“Adult Learning”. . .
A professional association membership can provide military spouses with a constant connection to their career field throughout their mobile life.
Many high schools and colleges partner to offer bridge programs to help prepare students for postsecondary education and to ease the transition from high school to college. Your first point of contact is your local high school, but you can also use MilitaryINSTALLATIONS to locate your School Liaison/Community Schools office where you can learn more about the program.
English as a Second Language programs are available on some installations and are also offered at locations in your community. Contact a career coach for help finding the ESL program that best meets your needs.
Search for more than 36,000 non-degree certificate, diploma and licensing programs offered by more than 4,300 trade and technical schools and colleges. Filter by fields of study and locations to create a list of programs matching your qualifications.
The Small Business Administration's "Introduction to Accounting" is a thirty-minute online video course providing an overview of business accounting.
The Goodwill Community Foundation's "Learn English" online course can help you improve your English vocabulary. Fun activities and videos will help you master 1,000 common English words and improve your ability to speak, read and understand English.
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is the largest federal program dedicated to forgiving your student loans. Learn about the qualifying public service jobs in the program and what steps you need to take to wipe away your student loans.
Goodwill Community Foundation offers free training on Microsoft Excel to help you create spreadsheets and workbooks, as well as organize, visualize and calculate data. Learning and updating technical skills can help expand your potential employment opportunities.
For many foreign-born spouses, learning the English language and understanding American culture are important steps to take before they begin their job search.
Goodwill Community Foundation International provides online training courses at no cost that cover a variety of subjects, including information technology. This training covers Microsoft Office.
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