What’s Next?

Congratulations on completing your GED or English Language program!

Now is the time to EXPLORE all that is available to you!

Additional Career Resources

  • Explore careers by taking the Virginia Education Wizard Interest, Values and Skills Assessment.
  • The US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook provides insight to many different occupations, along with required education, pay, and job outlook information.

Career Training Programs

We are proud to offer Career Training Programs for both Adult Education and English language learners! These programs offer targeted instruction in a specific industry and are designed to prepare students to enter a degree or credential program. Programs we have offered include:

  • Allied Health Preparation – The Healthcare industry is growing daily, and well-trained employees are in demand! This program is specifically structured to prepare students who have a diploma or are almost finished with a GED, to enter a medical training program. The class helps students improve academic, computer, and work readiness skills in order to complete a degree or credential and enter into successful employment in Healthcare.
  • Trades – The Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing trades are always needed, especially in our region! Students who complete training enter into employment with local and regional companies, many taking advantage of Apprenticeship opportunities. The class helps students improve academic (with a math focus), computer, and work readiness skills in order to complete a degree or credential and enter into successful employment in one of the Trades professions. 
  • ESL Medical Prep – This English as a Second Language class prepares speakers of other languages with the English medical terminology necessary to enter a medical degree or credential program. While working to improve their speaking, reading, listening and writing, students are exposed to body systems and industry terminology. Upon completion of the class, students enter into a medical training program.
  • Customer Service – This English as a Second Language class prepares speakers of other languages for careers in industries where customer service is important.  The program helps students brush up on their English while also studying for the National Retail Federation’s Customer Service Certificate, which is recognized by local and national organizations.

Contact Us

Amy Judd

Amy Judd

Director of Academic Assessment, Evaluation, and Analytics
Sharon Hetland

Sharon Hetland

Interim Director of Adult Education
Michelle Wassam

Michelle Wassam

Administrative Office Specialist
Justin Thurston

Justin Thurston

Instructional Support Specialist