Upcoming Career Fair at Our House

Join us at Our House for their Quarterly Career Fair!

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When: Wednesday, February 22nd, from 12:30-3:00 PM

Where: Our House Career Center, 302 E. Roosevelt Rd. Little Rock, AR

Who: There will be several employers and resource centers onsite who are actively searching for qualified candidates. Some of the employers include The Home Depot, AR Heart Hospital, O’Reilly Auto Parts Distribute Center, Department of Human Services, Innovative Realty, and more. AmeriCorps Employment Coaches are onsite to assist with resume building and practice interviews.

Visit the Educational Hub at the job fair to learn about the adult education classes that we offer. The Pulaski County Adult Education Program is a part of the Pulaski County Special School District. We provide free instruction at multiple sites across the county to assist adult learners in preparing for the Official GED Test or postsecondary education, learning English as a Second Language, computer, resume, and job skills through the State of Arkansas’ Career Readiness Certification (CRC) and WAGE certification programs.

For questions contact: 501-374-7383 ext.3

Click here for the Facebook Event Link!

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New Student Handbook!

Click here for the 2016-2017 Pulaski County Adult Education Handbook

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All Classes CLOSED August 5th-12th.

All Pulaski County Adult Education Classes will be closed from Friday, August 5th, until Friday, 12th.

Classes will reopen on Monday, August 15th.

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New Home School Program

The Pulaski County Special School District Adult Education Program is starting a new Home School Program!

This program will be designed to help both the student and the parent and/or guardian. Our goals are to have the student pass the GED or obtain a High School Diploma as well as help parents with instruction to guide their child while they are off campus or at home. We will provide one classroom for the home school student and one for the parent or guardian. Both rooms will have teachers and computers to help aid instruction.

For more information, contact:

Jolla Robinson, PCSSD Adult Education Coordinator

JRobinson@pcssd.org

1 (501) 945-6055

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All Classes CLOSED July 1st-8th

1stAll Pulaski County Adult Education Classes will be closed from Monday, July 4th, until Friday, July 8th.

Classes will reopen on Monday, July 11th.

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New Career Center at Our House

The new Career Center at Our House opens on Thursday, May 26th!

Join us for opening day activities!

Our House is now able to increase its work with the homeless thanks to $1 million dollars’ worth of renovations. These renovations will allow the organization to quadruple the number of people it helps with skills training, financial literacy training and job search assistance.

Click here to find out more information on the services offered at the new center!

Local news stories on the renovations:

Our House Opens New Career Center

Our House Opens Career Center in Little Rock

Article in Arkansas Business

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March WAGE Advisory Committee

On March 10, 2016, Pulaski County Adult Education held their Advisory Meeting at the Fairfield Inn – Marriott in North Little Rock, where Fairfield Inn and Residence Inn were awarded a new Partnership Certificate.  Alaa Williams, GM of Fairfield Inn was a great host for their first advisory meeting where everyone was given goodie bags and a door prize of a free one-night stay at Fairfield Inn – Marriott in North Little Rock. AR.

 

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Jacksonville Business Expo & Career Fair

The Jacksonville Business Expo & Career Fair will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 9 am-3 pm at the Jacksonville Community Center, #5 Municipal Drive.

Several area employers in a variety of fields, health, banking, utilities, will be at the career fair to discuss careers with potential employees. Attendees should bring a current resume, dress professionally and be prepared to network with professionals from Jacksonville and Central Arkansas.

For more information, contact Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce at 501.982.1511 or visit http://www.jacksonville-arkansas.com

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Local News Story about our GED Prep classes at Pulaski Technical College!

Did you know that we now offer free GED Prep courses at Pulaski Technical College?

Read about it here: Free GED Classes Open Doors for Students

 

 

 

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Program Participates in Sherwood Holiday Parade

The Pulaski County Adult Education/WAGE Program participated in the Sherwood Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 5th!

The theme was an “American Christmas” and the first parade that we have ever entered was a success! Thanks to all of our volunteers and their families who helped decorate and marched in the parade handing out candy to everyone. We had special candy canes with Pulaski County’s information just for adults. At the end, the parade announcer mentioned our program, along with what we offer and how great of a program it is! Everyone had fun and it’s an excellent way to advertise and to be a part of the community.

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