WHAT? PluggedInVA is a career pathways program that prepares adult learners with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in postsecondary education, training, and high-demand, high-wage careers in the 21st century.
WHO? If you are an adult (18 or older) in the Charlottesville area and have a GED or high school diploma, or are near completion of the GED, you may be eligible for PluggedIn. Applicants, especially City residents, who are eligible for or receiving services under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), are encouraged to apply. A targeted recruitment process will be followed by information sessions and screening interviews. Up to 20 students will be selected to participate in PluggedIn.
WHEN? Applicants must be able to commit to a six month program starting December 2013 and continuing through June 2014. PluggedIn students will have classes five days a week from January – June 2014.
HOW MUCH? PluggedIn students will receive free adult education courses and will be assisted in applying for federal financial aid and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding to cover up to 100% of PVCC courses.
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For more information, please contact:
Lisa Climer, PluggedIn Coordinator
Thomas Jefferson Adult and Career Education
(434) 245-2824 ClimerL1@charlottesvilleschools.org