Looking to earn your GED (in Spanish or English) or jump start a career? Beat the crowd by attending one of these early application events!

Program-Specific Early Application Events

Important: Applicants MUST BRING a valid government ID and proof of living in D.C. Click here for a list of accepted documents.

Career Training (Culinary Arts, Health or Technology) Early Application

June 27 – 9:30am & 1:00pm
July 11 – 2:00pm & 5:00pm
Harvard Street Campus
1100 Harvard Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

What to Expect: 

  • Program overview
  • Proof of living in DC document check
  • English language level testing
  • Advising session
  • Your name is entered into the lottery

Who should apply:

DC residents who want to start or build on a career in the culinary arts, health or technology, and want a program with English language learner support.

ESL for Families Early Application

June 29 – 9:00am-3:00pm
June 30 – 9:00am-3:00pm

Harvard Street Campus
1100 Harvard Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

What to Expect: 

  • Proof of living in DC document check
  • English language level testing
  • Your name is entered into the lottery

Who should apply:

DC parents who have children in the following schools: Center City-Petworth PCS, Capital City PCS, Oyster Elementary School, Truesdell Elementary School and EL Haynes Elementary School. Additionally, there may be some exceptions for people who live in the schools’ neighborhoods. Contact Elani Lawrence for more information, elawrence@carlosrosario.org, 202-797-4700.

English Language Learner GED Early Application

July 13 – 1:00pm-4:00pm
July 14 – 9:00am-12:00pm
Harvard Street Campus
1100 Harvard Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

What to Expect: 

  • Proof of living in DC document check
  • English language level testing and advising
  • Your name is entered into the lottery

Who should apply:

DC residents who are preparing for the GED official exam to earn a high school diploma and would like English language learner support.