Take advantage of educational resources

Published 7:00 am Thursday, August 13, 2015

A good education is vital in order to succeed in any career field. Many jobs now require prospective employees to have a college degree or at least a high school diploma. In this day and age, numerous educational resources are available, offering people the tools necessary to become marketable to employers.
On a local level, Pearl River Community College offer educational opportunities to many people in the community. They’re currently offering free Adult Education/GED classes during the day or night for individuals currently not enrolled in high school. The federally funded program allows people to get the education they need in order to succeed in the workplace. The Item applauds educational institutes striving to educate people and provide opportunities for those seeking to gain skills essential for the workplace.
It’s never too early to ensure children receive a well-rounded education, which could positively affect the way they view education in the future. The local Early Head Start program, which is provided in various schools, focuses on providing a solid start to children anywhere from newborns to 2-year-olds.
It’s really important that people take advantage of the educational resources out there. While many people hit roadblocks that deter them from receiving an education, they shouldn’t be discouraged.
Some people may not have the money or time to get their GED or college degree. However, there are options available such as online schools and night classes, which allows working parents and low-income citizens to strive towards the education they deserve. Between scholarships, financial aid and online options, it’s now easier than ever for people to achieve the education they want on their own time.
For more information about PRCC’s GED program, call 601-554-5551.

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