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Learn About Education and Training 
After identifying personal interests, abilities and skills, and exploring the labor market, additional education or training may be needed to reach career goals. Find out about education and training programs in Georgia, as well as sources of financial assistance.

Although the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) does not directly operate training programs, it works closely with many partners who offer both short- and long-term occupational training and education programs. Career Advisors can provide information about education and training resources that can help customers meet their employment goals.
Resources for Education and Training
Georgia Department of Economic Development-Workforce Division
Find out about Georgia's Workforce Investment Act (WIA) workforce services and One-Stop locations, the State Workforce Investment Board, Rapid Response services, Go Build Georgia, and Georgia Work Ready.
Georgia LaborMarket Explorer
Link to this dynamic and interactive information system that contains a wide range of information about the labor market and economic conditions for Georgia and local areas.
Georgia Colleges and Universities
Link to the 35 colleges and universities of the University System of Georgia.
U.S. Department of Education Student Resources
Explore this web site that helps students prepare for college, including resources for Spanish speakers.
Georgia Technical Colleges
Link to the 25 technical colleges, two university system technical divisions, and 31 satellite campuses of the Technical College System of Georgia.
Job Corps
Learn about this residential, education, and job training program for youth ages 16-24.
Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC)
View information on private postsecondary educational institutions in Georgia, including lists of degree and non-degree granting schools.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Link to the Small Business Training Network, which offers free online training courses, workshops, and knowledge resources designed to assist entrepreneurs.
GAcollege411
Link to this online resource that can help students and their families select a college in Georgia, apply for admission, and design a financial plan.
Apprenticeships
Access a variety of U.S. Department of Labor resources about apprenticeship programs and how to apply to them.
Georgia Student Finance Commission
Learn about the loans, grants, and scholarships, including the HOPE and Pell grants, for which Georgia students can apply.
Experience Works
Get information about a variety of services for older workers, including training, employment, and community service opportunities.
Free Application For Federal Student Aid
Apply online for federal student aid. Specific information and instructions are provided.
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Link to information on the initiatives to help address Georgia's teacher shortage.
College Board
Get comprehensive information for students, parents, and education professionals regarding the many issues involved in preparing for college.
Georgia Troops to Teachers
Link to information on the program that helps eligible military personnel begin careers as teachers in public schools.
College That Works
Access tools and information designed to help Georgians most impacted by the current economic downturn.
Jobs for Georgia Graduates
Access information about this school-to-work transition program for high school students.
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