Education & Training


Education is key! 

A high school diploma opens doors to the job market. Finding a job can prove to be especially difficult if you don't have a high school diploma, because employers want their employees to have at least a basic education!  If you happen to be struggling in school, reach out and take advantage of as many resources (in and outside of school) as possible in order to stick it out and get that diploma. Your effort will pay off. If you must consider other options, think carefully!

Local Resources for High School Dropouts

Education & Training Programs

Learning On Your Own / Self-Directed Learning

Many people discover that they enjoy learning on their own - in their own way and at their own pace. This is sometimes referred to as "self-directed learning."  To do this successfully, people usually need a combination of motivation, time, and quality education materials. Click here to access a list of education resources, which could match up with your interests and help you achieve your career goals. Self-directed learning can be combined with a traditional education or training program to give you an extra edge in the job market. The more knowledge and skills you have, the better.

Experiential Learning

Click here for information about different types of experiential learning.  Also, check out the 'Internships & Volunteering' page in the 'Find a Job' section.