High School Diploma or GED/ HiSET Test

* These programs are available for HEP Students Only

HEP Eligibility Criteria

The High School Equivalency Program helps migratory and seasonal farmworkers and their immediate family members who are 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in school to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and subsequently to gain employment or begin postsecondary education or training.

A student is eligible for HEP if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • They or their immediate family members have engaged in migrant or seasonal farm work for at least 75 days in the last 24 months.
  • They have participated or been eligible to participate in the Workforce Investment Act 167 program (WIA 167)
  • They were eligible to participate Title C Migrant Education program within the last 24 months.

AND

  • Is at least 16 years of age or over;
  • Is not currently enrolled in an elementary or secondary school;
  • Has not earned a secondary school diploma or its equivalency;

Why Sign-up for HEP

HEP students receive financial aid, special support and can enroll in programs only offered to HEP students.

If you fit these criteria and are interested in signing up for HEP, please contact:

Jackeline Orozco

Mendocino College HEP Director

[email protected]

707-468-3000 ext. 6662

Please register here for HiSET testing and click on the “sign in/sign up” button. Once you have created an account you can schedule a test online at any location.

HiSET test preparation and testing (Spanish and English)
for migrant farmworkers only. (HEP Only) Direct Contact Jacqueline Orozco

  • Lakeport – HiSET – Mendocino College

HiSET test preparation and testing (Spanish and English)
for migrant farmworkers only. (HEP Only) Direct Contact Jacqueline Orozco

The programs are available for HEP students only. HEP Stands for High school Equivalency Program

The High School Equivalency Program helps migratory and seasonal farmworkers and their immediate family members who are 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in school to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and subsequently to gain employment or begin postsecondary education or training.

A student is eligible for HEP if they meet one of the following criteria:

    1. They or their immediate family members have engaged in migrant or seasonal farm work for at least 75 days in the last 24 months.
    2. They have participated or been eligible to participate in the Workforce Investment Act 167 program (WIA 167)
    3. They were eligible to participate Title C Migrant Education program within the last 24 months.

AND

  1. Is at least 16 years of age or over;
  2. Is not currently enrolled in an elementary or secondary school;
  3. Has not earned a secondary school diploma or its equivalency;

Why Sign-up for HEP
HEP students receive financial aid, special support and can enroll in programs only offered to HEP students.
If you fit these criteria and are interested in signing up for HEP, please contact: