- College Foundation of West Virginia
website is a free college and career planning resource that helps students and families plan, apply, and pay for college.
- Community & Technical College System of WV
provides info about WV Community & Technical Colleges
- WV Adult Education
helps adult learners gain skills needed to obtain a job, advance in their current job, or enter a new career field.
- WV Office of Special Education
Office within the WV Department of Education responsible for educational supports for children and youth with learning difficulties.
- Pathways to the Future
is a collection of resources, tools and people to help students with disabilities, through the journey from youth to adulthood.
- West Virginia Invests
state funded grant program which offers full tuition payment (after all other grants/scholarships) to individuals who are wanting to go to a certificate program or 2 year degree program. Priority for funding given to high demand fields.
- Catholic Charities of WV
provides free courses statewide for preparedness with testing including TASC and Adult Basic Education
- WV Workforce
Provides information and resources to assist adults in gaining training and education needed for a career. Has assessments to determine what field would be a good fit.
- Higher Education Adult Part Time Student (HEAPS) Grant
Grant for part time adult students to encourage and enable West Virginia students that demonstrate financial need to continue their education on a part-time basis at the post-secondary level.
- Should you Go Back to School as an Adult?
Article discussing the positives and negatives of returning to higher education as an adult
- Understanding Financial Aid
Resource from the federal government to identify what financial aid is and what assistance you could potentially qualify for
- Going Back to College as an Adult: Here’s what you need to know
Article discussing adults returning to higher education
- What Motivates Adult Students to Return to College
Article weighing pros and cons of going back to school
Traditional Learning vs. Online Learning
Comparing/contrasting the differences between traditional learning and online learning
Choosing a Vocational School
Resource for assistance in determining if vocational school is a right fit
The Hope Gap
Resource assisting adults in overcoming barriers to return to school
Facing your Fears of Returning to School as an Adult
Resource identifying barriers adults face and how to overcome them