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National External Diploma Program

NEDP LogoThe National External Diploma Program (NEDP) provides a unique way for adults to earn a high school diploma through competency based learning.  Nevada County Adult Education is proud to offer this new pathway for a high school completion credential in the NEDP. 
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To learn more about the NEDP, please view the video below describing competency-based learning.

NEDP - What is Competency-Based Learning

 Please view the video below, demonstrating an enrollment meeting into the NEDP program.


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Nedp graduate plans

Incentive Plan

NEDP Incentive Program - Complete a pathway and choose an incentive bonus (currently offering Prosperity Lanes bowling, Sierra Theater movie tickets, and Starbucks each valued at approximately $20)
Pathway #1:
Minimum 12 hours
Post CASAS Test
Module Completion
Pathway #2:
Minimum 12 hours
NEDP Diagnostic Evaluation Completion