabrina Peffers
 1350 hrs

All applicants for Career & Technical and Licensure programs that are NOT EXEMPT from basic skills as demonstrated by the Test of Adult Basic Education (T.A.B.E.) by Florida Statutes, 1008.30 must pay and register for a T.A.B.E. test to be taken within six (6) weeks of enrollment date, when registering and paying for your desired program.

You are exempt from the TABE requirement if you:

  • Present evidence that you possess an Associate of Applied Science degree or higher
  • Present evidence that college and career readiness for basic skills has been met:
    • PERT - Reading 106 Writing 103 Math 114
    • ACT - Reading 19 English 17 Math 19
    • SAT - Verbal 440 Math 440
  • Present evidence that you have passed a state, national, or industry certification exam in their area of study
  • Present evidence that you received the minimum score on the 2014 GED® Tests: Reasoning through Language Arts and Mathematics Reasoning
  • Present evidence that you entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the 2003-2004 school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a Florida standard high school diploma
  • Present evidence you are serving as an active duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services

All ABE/GED students are required to take the T.A.B.E.  prior to registering for classes.

Register for the test by presenting a valid government-issued picture ID, complete the T.A.B.E. registration form, and pay the testing fee of $20.00.  The T.A.B.E. test is offered every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. Dates and times are subject to change.  Call student services to confirm.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before testing time and check in at Student Services before proceeding to the Testing Center.