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Office of Vocational & Adult Education (US Dept of Education)
Do you need information about vocational training, community college, or adult education? The Office of Vocational & Adult Education supports programs that can help you prepare for your education, a successful career, and a productive life.
Choosing a Career or Vocational School (US Federal Trade Commission)
Private vocational or correspondence schools that train students for a variety of skilled jobs can be good starting points for furthering your career. However, follow the FTC's advice and choose your school carefully to avoid problems.
Vocational Education Resources (US Dept of Education)
Links to vocational education resources across various government agencies, sponsored by the Federal Resources for Educational Excellence initiative from the U.S. Department of Education.
America's Literacy Directory - Programs for Adults
Is higher education in your future? America's Literacy Directory can help with GED prep or English as a second language programs, even math help. Search for programs near you. Sponsored by the Natl Institute for Literacy.
Adult Education - State Resources (US Dept of Education)
Adults headed back to college to get that degree or enhance career skills should check with the Adult Education office in their state to see what resources may be available. Find your state's office of Adult Education from this directory.
State Vocational-Technical Education (US Dept of Education)
All U.S. states offer vocational-technical education programs and services for youth and adults, through federal grants awarded under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act. Find those resources in your state.
Career Colleges & Technical Schools (US Dept of Education)
If you're considering a career college or technical school, visit this site for advice from the US Dept of Education. With so many schools to choose from, it's important that you know the kinds of questions to ask before enrolling.
Imagine America Scholarship (Career College Association) EXIT disclaimer
Imagine America's Scholarship Program can help fund your education, and also help you make the big decisions - like choosing a career - that will affect your future success as a working professional. Find out more at this site.
General Education Development (GED) Testing Service EXIT disclaimer
Here's the official site for GED info. Learn about this academic skills test for those lacking a high school diploma. See who can take it and how. Has sections for education professionals as well as disabled and non-English speaking test-takers.
Guide For Adults Returning To College (College Planning) EXIT disclaimer
More and more adults are heading back to school. This guide will help you answer many questions about the current academic landscape, balancing work and school, and many more topics. A must- read for adults considering college!
SkillsUSA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) EXIT disclaimer
SkillsUSA VICA serves students who are enrolled in training programs in tech, skilled, and service occupations. It promotes leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character and holds national student competitions.
Hawai'i Career & Technical Education Center (University of Hawai'i) EXIT disclaimer
Within this site you will find up-to-date information about Hawaii's technical/vocational education, school-to-work, career education, gender equity and much more.
Adult Student Center (Norman Davies Group) EXIT disclaimer
Going back to school after some time away? The Adult Student Center provides advice and guidance to adult students for the whole process - from choosing a school, to finding financial aid, to polishing your study skills.
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