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3016 Hwy 77 N
Panama City, FL 32405
Phone (850) 767-5500
fax (850) 747-5555

 Adult General Education Programs
Instructor(s)  Length
 Adult Basic Education
  • Language
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
Angela Carpenter
Carla Hubbard
Michelle Wesley
 Adult English for Speakers of Other Languages
 Angie Carpenter  varies
 General Education Development (GED®) Preparation
 Carla Hubbard
Angie Carpenter
Michelle Wesley
 Applied Academics for Adult Education
Angela Carpenter
Carla Hubbard


 Career and Technical Education
Instructor(s) Length
 Administrative Office Specialist
Debbie Farrell
Heather Marshall
 1050 hrs
 Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology (HVAC)
Gary Vickers
Larry Conley
1350 hrs
 Automotive Collision Technology Technician
Robert Neil taylor 1400 hrs
 Automotive Service Technology 1
 Automotive Service Technology 2
Joe Nelson
 1800 hrs
1050 hrs
750 hrs
 Computer Systems & Information Technology
Jeffrey Porter  900 hrs
 Electrician Robert Callier  1500 hrs
 Electricity Robert Callier  1200 hrs
 Industrial Pipefitter Corey Brown 600 hrs
 Marine Service Technologies  Bobby Miller
 1350 hrs
 Medical Administrative Specialist
Heather Marshall
Debbie Farrell
 1050 hrs
 Plumbing Corey Brown   1080 hrs
 Power Equipment Technologies Bobby Miller   900 hrs
Welding Technology
Welding Technology - Advanced
Eric Johnson
Paul Richardson

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  Kathryn Grothman
            Evelyn Simmons, Director
Sabrina Peffers
Leland Gaines
 1350 hrs

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

You are exempt from the Wonderlic 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
    • Scores must be from within past two years
  • Present evidence that you have passed an approved 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 within the last two years
  • 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 testing registration form, and pay the testing fee of $20.00.  TABE and Wonderlic registration must be completed by the Friday prior to testing. 

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