The mission of Garnet Career Center is to provide adult learners
with 21st century educational opportunities necessary
to attain their chosen professional and career goals.

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Adult Education Office

Adult Education Office- Adult students wishing to take the TASC test for high school equivalency

Phone : 304-348-6670

Mandatory Orientation sessions:

Monday morning 8:30AM-1:30PM

Monday evening 5:00PM-7:30PM

(Summer Orientation: Summer hours vary-Please call to confirm days and times)

For more detailed information: Click Below

Adult Basic Education

For Questions about Adult Education/TASC/GED Click here


For Questions about ESL- English Language Learning Click here


Garnet Career Center is now accepting online payments for designated class charges*.

 * A 3.95% service fee applies to all online payments / purchases

Shipping is unavailable on Garnet Gear purchases, all products ordered must be picked up at Garnet Career Center during normal business hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Garnet Career Center Auto Shop Hours  

Car Drop off & Pick up:

Monday-Friday After 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM

by appointment ONLY

Phone Calls:

Monday-Friday 7:30- 8:00 AM and 1:30-3:00 PM

Practical Nursing

PLEASE SEE THE PROGRAM TAB AT THE TOP OF THE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING LPN PN Mission Statement Our mission is to prepare individuals who are competent, ethical and compassionate caregivers; prepared to pass a licensure examination and enter the workforce. Program Description The program spans twelve months and is divided into semesters identified…

Business Education

PLEASE SEE THE PROGRAM TAB AT THE TOP OF THE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING Administrative & Business Support or Accounting Business Education April 2, 2019 History Garnet Career Center’s Business Education Department was organized in January, 1971, as part of the Continuous Education Program of the Kanawha County School System. The school is in…

Evening Classes

Registration is ongoing for evening classes, which generally begin in August and January. Check for exact dates at time of registration. (Prices may change due to book costs.) Financial Aid available for those who qualify. A Financial Aid representative will be available Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Applicant must provide copy of…

General Information

Automotive Technology – six month program (675 Hours) (7:30 – 1:30 M – F) ASE certification testing available Classes start July and January Only adult only program in Kanawha County Job internships available Computer skills taught in the Learning Lab Students can earn college credits upon completion of Automotive Technology (EDGE Program) Over 90% job placement Call Garnet Career…

Automotive Technology

PLEASE SEE THE PROGRAM TAB AT THE TOP OF THE WEBPAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY The Automotive Technology program is a 675 hour (6 month) course that provides detailed instruction in the fundamentals and skills needed to inspect, diagnose, repair and adjust automotive vehicles. The Automotive program has high standards of training and…


Garnet Career Center is located in downtown Charleston, WV on Dickinson Street (one block from the Exit 100 Capitol Street ramp off I-64). Garnet has been operated and funded by Kanawha County Schools since 1971. The building was constructed in 1929 and served as a senior high school for black students until 1956. The building…

Garnet Career Center
422 Dickinson Street
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone : 304-348-6195

Fax: 304-348-6198



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Garnet Career Center is part of the WVDE ACE Advanced Career Education Initiative.