Michigan Rehabilitation Services

www.michigan.gov/mrs – Michigan Rehabilitation Services specializes in services for people with disabilities and those that were serviced in K-12 schooling with an IEPT, should contact their local special education service provider, or school counselor who may help link up this resource for support of a post-secondary training plan.

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LISD TECH Center

LISD TECH Center – The Lenawee Intermediate School District provides oversight of our LISD TECH Center. Courses are offered for adults for enrichment and job readiness. Additionally, courses are sometimes offered that help gain credentialing towards certificates or further on the job training in certain career fields such as manufacturing, auto

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Jackson College

www.jccmi.edu – Jackson College offers a variety of options and programs that include certificate, credentialing, degrees and transfer programs. They also work with the LISD Middle College program to provide dual enrollment opportunities for students. 

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Adrian College

www.adrian.edu – Adrian College is a 4 year private college that offers a variety of majors towards degrees and credentialing towards a variety of careers.

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College Greenlight

College Greenlight is a completely free online college and scholarship tool that specifically supports first-generation, under-represented students, and the organizations that support them. 

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Michigan Leader Recognized

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) Executive Director and Founder Brandy Johnson was honored with the Executive Leadership Award of Excellence by the National College Access Network (NCAN) at their national conference Monday in Phoenix. Johnson is one of only three award recipients nationally, being recognized for her contributions and leadership

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Community Foundation Scholarships

Check with your local community foundation to see what types of community based scholarships are available. Examples of this are the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Jackson Community Foundation. Generous donors make these community scholarships available, make sure to apply!

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Unique Education for High Demand Careers

The most recent Career Jumpstart Newsletter highlighted a number of in-demand careers and the unique training required to prepare for those careers. Many jobs mentioned in this newsletter edition do not require a Bachelor’s Degree, instead a special training program, certification, or license are needed to apply for the jobs.

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