The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) serves migrant/seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs), including their spouse and dependents, with supplemental support and resources in an effort to assist them with earning their GED or high school diploma. Instruction for the HEP program is embedded in the BBCC
Potential HEP program participants must qualify as an MSFW, be 18 and older without a high school diploma can take classes and/or demonstrate competency to complete Washington State High School Diploma Requirements and earn a Big Bend Community College High School Diploma.
Classes are available every quarter (fall, winter, spring, summer), and you can start anytime! Credits can be transferred from past high school classes, college classes and/or other prior learning experiences can be counted toward your BBCC HS diploma. Many successful residents of North Central Washington have completed their HS diploma’s at Big Bend.