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Adult Education

Hickory County Health Dept.
24885 Hwy 254, Hermitage, MO 65668
417-745-2138  Fax: 417-745-2400

Health Education Classes -- Ready to quit smoking, but need some help? Want parenting information? Looking for information and guidance about nutrition or CPR? We offer classes on all those topics, and lots more besides. Visit the Health Education page to learn more about classes.

Hickory County Library
18376 New Hermitage Rd., Hermitage, MO 65668
417-745-6939  Fax: 417-745-2132

Whether you need an online encyclopedia, stories of local or state history, employment listings, or inspiration and facts for academic assignments, there are websites that can answer all your questions.

MO Learns
Missouri Adult Education and Literacy

MOLearns is Missouri's FREE high school equivalency (HSE) preparation online classroom. Complete your lessons online, 24/7 at home, when it is most convenient for your schedule.
Work at your own pace, and follow an individualized learning plan. All instructors are certified professional educators that will provide motivation and assistance in your studies.This program is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
For a list of GED class and testing sites: https://www.gedonlineclass.net/Curric/1programsitesall.htm

MU Extension in Hickory County
18715 Cedar St., Hermitage, MO 65668
417-745-6767  Fax: 417-745-2324
8 to noon, 1 - 4:30 Mon - Fri.

Educational opportunities: Single- and multi-session educational programs cover topics in agriculture, natural resources, lawn and garden, home and consumer life, nutrition and health, families, community and leadership development, business and careers, and emergency management. Fees vary by program. Customized training is available.
Small business development assistance: Transforming Missouri businesses
MU Extension business specialists provide assistance to those wanting to start, maintain or expand a business through the Missouri Small Business Development Centers (MO SBDC), and via Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (MO PTAC), which guide firms interested in doing contract business with federal, state and local governments. MO SBDC specialized services include assistance with technology and product commercialization, international trade, market research and energy and environmental issues.
Distance education test proctoring
MU Extension proctors tests for students enrolled in Mizzou Online courses.

Ozarks Literacy Council
397 E. Central St., Springfield, MO 65802

Ozarks Literacy Council offers free programs (One-on-One Tutoring, Preschool Readings, and book distributions) to raise awareness and promote literacy. Online ZOOM classes are available.