Upcoming Recruitment Events for Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities

Diamond State Vocational School is reopening soon and will be holding two recruitment events on August 1st and August 8th.

Diamond State Apprentices earn a wage while learning a trade!

If you’re interested in attending, please click the PDF linked below for more information, to request a phone call from a Diamond State Administrator, or apply for one of the Recruitment and Application Sessions.

For more information, call (501) 615 – 8278 and ask for Don Smith or Jarrod DuPriest

Diamond State Recruitment and Application Event

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Virtual Career Fair on July 24th!


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2020-2021 Online Intake Form

2020-2021 Pulaski County Adult Education Online Intake Form

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Summer Break Notice

The Pulaski County Adult Education Program will be closed for Summer Break from June 29 – July 9, 2020.

We will return on Monday, July 13.

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Free College Crash Course with TRIO!

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Find out more here or visit the Facebook event here!

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Learn more about Distance Learning

Continue Your Education from Home!

We are committed to continuing to provide instruction to our students. If you’re currently enrolled with Pulaski County Adult Education, or were enrolled last school year (2018-2019), you’re invited to participate in ‘Distance Learning’!

To learn more, fill out the form below and we will get in touch with you!

Distance Learning Request

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Covid-19 Resources

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Phase 2 Directives, Effective June 15, 2020

2020 Compassion Resource Directory

Arkansas Health Department (testing locations)

Assistance with Internet Access:

  • ComcastFree Internet Essentials for 2 months for eligible families until June 30.
  • Spectrum Internet–  Free internet & WiFi for 2 months if enrolled by June 30th.
  • Cox Communications– Offers Connect2Compete affordable internet program, but your household must have at least one K-12 student and participate in a government assistance program. Through June 30, Cox will not terminate service and will waive late fees. Discounted, refurbished equipment is also available through their PCs for People.
  • AT&T– ‘Access from AT&T’ for eligible families, including free installation and in-home Wi-Fi, no annual contract, and no deposit for $10/month. They are also waiving late fees and overage charges through June 30, if you notify them.
  • Suddenlink Free Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband with a discounted installation fee until June 30th for households with K-12 and/or college students, then $14.99/month.

Food Assistance:

Pulaski County Special School District Resources

Covid-19 Available Benefits and Resources

Covid-19 – Just the Facts

Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace Health Insurance

Arkansas Revenue Dept. Services/MyDMV – Available online services include registering a vehicle, ordering a replacement driver’s license, and ordering a personalized license plate along with many additional services.

IRS Site for Getting Your Economic Impact Payment

Unemployment-Arkansas Division of Workforce Services

Temporary Unemployment Claims Hotlines: 1-844-908-2187 or 501-534-6304

New Arkansas Unemployment Website- for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) here seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also file by calling 1- 844-908-2178 between 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a federal program for people who are not eligible for regular state unemployment benefits, extended benefits or Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, and are unemployed, partially unemployed, or unable to work due to COVID-19. This includes:

  • -Self-employed workers
  • -Independent contractors
  • -Non-profit employees
  • -Gig economy workers
  • -Individuals working for employers exempt from the regular UI program
  • -Part-time workers without enough work history to qualify for regular UI benefits
  • -Individuals impacted by COVID-19 but not eligible for regular UI benefits due to a prior disqualification

IRS Free Tax Filing Options Both federal and Arkansas State tax filing deadlines were extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Depending on your income, you may qualify for free tax filing services via

Distance Education Approved Resources

Arkansas Department of Health

AR Department of Health COVID-19 Resources

AR State Government

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

World Health Organization

Coronavirus Quick Reference Guide

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Update on Covid-19 Response

Per the direction of the Governor of Arkansas, all Pulaski County Adult Education sites have now been closed until the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

We are working to provide online ‘Distance Learning’ for current students. If you have already enrolled with Pulaski County Adult Education and are interested in continuing your education online, please contact us for more information at pcssdged@gmail.com.

For more information and updates on the Covid-19 response, please visit the Pulaski County Special School District’s website here.

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School Closure Notice!

Please note that ALL Pulaski County Adult Education classes will be closed beginning Friday, March 13, due to Covid-19. We will post a follow up when classes are allowed to reopen.

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Upcoming Job Fair

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