SSG Glenn H. English Jr. Army Education Center

SSG Glenn H. English Jr. Army Education Center

The Army Continuing Education System provides educational programs to Soldiers. Classes allow them to develop skills and occupational needs, as well as increase their career potential, job satisfaction and educational growth. Education programs and offices are located in the Staff Sgt. Glenn H. English Jr. Army Education Center located at 202 Bastogne Ave. The AEC offers a convenient educational atmosphere for Soldiers, Family members, and civilians to take advantage of all education programs and services conducive to learning.
 
College Programs

Colleges providing on-post classes include Austin Peay State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Murray State University, and Hopkinsville Community College. These institutions provide a variety of associate, baccalaureate and master degree level programs to military personnel, as well as adult military Family members, retired military personnel and DoD civilians. Education counselors can provide information on financial aid, tuition assistance and veteran’s benefits for Soldiers. For more information, contact the school office or the Counseling Branch located in the Education Center.

Austin Peay State University 931-221-1400
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 270-798-2775 or 931-431-9698
Hopkinsville Community College 270-707-3918
Murray State University 270-707-1549
Office hours vary by school.

Basic Skills Education Program
The Basic Skills Education Program is the Army’s primary on-duty education program for enlisted personnel. BSEP is offered in two formats—an independent study BSEP Lab during duty hours, and a two-week, on-duty program. The program is designed to help Soldiers master functional reading, writing and mathematical skills. Completion of the program aids Soldiers in raising their general technical score, thus enhancing re-enlistment and promotion potential, as well as their Military Occupational Speciality (MOS) efficiency. BSEP is also offered as a self-paced computer program. For more information about the program, call 270-412-0736.

Counseling Services
The education center provides a broad spectrum of guidance and counseling services, including information about tuition assistance and the Montgomery G.I. Bill. Counselors provide assistance and information pertaining to the requirements of education programs and can also provide guidance in the selection of academic and vocational subjects. For more information or to schedule an appointment with an education counselor, visit the information and reception station located in the main lobby of the education center, or contact us at 270-798-3201 or 270-461-1469.

Army Personnel Testing Center
The Testing Center provides Soldiers with an environment for monitored testing often required for college credit, evaluation and placement. This includes many of the nationally administered standardized tests. Military skill assessment and placement tests are also conducted at the center. For more information, contact the testing center at 270-798-3402 or 270-798-2401.

Learning Resource Center
The Learning Resource Center, located in Room 231 at the AEC, offers automation support for all Army Continuing Education System programs. The LRC is available to Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians, adult family members and students attending classes in the Army Education Center. The LRC offers students a variety of multi-media resources at their convenience. Computer training is available in personal computer hardware and software, with training levels ranging from elementary to postgraduate. For more information, call 270-798-2918.

Managing Your Education Program
Part of the Transition Assistance Program, Transition counselors at the Education Center assist Soldiers with GI Bill questions and activation. Service members out-processing under medical or other chapters receive one-on-one guidance related to their GI Bill and other financial aid resources for furthering their academic and vocational goals. Transition counselors also offer the Manage Your Education two-day workshop, guiding them through a variety of decisions involved in choosing a degree program, college institutions, funding sources, as well as completing the admission process. For more information, call 270-798-0315, 270-798-5415, or 270-798-0223.

To register for the MY Education workshop, please contact the TAP office at 270-798-5000 or 270-798-4613.