Education is key!
Education & Employment – What’s the connection?
Associated Industries of Massachusetts says skilled workforce still critical need for Bay State. Click here to read more…
Resources for Earning a High School Equivalency Diploma
Without a high school diploma or equivalency diploma, finding a job can be challenging. Employers want their employees to have at least a basic education. Here are some resources to help:
- The Literacy Project
- Franklin Hampshire Career Center
- High School Equivalency Testing Information for Massachusetts
Post Secondary Options
Career One Stop has a Find Short-Term Training tool that you can use to find programs that take less than one year to complete.
College Decision-Making Tools
You can use this site to search for college/university programs that fit different criteria such as location, program, size of school, type of school, and more to fine-tune a list of post-secondary options.
Education & Training Programs
- Greenfield Community College
- Holyoke Community College
- Springfield Technical Community College
- Job Corps
Transition to College & Careers (TCC) is a free non-credit program offered both days and evenings that helps adult students 18+ prepare for college and identify a career path.