"You gave my daughter hope. You helped her believe in herself and taught her to never give up. You made her dream of achieving her high school credential become a reality.  

My family can't thank you enough." - M. A.


Westfield Community Education in Westfield, MA is an effective high school equivalency exam (Hi-SET/GED) preparation program offering 30 week classes and tutoring for citizens of the Greater Westfield area. We are dedicated to providing area residents that have had to leave high school prior to graduation, an opportunity to achieve their high school credential.  Classes meet at the Westfield Athenaeum. We also offer workforce development and technology classes.

Our successful graduates enter college, vocational training programs, the military and are offered better jobs at better wages. 


Fall 2021 Registration Night - All new and continuing students planning to attend in-person Fall classes must attend Registration Night in the Lang Auditorium at the Westfield Athenaeum on August 23 beginning at 5:30pm. 

Fall 2021 HiSET/GED in-person classes begin Wednesday, September 8th. Classes are free and for more information, contact Kelly Pelkey at (413) 564-8340. All students must register prior to attending classes.